Practical Philosophy and the History of Political Thought

The group focuses on the fields of traditional practical philosophy, including ethics, social and political philosophy, economic theory, communication studies, rhetorics and aesthetics. It is also concerned with the great tradition of natural law and legal theory. Members of it are partners to a national research programme entitled: The Arts and Science in the service of nation building in 19th century Hungary. It prepares conferences on the Philosophy of Public Memory (remembering the anniversary of the Holocaust), on the question „Is a universal ethics possible?” and on constitutionalism, in cooperation with the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science. The research group is responsible for preparing a philosophical dictionary, too.

Gángó, Gábor

Email: gango.gabor at

Phone: extension 190

Golden, Dániel

Email: golden.daniel at

Phone: extension 186

Hörcher, Ferenc

Email: horcher.ferenc at

Phone: extension 130

Kis-Jakab, Dóra

Email: kis-jakab.dora at
Phone: extension 186

Kovács, Gábor

Email: kovacs.gabor at

Phone: extension 190

Mester, Béla

Email: mester.bela at

Phone: extension 190

Sivadó, Ákos

Email: sivado.akos at

Phone: extension 166

Szécsi, Gábor

Email: szecsi.gabor at

Phone: extension 180

Turgonyi, Zoltán

Email: turgonyi.zoltan at

Phone: extension 186



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