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Lars Christie

Lars Christie

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Political Theory/Moral Philosophy)
Office Address:
Office 139, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, Manor Road, Oxford. OX1 3UQ

Lars Christie received his MIA from Columbia University in 2005. Between 2006 and 2012 he has worked in the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, serving as a diplomat both in Islamabad and Jerusalem.

He was awarded the Ph.D. fellowship at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas 2012, and received his doctoral degree from the University of Oslo in March 2016.

Lars' academic interest lies primarily in the ethics of war. More generally, he is interested in the relevance of causation to morality, the notion of non-culpable moral responsibility and the relevance of distributive justice to defensive harming.

Lars Christie is part of the project The Individualisation of War (  and is affiliated with Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) (