History of Philosophy

Our main research field is history of philosophy and history of ideas, including the historical connection between philosophy, natural sciences and humanities. While duly considering the research into the mainstream topics, our research group lends special attention to Central-European intellectual scene. We focus on the history of Hungarian philosophy, intellectual history as well as history of Hungarian science and humanities in international context. Phenomena in the field of knowledge transfer are also in the centre of our analyses: concerning especially the epochs when the impact of some influential trends in the history of philosophy on Hungarian intellectual life and culture was paramount; having in mind the role too Hungarian philosophers played in European philosophical thought. We also pursue research in the comparative history of Central-European cultures of philosophy. An eminent feature of our work is reflection on methodology as well as on the historiography of philosophy, especially in Hungarian and Central-European context. We are also deeply interested in the interconnected development of historical narratives on philosophy, humanities, and natural sciences.


 Békés, Vera

Email: bekes.vera at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 186

 Benedek, András

Email: benedek.andras at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 186

 Gángó, Gábor

Email: gango.gabor at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 190

 Kondor, Zsuzsanna

Email: kondor.zsuzsanna at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 176

 Kovács, Gábor

Email: kovacs.gabor at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 190

 Mester, Béla

Email: mester.bela at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 190

 Neumer, Katalin

Email: neumer.katalin at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 176

 Székely, László

Email: szekely.laszlo at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 190

 Turgonyi, Zoltán

Email: turgonyi.zoltan at btk.mta.hu

Phone: extension 186

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