Publications, Papers, Projects


Articles in International Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. 1996. “Why Is There a Problem with Moral Dilemmas?”, Southwest Philosophy Review 12, 189-206.
  2. 1996. “The Social Concept of Disease”, Theoretical Medicine 17, 353-361.
  3. 1996. “Walzerian International Justice Reconsidered”, Rechtstheorie 28, 214-236.
  4. 1997. “Are There Alternative Methods in Ethics?”, Grazer Philosophische Studien 52, 173-189.
  5. 1997. “On Disassociating Oneself from Collective Responsibility”, Social Theory and Practice 23, 93-108.
  6. 1997. “Burden of Proof Rules in Social Criticism”, Argumentation 11 (4), 463-477.
  7. 1997. “Rawls and International Justice”, Philosophia 25, 163-189.
  8. 1998. “The Feasibility Condition in Political Theory”, The Journal of Political Philosophy 6, 1-14.
  9. 1998. “Freedom and a Right (Not) to Know”, Bioethics 12 (1), 49-63.
  10. 2000. “Problems in Population Theory”, Journal of Social Philosophy 31, 401-413.
  11. 2000. “The Place of Religious Arguments in Civic Discussion”, Ratio Juris 13, 181-195.
  12. 2000. “The Moral Relevance of Cultural Disadvantage”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 78, 374-390.
  13. 2000. “The Problem of the Second Best: Conceptual Issues”, Utilitas 12, 204-218.
  14. 2000. “Social Criticism as a Social Practice”, Trames 4, 5-20.
  15. 2001. “Coercive Population Policies, Procreative Freedom, and Morality”, Philosophy and Geography 4, 67-77.
  16. 2002. “Repugnant Conclusion and the Welfare of Actual People”, Theoria 68, 162-169.
  17. 2003. “The Argument from Truth as a Basis for Legislation Concerning the Freedom of Speech”, Trames 7 ( No 4), 249-256.
  18. 2004. “Knowledge Promotion as a Criterion for Evaluating Social Institutions”, SATS – Nordic Journal of Philosophy 5, 59-68.
  19. 2004. “The Self-Fulfilling Prophecies and Global Inequality”, Philosophy & Geography 7, 195-202.
  20. 2004. “On Irrational Guilt”, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 7, 473-485.
  21. 2005. “Global Justice and the Logic of Burden of Proof”, Metaphilosophy 36, 228-239.
  22. 2005. “The Role of Prohibitions in Ethics”, The Journal of Value Inquiry 39, 27-35. (Räikkä & Ahteensuu.)
  23. 2006. “Pogge on Global Poverty”, Journal of Global Ethics 2, 111-118.
  24. 2007. “Self-Deception and Religious Beliefs”, The Heythrop Journal 48, 513-526
  25. 2008. “Is Privacy Relative?”, Journal of Social Philosophy 39, 534-546.
  26. 2009. “On Political Conspiracy Theories”, The Journal of Political Philosophy 17, 185-201.
  27. 2009. “The Ethical and Political Evaluation of Biotechnology Strategies”, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 12, 273-280.
  28. 2009. “The Ethics of Conspiracy Theorizing”, The Journal of Value Inquiry 43, 457-468.
  29. 2010. “Brain Imaging and Privacy”, Neuroethics 3, 5-12.
  30. 2011. “Unrevealed Information in Social Relations”, Homo Oeconomicus 28, 511-524.
  31. 2012. “Demands for Forgiveness”, The Heythrop Journal 53, 724-730.
  32. 2012. “The Ethics of Alien Attitudes”, The Monist 95, 511-532. (Räikkä & Smilansky)
  33. 2013. “On Scenarios and Knowledge Promotion”, Homo Oeconomicus 30, 497-504. (Ahteensuu & Räikkä)
  34. 2015. “Feasibility Arguments, Their Nature, and Weakness”, Homo Oeconomicus 32, 515-523.
  35. 2016. “Pogge on Redistributive Wars”, Rechtstheorie 47, 245-251.
  36. 2016. “Public Diplomacy: A Justification”, Journal of East-West Thought 6, 67-83.
  37. 2016. “Privacy and Self-Presentation”, Res Publica 23, 213-226.
  38. 2016. “Forgiveness, Tolerance, and Genetic Enhancement”, Ethics, Medicine and Public Health 2, 448-455. (Räikkä & Ahteensuu)
  39. 2017. “Gaus on Ideal Justice”, Rechtstheorie 48, 459-469.
  40. 2018. “Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories”, Argumenta 3, 205-216.
  41. 2019. “On the Presumption of Equality”, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 22, 809-822.
  42. 2019. “Moderate Conventionalism and Cultural Appropriation”, Etikk i praksis: Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics 13, 81-88. (Räikkä & Puumala)
  43. 2020. “Black Magic and Respecting Persons: Some Perplexities”. Ratio 33, 173-183. (Smilansky & Räikkä)
  44. 2020. “On the Nontechnical Limits of Brain Imaging”. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 29, 527-541.
  45. 2021. “Non-Doxastic Conspiracy Theories”. Argumenta 7, 247-263. (Ichino & Räikkä)
  46. 2021. “Distribution and Ignorance”. Synthese 198, 2641-2657.

