My main philosophical interests are value theory, population ethics, normative ethics, logic and risks of astronomical future suffering. Personal website:

Supervisors: Gustaf Arrhenius and Krister Bykvist.


Knutsson, S. Published online 2021. Many-valued logic and sequence arguments in value theory. Synthese. Open access at

Knutsson, S. Published online 2019. The world destruction argument. Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy. Open access at permanent link Preprint with extra material at

Knutsson, S. and Munthe, C., 2017. A virtue of precaution regarding the moral status of animals with uncertain sentience. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 30(2), pp. 213-224. Official full-text view-only at