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Dr. Teemu Toppinen

Postdoctoral researcher Teemu Toppinen is metaethicists with a special interest in practical reasoning and moral psychology.

Contact Information

Portrait von Teemu Toppinen
  • Social and Moral Philosophy
  • University of Helsinki
  • P.O. Box 24 (U 40)00014 University of Helsinki


  • September 2015 - August 2018, Postdoctoral fellow “Relational Expressivism – Explaining Normative Thought and Talk”; Social and Moral Philosophy, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki
  • D.Soc.Sc. (Social and Moral Philosophy), University of Helsinki, 11 March 2014. Dissertation: Essays on Expressivism

Relevant Publications

  • Toppinen, T. forthcoming (pending final review), "Non-Naturalism Gone Quasi:  Explaining the Necessary Connections between the Normative and the Natural," in R. Shafer-Landau (ed.): Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. 13, (OUP)
  • Toppinen, T. forthcoming, "Hybrid Accounts of Ethical Thought and Talk," in T. McPherson & D. Plunkett (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics (Routledge).
  • Toppinen, T. 2015, "Pure Expressivism and Motivational Internalism," in G. Björnsson et al. (eds.): Motivational Internalism (New York: Oxford University Press), pp. 150–166.
  • Toppinen, T. 2013a, "Believing in Expressivism," in R. Shafer-Landau (ed.): Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Volume 8 (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 252–282.
  • Toppinen, T. 2013b, "Goading or Guiding? Cognitivism, Non-cognitivism, and Practical Reasoning," SATS – Northern European Journal of Philosophy14: 119–141.
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