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Curriculum vitae

E-mail: toivo.holopainen (at) helsinki.fi or toivo.holopainen (at) kolumbus.fi

Toivo J. Holopainen, MTh (1988), MA (1990), ThD (1995), University of Helsinki

Specialization: medieval philosophy and theology, the philosophy of religion

2000–, title of docent in theological ethics and the philosophy of religion, University of Helsinki (for the title of docent, see http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/tdk/english/administration/docent.htm)

Aug. 2009–Jul. 2012, university lecturer in systematic theology, especially the philosophy of religion, University of Helsinki.

Jan. 2008–Dec. 2008, university researcher, CoE ‘Philosophical Psychology, Morality and Politics Research Unit’, University of Helsinki.

Sep. 2003–Dec. 2007, researcher, CoE ‘History of Mind Research Unit’, University of Helsinki.

Aug. 2000–Aug. 2003, researcher, project ‘Logic and Theology in the Middle Ages’, University of Helsinki.

Aug. 1999–Jul. 2000, postdoctoral researcher, Academy of Finland.

Aug. 1996–Jul. 1999, senior assistant in theological ethics and the philosophy of religion, University of Helsinki.

Aug. 1993–Jul. 1996, research assistant, Academy of Finland.

Current projects: a book on Anselm’s Proslogion, working title ‘Argument, Devotion and Rhetoric: A Historical Study of Anselm’s Proslogion’; Finnish translation of Aquinas' Summa theologiae Ia, q. 1–26.

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • 611 Philosophy
  • 615 History and Archaeology

Publications 1995 2019

'Lanfranc of Bec' and Berengar of Tours

Holopainen, T. J., Jul 2012, Anglo-Norman Studies XXXIV: Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2011. Bates, D. (ed.). Woodbridge: Boydell Press, Vol. 34. p. 105-121 17 p. (Anglo-Norman Studies; vol. 34).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

The Proslogion in relation to the Monologion

Holopainen, T. J., 2009, In : Heythrop Journal. 50, 4, p. 590-602 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Anselm's Argumentum and the early medieval theory of argument

Holopainen, T. J., 2007, In : Vivarium. 45, 1, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dialectic and theology in the eleventh century

Holopainen, T. J., 1996, Leiden: Brill . 171 p. (Studien und Texte zur Geistesgeschichte des Mittelalters; vol. 54)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Johdanto

Translated title of the contribution: IntroductionHolopainen, T. J., 2019, Kaksi kirjoitusta Jumalan olemassaolosta: Monologion & Proslogion / Anselm Canterburylainen. Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 7-66 60 p.

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

Projects 2008 2013

Centre of Excellence in Philosophical Psychology, Morality, and Politics (PMP)

Knuuttila, S., Varkemaa, J., Ahonen, M., Grahn, M., Perälä, M., Holopainen, T., Holopainen, T., Palmén, R., Saarinen, R., Kärkkäinen, P., Lehmijoki-Gardner, M., Vainio, O., Koivuniemi, M., Karimies, I., Mäkinen, V., Aho, T., Kaitaro, T., Korkman, P., Reuter, M., Saastamoinen, K., Savonius-Wroth, S., Lemetti, J., Roinila, M., Tolonen, M., Paakkinen, I., Paukkonen, V. & Haara, H.

Suomen Akatemia

01/01/200831/12/2013

Project: Research project

Activities 1999 2019

Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch für Antike und Mittelalter (Journal)

Toivo Holopainen (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Catholic University of America Press (Publisher)

Toivo Holopainen (Reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch für Antike und Mittelalter (Journal)

Toivo Holopainen (Reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Luther-Agricola-Society (Publisher)

Toivo Holopainen (Reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Pre-examination of doctoral dissertation

Toivo Holopainen (Pre-examiner)
2017

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Press / Media

Interview in a weekly newspaper

Toivo Holopainen

12/05/2009

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media