More Articles in English

  1. 1991. “On National Self-Determination: Some Problems of Walzer’s Definition of Nation” in W. Twining (Ed.) Issues of Self-Determination (Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen), 20-24.
  2. 1995. “Time and Values” in R. Eriksson et al (Eds.) Economic Value and Ways of Life (Avebury, Aldershot), 83-91.
  3. 1995. “Mill on National Sentiment”, Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Beiheft 61, 140-141.
  4. 1996. “Is a Membership-Blind Model of Justice False By Definition?” in J. Räikkä (Ed.) Do We Need Minority Rights? – Conceptual Issues (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Haque), 3-19.
  5. 1998. “On Global Environmental Ethics”, Rechtstheorie, Beiheft 19, 247-257.
  6. 1998. “On the Ethics of Minority Protection” in M. Suksi (Ed.) Autonomy: Applications and Implications (Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Haque), 33-42.
  7. 1999. “On the Morality of Avoiding Information” in V. Launis et al (Eds.) Genes and Morality: New Essays (RODOPI, Atlanta and Amsterdam), 63-75.
  8. 2000. “Actual Moral Views and Justification in Ethics” in Bo Petersson (Ed.) Applied Ethics and Reflective Equilibrium (UniTryck, Linköping), 45-57.
  9. 2000. “National Sovereignty and Global Environmental Obligations” in H. Hakovirta (Ed.) Globalism at the Crossroads (Finnish Political Science Association, Jyväskylä), 153-165.
  10. 2002. “The Argument from Truth” in T. Korte & J. Räikkä (Eds.) Philosophical Perspectives – Essays in Honour of Seppo Sajama on his 50th Birthday (Painosalama, Turku), 149-157.
  11. 2003. “On the Value of Development Assistance” in H. Hakovirta (Ed.) Six Essays on Global Order and Governance. (SAFIR Project, Turku), 87-95.
  12. 2005. “The Argument of Cultural Disadvantage” in Z. Skurbaty (Ed.) Beyond a One-Dimensional State: An Emerging Right to Autonomy? (Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden), 211-229.
  13. 2005. “Global Justice and the Logic of Burden of Proof” in C. Barry and T. Pogge (Eds.) Global Institutions and Responsibilities (Blackwell, Oxford), 298-309.
  14. 2005. “Global Poverty and the Ethics of Gene Technology”, Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Medical Ethics, Law and History 13 (2005), 71-73
  15. 2006. “When a Person Feels that She Is Guilty and Belives She Is Not Guilty” in S. Voss (Ed.), The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress od Philosophy, Vol 9 (Philosophical Society of Turkey, Ankara), 149-152.
  16. 2007. “Gene Technology and Global Poverty” in Year Book 2006 of the Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (Profil, München), 211-216.
  17. 2007. “Political Liberalism and Religious Ideals”, Res Cogitans 4, 80-94.
  18. 2008. “Autonomy and Genetic Privacy” in V. Launis and J. Räikkä (Eds.), Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives (Springer, UK), 43-51.
  19. 2009. “The Method of Wide reflective Equilibrium in Bioethics” in T. Takala et al (Eds.), Cutting Through the Surface (Rodopi, Amsterdam), 51-54.
  20. 2010. “Toleration and Privacy” in D.M. Stanciené (Ed.), Cultural Dialogue and Personality (Klaipéda University Press, Klaipéda), 10-15.
  21. 2011. “Cultural Diversity and the Shared Premises Requirement”, Nordicum-Mediterraneum 6, 1-9. (Co-written with D. Weyermann.)
  22. 2011. “Eric Racine on Pragmatic Neuroethics”, Philosophy in Review 31, 228-231. (Co-written with J. Ritola.)
  23. 2013. “Adaptive Preferences and Self-Deception” in J. Räikkä and J. Varelius (Eds.), Adaptation and Autonomy (Springer, Heidelberg), 149-165.
  24. 2014. “Review of The Metaphysics and Ethics of Death”, The Journal of Value Inquiry. (Co-written with R. Rantanen.)
  25. 2014. “Redistributive Wars and Just War Principles”, 12, 4-26.
  26. 2014. “Environmental Security and Just Causes of War”, Almanac Discources of Ethics 4, 47-54. (Co-written with A. Rodin.)
  27. 2016. “Stability and Justice” in M. Ahteensuu (Ed.), E Pluribus Unum (Painosalama, Turku), 176-182.
  28. 2018. “Conspiracy Theory Phobia” in J. Uscinski (Ed.), Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them (Oxford University Press, New York), 178-186. (Co-written with L. Basham.)
  29. 2022. ”On the Rationality of Word-Taking”, Social Epistemology Review & Reply Collective 11, 68-81.

