Erasmus was previously a Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy at The Queen’s College Oxford. He studied Philosophy and Law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, where he also did his Ph.D. in Philosophy. He went on to train as a lawyer, doing his practical law course and 2nd state exam in law at the Regional Court Munich I. After working as a Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Lecturer) at the Faculty of Philosophy at the LMU, he came to Oxford in 2011. His research areas include philosophy of action, ethics, and philosophy of law. His publications include Understanding Human Agency (OUP 2011).