I am Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Helsinki and PI of the Academy of Finland Research Project
Responsible Beliefs: Why Ethics and Epistemology Need Each Other
(2019-2023). I work mostly on ethics and metaethics, on topics like normativity, meaning in life, well-being, and moral sentiments. I also like to teach political philosophy. The best way to reach me is by email at a.kauppinen (at) gmail.com.
Currently, my personal favourites among my papers include the following: On normativity:
Epistemic Norms and Epistemic Accountability.
Prudence, Sunk Costs, and the Temporally Extended Self
. On moral epistemology:
A Humean Theory of Moral Intuition
. On moral psychology:
Empathy, Emotion Regulation, and Moral Judgment.
Fittingness and Idealization
. On emotion:
Relational Imperativism About Affective Valence.
On applied ethics:
Who Should Bear the Risk When Self-Driving Vehicles Crash?
Photo: Maarit Kytöharju
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