Encyclopedia and Handbook Entries

  1. 1999. “National Self-Determination” in C. Gray (Ed.) The Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopedia (Garland Publishing Co., New York), 786-789.
  2. 1999. “Betrothal” in C. Gray (Ed.) The Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopedia (Garland Publishing Co., New York), 80-81.
  3. 2011. “Agency, Individual” in D. K. Chattarjee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice, Vol 1 (Springer, Dordrecht), 17-18. (J. Räikkä & S. Uusitalo.)
  4. 2011. “John Rawls” in D. K. Chattarjee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice, Vol 2 (Springer, Dordrecht), 927-930.
  5. 2011. “Wide Reflective Equilibrium” in D. K. Chattarjee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice, Vol 2 (Springer, Dordrecht), 1157-1158.
  6. 2011. “Population Politics” in D. K. Chattarjee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice, Vol 2 (Springer, Dordrecht), 880-881.
  7. 2011. “Privacy” in D. K. Chattarjee (toim.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice, Vol 2 (Springer, Dordrecht), 905-906.
  8. 2014. “Poverty” in H. ten Have and B. Gordijn (Eds.), Handbook on Global Bioethics (Springer, Dordrecht), 785-798.
  9. 2020. “Philosophy and Conspiracy Theories” in M. Butter and P. Knight (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Conspiracy Theories (Routledge, London), 56-66. (Co-written with J. Ritola.)
  10. 2020. “Conspiracy Theories and Collective Responsibility” in S. Bazargan-Forward and D. Tollefsen (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility (Routledge, New York), 472-485.
  11. 2023. ”Climate Change Conspiracy Theories” in G. Pellegrino and M. Di Paola (Eds.), Handbook of Philosophy of Climate Change (Springer, Heidelberg), 1-18.


More than 100 articles in Finnish. See e.g.


Papers Presented

GARGNANO DEL GARDA 2023. Why a Pejorative Definition of “Conspiracy Theory” Does Not Pathologize Conspiracy Theorists? Workshop on The Implications of Pathologizing Conspiracy Beliefs. Palazzo Feltrinelli. (May)

TIBERIAS 2023. Why a Pejorative Definition of “Conspiracy Theory” Is Harmless? Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee, personal communication. (Mar)

MILAN 2020. Non-Doxastic Conspiracy Theories. Research Seminar. University of Milan, Department of Philosophy. (Ichino & Räikkä). (Feb)

