Hungarian Academy of Sciences  – Office – 1014 Budapest Országház u. 30
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Curriculum Vitae

Most important publications

  • David Hume and the Culture of Scottish Newtonianism: Methodology and Ideology in  Enlightenment Inquiry, Leiden: Brill, 2016.
  • Conflicting Values of Inquiry: Ideologies of Epistemology in Early Modern Europe, Leiden: Brill, 2015, co-edited with K. Murphy and C. Zittel.
  • “Enlarging the Bounds of Moral Philosophy: Newton’s Method and Hume’s Science of Man”, in Eric Schliesser, Zvi Biener (eds.), Newton and Empiricism, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 171-204.
  • “Mental Fictionalism: The Very Idea”, Monist 96, 2013/3.
  • Weltanschauung as A Priori: Sociology of Knowledge from a ‘Romantic’ Stance”, Studies in East European Thought 64, 2012/1-2.
  • “Being Charitable to Scientific Controversies: On the Demonstrativity of Newton’s Experimentum Crucis”, with G. Zemplén, Monist 93, 2010/4.

Research expertise

  • Government Grants
  • Industry Grants


  • 1999 Pro Scientia Gold Medal
  • 2001 Acadamy Junior Award
  • 2010 Talentum Academy Award


  • University of Pécs – Philosophy of Science, Sociology of Knowledge
  • University of Miskolc – Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind
  • Technical University of Budapest – Philosophy of Mind
  • University of Cambridge – Philosophy of Science

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