Robert Roreitner

Mgr. Robert Roreitner


Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
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  • Ancient philosophy and literature, aristotelianism
  • Philosophy of Mind

Curriculum vitae

  • since 2020 Alexander von Humboldt post-doc, LMU München (Gastgeber: Peter Adamson)
  • since 2017 Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies (CUNI), senior lecturer
  • 2014-2018 doctoral studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (dissertation defended in 2019)
  • 2012-2014 M.A. in classics, CUNI (Jan Palach Award for the best M.A. thesis)
  • 2011-2012 Fulbright student researcher, Columbia University, New York (supervisor: Lydia Goehr)
  • 2008-2012 M.A. in philosophy, CUNI
  • 2005-2008 B.A. in philosophy, CUNI

Selected publications

Roreitner, Robert. Aristotle on the Nature and Causes of Perception. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming in 2024).

Corcilius, Klaus – Falcon Andrea – Roreitner, Robert. Aristotle on the Essence of Human Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming in 2024).

Falcon, Andrea – Roreitner, Robert. “Natruralizing Nous? Theophrastus on Nous, Nature, and Motion”. Phronesis (forthcoming in 2024).

Roreitner, Robert. “Thought ‘from without’: The Role of the Agent Intelect in Alexander’s De Intellectu”. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 46 (forthcoming in 2024).

Roreitner, Robert. “Human Ontogeny in Aristotle and Theophrastus”. Apeiron (forthcoming in 2024).

Roreitner, Robert. “Nous thurathen. Between Theophrastus and Alexander of Aphrodisias”. British Journal for the History of Philosophy (forthcoming in 2024; online in November 2023).

Roreitner Robert. “Aristotle’s ‘greatest difficulty’: Universality of thought in Metaphysics M 10 and Θ 9”. Revue de Philosophie Ancienne 41.2 (2023), 321-368.

Roreitner, Robert. “The perceptive soul’s impassivity in late ancient reception of Aristotle’s De Anima”. Ancient Philosophy 43 no 1 (2023), 219-249.

Roreitner, Robert. “The Nοῦς-Body Relationship in Aristotle’s De Anima”. In Pavel Gregoric a Jakob Leith Fink (vyd.), Encounters with Aristotle’s Philosophy of Mind, s. 247-278. London: Routledge, 2021.

Roreitner, Robert. „Themistius against Porphyry (?) on ‚Why We Don’t Remember’“. Classical Quarterly 71, no. 1 (2021).

Roreitner, Robert. “Themistius on Concept Formation”. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 103 no. 2 (2021).

Roreitner, Robert. „Blood, πνεῦμα, or something more solid? Aristotle on the material structure of perceptual apparatus.“ In: Hynek Bartoš a Colin Guthrie King (vyd.), Heat, pneuma and soul in ancient philosophy and medicine, s. 288-309. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Roreitner, Robert. “Perception and hylomorphism: Receptive activity of senses in Aristotle´s DA II,5”. Eirene. Studia graeca et latina 50 (2014), s. 176-207.


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