Svend Andersen

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

1948

Born 8th March in Aventoft, Sydslesvig. Private address: Østergårdsvej 223, DK - 8350 Solbjerg

Credentials

1966

Upper Secondary Education Examination (Mathematics/Science Line), Tønder Statsskole

1974

Master of Theology (cand.theol.), University of Aarhus

1979

Licentiate in Theology (lic.theol.), University of Aarhus

1980

Doctor of Theology (Dr.theol.), Ruprecht Karl Universität, Heidelberg

1989

Doctor of Theology (dr.theol.), University of Aarhus

Employment History

1975  -  1978

Graduate Research Fellow, Department of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion, University of Aarhus

1979  -  1983

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion, University of Aarhus

1984  -  1989

Associate Professor in ethics and philosophy of religion, University of Aarhus

1989

Professor in ethics and philosophy of religion, University of Aarhus

Positions Abroad

1974  -  1976

Studies in philosophy at the University of Heidelberg (with Dieter Henrich, Ernst Tugendhat and Georg Picht)

1981

Studies in philosophy at Oxford University (with PF Strawson)

1994

Visiting Professor, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel

1994

Research Residence at the Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University. After that, regular contact and visits

International Offices

1985

Member of the Organising Committee for First European Conference on Science and Religion

1990  -  1992

Member of the Organising Committee for European Conferences on Philosophy of Religion

1995

Co-editor of “Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie”

1996

Corresponding editor of "Ethical Theory and Moral Practice"

1999

President of the Societas Ethica, European Society for Research in Ethics

2000

Member of the Assessment Board for Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

Research Projects

1998  -  2001

Ethical issues in genetic preimplantation diagnostics. A health technology assessment analysis

2001  -  2002

Theories of law in Danish theological ethics

Other Activities

1999

Member of the Board of the Knowledge and Research Center for Alternative Medicine