SAINT PETERSBURG 2019. On the Limits of Brain Scanning. Theoretical and Applied Ethics Conference. Saint Petersburg University. (Nov)

LISBON 2019. Treatment and Enhancement Uses of Neuroscientific Knowledge. Neuron Eranet Conference. Museum Gulbenkian. (Sep)

PARIS 2019. Tracing and Responsibility. Neuroethics Network. Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Épinière. (Poster presentation.) (Jun)

COPENHAGEN 2018. Conventionalism and Cultural Appropriation. Globalizing Minority Rights -project meeting. Carlsberg Academy. (Räikkä & Puumala.) (Nov)

COPENHAGEN 2018. Types of Affirmative Action: Comments. Globalizing Minority Rights -project meeting. Carlsberg Academy. (Nov)

GENEVA 2018. Issues of Autonomy and Brain Research. IdeaSquare Meeting. Discussion in CERN. (Mar)

TROMSø 2017. Bad Facts. Paper at the Project Meeting. Department of Philosophy, The Arctic University of Norway. (Oct)

TROMSø 2017. Migration Restictions and Legitimacy. Comments presented at the Project Meeting. Department of Philosophy, The Arctic University of Norway. (Oct)

LISBON 2017. Journalism, Secrecy, and Political Plans. Project Meeting. Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. (Sep)

MOSCOW 2017. Epistemic Authorities and Conspiracy Theories. The Russian Academy of Sciences, The Institute of Philosophy, Visitor’s Lecture. (May)

PADUA 2016. How to Deal with Conspiracy Theories? Sciecons Workshop. Università degli Studi di Padova. (Nov)

STOCKHOLM 2016. Cricis and Conspiracy: Comments. Philosophy Research Seminar. Kunglika Tekniska högskolan. (Mar)

PAVIA 2016. Privacy, Self-Presentation and Justice. Philosophical Reflections on Truth and Justice Workshop. Università degli Studi di Pavia. (Feb)

SAINT PETERSBURG 2015. Justice and Stability. Theoretical and Applied Ethics, Conference at the St. Petersburg State University. (Räikkä & Rodin) (Oct)

AMSTERDAM 2015. Privacy and Norms of Civility. Amsterdam Privacy Conference, University of Amsterdam. (Oct)

SAINT PETERSBURG 2014. Environmental Security and Just Causes of War. Theoretical and Applied Ethics, Conference at the St. Peterburg State University. (Räikkä & Rodin) (Nov)

HAVANA 2013. Physician-Assisted Suicide and Adaptive Preferences. VI International Symposium on Brain Death and Disorders of Consciousness. Hotel Miramar. (Dec)

MODENA 2013. Self-Deception and Religious Beliefs. Workshop on Self-Deception. Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia. (Nov)

SVETLOGORSK 2013. Presumptions as Reasons. Models of Reasoning -Workshop. Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University. (Oct)

ATHENS 2013. Knowledge Promotion as a Virtue. Invited Session. 23rd World Congress of Philosophy. University of Athens. (Aug)

ATHENS 2013. Bioethics as a Form of Civic Dialogue. Invited Session. 23rd World Congress of Philosophy. University of Athens. (Aug)

PAVIA 2013. Uncertainty and Presumptions. Visitor’s Lecture. Università degli Studi di Pavia, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Sezione di Filosofia. (May)

PARIS 2013. Presumptions and Obligations. Workshop on God and Metaphysics. Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. (Apr)

DOHA 2013. The Ideal and Conservative Justice. 4th International Conference on Argumentation and Rhetoric. Qatar National Convention Center. (Jan)

YEREVAN 2012. The Paradox of Conservative Justice. Issues of Transforming Society Development Conference. Armenian State Pedagogical University. (Apr)

ISTANBUL 2011. Public Health Policies and the Question of Feasibility. EACME Annual Meeting. The Dedeman Hotel. (Sep)

PETROZAVODSK 2011. Cultural Conventions and Social Criticism. Workshop on Diversity. University of Petrozavodsk. (Mar)

OXFORD 2011. Unrevealed Information in Social Relations. Discussion at the College of St. Mary Magdalen in the University of Oxford. (Feb)

