University of Helsinki
Nora Hämäläinen is a post-doctoral researcher affiliated with the University of Helsinki,. Her doctoral dissertation A Literary Turn (University of Helsinki, 2009) treated the roles of narrative literature in contemporary analytic moral philosophy. In 2009–2011 she worked as editor in chief of the Helsinki based cultural magazine Ny Tid. She has co-edited the anthologies Skilsmässoboken (The Divorce Book, Helsinki: Söderströms, 2008, with Solveig Arle), and Language, Ethics and Animal Life — Wittgenstein and Beyond (New York: Bloomsbury, 2012, with Niklas Forsberg and Mikel Burley). She has written about philosophical methodology, the ethical uses of literature, moral change, and the philosophical work of Iris Murdoch. She is currently working on moral philosophy and the renegotiation of moral norms in self-help literature.
Essays in Partial Answers
The Personal Pilgrimage of David Lurie : Or Why Disgrace Should and Should Not be Read in Terms of an Ethics of Perception
Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2013
Literature and Ethics