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Jesper Ryberg is Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Law at the Department of Philosophy at Roskilde University, Denmark.


He writes and teaches in the areas of ethics and philosophy of law.


He is the head of the Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics and is currently also head of the Neuroethics and Criminal Justice research project.


Ryberg has published in philosophical journals such as: The Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Papers, Theoria, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, The Journal of Ethics, Res Publica, Journal of Medical Ethics, Neuroethics, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Social Theory and Practice, International Journal of Applied Philosophy, Criminal Law and Philosophy, AJOB Neuroscience, Ratio, Utilitas, and Analysis.






Work phone:

(+45) 46 74 24 45



Depart. of Philosophy Roskilde University

4000 Roskilde




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Recent books:

Ryberg, J., Sentencing and Artificial Intelligence, (ed. with J. Roberts), New York: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

Ryberg, J., Neurointerventions, Crime, and Punishment, New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.

Ryberg, J., Predictive Sentencing, (ed. with J. de Keijser and J. V. Roberts), Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2019.

Ryberg, J., Sentencing Multiple Crimes, (ed. with J. V. Roberts and J. de Keijser), New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Ryberg, J., Popular Punishment. On the Moral Significance of Public Opinion, (ed. with J. V. Roberts), New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics


The research group currently has eight members and is located at the Department of Philosophy and Science Studies at Roskilde University, Denmark.

New book from Oxford University Press


Ryberg has authored the book Neurointerventions, Crime, and Punishment which has recently been published by Oxford University Press, New York.

Neuroethics and Criminal Justice


The  research project is funded by the Danish Council. It deals with ethical questions arising from the use of neuro-science in the criminal justice system.