COPENHAGEN 2011. On Cultural Diversity and Public Reason. Nordic Summer University Workshop. Copenhagen Business School. (Räikkä & Weyermann) (Jan)

MILAN 2010. On Forgiveness. Visitor’s lecture. Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Dipartomento di Filosofia. (Dec)

ODENSE 2010. The (Un)fairness of Public Reason. Visitor’s lecture. University of Southern Denmark. (Nov)

SAINT PETERSBURG 2010. Toleration, Privacy and Marginalization. Tolerance and Intolerance in Modern Society. St. Petersburg State University. (Räikkä & Weyermann) (Apr)

KLAIPEDA 2009. Toleration and Privacy. Cultural Dialogue and Personality. Klaipeda University, Lithuania. (Nov)

HALIFAX 2009. On the Privacy of the Inner Life. Workshop on Neuroethics. Dalhousie University. (Sep)

VENICE 2009. Multiculturalism, Relativism, and Medical Information. EACME Annual Meeting. University of Venice, San Basilio. (Sep)

PARIS 2008. Philosophy for Children: Finnish Perspectives. Nouvelles pratiques philosophiques. Unesco Headquarters. (Nov)

KALININGRAD 2008. On the Freedom of Speech. Visitor’s Lecture. Immanuel Kant State University of Russia, Law Faculty. (Sep)

KALININGRAD 2008. The Rights of Cultural Minority Groups. Visitor’s Lecture. Immanuel Kant State University of Russia, Department of Philosophy. (Sep)

RIJEKA 2008. The Ethical and Political Evaluation of Biotechnology Strategies. World Congress of Bioethics. Grand Hotel Bonavia, Croatia. (Sep)

SEOUL 2008. The Ethics of Conspiracy Theorizing. World Congress of Philosophy. Seoul National University. (Aug)

SEOUL 2008. What Is Special in Neuroethics? The Finnish-Taiwanese Workshop on Bioethics. Seoul National University. (Aug)

SAINT PETERSBURG 2008. Toleration and Minority Groups. Tolerance and Intolerance in Modern Society. St. Petersburg State University. (Räikkä & Ahteensuu) (Apr)

ANKARA 2008. Collective Self-Deception and Public Images of Animal Suffering. Clashes between Civilizations Workshop. Bilkent University. (Aaltola & Räikkä) (Mar)

AMSTERDAM 2008. The Ethics of Conspiracy Theories. ETMP Conference. Vrije Universiteit. (Mar)

TAIPEI 2007. The Ethical and Political Evaluation of Biotechnology Strategies. Writer’s Workshop on the Ethical Aspects of Post-Genomic Medical Research. Academia Sinica. (Dec)

SAINT-PETERSBURG 2007. Tolerance and the Rights of Minorities. The Workshop on Tolerance. The Smolny Monastery. (Jun)

BASEL 2006. Finnish Perspectives on ELSA Research. Comparing ELSA Workshop. Basel Biocentrum. (Nov)

FLORENCE 2006. Civic Discussion and the Logic of Burden of Proof. Workshop on Practical Judgment. European University Institute. (Sep)

BIFROST 2006. 7 Lectures on Global Issues. Summer Lectures. Bifrost Business School in Iceland. (Jun)

FLORENCE 2006. Global Ethics and Extreme Poverty. Seminar on Global Ethics. European University Institute. (Mar)

TAIPEI 2005. Privacy: Ethical Issues. Finnish-Taiwanese Workshop on Biobanks. National Chengchi University. (Sep)

GRAZ 2005. Gene Technology and Global Poverty. Visit on the Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society. (Jun)

TARTU 2005. Striving for Remorse. Tartu-Turku Seminar on Philosophy. University of Tartu. (Jun)

GRANADA 2005. Pogge on Global Poverty. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. Palacio de Exposiones y Congresos de Granada. (May)

LISBON 2005. Genetic Democracy and Mystification of Gene Technologies. Lisbon workshop on Biotech Age. Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (Räikkä & Siipi). (Jan)

TROMSO 2004. Justification in Ethics: Reflective Equilibrium and Relativism. Workshop on Rationality and Equalization. Arctic Centre. (Dec)

