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Mgr. Jan Horský


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CURRICULUM VITAE

BIO
  • Mgr. Jan Horský, *1988 in Chomutov (Czech Republic), Czech citizenship
MAILING ADRESS
  • LEVYNA (Laboratory for the Experimental Study of Religion)
    Veveří 28, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic
  • jhorsky72@gmail.com
AFFILIATION
  • Ph.D. student at Department for Religious Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (supervisor: Mgr. et Mgr. Radek Kundt, Ph.D.);
  • doctoral researcher at LEVYNA (Laboratory for the Experimental Study of Religion), Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic;
  • research assistant at HUME Lab (Experimental Humanities Laboratory), Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
EDUCATION
  • Mgr. (equivalent to M.A.) in philosophy (with honors), Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno,
    thesis “Wag the Dog: The Role of Moral Reasoning in Moral Judgment” (in Czech);
  • Bc. (equivalent to B.A.) in aesthetics (with honors), Seminar of Aesthetics, Masaryk University, Brno,
    thesis “Art as a Product of Natural and Sexual Selection” (in Czech);
  • Bc. (equivalent to B.A.) in philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno,
    thesis “Moral Sense as a Product of Natural Selection” (in Czech).
ACADEMIC INTERESTS
  • AOS: moral psychology & experimental moral philosophy (ontology and epistemology of moral intuitions); metaphilosophy (intuitions as evidence in philosophy); evolutionary aesthetics & cognitive narratology (narrative fiction and its influence on morality); cognitive science of religion (religion & morality).
  • AOC: Aesthetics, normative ethics, philosophy of psychology, cognitive science of religion.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
  • 2014-2015: course “Naturalized Moral Philosophy”
    fall 2014 & fall 2015; Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University; 3,5 lectures (in collaboration with M. Bystroňová, M. Stránský & K. Šimáčková).
PRESENTATIONS & INVITED LECTURES
  • 2017: 2nd Bi-Annual Workshop Osnabruck, Experimental Philosophy Group Germany and Institute of Cognitive Science, Osnabruck University, Germany (16.-18., Osnabruck),
    poster presentation "'Black CNN': The Epidemiology of Moral Intuitions" (in English);
  • 2017: VII. annual conference of the Seminar of Aesthetics, Masaryk University (1. 6., Brno),
    talk "'Black CNN': Epidemiology of Moral Intuitions" (in Czech);
  • 2017: invited lecture, course "Neuroscience in Education", Department of Educational Sciences, Masaryk University (2. 5., Brno),
    lecture "'Black CNN': Ontology, Epistemology and Epidemiology of Moral Intuitions" (in Czech);
  • 2017: conference "HEREDITAS 2017", Department of Philosophy, University of Trnava (10. 3., Trnava),
    talk "Ontology, Epistemology and Epidemiology of Moral Intuitions or On the Importance of Having the Rytmus" (in Czech);
  • 2016: workshop "Experimental Philosophy: Methods and New Directions", Experimental Philosophy Group Germany amd Einstein Research Group, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (19. 11., Berlin),
    blitz talk and poster presentation "‘Walking the Walk‘: Moral Judgment and Moral Decision-Making" (in English);
  • 2016: conference "Hradecké filozofické dny 2016: Experimentální metody a evoluční modely ve filozofii", Centre for the Study of Language, Mind and Society, Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences, University of Hradec Králové (6. 10., Hradec Králové),
    talk "Moral Philosophy for 21. Century: Moral Intuitions as a Key Concept of Naturalized Moral Philosophy" (in Czech);
  • 2016: 24th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology ("ESPP 2016"), University of St Andrews (11. 8., St Andrews),
    talk "Augean Intuitive Stables: Definition of Moral Intuition" (in English);
