scientific advisor

Email: demeter.tamas at abtk.hu


List of publications

Research group


Value-Polarizations in Science

Phone number
Room number


+36 1 224 6700/4164

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/)



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.