Background and activities

Research interests:

Political and legal philosophy with a focus on democratic theory, legitimacy, republican and liberal political thought, and international relations.


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Scientific, academic and artistic work

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  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch. (2019) Kantian Republicanism in the International Sphere: Equal Sovereignty as a Condition of Global Justice. Kant's Cosmopolitics - Contemporary Issues and Global Debates.


  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch. (2018) An Ideal Case for Accountability Mechanisms, the Unity of Epistemic and Democratic Concerns, and Skepticism About Moral Expertise. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective. vol. 7 (1).



  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch. (2016) Kant and Habermas on the Democratic Rule of Law. Modernity - Unity in Diversity? Essays in Honour of Helge Høibraaten.
  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch; Skjei, Erling; Øfsti, Audun. (2016) Modernity - Unity in Diversity? Essays in Honour of Helge Høibraaten. Novus Forlag. 2016. ISBN 978-82-7099-840-1.


  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch. (2013) Kant and Habermas on International Law. Ratio Juris. vol. 26 (2).


  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch. (2012) Review: Politics and Metaphysics in Kant. Kant Studies Online.
  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch; Finke, Ståle Rainer Strøm; Øfsti, Audun; Høibraaten, Helge; Eriksen, Erik Oddvar. (2012) Justice Among States: Four Essays. 2012. ISBN 978-82-471-3664-5.



  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch. (2010) Testimony and Kant's Idea of Public reason. Res Publica. vol. 16 (1).


  • Carson, Siri Granum; Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch; Wyller, Truls Egil. (2009) Nature and rational agency. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 2009. ISBN 978-3-631-59033-1.


  • Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch. (2007) Mellom verdensstat og fredsforbund - en rettslig forfatning for verdenssamfunnet?. Habermas. Kritiske lesninger.