dt 
 

 

scientific advisor

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List of publications

Research group

 

History and Philosophy of Science

Phone number
 
Room number

 

+36 1 224 6700/4164

B.7.11.
Research area

 

History of 17-18th century science and philosophy, Philosophy of psychology, History of ideas in 20th century Hungary
Research project

 

Morals and Science, MTA Lendület Programme (http://lendulet.fi.btk.mta.hu/en/)

Teaching

 

University of Pécs, Department of Sociology and Department of Philosophy

Selected publications from the last five years

 

1) David Hume and the Culture of Scottish Newtonianism. Methodology and Ideology in Enlightenment Inquiry, Leiden: Brill, 2016.

2) "Before the Two Cultures: Merging the Canons of the History of Philosophy and Science", Metaphilosophy 46, 2015/3.
 
3) "Enlarging the Bounds of Moral Philosophy: Newton's Method and Hume's Science of Man" in Zvi Biener & Eric Schliesser (eds.), Newton and Empiricism, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
 
4) "Mental Fictionalism: The Very Idea", The Monist 96, 2013/4.
 
5) "Hume's Experimental Method", British Journal for the History of Philosophy 20, 2012/3.

laki 2015 
 

 

senior research fellow

Email: laki.janos at btk.mta.hu

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List of publications

Research group

 

Epistemology

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Room number

 

+ 36 1 224 6700/4683
 
B.7.25.
Research area

 

Epistemology, philosophy of science

Research project

 

 --

Teaching

 

Philosophy of science, Corvinus University of Budapest, PhD Programme in Business and Management

Selected publications from the last five years

 

Laki, J. „The One-Dimensionality of Scientific Relativism”, Science and Technology Studies (forthcoming)

Laki, J. „Szemünk által homályosan. Galilei észleléselmélete és a kopernikuszi kozmológia” In Laki, J.; Székely, L. (ed.) A kopernikuszi fordulat fél évezred távlatában. Budapest: L’Harmattan 2016.

Laki, J. „The Role of Informal Logic in the Kuhnian Scientific Change” In A. Schumann (ed.), Logic in Central and Eastern Europe: History, Science and Discourse, University Press of America, 2013.

Laki, J. „Versions of Externalism. Hungarian Contributions to the Post-Positivist Philosophy of Science” In A. Schumann (ed.), Logic in Central and Eastern Europe: History, Science and Discourse, University Press of America, 2013.

Laki, J. „A fejedelem és a természetfilozófia. Hume: tapasztalat, tanúk, tudomány”, Magyar Filozófiai Szemle, 2012/1, 9 - 25.

gsz 
 

 

senior research fellow

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Website

Research group

 

Philosophy of physics

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Room number

 

+36 1 224 6700/4169
 
B.7.26.
Research area

 

Foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum logic, Bell theorems, probabilistic causality, Reichenbachian common cause principle, metaphysics of probability, philosophy and history of modern physics.

Research project

 

A formal approach to the metaphysical foundations of physics (NKFIH K115593, 2015-2019)

Teaching

 

Philosophy of quantum mechanics, philosophy and history of probability and
causality, foundations of statistical physics, logic, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science.

Selected publications from the last five years

 

(2018). Hofer-Szabó, G., P. Vecsernyés, Quantum Theory and Local Causality, Dordrecht: Springer Brief (2018). Springer

(2018). Hofer-Szabó G., "Bell's local causality is a d-separation criterion," in Ozawa, M., Butterfield, J., Halvorson, H., Rédei, M., Kitajima, Y., Buscemi, F. (eds.) Reality and Measurement in Algebraic Quantum Field theory, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, 67-82.

(2017). Hofer-Szabó, G., L. Wronski (eds.) Making it Formally Explicit -- Probability, Causality and Indeterminism, European Studies in the Philosophy of Science Series Vol. 6, Dordrecht: Springer Verlag. Springer

(2017). M. Gömöri, B. Gyenis, G. Hofer-Szabó, "How do macrostates come about?" in G. Hofer-Szabó and L. Wroński (eds.) Making it Formally Explicit -- Probability, Causality and Indeterminism, European Studies in the Philosophy of Science Series Vol. 6, Springer Verlag, 213-229.

