Di Nucci E. &  Santoni de Sio F.(eds.), 2016. Drones and Responsibility: Legal, Philosophical and Socio-Technical Perspectives On Remotely Controlled Weapons, Routledge. ISBN 978-1-4724-5672-4

Santoni de Sio, F., 2013. Per colpa di chi. Mente, responsabilità e diritto, Raffaello Cortina, Milano. ISBN 978-88-6030-581-7

Santoni de Sio, F. (ed.), 2008. Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffré, Milano. ISBN 978-88-1414-325-0


Refereed Journal Articles

Santoni de Sio, F. 2017. Killing by Autonomous Vehicles and the Legal Doctrine of Necessity, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice doi:10.1007/s10677-017-9780-7

Santoni de Sio F., Di Nucci E. 2017. Pushing the Margins of Responsibility: Lessons from Parks’ Somnambulistic Killing, Neuroethics doi: 10.1007/s12152-017-9311-1 

Santoni de Sio, F., van Wynsberghe, A, 2015. When Should We Use Care Robots? The Nature-of-Activities Approach, Science and Engineering Ethics.

Santoni de Sio, F., Vincent, N. A, 2015. Rationality + Consciousness = Free Will by David Hodgson, Criminal Law and Philosophy, 9:4 , 633-644

Santoni de Sio, F., Faulmüller, N., Vincent, N.A, 2014. How Cognitive Enhancement Can Change Our Duties, Frontiers in System Neuroscience, 8.

Santoni de Sio, F., Robichaud, P., Vincent, N.A, 2014. Who Should Enhance? Conceptual and Moral Dimensions of Cognitive Enhancement, Humana.Mente: Journal of Philosophical Studies, 26, 179-197.

Faulmüller, N., Maslen, H., Santoni de Sio, F., 2013. The Indirect Psychological Costs of Cognitive Enhancement, The American Journal of Bioethics, 13:7, 45-47

Santoni de Sio, F., Jespersen, B., 2013. Function, Roles, and Human Capacity, Methode: Analytic Perspectives, 2:2, pp. 58-66

Santoni de Sio, F., Maslen, H., Faulmüller, N., 2012. The Necessity of Objective Standards for Moral Enhancement, The American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, 3:4, 15-16

Santoni de Sio, F., 2011. Irresistible desires as an excuse, King’s Law Journal, 22:3, 289-307

Santoni de Sio, F., 2013. Basic Responsibility and Cultural Differences, Ragion Pratica, 40:1, 49-70 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2012. An Aristotelian View of Responsibility: John Gardner, Oxford philosophy, and the Criminal Law, Materiali per una storia della cultura giuridica, 42:2, 357-378 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2012. The Free Will Worth Wanting: Daniel Dennett and Contemporary Compatibilism, Rivista di Filosofia, 103:1, 123-144 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2010. Responsibility, Aphex, 1 (online publication, in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2009. The Concept of Cause and the Problems of Law, Cassazione penale, 7-8, 3221-3237 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2008. Causation, Fault, and Responsibility: Hart and Honoré’s legacy, Rivista di Filosofia, 99:2, 263-289 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2007. Imputability: Free Will or Capacity?, Cassazione Penale, 5, 2235-2245 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2007. Character, Merit, and Responsibility, Rivista di Filosofia, 98:2, 193-214 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2006. Rationality, Identity, and Control: the Subjective Conditions for Responsibility, Rivista di Filosofia, 97:1, 33-58 (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2006. Justifying Blame: Why Free Will Matters and Why It Does Not by Maureen Sie, Rivista di Filosofia, 97:1, pp. 131-138 (in Italian)


Scholarly book chapters

Santoni de Sio, F., Di Nucci, E. 2016. Drones and Responsibility: Mapping the Field, in E. Di Nucci and F. Santoni de Sio, Drones and Responsibility: Legal, Philosophical and Socio-technical Perspectives on the Use of Remotely Controlled Weapons, Ashgate publishing

Santoni de Sio, F., Faber, N., Savulescu, J., Vincent, N.A, 2016. Why Less  Praise for Enahnced Performance? Moving beyond Responsibility-Shifting, Authenticity, and Cheating Toward a Nature-of-Activities Approach, in F. Jotterand and V. Dubliević (eds.), Cogntive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives, Oxford University Press.

Maslen, H., Santoni de Sio, F., Faulmüller, N., 2015. With Cognitive Enhancement Comes Great Responsibility?, in B.J. Koops et al. (eds.), Responsible Innovation, Springer, Dordrecht.