SYDNEY 2004. Global Poverty and Health. World Congress of Bioethics. University of New South Wales. (Nov)

ODENSE 2004. Political Liberalism and Religious Ideals. The Rights of Religious Minorities. University of Southern Denmark. (Oct)

TOKYO 2004. Emotional Arguments in Moral Debates. Tokyo Conference on Argumentation. Tsuda College. (Aug)

BERLIN 2004. The Self-Fulfilling Prophecies, Institutional Facts, and Global Poverty. Rationality and Social Predictions Workshop. Nordic Embassy. (Jun)

TAIPEI 2004. Philosophy and Bioethics in Finland. Round table presentation. The Leader Hotel Taipei. (May)

TARTU 2004. John Rawls’ Theory of Justice. Studia Generalia Lectures in Philosophy. University of Tartu. (May)

TARTU 2004. John Rawls and ”The Idea of an Overlapping Consensus”. Visitor’s Lecture. University of Tartu. (May)

SHANGHAI 2003. Philosophy and Bioethics Teaching in Finland. Seminar on Philosophy. Fudan University. (Oct)

ISTANBUL 2003. On Irrational Guilt. World Congress of Philosophy. Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center. (Aug)

ISTANBUL 2003. The Self-Fulfilling Prophecies and Global Inequality. Special Workshop on Global Institutions and Responsibilities. Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center. (Aug)

SVETLOGORSK 2003. Rationality and Feelings of Guilt. Argumentation and Culture Workshop. Kaliningrad State University. (May)

SHANGHAI 2002. The Unnatural Argument. Workshop on Medical Ethics. Fudan University, Nordic Center. (Nov)

BRASILIA 2002. Nature is Perfect as It Is – or Is It? World Congress of Bioethics. Conference Center of Brasilia. (Nov)

BRUSSELS 2002. Nature is Perfect as It Is – or Is It? Sustaining Humanity Beyond Humanism. European Parliament. (Aug)

OSLO 2002. The Notion of Public Reason Revisited Again. Rationality and Community Workshop. University of Oslo. (Jun)

UPPSALA 2002. Rationality and Public Discussion on Bioethical Questions. Argumentation and Understanding between Cultures. University of Uppsala. (May)

COPENHAGEN 2002. The Argument from Cultural Disadvantage. Autonomist and Integrationist Approaches to Minority Protection. Center for Human Rights. (Apr)

KALININGRAD 2001. Argumentation and the Burden of Proof. Local and Global Modes of Reasoning. Kaliningrad State University. (Oct)

ABERDEEN 2001. Genetic Engineering and Risks. Nature and Technology Conference. University of Aberdeen. (Räikkä & Siipi) (Jul)

AMSTERDAM 2001. The Argument from Truth. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. Vrije Universiteit. (Jun)

BEIJING 2001. The Argument from Truth as a Basis for Legislation Concerning Free Speech. Conference on Political Philosophy. Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. (Apr)

TAMPA 2001. Comment on Population Ethics. AmFiTan International Conference on Development Ethics. University of South Florida. (Feb)

DAR ES SALAAM 2000. Genetic Food Production, Risks, and Morality. Time and Development Workshop. University of Dar es Salaam. (Nov)

OSLO 2000. On the Freedom of Speech. Doctoral Defence. The Opponent’s Speech. University of Oslo. (Nov)

DAR ES SALAAM 2000. Problems in Population Theory. AmFiTan Conference on Development Ethics. Hotel Sea Cliff. (Feb)

LINKÖPING 1999. Actual Moral Views and Justification in Ethics. Wide Reflective Equilibrium and Methods of Applied Ethics. University of Linköping. (Oct)

FLORENCE 1999. The Problem of The Second Best. The EUSSIRF Visiting Scholars’ Seminar. European University Institute. (Sep)

NEW YORK 1999. Knowledge-Promotion as a Criterion for Evaluating Social Institutions. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. World Trade Center. (Jun)

COPENHAGEN 1999. Environmental Philosophy vs. Social Criticism. Lectures for Ph.D Students. Center for Ethics and Law. (Apr)

COPENHAGEN 1999. Self-Determination and Genetic Information. Lectures for Ph.D Students. Center for Ethics and Law. (Apr)

