CV

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Jaakko Hirvelä                                                                                     

Department of Philosophy, History and Art Studies

jaakko.hirvela@helsinki.fi

+358456384386

University of Helsinki

Unioninkatu 40 A

00014 University of Helsinki

Finland

Born: Augst 7th 1989 in Kotka, Finland

 

Education

2018              Ph.D. in Philosophy, Pass with Distinction, Univerisity of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts Essays on Modalized Epistemology

2014    M.A., Theoretical Philosophy, Laudatur, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts

Modal Epistemology – A Study of the Conditions of Knowledge

2013    B.A., Theoretical Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts

Professional Employment

Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki, 1.6.-31.8.2018

Doctoral student, Doctoral Program in Philosophy, Art, and Society, 1.9.2015­- 31.8.2018

Doctoral student in “The Sociality of Knowledge” – Academy Project, 1.9.2014-31.8.2015

Research assistant in “The Sociality of Knowledge” – Academy Project, 15.4.2014- 31.8.2015

Publications

Peer reviewed

forthcoming    “No Safe Haven For The Virtuous” Episteme.

2018    “On Virtue, Credit and Safety” Grazer Philosophische Studien.

2017    “Global Safety: How to Deal with Necessary Truths” Synthese.

2017     “Is it Safe to Disagree?” Ratio, 30 (3), 305-321.

2015     ”Hyvetietoteoriat ja tiedon arvo” (Virtue Epistemology and the Value of Knowledge), Ajatus, 71, 191-202­­.

 

Conference Activity

Events Organized

Epistemology Workshop, University of Helsinki, 11-12.8.2015 (member of the organization committee)

1st PhD Network Meeting, University of Helsinki, 20-21.11.2015 (member of the organization committee)

Academic Presentations

28.4.2018      “Modality and Debunking”, 6th European PhdNetwork Meeting, University of Bielefeld, Germany

12.1.2018      “Never Mind the Probability”, Philosophical Society of Finland Colloquium 2018, University of Helsinki, Finland

12.6.2017      “From Virtue to Safety – Not This Way!”, New Trends in Epistemology, University of Pavia, Italy

7.4.2017        ”Never Mind the Probability”, 4th European PhD Network Meeting, University of Bologna, Italy

16.3.2017      “Global Safety – How to Deal With Necessary Truths”, Tampere Research Seminar, University of Tampere, Finland

10.1.2017      “Havainto-uskomukset ja episteeminen onnekkuus” (with Tuukka Tanninen), Havainto-kollokvio, Suomen filosofinen yhdistys, Finland

11.11.2016    “Global Safety  – How to Deal with Necessary Truths”, 3rd European PhD Network Meeting, University of Uppsala, Sweden

25.10.2016    “Safe and Virtuous”, 2016 Congress for Doctoral Students in Philosophy, University of Tampere, Finland

24.10.2016    “On Veritic and Reflective Luck of Perceptual Beliefs” (with Tuukka Tanninen), 2016 Congress for Doctoral Students in Philosophy, University of Tampere, Finland

4.7.2016        “Virtue and Safety” European Epistemology Network Meeting 2016, Paris, France

7.6.2016        “Safety and Disagreement” 6th Annual Graduate Epistemology Conference, University of Edinburgh, UK

28.5.2016      “Is it Safe to Disagree?” Faces of Disagreement, University of Montreal, Canada

16.4.2016      “The Lottery Paradox: Permissibility, Justification and Knowledge”, 2nd European PhD Network Meeting, University of Bucharest, Romania

13.10.2015    “Is it Safe to Disagree?”, 2015 Congress for Doctoral Students in Philosophy, University of Tampere, Finland

16.9.2015      “Virtue, Knowledge and Safety”, Virtue Epistemology Conference, KU Leuven, Belgium

12.8.2015      “Knowledge, Virtue and Safety”, Epistemology Workshop, University of Helsinki, Finland

11.4.2015      “Knowledge without Virtue”, 6th Annual Notre Dame/Northwestern Epistemology Conference, Notre Dame, USA

27.6.2014      “The Imbalance of Luck and Virtue in Anti-Luck Virtue Epistemology”, University of Edinburgh, UK

8.1.2014        “Hyvetietoteoriat ja tiedon arvo”, Hyve-kollokvio, Suomen filosofinen yhdistys, Finland

Teaching

2016              Virtue Epistemology, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts (english)

2016              Modal Epistemology, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts

2015              Introduction to Philosophy and its History: Practicum, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts

2015              Epistemology Tutorial, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts

Other academic activities

2015-2018     Member of the European Ph.D. Network in Philosophy

Fall 2017       Research visit University of California, Irvine

Service to the Profession

Served as a referee for American Philosophical Quarterly

Served as a referee for Philosophical Papers

Served as a referee for Principia: an International Journal of Epistemology