RNDr. Josef Moural CSc.
Phone: +420 224 491 556
Areas of Specialization: Phenomenology, especially Husserl, Heidegger, Patočka; History of Philosophy, especially Plato, Hume, ancient scepticism, Kant
Areas of Competence: History of Philosophy; Political Philosophy; Ethics; Philosophy of Science and of the Humanities; Philosophy of Mind Linguistic Competence: English, German, Russian, Czech; reading competence in Greek and Polish; rudimentary Latin and French
Education: Post-doctoral Scholarship, Oxford University (Wolfson College), 1990 RNDr in Mathematics, Charles University, 1986 5-years-degree study in Mathematics and Philosophy, Charles University, 1977-82 1986 Akademické Gymnasium 1973-1977 (Due to political constraints under the Communist regime most of my study of philosophy consisted of private tutorials and seminars lead by scholars of the circle of the late Prof. Patočka)
Professional Experience: 1996/7 Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Philosophy, King's College, London 1993-- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy and Religion Studies, Charles University, Prague 1993 Research Assistant (with R. Rorty), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, U.S.A. 1992-94 Lecturer and Tutor, Dept. of Philosophy and History of Art, Central European University, Prague 1991-- Fellow, Center for Theoretical Studies, Charles University, Prague 1990-92 Lecturer (external), Dept. of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague 1989-90 volunteer work for the Civic Forum (Education Committee) 1987-93 Research Fellow, Philosophical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Science 1985-- Member of the group of editors preparing the (then illegal) edition of the Collected Works of Jan Patočka 1983-87 Computer Expert, Czechoslovak Trade Bank 1982-83 Military service (compulsory)
Personal: Born 25th December 1957 in Prague, Czech Republic; Czech Republic citizen; married