doc. Jakub Čapek, Ph.D.


doc. Jakub Čapek, Ph.D.
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    Curriculum vitae

    Education and Qualification


    • 2010: Associate Professor in Philosophy (in Czech and German system: Dozent)
    • 2001: Ph. D. in Philosophy (Université Paris-X Nanterre and Charles University, Prague)
    • 1997: MA in Philosophy (Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague)
    • 1996: MA in History (Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague)

    Studies and Scholarships Abroad

    • IX 2015 - VI 2016: Fulbright-Masaryk Visiting Scholar, Phenomenology Research Center, SIU Carbondale.
    • V – VI 2011: research in the Marc Bloch Center, Berlin (Research scholarship of DAAD)
    • III – V 2006: research in EHESS Paris (Research scholarship of the Mellon Foundation)
    • X 1998 – V 2001: University of Lille and Paris-X Nanterre (Doctorat en cotutelle, Scholarship of the French Government)
    • IX 1994 – VI 1995: University of Vienna (Scholarship of ÖAD)

    Work Experience

    • 2012 - 2015, and again from 2018: director of the Institute of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague
    • from 2010 Associate  Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Religious Studies
    • III – VI 2005 Guest Professor in Freiburg in Breisgau (Germany), two courses in German on Phenomenology and Action Theory
    • from 2001 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Religious studies

    Areas of Specialization

    • 20th century German and French philosophy with a special focus on phenomenology, hermeneutics, philosophy of action and philosophy of perception.




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    Theses Supervision