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    Finland

  • PL 4 (Vuorikatu 3), 118

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

20072021
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2019

Miten tahdonvapauden puolustajat vastaavat tieteellisiin ja teologisiin haasteisiin? - Kirja-arvio, osa 2

Translated title of the contribution: How the Defenders of Free Will Respond to Scientific and Theological Challenges, part 2Visala, A., 17 Sep 2019, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Miten tahdonvapauden puolustajat vastaavat tieteellisiin ja teologisiin haasteisiin? Osa 1

Translated title of the contribution: How the Defenders of Free Will Respond to Scientific and Theological Challenges?Visala, A., 11 Sep 2019, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Three Books on Free Will: Essay Review

Visala, A., 2019, In : ESSSAT News and Reviews. 29, 3, p. 5-16 12 p.

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Tuhoaako tekoäly ihmisen itseymmärryksen?

Visala, A. O., 2019, In : Teologia.fi. 1/2019

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2018

Hercule Poirot ratkaisee: Hyvä puhe murhamysteerinä

Translated title of the contribution: Hercule Poirot solves the case: Good speech as a murder mysteryVisala, A. O., 20 Feb 2018, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Kuinka tutkija voi säilyttää mielenterveytensä (rippeet)?

Translated title of the contribution: How a researcher can maintain some measure of her sanity? Visala, A. O., 15 May 2018, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Onko robotilla sielu, eli tekeekö laskentateho koneesta ihmisen?

Translated title of the contribution: Does a robot have a soul, or will increased computational power make machines human?Visala, A. O., 8 Jan 2018, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Paskapuheen ABC

Translated title of the contribution: The ABC of BullshitVisala, A. O., 20 Mar 2018, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Philosophy of Religion and the Scientific Turn

Visala, A. O. & Vainio, O-P., 13 Nov 2018, In : Palgrave Communications. 4, 8 p., 135.

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Tekoäly ja teologinen ihmiskäsitys

Translated title of the contribution: Artificial Intelligence and Theological AnthropologyVisala, A. O., 2018, In : Perusta. 4, p. 221-228 8 p.

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Tekoälyn teologiasta

Translated title of the contribution: On the Theology of Artificial IntelligenceVisala, A. O., 2018, In : Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 123, 5, p. 402-417 16 p.

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Tuhoaako robottien vallankumous meidät vai johdattaako se ihmiskunnan digitaaliseen paratiisiin?

Translated title of the contribution: Will the robot revolution annihilate us or lead humanity to a digital paradise? Visala, A. O., 16 Jan 2018, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Uhkaako tekoäly ihmisen itseymmärrystä?

Translated title of the contribution: Is AI a Threat for Human Identity?Visala, A. O., 2018, In : Futura. 37, 4, p. 20-28 9 p.

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2017

Innostava puhuja: muista vastuusi

Visala, A. O., 1 Mar 2017, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Neuronitko syypäitä? Viimeaikaista keskustelua tahdonvapaudesta ja tieteestä

Translated title of the contribution: Are My Neurons to Blame? : Recent Debates on Free Will and ScienceVisala, A. O., 2017, In : Ajatus. 74, p. 41-81 41 p.

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Reflections on the Debate: What Does Philosophy Have to Do with the Cognitive Study of Religion?

Visala, A., 2017, In : Method & Theory in the Study of Religion. 29, 4-5, p. 429-442 14 p.

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Totuuden jälkeistä aikaa ei ole ollut eikä tule

Translated title of the contribution: There never was nor will there ever be a post-truth timeVisala, A. O., 2 May 2017, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Unohdettu vaihtoehto? Tahdonvapauden ja determinismin yhteensopivuus

Translated title of the contribution: The Forgotten Option?: The Compatibility of Free Will and DeterminismVisala, A. O., 7 Feb 2017, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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2016

Älä keskustele–saarnaa!

Translated title of the contribution: Don't discuss–preach!Visala, A. O., 16 Mar 2016, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Free Will, Moral Responsibility and the Sciences: A Brief Overview

Visala, A. O., 2016, In : ESSSAT News and Reviews. 26, 3, p. 5-19 15 p.

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Hyväntahtoisuus: Tärkeämpää kuin uskoitkaan

Translated title of the contribution: Benevolent Interpretation: More Important than You ThinkVisala, A. O., 22 Feb 2016, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Miksi edes vaivautua miettimään onko tahto vapaa vai ei?

Translated title of the contribution: Why even bother to think whether we have free will or not?Visala, A. O., 9 Aug 2016, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Tolerance or Recognition: What Can We Expect?

Visala, A. & Vainio, O-P., 2016, In : Open Theology. 2, 1, p. 553-565 12 p.

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Veljeä ei jätetä: Heimomieli ja uskonnollinen väkivalta

Translated title of the contribution: No Brother Left Behind: Groupmind and Religious ViolenceVisala, A. O., 12 Apr 2016, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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What Does Theology Have to Do With Evidence? Exploring Analytic Theology and Epistemology

Visala, A., 2016, In : The journal of analytic theology. 4, p. 291-316 25 p.

