Department of Philosophy

One of the most important developments or events in the unit's history:

Introduction of MA programs

The most important development in 2014-15:

Three new members joined the faculty (Emma Bullock, Philip Goff, Maria Kronfeldner).

Other important developments in 2014-15:

  • Introduction of three interdisciplinary specializations for MA students, awarded by an additional non-degree certificate: Specialization in Religious Studies, Specialization in Political Thought, and Science Studies Specialization.
  • Topics in the Philosophy of the Humanities and Social Sciences research project, led by Maria Kronfeldner.

Engagement with external entities in 2014-15:

  • The Department has several Erasmus+ agreements with other philosophy departments, and in this way many students visit us and study with us for a term or year.
  • Faculty distinctions in 2014-15:
  • Gábor Betegh appointed Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at Cambridge University; Gábor continues his affiliation with CEU by being a Visiting Professor.

Major events in 2014-15:

  • Workshop on Phenomenal Intentionality, Nov 29-30, 2014
  • Kant and Aesthetics Workshop, Mar 25, 2015
  • Barry Loewer at Philosophy, CEU, Jul 13, 2015
  • 3rd Finnish-Hungarian Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Oct 2-4, 2015
  • Several other international conferences and workshop are planned for this academic year.
  • In addition, our weekly departmental colloquium during fall and Winter term also bring to CEU some of the more influential philosophers worldwide, as well as younger, promising people.