Our team

Head of research

Doc. Niklas Forsberg, PhD

Head of research

E-mail: Niklas.Forsberg@upce.cz 

Location: 06 023, building G

Research interests
Philosophy and Literature, Philosophy of Language, Iris Murdoch, Ludwig Wittgenstein, J. L. Austin, Philosophical Methodology, Ordinary Language Philosophy,...

Doc. Ondřej Beran, Ph.D.

Deputy head of research

Email: ondrej.beran@upce.cz

Location: 06023, building G

Research interests
philosophy of language, ethics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, phenomenology, time and memory, feminist philosophy, Ludwig Wittgenstein


Mgr. Kamila Pacovská, Ph.D.

Deputy head of research

Email:  kamila.pacovska@upce.cz 

Location: 06 018, building G

Research interests

Areas: Ethics and moral philosophy, moral psychology, theory of action, philosophy of emotions, Platonic-Wittgensteinian ethics, virtue ethics,...


doc. Tomáš Hejduk, PhD.

E-mail: tomas.hejduk@upce.cz

Office: 05 023, building G


Research interests
Ethics and Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy   
Socrates, Plato and Ancient Greek Culture

2006-..., Assistant Professor...

Hugo Strandberg

E-mail: hugo.strandberg@upce.cz

Location: 06 013, building G

Research interests

Moral philosophy, moral psychology, existential philosophy, philosophy of religion, philosophy of psychoanalysis, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Søren Kierkegaard, G.W.F. Hegel, Martin Heidegger,...

Joseph Wiinikka-Lydon, PhD

Email: jwl@upce.cz 

Location: 06 018, building G

Research Interests

Moral philosophy; religious ethics; moral subjectivity and violence; virtue ethics; moral injury and trauma; social ethics; social justice

Website: https://upce.academia.edu/...

Matej Cíbik, PhD.

E-mail: matej.cibik@upce.cz 

Location: 07 007, building G

Research interests:

Contemporary ethics and political philosophy – liberalism, theories of justice, political realism, legitimacy, Kant’s practical philosophy and its influence on current political theory. ...

Mgr. Ondřej Krása, Ph.D.

Email: ondrej.krasa@upce.cz

Telephone: 739 431 833
Location: 05 023, building G
Office hours: Tuesday 13-14

Research interests
Ancient philosophy and ethics – particularly Plato and skepticism.

Professional experience
since 2020 – assistant...

Michael Campbell, Ph.D.

E-mail: michael.campbell@upce.cz

Location: 07007, building G

Research Interests
Metaethics: the role of theory in ethics; moral realism; naturalism
Applied ethics: health policy; multiculturalism
Asian philosophy: Kyoto school

Web: https://upce....

Nora Hämäläinen


e-mail: nora.hamalainen@upce.cz

Research interests

Moral philosophy, virtue ethics, moral personhood, moral change, ethics and power, moral anthropology, philosophy and literature, philosophical methodology, Iris Murdoch, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Michel Foucault.

Antony Fredriksson


E-mail: Antony.Fredriksson@upce.cz
Location: 10 013, building G
Website: https://abo.academia.edu/AntonyFredriksson

Research Interests

Aesthetics, embodied philosophy, existential philosophy, phenomenology, philosophy of perception, film and philosophy,...

Centre fellows

Marina Barabas, Ph.D.

Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic


Email: mbarabas@volny.cz

Location: 07 007, building G

Research interests:

Moral philosophy, moral psychology, conceptions of will, action and moral thinking; Political philosophy;...

prof. Christopher Cordner

University of Melbourne


E-mail: ccordner@unimelb.edu.au


Christopher Cordner is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne and a member of Centre for Ethics as a Study in Human Value, Univeristy of Pardubice.. He has published...

prof. Raimond Gaita

University of Melbourne/King's College London


E-mail: r.gaita@unimelb.edu.au


Raimond Gaita is Professorial Fellow in the Melbourne Law School and The Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne, Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy at King's...

Administrative team

Tereza Mlejnková

E-mail: tereza.mlejnkova@upce.cz

Project assistant

Alena Kavičková

E.mail: alena.kavickova@upce.cz

Project assistant

Attila Bela Pato

E-mail: attilabela.pato@upce.cz


Tereza Pejšová

E-mail: tereza.pejsova@upce.cz

Financial manager