OSLO 1998. Living with Moral Luck. Doctoral Defence. The Opponent’s Speech. University of Oslo. (Oct)

UPPSALA 1998. Dilemmas, Regret and Obligation. Visitor’s Lecture. University of Uppsala, Department of Philosophy. (Sep)

BOSTON 1998. Regret and Obligation. World Congress of Philosophy. The Weston and Marriot Hotels. (Aug)

AMSTERDAM 1997. Multicultural Citizenship and Its Moral Costs. Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Liberal Democracy. Netherlands School for Advanced Research in Practical Philosophy. (Nov)

ZARAGOZA 1996. Is the Myth of Collective National Responsibility a Myth?. Congress of the International Association of Semiotics. University of Zaragoza (Nov)

BOLOGNA 1995. On Global Environmental Ethics. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. University of Bologna. (Jun)

AUSTIN 1994. Curing the Inappropriate Disease Attributions. Visitor’s Lecture. Southwest Texas State University. (Apr)

REYKJAVIK 1993. Mill on National Sentiment.World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. University of Iceland. (May)

OSLO 1993. Does Liberalism Give Priority to the Right Over the Good? Visitor’s Lecture. University of Oslo, Department of Philosophy. (Mar)

SAINT PETERSBURG 1992. Who Has the Burden of Proof. International Conference on Argumentation Theory. Saint-Petersburg State University. (Jan)

UPPSALA 1991. Genethics. International Congress of Logic, Methology and Philosophy of Science. University of Uppsala. (Räikkä & Launis) (Aug)

NAIROBI 1991. On Moral Conservatism. Philosophy, Man and the Environment Conference. Kenyatta Conference Center. (Jul)

EDINBURGH 1989. On National Self-Determination. World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. University of Edinburgh. (Aug)


Research Projects Headed by Juha Räikkä

2019-2023 Conspiracy Theories Now: Philosophical Perspectives. (The Academy of Finland.)

2018-2022 Therapeutic and Enhancement Uses of Neuroscientific Knowledge: A Question of Individual Autonomy? (The Academy of Finland, ERA-net NEURON)

2011-2013. Ageing, Diminishing Autonomy, and Physician-Assisted Suicide: A Philosophical Study. (The Academy of Finland.)

2008-2011. Individual Autonomy, Neurosciences and Chronic Disorders of Consciousness. (The Academy of Finland.)

2004-2007. Genetic Democracy: Social and Ethical Implications of Genetically Modified Organisms. (The Academy of Finland, ESGEMO-programme.)

2005-2006. Global Justice and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecies. (The Academy of Finland.)

2001-2005. Biomedical Interventions: Ethical and Social Implications of Human Bio- and Genetechnology. (The Adacemy of Finland.)

2000-2004. Who Owns Our Genes: Ethical and Social Issues. (The Academy of Finland, LIFE 2000-programme.)



Monographies in English

  1. 2014. Social Justice in Practice – Questions in Ethics and Political Philosophy. Springer, Heidelberg. (xviii + 167 p.)
  2. 2004. Living in a Less than Perfect World – Essays in Political Philosophy. (Acta Philosophica Fennica vol 75.) Hakapaino, Helsinki. (205 p.)
  3. 1992. An Essay on International Justice. Yliopistopaino, Turku. (197 p.)

Edited Books in English

  1. 1996. Do We Need Minority Rights? – Conceptual Issues. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Haque. (240 p.)

Co-Edited Books in English

  1. 2013. Adaptation and Autonomy (Eds.), Springer, Heidelberg (201 p.) (J. Räikkä & J. Varelius.)
  2. 2008. Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives (Eds.), Springer, UK (148 p.) (V. Launis & J. Räikkä.)
  3. 2007. Rationality in Global and Local Contexts: Proceedings of the Research Project (Eds.), Painosalama, Turku (253 p.). (J. Ólafsson & J. Räikkä.)
  4. 2002. Philosophical Perspectives – Essays in Honour of Seppo Sajama on his 50th Birthday. Painosalama, Turku (225 p.) (T. Korte & J. Räikkä.)
  5. 1999. Genes and Morality: New Essays. RODOPI, Atlanta and Amsterdam. (199 p.) (V. Launis, J. Pietarinen & J. Räikkä.)
  6. 1993. Good Reason – Essays Dedicated to Risto Hilpinen.Yliopistopaino, Turku. (150 p.) (O. Koistinen & J. Räikkä.)

