Juraj Hvorecký

    • September 1997-present

    • Slovak Academy of Sciences, Philosophy Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia PhD studies in Philosophy, expected graduation Spring 2004. Till October 2000 I was an internal student, from then on I continue working externally. Dissertation topic: The Nature of Intentional Objects
    • September 1992-May 1997

    • Comenius University, Faculty of Arts, Dept. of Philosophy and History of Philosophy, Bratislava, Slovakia
      Magister (equivalent of MA) in Philosophy. Diploma work: Third Dogma of Empiricism. Because of one-year study abroad, I graduated in 4 years instead of standard 5
    • January - December 1995

    • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock, PA, USA
      BA, majoring in Philosophy, top 10% of the class

    • Febraury 2004 - present

    • Philosophy Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
      Junior Researcher
      Independent research at the Working group for Analytic Philosophy and Theory of Interpretation
    • September - December 2003

    • Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Western Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic
      Project analyst
      Project: Interdisciplinary Education in the Czech Republic
      Responsible for management, data collection, analysis and presentation of foreign and domestic interdisciplinary academic workplaces. Working in the team with 5 members
    • January 2001 - August 2003

    • Center for Theoretical Study, Prague, Czech Republic
      Postdoctoral fellow
      Individual research position in innovative theoretical research on Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences. The main academic conference organizer for Towards the Science of Consciousness 2003 (July 2003, Prague)
    • January 2001 - May 2003

    • Charles University, Faculty of Arts, Institute for Philosophy and Religious Studies, Prague, Czech Republic
      Preparation and delivery of 4 different courses on Philosophy and Cognitive Science
    • January 1999 - December 2000

    • Comenius University, Faculty of Arts, Dept. of Philosophy and History of Philosophy, Bratislava and City University, Bratislava, Slovakia
      Preparation and delivery of courses on Philosophy of Mind and Contemporary Ethics, (the latter delivered in English)
    • July 1998

    • Open Society Fund, Budapest, Hungary
      Project Coordinator
      Project: Invisible College Summer Camp Meeting 1998
      Responsible for overseeing the preparation of the meeting

    • September 2002 - June 2003

    • Curriculum Research Center, Budapest, Hungary
      Scholarship awarded in a tender for the design and delivery of a novel course into the curriculum at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    • August 1999 - July 2000

    • University of Arizona, Dept. of Philosophy, Tucson, AZ, USA
      Fulbright Graduate Fellowship, recognized award for distinguished research and study
    • September 1996 - May 1997

    • The Society for Higher Learning and The Open Society Fund, Bratislava, Slovakia
      Scholarship covering expenses for the research project "Philosophy of Mind" and the related tutorship
    • August - December 1995

    • Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA, USA
      Tuition waiver for academic excellence

    • July 2002

    • Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
      Summer School on Consciousness, participating on a research project
    • May 2002

    • University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
      CEEPUS Fellow at the Department of Philosophy, delivering a series of lectures on Theories of Consciousness
    • July 2001

    • New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria
      Summer School on Cognitive Sciences, taking credited courses
    • July 1999

    • Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, Austria
      Summer School in Political Philosophy

    • Slovak (native), Czech (proficient), English (proficient), Russian (passive), German (passive), Latin (passive)

    • Spreadsheet/word processing in major commercial packages, Windows operating system, basic HTML, driving licence

    • contemporary visual arts, literature, travel, cooking, sports - badminton, volleyball, snowboarding