Faculty of Arts | University of Ljubljana

Department of Philosophy 


Professor for Analytic Philosophy


Born: September 13, 1948. In Maribor, Slovenia.
Education: PhD Ljubljana1982. Referring and implying.
Jobs: History of philosophy professor, Zadar, 1982-86; Visiting professor, Zadar, 1986-89; Logic and methodology professor, Ljubljana, 1986-; Department of philosophy chair, Ljubljana, 1990- 92. Full professor: Chair for logic, methodology and philosophy of cognition, Department of philosophy, The University of Ljubljana, 1992-.
Grants: French government grant, Paris IX, 1974-75 (J.A. Miller, J. Lacan); Alexander von Humboldt, Institute for Statistics and for the Theory of Science, München, 1985-86 (W. Stegmueller); University of Graz, Austria grant, 1989 (R. Haller); Visit to Rutgers University, 1989 (E. LePore); Visit to Toronto Department of Philosophy, 1989 (R. DeSousa); Visit to the University of Florida, 1991 (J. Biro); Teacher retraining at the Computer Science Department, Royal Holloway, London University, TEMPUS, 1993 (E. Valentine, J. Shawe-Taylor); Teacher retraining at Technische Universität Berlin, Fachbereich 1, Kommunikations und Geschichtswissenschaften, Institut für Philosophie, Wissenschaftstheorie, Wissenschafts und Technikgeschichte, 1993 (Poser); Coordinator of the TEMPUS Phenomenological Tradition and Cognitive Science international project (Ljubljana, Maribor, Würzburg, Berlin, London, Triest, Graz), 1992-1994, Fulbright Fellowship, University of Memphis, Department of Philosophy, 1996-1997 (T. Horgan)
Some memberships and functions: Slovene philosophical society, member 1972-, President 1985-87, 199- ; Semiotic association of the Slovene sociological society, member 1975-1980; Freudian Paris school, member 1976-1982; Psychoanalytic association, member 1974-1982; Slovene society for esthetic, founding member 1980-; Society for theoretical psychoanalysis, founding member 1980-1982; Section for logic and methodology, secretary 1978-83, President 1983-85; Austrian-Slovene philosophical association, cofounder, secretary for Slovenia, 1986-; Slovenian Society Studies, member 1989-; President of the yougoslav association of philosophical societies, 1988-91; Slovene society for logic and philosophy of science, founding member 1990-; European Yearbook of Philosophy (Geneva) member of Advisors' Board, 1990; ESAP European Society for Analytic Philosophy representative for Slovenia, 1991-; Gesellschaft für analytische Philosophie, member 1992-; Problemi, Ljubljana, editorial board member 1972-77; Acta Analytica (Philosophy and Psychology), Ljubljana, Founding editor 1986-; Synthesis Philosophica, Zagreb, editorial board member 1989-92. Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, member 1994-; Coordinator of the international TEMPUS project Phenomenological tradition and cognitive science, 1992-1994; Hume Society, member 1996; Slovene representative for International Union for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science/ International Union of History and Philosophy of Science, elected Firenze, August 1995; member of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 1997; member of European Society for Philosophy of Psychology, 1998; member of the University of Ljubljana international cooperation board; member of Franz Brentano Gesellschaft, 1998; member of the editorial board of the international journal Metaphysica, 1998; President of the Slovene philosophical society, 1998; Co-organizer of the international Bled symposia (Vagueness 1998, Epistemology 1999, Philosophical analysis 2000).

Actual highlights: Ontology of blobjectivism, indirect correspondence, dynamical cognition.