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Stewart, Rush

Dr. Rush Stewart

Assistant Professor


Mailing Address:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Fakultät für Philosophie, Wissenschaftstheorie
und Religionswissenschaft
Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP)
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 München

Ludwigstr. 31
Room 131
D-80539 München



Further Information

Rush Stewart completed a PhD (2017) in philosophy at Columbia University with a dissertation on aggregating probabilities, preferences, and full beliefs. He was a visiting fellow at the MCMP in the summer of 2015.

Research Interests

Rush is interested in decision theory, formal and social epistemology, philosophy of the social sciences, and American pragmatism.


  • “Obligation, Permission, and Bayesian Orgulity” (with Michael Nielsen). Forthcoming in Ergo.
  • “Persistent Disagreement and Polarization in a Bayesian Setting” (with Michael Nielsen). Forthcoming in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
  • “Another Approach to Consensus and Maximally Informed Opinions with Increasing Evidence” (with Michael Nielsen). Forthcoming in Philosophy of Science.
  • “Unanimous Consensus against AGM?” Forthcoming in Thought: A Journal of Philosophy.
  • “Learning and Pooling, Pooling and Learning” (with Ignacio Ojea Quintana). Forthcoming in Erkenntnis.
  • “Probabilistic Opinion Pooling with Imprecise Probabilities” (with Ignacio Ojea Quintana). Forthcoming in the Journal of Philosophical Logic.
  • “Conditional Choice with a Vacuous Second Tier.” Synthese, 193(1): 219-243


Summer term 2019

  • Formal Methods II: Models and Simulations
  • Methodological Individualism

Winter term 2018/19

  • Decision Theory
  • Philosophy of Psychiatry

Summer term 2018

  • Formal Methods II: Models and Simulations
  • Pragmatist Epistemology

Winter term 2017/2018

  • Decision Theory
  • Philosophy of Statistics