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Dr Attila Tanyi Dr

Lecturer Philosophy

    Biography

    Personal Statement

    I am a philosopher with background in economics and political science. I specialize in moral and political philosophy, but my work stretches over disciplinary boundaries. Thus I work with philosophers with specializations very different from mine as well as with non-philosophers with interest in philosophical problems.

    Personal Distinctions

    • EURIAS Junior Research Fellowship, Collegium Helveticum (ETH/University of Zurich) (Competitive Fellowship, European Institutes for Advanced Study 2016)
    • Zukunftskolleg Research Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, University of Konstanz 2010)
    • Hungarian State Eötvös Fellowship (Republic of Hungary 2009)
    • Mobilitas Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Estonian Research Council 2009)
    • Bolyai Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences 2009)
    • Swedish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Swedish Research Council 2008)
    • Swedish Institute Guest Scholarship (Competitive Fellowship, Swedish Institute 2007)
    • CEU Award for Advanced Doctoral Students (Central European University 2005)
    • Norwegian Research Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Norwegian Research Council 2004)
    • OSI/FCO British Chevening Scholarship (Competitive Fellowship, Foreign Commonwealth Office 2002)
    • Pro Universitate Award (Corvinus University 2000)
    • CEU Full Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Central European University 1999)

    Administrative Roles

    • At present I serve as Assessment Officer overseeing all assessment-related activities in the Department.
    • I am responsible for the Department's public profile: I populate its website with content, administer its Twitter account and provide departmental content for the philosophy society's Facebook page.
    • I am the Department's Safety Officer.
    • I am the director of the Ethics and Political Philosophy minor pathway and the Ethics and Political Philosophy Joint Honors.
    • I regularly take part in graduate and undergraduate SSLC (Staff-Student Liasion Committee) meetings

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