David Brax received his doctoral degree in practical philosophy from Lund University in 2009 after defending his dissertation Hedonism as the Explanation of Value in which he argues for a naturalistic reduction of value to pleasure. His main research interests are moral philosophy, metaethics and the philosophy of law, and he specializes in hate crime legislation in Sweden and Europe.
In 2010 Brax joined the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science (FLoV) at the University of Gothenburg. From 2014 through 2016, he there runs the research project “Hate Crime Legislation in Europe” as a postdoc at the Centre for European Research (CERGU). Brax is also affiliated with the Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health (CELAM) at the University of Gothenburg and on the advisory board of the International Network for Hate Studies (INHS).
Personal website: http://david.brax.nu