Salvor Nordal

University of Iceland


Salvör Nordal, Director of Centre for Ethics at the University of Iceland and a teacher on ethics at the Department of Philosophy and History

Responsibility and institutions in democratic society

As one of the countries hardest hit by the financial crisis Iceland has for the past years been dealing with its aftermath both on economic and social level. This project focuses on two main reactions to the economic crisis: One looking at the causes of the crisis as portrayed in the report of the Special Investigation Commission (SIC) and the other looking towards the future and how institutions can be strengthened with revision of the Iceland’s constitution.

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Research Interests

Philosophy, Political Science, ethics