Damian Aleksiev, doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy, and Ana Lolua, master's student in the Nationalism Studies program at CEU, have recently created a blog, entitled ‘Academics and Their Books,’ featuring a series of conversations and photographs of CEU academics in their offices.
Name: Katalin Farkas
Number of years at CEU: 17
Home city/town & country: Budapest
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Simon Rippon, who holds a joint appointment in the Department of Philosophy and the School of Public Policy has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective December 1, 2016, based on the recommendation of the Provost supported by the Reappointment and Promotion Committee.
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
Maria Kronfeldner, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, has won a CEU Humanities Initiative grant for her project, entitled Establishing Topics in the Philosophy of the Humanities and Social Sciences (ToPHSS).
In his latest work, Professor Hanoch Ben-Yami, head of the Department of Philosophy at CEU, reassesses the way Descartes developed and justified some of his revolutionary philosophical ideas. The first part of the book argues that one of Descartes' most innovative and influential ideas was that of representation without resemblance. Ben-Yami discusses how Descartes transfers insights originating in his work on analytic geometry to his theory of perception.
Teaching is an essential element of a career in academia and so acquiring teaching experience is a very important part of the training for such a career. Launched in March 2015, Global Learning Fellowship is a CEU initiative administered by the Academic Cooperation and Research Support Office (ACRO) aimed at helping CEU PhD students and recently graduated alumni improve their teaching skills.
Next fall term the Department of Philosophy launches a peer-learning based weekly Philosophy Research and Publish Lab.