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2015

American Sniper: Sotahullu vai sankari?

Translated title of the contribution: American Sniper: A War Hero or a Madman?Visala, A. O., 5 Mar 2015, In : Hyvejohtajuus.fi -verkkojulkaisu.

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Born idolaters: The limits of the philosophical implications of the cognitive science of religion

Jong, J., Kavanagh, C. & Visala, A., Jun 2015, In : Neue Zeitschrift für systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie.. 57, 2, p. 244-266 23 p.

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C.S. Lewis ja Elisabeth Anscombe Oxfordin Sokraattisella klubilla 1948

Vainio, O-P. & Visala, A., 2015, In : Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 2015, 3, p. 248-257 10 p.

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Human Nature(s): Human Nature at the Crossroads of Conflicting Interests

Visala, A. O. & Fuentes, A., 2015, In : Theology and Science. 13, 1, p. 25-42 18 p.

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Käveleekö ihmisen erityisyys ulos kuvioista, jos kristillinen fysikalismi on totta?

Translated title of the contribution: Human Uniqueness and Christian PhysicalismVisala, A. O., 8 Dec 2015, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Kuinka kohdella toisten ajatuksia hyveellisesti?

Translated title of the contribution: How to Treat Other People's Ideas Virtuously?Visala, A. O., 7 Apr 2015, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Mad Max: Fury Road: Rytinää ja rikkinäisyyden filosofiaa

Translated title of the contribution: Mad Max: Fury Road: Car Crashes and the Philosophy of BrokennessVisala, A. O., 21 May 2015, In : Hyvejohtajuus.fi -verkkojulkaisu.

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Mikä minä olen? Minuus, aivot ja kristillinen ihmiskäsitys

Translated title of the contribution: What Am I?: Brains, Selves and Christian AnthropologyVisala, A. O., 2015, In : Kristillinen lääkärilehti: Suomen kristillisen lääkäriseuran jäsenlehti. 3, 2, p. 15-19 5 p.

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Milloin loukkaantuminen on oikeutettua?

Translated title of the contribution: When Is It Justified to Take Offence?Visala, A. O., 17 Feb 2015, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Olenko aivot ja jos olen, mitä se voisi tarkoittaa?

Translated title of the contribution: Am I a Brain and If So, What Would It Mean?Visala, A. O., 6 Aug 2015, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Onko tiede arvoista vapaa saareke?

Translated title of the contribution: Is Science Value Free?Visala, A. O., 25 Aug 2015, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Shults and Evolutionary Debunking Arguments

Visala, A. O., 2015, In : Syndicate. 2, 3, p. 86-90 5 p.

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Tuomitseminen: Osa jokapäiväistä elämäämme

Translated title of the contribution: Judgment: Part of Our Everyday LifeVisala, A. O., 4 May 2015, In : Retoriikan kesäkoulu - blogi.

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Varieties of unbelief: A taxonomy of atheistic positions

Vainio, O-P. & Visala, A. O., 2015, In : Neue Zeitschrift für systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie.. 57, 4, p. 483-500 18 p.

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Vihdoinkin kotona: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Translated title of the contribution: Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Finally Home!Visala, A. O., 17 Dec 2015, In : Hyvejohtajuus.fi -verkkojulkaisu. 1 p.

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Voiko lapsi ymmärtää Jumalaa?

Translated title of the contribution: Can a child understand God?Visala, A. O., 2015, In : Pikkuväki : päiväkerho. 2015, 2, p. 21-22 2 p.

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2014

Ateismia puolustamassa: Herman Phillipse: God in an Age of Science

Translated title of the contribution: Defending AtheismVisala, A., 2014, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Cognitive Science of Religion and Theism Again: A Response to Leo Näreaho

Visala, A. & Leech, D., 2014, In : Religious Studies. 50, 1, p. 67-76 10 p.

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Evolutionary Debunking Arguments against Theism, Reconsidered

Jong, J. & Visala, A., 2014, In : International Journal for Philosophy of Religion. 76, 3, p. 243-258 16 p.

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Filosofi ja teologi väittelivät kahvilassa, kumpi voitti?

Vainio, O-P. & Visala, A. O., 21 Jan 2014, In : Areiopagi.fi.

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Hans Schwarz: The Human Being - A Theological Anthropology [Book Review]

Visala, A., 2014, In : ESSSAT News and Reviews. 24, 2, p. 22-25 4 p.

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Human Nature: Don't Be So Sure You're Right About It

Visala, A. & Fuentes, A., 2014, In : Berfrois.

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Imago Dei, Dualism and Evolutionary Psychology: A Philosophical Defence of the Structural View

Visala, A., 2014, In : Zygon. 49, 1, p. 101-120 20 p.

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