Virpi Mäkinen

Person

Description of research and teaching

Mäkinen's main research interests deal with medieval and early modern moral theology and philosophy as well as medieval and early modern political thought. Within these areas, she has especially studied natural rights tradition, history of property rights and poor relief. Mäkinen is also interested in modern ethical questions such as human rights (especially minority, property and enviromental rights) as well as questions concerning death and poverty.  

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Further information on the affiliationTeologisen etiikan ja sosiaalietiikan yliopistonlehtori / Senior Lecturer of Theological and Social Ethics Varajohtaja, Järki ja uskonnollinen hyväksyminen -huippuyksikkö (Suomen Akatemia) / Vice Director, the Centre of Excellence in Reason and Religious Recognition (the Academy of Finland)

Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Dominion Rights, Their Development and Meaning in the History of Human Rights

    Mäkinen, V. H. 2018 (Accepted/In press) A Companion to Early Modern Iberian Imperial Political and Social Thought. Tellkamp, J. A. (ed.). E. J. Brill, (Brill's Companion to the Christian Tradition)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  2. Accepted/In press

    Eurooppalaisen oikeuskäsitteen aatehistoria antiikista uudelle ajalle

    Mäkinen, V. H. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Oikeudet filosofiassa ja oikeustieteessä. Aalto-Heinilä, M. & Kurki, V. (eds.). Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Accepted/In press

    Theological and Legal Arguments for the Recognition and Non-Recognition of the Rights of Infidels in Medieval Sources

    Mäkinen, V. H. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Reflections on Recognition: Contemporary and Historical Studies. Koskinen, H. J., Kahlos, M. & Palmén, R. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Teologian ja uskonnontutkimuksen tohtorikurssi 2018

    Mäkinen, V. (Attendee)
    18 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Syöpä ja työ

    Mäkinen, V. (Speaker)
    12 Apr 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

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Education

Teologian tohtori

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