About us

Welcome to the homepage of the Institute of Philosophy of the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The network of institutes of HAS are widely renowned both nationally and internationally and have a rich heritage of scientific achievements.

The Institute of Philosophy of HAS was established in 1957. Since 1990 it has been an independent research institute and an institutional organizer of philosophical life in Hungary. In 2012 it became a part of the Research Centre for the Humanities. According to its Founding Document the Institute of Philosophy, through its national and international network of partners, supports Hungarian and Hungary-based philosophical research within the national and international scientific community.

 

Management of the Institute of Philosophy of RCH HAS:

Director of the institute:    
Designated deputy of the director with respect to the employers’ rights and the rights to make commitments: Pál Fodor, general director (RCH HAS)  
Designated deputy of the director in charge of research; scientific secretary: Péter András Varga (varga.peter at btk.mta.hu)