senior research fellow, scientific director of the Archives of Philosophy in Hungary

Email: varga.peter at


List of publications

Research group

Research Group in Political Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion

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+36 1 224 6700/4176
Research area

Edmund Husserl and early phenomenology, the School of Brentano, late nineteenth and early twentieth century German philosophy in general (including its contemporaneous Hungarian reception), historiography of phenomenology

Research project

Hungarian Philosophical Archives (MFA) 



Selected publications from the last five years

Varga, Peter Andras. 2018. “Husserl’s Early Period: Juvenilia and the Logical Investigations.” In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Phenomenology, edited by Dan Zahavi, 107–134. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Varga, Peter Andras. 2017. “Eugen Enyvvari’s Road to Göttingen and Back: A Case Study in the Transleithanian Participation in Early Phenomenology (with an Appendix of Edmund Husserl’s Two Unpublished Letters to Enyvvari).” Studies in East European Thought 69 (1): 57–78.

Varga, Peter Andras. 2016. “The Non-Existing Object Revisited: Meinong as the Link between Husserl and Russell?” In Existence, Fiction, Assumption. Meinongian Themes and the History of Austrian Philosophy, edited by Mauro Antonelli and Marian David, 27–58. Meinong Studies / Meinong Studien 6. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

Varga, Peter Andras. 2016. “The Impersonalien Controversy in Early Phenomenology. Sigwart and the School of Brentano.” Brentano Studien 14: 229–280.

Varga, Peter Andras. 2015. “Was hat Husserl in Wien außerhalb von Brentanos Philosophie gelernt? Über die Einflüsse auf den frühen Husserl jenseits von Brentano und Bolzano.Husserl Studies 31 (2): 95–121.