10.09.2012

Philosophical Psychology, Morality and Politics Research Unit

Director: professor Taneli Kukkonen

The Philosophical Psychology, Morality and Politics Research Unit (PMP) is a Finnish research project on the history of the philosophical psychology of ethical and political discourse. It belongs to the Academy of Finland's programme of Centres of Excellence in Research, and functions at the Universities of Helsinki and Jyväskylä. The unit explores psychological assumptions in moral and political philosophy from classical Antiquity to the Enlightenment.

Organization: http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/steol/esittely/huippuyksikko.htm

Research projects:

  • Philosophical Psychology, Morality and Politics Research Centre of Exellence, funded by the Academy of Finland, leader: professor Mikko Yrjönsuuri (Jyväskylä University), deputive leader: professor Taneli Kukkonen
  • Subjectivity and Selfhood in the Arabic and Latin Traditions, funded by European Research Council (ERC), leader: professor Taneli Kukkonen

Professors:

  • Kukkonen, Taneli

Research fellows:

  • Kaukua, Jari
  • Niiranen, Susanna
  • Toivanen, Juhana

Doctoral students:

  • Lankila, Tuomo
  • Riggs, Timothy