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Hille Paakunainen

2014-2015 CEPA Faculty Fellow

Hille Paakkunainen received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011 and is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Syracuse University. Her research interests are primarily in the fields of ethics and action theory and especially the intersection of the two. Her work is forthcoming in a number of venues, including The Oxford Handbook of Reasons and Normativity, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, and the Routledge Handbook of Metaethics. Professor Paakkunainen is co-editor, with Kieran Setiya, of the volume Internal Reasons: Contemporary Readings (MIT Press, 2012). She will devote her fellowship year to her research project “Can There Be ‘Government House Reasons’ for Action?”