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Vesa Oittinen

Vesa Oittinen is Professor at the Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki. His research focuses on the history of modern philosophy, especially German, Scandinavian, and Russian philosophy.

Books

  • The Practical Essence of Man

    This book depicts in detail the rise and fall of a remarkable phenomenon in Soviet Marxism: ‘The Activity Approach.’
  • Dialectics of the Ideal

    Edited by Alex Levant and Vesa Oittinen
    Activity Theory and 'Creative' Soviet-Marxism are still overlocked by contemporary theorists. This volume is a correction to this tragic omission.