June 16, 2015
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.
May 19, 2015
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.
May 5, 2015
Next fall term the Department of Philosophy launches a peer-learning based weekly Philosophy Research and Publish Lab.
May 4, 2015
Mojca Kuplen (PHIL PhD '12) has been awarded a Junior Visiting Research Fellowship at the Hungarian Academy of Science.
April 30, 2015
CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe.
January 29, 2015
CEU Associate Professor of Philosophy Philip Goff writes about making sense of matter using consciousness as a starting point, not necessarily as an afterthought to what the physical sciences tell us. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jan/28/way-forward-solve-hard-problem-consciousness
December 18, 2014
http://www.innoportal.hu/bokezuen-tamogatja-a-fiatal-kutatokat-az-europai-kutatasi-tanacs - Hungarian news portal innoportal.hu reports: Erno Teglas, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Philosophy and Cognitive Development Center at CEU, has been awarded an ERC starting grant. This makes CEU the most successful research institution in Europe with 5 ERC grants. Other item of Hungarian coverage:
December 16, 2014
Alina Asavei (PHIL PhD ‘11) has been appointed postdoctoral researcher in the Center for Collective Memory at Charles University, Prague, effective January 2015. Her research topic will be "Communism, Holocaust and the Politics of Memory in Europe". For more information, see https://philosophy.ceu.hu//node/42324
October 17, 2014
Hungarian women’s magazine Marie Claire discusses the topic of Caesarean section through personal testimonies and comes to the conclusion that ,usually, there is no disagreement regarding its life-saving function; however, it is questionable why women are not consulted about it in non-emergency situations. Why aren’t women provided adequate information about it?, asks the Hungarian monthly.
September 23, 2014
Emma Bullock joined the Department of Philosophy as assistant professor Aug. 1.