(2017). Hofer-Szabó G., "How human and nature shake hands: the role of no-conspiracy in physical theories," Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 57, 89-97.

gango 
 

 

scientific advisor

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Research group

 

History of Hungarian Philosophy

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Room number

 

+36 1 224 6700/4188
 
B.7.21.
Research area

 

17th-20th centuries history of philosophy, history of political ideas in Hungary and East-Central Europe, political theory, history of international relations

Research project

 

The Edition of the Correspondence of József Eötvös (NKFIH 112137, 2015-2019)

Teaching

 

Full professor, Institute of International Studies and Political Science, Pázmány Péter Catholic University

Selected publications from the last five years

 

’The formation of Leibniz’s mature ethics and his Specimen Polonorum’, in: László Kontler and Mark Somos (eds.), Trust and Happiness in the History of Political Thought, Leiden, Brill, 2017

’G. W. Leibniz’s Candidature for the Chancellorship of Transylvania’, in: Studia Leibnitiana Bd. 47, Heft 1 (2015) [2016], 44–66.

’Communists and Social Democrats in the Hungarian Soviet Republic’, in: Johann P. Arnason, Marek Hrubec (eds.), Social Transformations and Revolutions: Reflections and Analyses (= Annual of European and Global Studies), Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2016, 121–147.

’Der junge Leibniz als Osteuropa-Experte”, in: „Für unser Glück oder das Glück anderer.” Vorträge des X. Internationalen Leibniz-Kongresses, Hannover, 18.–23. Juli 2016. Hrsg. von Wenchao Li in Verbindung mit Ute Beckmann, Sven Erdner, Esther-Maria Errulat, Jürgen Herbst, Helena Iwasinski und Simona Noreik. 6 Bde, Hildesheim – Zürich – New York, Georg Olms Verlag, 2016, Bd. III, 511–523.

’Information and Propaganda in Print: Leibniz’s Eastern Europe’, in: European Review 23 (2015/3.), 332–340.

Kovács Gábor 3 
 

 

senior research fellow

Email: kovacs.gabor at btk.mta.hu

CV

List of publications

Research group

 

History of Hungarian Philosophy

Phone numbers
 
Room number

 

+36 1 224 6700/4191
 
B.7.24.
Researh area

 

political philosophy, green political thought, cultural criticism

Research project

 

2012–2017  (OTKA K 104 643) Narratives of the History of Hungarian Philosophy (1792–1947), researcher

2013–2018  (OTKA K 108 670) Arts and Scholarship in the Service of the Nation-building in the Nineteenth-Century Hungary, researcher

2014–2016  The Impact of Noble Legacy in Shaping Citizenship in Central Europe, Polish-Hungarian bilateral program, researcher

2016-2018  Conception of Creative City within Central Europe. Historical Images and Empirical Indices, Lithuanian-Hungarian bilateral program, principal investigator

2017-2019  The role of intelligentsia in shaping collective identities of Poles and Hungarians in 19th and 20th centuries, Polish-Hungarian bilateral program, researcher

2018–2020  Mohács 1526-2026 Reconstruction and Historical Recollection, Interdisciplinary project of the Research Centre for the Humanities and the University of Pécs

Teaching

 

Faculty of Social Sciences, Eötvös University Budapest

Selected publications from the last five years

 

Gábor Kovács: 'Why is Goodness a Destroying Force?' Morality and Politics in the Political Philosophy of Hannah Arendt, In: Hörcher Ferenc, Mester Béla, Turgonyi Zoltán (szerk.) Is a Universal Morality Possible? Budapest: HAS Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of Philosophy; L'Harmattan, 2015. pp. 143–150.

Gábor Kovács: The rise of modernity: the relation of religion, capitalism and democracy in the European context, In: Juhant, Janez, Žalec, Bojan (szerk.) Which Religion, What Ideology?: The (religious) potentials for peace and violence, Münster: LIT Verlag, 2016. pp. 97–103.

Gábor Kovács: ’It is possible to attain truth through a way paved by lies’ – the historical trajectory of communism from compassion and truth-seeking to the totalitarian terror, In: Petkovšek Robert, Žalec Bojan (szerk.) Truth and Compassion: Lessons from the Past and Premonitions of the Future, Münster: LIT Verlag, 2017. pp. 103–110.

Gábor Kovács: From The Guilty City To The Ideas Of Alternative Urbanization And Alternative Modernity: Anti-Urbanism As A Border-Zone OF City-Philosophy And Cultural Criticism In The Interwar Hungarian Political Thought, SANTALKA: FILOSOFIJA KOMUNIKACIJA / COACTIVITY: PHILOSOPHY, COMMUNICATION 25: pp. 99–109. (2017)

Kovács Gábor: Két part között mindörökké, Budapest: Liget Műhely Alapítvány, 2018, 318 old.

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