Santoni de Sio, F., 2015. Responsibility, in M. Ricciardi, A. Rossetti, V. Velluzzi (eds.), Filosofia del diritto. Norme, concetti, argomenti, Carocci, Roma (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., Di Nucci, E., 2014Who is Afraid of Robots? Fear of Automation and the Ideal of Direct Control, in  F. Battaglia and N. Weidenfeld (eds.), Roboethics in film, Pisa University Press RoboLaw Series. 

Santoni de Sio, F., 2014. Towards a philosophical defence of legal compatibilism, in F. Battaglia et al. (eds.), Rethinking Responsibility in Science and Technology, Pisa University Press RoboLaw Series.

Dell’Anna, A., Santoni de Sio, F., 2014. From Armchair Philosophy to General Intellect. J.L. Austin, illusions and incapacities, in A. Rossetti, E. Colzani (eds.), Mente, azione e normatività, Ledizioni, Milano (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2014. The Institutionalistic Theory of Capacity, in M. De Caro, A. Lavazza, G. Sartori (eds.), Quanto siamo responsabili?, Codice, Torino (in Italian)

Santoni de Sio, F., 2013. I progressi delle scienze e il concetto di responsabilità, Rassegna Italiana di Criminologia, 7:1, pp. 62-69.

Santoni de Sio, F., 2010. Persons, Free Will, and Responsibility, in A. Allegra (ed.), Confronti con la filosofia analitica, CLEUP, Padova, pp. 159-168 (in Italian).

Santoni de Sio, F., 2008. The Problems of Responsibility, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), Responsabilità e dirittoGiuffré, Milano, pp. 1-24 (in Italian)


Book Reviews

Review of M. Ricciardi, Diritto e natura. H.L.A. Hart e la filosofia di Oxford, L’Indice, 5/2009, p. 25

Review of C. Bagnoli, L’autorità della morale, L’Indice, 12/2007, p. 36



Audi, R., Esistono due problemi del libero arbitrio? Compatibilismo, incompatibilismo e responsabilità morale, Rivista di filosofia, 103:2, 327-340, 2012. Italian translation of: Audi, R., Are There Two Free Will Problems? Compatibilism, Incompatibilism, and Moral Responsibility (original paper).

Anscombe, G.E.M., Prolegomeno all’elaborazione di una definizione di “omicidio”: l’illegale e l’illecito, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 71-80.

Italian translation of: Anscombe, G.E.M., Prolegomenon to a Pursuit of the Definition of Murder: The Illegal and the Unlawful, in ID., Human Life, Action and Ethics: Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe, edited by M. Geach – L. Gormally, Exeter Imprint Academic, 2005, pp. 253-260.

Duff, R.A., Psicopatia e comprensione morale, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 255-284.

Italian translation of: Duff, R.A., Psychopathy and Moral Understanding, American Philosophical Quarterly, 14, 1977, pp. 189-200.

Finnis, J., Intenzione ed effetti collaterali, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 153-190.

Italian translation of: Finnis, J., Intention and Side-effects, in R.G. Frey – C.W. Morris (eds.), Liability and Responsibility, Cambridge University Press, 1991, pp. 32-64.

Honoré, T., Responsabilità e sorte: le basi morali della responsabilità oggettiva, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 191-226.

Italian translation of: Honoré, T., Responsibility and Luck. The Moral Basis of Strict Liability, in ID., Responsibility and Fault, Hart Publishing, 1999, p. 14-40.

Kenny, A., L’esperto in tribunale, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 227-254

Italian translation of: Kenny, A., The Expert in Court, in ID., The Ivory Tower. Essays in Philosophy and Public Policy, Basil Blackwell, 1985, pp. 39-62.

Moore, M.S., Scelta, carattere e scusanti, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 81-134.

Italian translation of: Moore, M.S., Choice, Character, and Excuse, Social Philosophy and Policy, 29, 1990, 29-58.

Watson, G., La responsabilità e i limiti del male: variazioni su un tema strawsoniano, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 25-70

Italian translation of: Watson, G., Responsibility and the Limits of Evil: Variations on a Strawsonian Theme, in F. Schoeman (ed.) Responsibility, Character, and the Emotions: New Essays in Moral Psychology, Cambridge University Press, 1987, p. 256-287

Williams, B., L’actus reus del dottor Caligari, in F. Santoni de Sio (ed.), 2008, Responsabilità e diritto, Giuffrè, Milano, pp. 135-152.

Italian translation of: Williams, B., The Actus Reus of Dr. Caligari, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 142, 1994, 1661-1673.