Law and evil – research project


Ari Hirvonen

LL.D., Docent in Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory, Project Leader
Main interests are ontology of law, ethics, law and literature, phenomenology, psychoanalysis.
Has published texts on Ancient tragedy, Heidegger's ethics, Hölderlin, Derrida, Augustine, and legal polycentricity.
WWW publications: Oikeuden käynti. Antigonen oikeus ja oikea oikeus (doctoral thesis, in Finnish, summary in English, also published Loki-Kirjat 2000
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Jari Kauppinen

Ph.D., Researcher in Philosophy
Main interests are continental philosophy, literature, aesthetics, psychoanalysis.
Has published texts on atopologies of Derrida, death, Heidegger's theology, an origin in phenomenology
WWW publications: Atopologies of Derrida


Toomas Kotkas

LL.D., Assistant in General Jurisprudence
Main interests are legal history, modern legal philosophy.
Has published texts on history of mercy, Foucault and control of prostitution, Socrates, and fundamental ethics of Levinas.



Janne Porttikivi

M.A., Researcher
Main interests are literature, psychoanalysis, continental philosophy.
Has published texts on Freud, mimesis, politics of myth, and relationship between literature and philosophy.



Sami Santanen

M.A., Researcher
Main interests are German classical philosophy, aesthetics, contemporaty French philosophy, psychoanalysis
Has published texts on Kant, Hölderlin, Heidegger, Lyotard, Lacan, and Bataille.



Hannu Sivenius

M.Soc.Sc., Researcher
Main interests are contemporary French philosophy, German idealism, phenomenology, structuralism, psychoanalysis.
Has published texts on Rousseau, Lévi-Strauss, Levinas, Hegel, and Heidegger.