Virpi Mäkinen

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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. Esipuhe: Sovinto, anteeksianto ja oikeudenmukaisuus

    Mäkinen, V. H., Nov 2018, In : Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 123, 4, p. 290 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  2. 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.). Brill , (Brill's Companion to the Christian Tradition).

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

  3. 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

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Latest activities

  1. 1918, sovinto ja sovitus -esitelmä- ja keskustelutilaisuuden suunnittelu ja juonto

    Virpi Mäkinen (Attendee)
    1 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  2. Assessment for Full Professorship in History and Anthropology

    Virpi Mäkinen (Consultant)
    Sep 2018

    Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

  3. Teologian ja uskonnontutkimuksen tohtorikurssi 2018

    Virpi Mäkinen (Attendee)
    18 May 2018

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

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