Virpi Mäkinen


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.  

Further information on the affiliationTeologisen etiikan ja sosiaalietiikan yliopistonlehtori / Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology, especially in Theological and Social Ethics

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: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

  2. Communion in Growth: Declaration on the Church, Eucharist, and Ministry: A Report from the Finnish Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue Commission for Finland

    Mäkinen, V. H., Karimies, V. I., Peura, S. E., Huhtanen, T. M. S., Tomi, K., Sippo, T., Jolkkonen, J. J., Vainio, O-P., Goyarrola, R., Aarts, J., Hamberg, A. & Nguyen, T. T. Oct 2017 Helsinki: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland. 167 p.

    Research output: ProfessionalCommissioned report

  3. Esipuhe: Reformaation tulkinnat ja vaikutukset

    Mäkinen, V. H. 2017 In : Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 122, 4, p. 290 1 p.

    Research output: ScientificArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Tieteiden yön "Kysy tutkijalta: Teologiaa viidessä minuutissa" juonto

    Mäkinen, V. (Speaker)
    18 Jan 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. Acton Institute (Publisher)

    Mäkinen, V. (Member of editorial board)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditor of research journal

  3. Anna-Sofia Heimosen teologisen etiikan ja sosiaalietiikan maisterin tutkielman ohjaus

    Mäkinen, V. (Supervisor)

    Activity: ExaminationSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

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Teologian tohtori

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