Monographies in Finnish

  1. 2021. Salaliittoteorioiden filosofia – Temppeliherroista liskoihmisiin. Gaudeamus, Helsinki. (286 s.)
  2. 2017. Ihmisen epätäydellisyydestä. Unipress, Kuopio. (176 s.) (2. Ed. 2018.)
  3. 2007. Yksityisyyden filosofia. WSOY, Helsinki. (192 s.)
  4. 2006. Esseitä etiikasta. Unipress, Kuopio. (263 s.) (2. Ed. 2017)
  5. 2005. Itsepetoksen filosofia. WSOY, Helsinki. (180 s.)
  6. 2003. Katumuksen filosofia. WSOY, Helsinki. (174 s.)
  7. 1998. Moraalin kanssa. Puijo, Kuopio. (287 s.) (2. Ed., 2004.)
  8. 1993. Oikeudenmukainen yhteiskunta. Painatuskeskus, Helsinki. (152 s.) (2. Ed., 1994.)

Co-Written Books in Finnish

  1. 2005. Vapaus, veljeys, tasa-arvo. Tammi, Helsinki (170 s.). (J. Eerolainen & O. Hakala & M. Kopperi & J. Räikkä.)
  2. 2002. Geenit ja etiikka – kysymyksiä uuden geeniteknologian arvoista. WSOY, Helsinki (115 s.) (J. Räikkä & K. Rossi.)
  3. 1997. Taivaassa ja maan päällä – Johdatus uskonnonfilosofiaan. Edita, Helsinki (116 s.). (O. Koistinen & J. Räikkä.)
  4. 1996. Maailmanpolitiikan moraali. Edita, Helsinki (116 s.) (E. Lagerspetz & H. Patomäki & J. Räikkä.)
  5. 1995. Hyvä Ammattilainen – Johdatus ammattietiikkaan. Painatuskeskus, Helsinki. (J. Räikkä & J. Kotkavirta & S. Sajama.)
  6. 2013. Yhteiskuntafilosofia, FILO4. Sanoma Pro, Helsinki (176 s.). (O. Hakala & M. Kopperi & J. Räikkä & J. Eerolainen.)

Edited Books in Finnish

  1. 2010. Yhteiskuntafilosofia. UNipress, Kuopio. (240 s.) 2. Ed. 2018.)
  2. 1997. Filosofia – Käsitteellisen ajattelun perusteita. Puijo, Kuopio. (140 s.)

Co-Edited Books in Finnish

  1. 2006. Ajattele, filosofoi. Tammi, Helsinki (208 s.) (J. Räikkä & H. Siipi.)
  2. 2005. Elämän merkitys. Unipress, Kuopio (445 s.) (J. Haukioja & J. Räikkä.)
  3. 2000. Mitä on Valta? Unipress, Kuopio (198 s.) (J. Räikkä & M. Wennberg.)
  4. 1997. Geenit ja etiikka. Edita, Helsinki. (169 s.) (V. Launis & J. Räikkä.)
  5. 1996. Tunteet. Yliopistopaino, Helsinki. (282 s.) (I. Niiniluoto & J. Räikkä.)

Co-Written Books in Swedish

  1. 2004. Gener och etik – Frågor om den nya genteknologins värderingar. Söderströms, Helsingfors. (107 s.) (J. Räikkä & K. Rossi.)

Special Issues (Edited by Juha Räikkä)

  1. 2007. Special Issue on Global Ethics. Trames 11.
  2. 2011. Special Issue on Neuroethics and Consciousness. Res Cogitans 8.
  3. 2012. Special Issue on Neuroethics. The Monist 95.
  4. 2013. Symposium on Freedom, Responsibility, and Science. Homo Oeconomicus 30.
  5. 2018. Special Issue on Conspiracy Theories. Argumenta 3.

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