Edited book:

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism
Routledge (2018). With Jason Hanna.

Journal articles and book chapters:

“Procreation vs. Consumption: Harms and Benefits”
Environmental Ethics, Forthcoming 2023.

The Sum of Averages: An Egyptology-Proof Average View (open access)
Utilitas 35(2): 103-118 (2023).

Genomic-based newborn screening for inborn errors of immunity: practical and ethical considerations (open access)
International Journal of Neonatal Screening 9(2), 22 (2023). With Jovanka King (first author) and Lennart Hammarström.

Advice on Vaping in the Face of Empirical and Ethical Uncertainty
American Journal of Bioethics 22(10): 20-22 (2022).

Regulating Online Defaults (open access)
—In M. Klenk and F. Jongepier (eds.) Philosophy of Online Manipulation, Routledge (2022).

Healthcare professionals’ responsibility for informing relatives at risk of hereditary disease (open access)
Journal of Medical Ethics 47: e12 (2021). With Anna Rosén.

E-cigarettes: The Long-term Liberal Perspective (open access)
Nicotine and Tobacco Research 23(1): 9-13 (2021).

Respecting Children’s Choices (open access)
Moral Philosophy and Politics 7(2): 199-218 (2020).

Public support for healthcare-mediated disclosure of hereditary cancer risk information: Results from a population-based survey in Sweden (open access)
Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice 18, 18 (2020). With Andreas Andersson et al.

Nudge and Shove: A Commentary on Iserson (no form of open access)
Journal of Clinical Ethics 31(1): 89-91 (2020).

How Many Parents Should There Be in a Family? (open access)
Journal of Applied Philosophy 37(3): 467-484 (2020).

Paternalism towards Children (postprint)
—In G. Calder, J. De Wispelaere & A. Gheaus (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children (2019).

Paternalism by and towards Groups (postprint)
In Grill, K. & Hanna, J. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism (2018).

Incentives, Equity and the Able Chooser Problem (postprint)
Journal of Medical Ethics. 43(3): 157-161 (2017).

Asymmetric Population Axiology: Deliberative Neutrality Delivered
Philosophical Studies 174(1): 219-236 (2017). (preprint)

Ethical Frameworks in Public Health Decision-Making: Defending a Value-based and Pluralist Approach
Health Care Analysis 25: 291–307 (2017). With Angus Dawson. (view only) (preprint)

The Case for Banning Cigarettes
Journal of Medical Ethics. 42(5): 293-301. (2016) With Kristin Voigt. (preprint)

Respect for What? -Choices, Actual Preferences and True Preferences
Social Theory and Practice 41(4): 692-715 (2015). (preprint)

Antipaternalism as a Filter on Reasons (postprint)
—In Schramme, T. (ed.) New Perspectives on Paternalism and Health Care (2015).

Expanding the Nudge: Designing Choice Contexts and Choice Contents (open access)
—Rationality, Markets and Morals 5: 139-162 (2014).

Normative and non-normative concepts: Paternalism and libertarian paternalism
—Hirschberg, I., Marckmann, G and Strech, D. (eds.) Ethics in Public Health and Health Policy (2013).

Shaping the Context and Content of Food Choices
—In Röcklinsberg, H and Sandin, P. (eds.) The Ethics of Consumption: The Citizen, The Market, and The Law (2013).

Neutrality as a Constraint on Political Reasoning
—Ethical Perspectives 19(3): 547-557 (2012).

Responsibility, Paternalism and Alcohol Interlocks
—Public Health Ethics 5(2): 116-127 (2012). With Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist.

Individual liberty in public health – no trumping value
—In Soini, S. (ed.) Public Health – ethical issues. Nordic Council of Ministers (2011).

Anti-paternalism and Invalidation of Reasons (open access) (local copy)
Public Reason 2(2): 3-20 (2010).

Liberalism, Altruism and Group Consent
—Public Health Ethics 2(2): 146-157 (2009).

Anti-Paternalism and Public Health Policy: The Case of Product Safety Legislation
—In Dawson, A (ed.) The Philosophy of Public Health (2009).

The Normative Core of Paternalism
—Res Publica: A Journal of Moral, Legal and Social Philosophy 13(4): 441-458 (2007).

Epistemic Paternalism in Public Health
—Journal of Medical Ethics 31(11): 648-653 (2005). With Sven Ove Hansson.

Who owns my avatar – rights in virtual property
—Changing views: Worlds in play. Proceedings of DiGRA 2005 Conference (2005). With Anders Eriksson.

Academic articles in Swedish:

Frihet under pandemin: Två liberala perspektiv på generella frihetsbegränsningar. Tidskrift för politisk filosofi 25(1) (2021).

Mänsklighetens undergång ur ett befolkningsaxiologiskt perspektiv. Filosofisk Tidskrift 35(3) (2015).

Risker, ansvar och rattfylleri. Socialmedicinsk tidskrift 89 (2012). With Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist.

Frihet i arbetet. Tidskrift för politisk filosofi 7(1) (2003).

Encyclopedia entries:

Paternalism. In Chadwick, R (ed.) Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, 2d ed. 2012.

Evaluating Consequences. In Kattan, M (ed.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making. 2009.


Good Parents, Better Babies (by Erik Malmqvist). Tidskrift för politisk filosofi. 16(3): 40-49 (2012).

Nudge (by Richard Thaler & Cass Sunstein). Tidskrift för politisk filosofi 15(1): 58-62 (2011).

The Legalization of Drugs (by Douglas Husak & Peter de Marneffe). Theoria 73(3): 248-255 (2007).


Introduction. Special issue: Choice, Preference and (Libertarian) Paternalism. Social Theory and Practice 41 (4): 577-578 (2015). With Danny Scoccia.

Health Promotion: Conceptual and Ethical Issues. Special issue: Public Health Ethics 5(2): 101-103 (2012). With Angus Dawson.

Popular articles in Swedish:

Filosofisk praxis. Svensk Filosofi. 2021-01-17.

Någonstans går gränsen för vad vi är beredda att offra för att rädda liv. Göteborgsposten 2020-03-21.

Goda levnadsår är ett bättre mått på samhällsnytta än pengar eller hälsa. Sydsvenska dagbladet 2020-04-01. With Bengt Brülde.

Martina en naturlig konsekvens av redan existerande ojämlikheter i vården. Socialmedicinsk tidskrift 85(5) (2008) With Niklas Möller & Dan Munter.

Vad är rättvisa skatter? In alt., #3 (2008).

Litet analytiskt-filosofiskt manifest. In Munter, D & Löfgren, K (eds.) 8 filosofiska texter. Anomali (2008).

Den tveeggade valfriheten. In Edvardsson, K (eds.) Filosofins nya möten. Gidlunds förlag (2005).

Skatter och rättvisa – vad är frågan? Stockholms fria tidning 2005-01-16.


Anti-paternalism and Public Health Policy. Doctoral thesis. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. 2009.

Anti-paternalism. Licenciate thesis. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. 2006.