  • 2016: conference "NETIKA 2016", Experimental Humanities Laboratory, Masaryk University (24. 6., Brno),
    talk "The Definition of Moral Intuition or On the Usefulness of Conceptual Analysis in Moral Psychology" (in Czech);
  • 2016: conference "SCHOLÉ 2016", Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Charles University (8. 4., Prague),
    talk "Augean Intuitive Stables: Ontology of Moral Intuition" (in Czech);
  • 2016: first BESON CEITEC and HUME lab collaborative workshop, CEITEC (24. 3., Brno),
    talk "'Walking the Walk': Moral Judgment and Moral Decision-Making" (with M. Bystroňová, in English);
  • 2015: summer school "Ethics and the Empirical Sciences: Emotions and Moral Agency", OZSW and Erasmus University Rotterdam (25. 8., Rotterdam),
    talk "My Academic Life in 10 minutes" (in English);
  • 2015: international graduate conference "The Character of Current Philosophy and Its Methods" (XII. annual meeting "Young Philosophy"), Institute of Philosophy of Slovak Academy of Sciences (20. 3., Bratislava),
    talk "Intuitive Theories: The Epistemic Status of Moral Intuitions" (in Czech);
  • 2015: invited lecture at the Department of Philosophy, University of Ostrava (10. 3., Ostrava),
    lecture "Restrictionist Challenge and Moral Intuitions" (in Czech);
  • 2014: invited lecture at the Centre for Cognitive Studies, Department of Philosophy, University of Trnava (27. 11., Trnava),
    lecture "Models of Moral Judgment" (in Czech);
  • 2014: conference "Paralels between the Science and Philosophy", Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University (22. 5., Brno),
    talk "X-Phi and 'Traditional' Philosophical Questions: Against Williamson" (in Czech);
  • 2014: invited lecture and panel debate at the Masaryk Democratic Academy (30. 4., Praha),
    lecture "The Emotional Dog and Its Rational Tail: Moral, Political and Religious Breed" (in Czech);
  • 2014: international graduate conference "The Character of Current Philosophy and Its Methods" (XI. annual meeting "Young Philosophy"), Institute of Philosophy of Slovak Academy of Sciences (21. 3., Bratislava),
    talk "Traditional and 'Borderline' Philosophical Questions" (in Czech);
  • 2013: invited lecture at the Brno Analytic Circle (30. 5., Brno),
    lecture "The Augean Empathic Stables or These Things Called Empathy" (in Czech);
  • 2013: conference "Borders of Science, Borders of Philosophy", Department of Philosophy, Palacký University (12. 5., Olomouc),
    talk "Primates and Philosophers or 'Harry, I'm Comming In!'" (in Czech);
  • 2012: conference of the Seminar of Aesthetics, Masaryk University (27. 4., Brno),
    talk "Artwork as a Fitness Indicator" (in Czech);
  • 2012: departmental conference "FTELČ 2012", Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University (20. 4., Brno),
    talk "EMODOG: A Chihuahua or a Pit Bull?" (in Czech);
  • 2012: the Student Scientific Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Ostrava (28. 3., Ostrava),
    talk "EMODOG - A Chihuahua or a Pit Bull?" (in Czech);
  • 2010: the Student Scientific Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Ostrava (24. 3., Ostrava),
    talk "The 'Dual-process' Theory of Moral Judgment" (in Czech).
CONFERENCES, INVITED LECTURES & DEBATES ORGANIZED
  • 2016: international student conference FILEX 2016 (25.-26. 11. 2016, Brno), Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University (with M. Bystroňová);
  • 2016: interdisciplinary conference NETIKA 2016 (23.-24. 6. 2016, Brno), Experimental Humanities Laboratory, Masaryk University (with M. Bystroňová);
  • 2015: international student conference FILEX 2015 (27.-28. 11. 2015, Brno), Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University (with M. Bystroňová);
  • 2015: cycle of invited lectures for the Jednota filosofická, fall 2015, 4 lectures organized (with M. Bystroňová and I. Holzbachová);
  • 2015: cycle of invited lectures for the Brno Analytic Circle (BRAK), spring 2015, 6 lectures organized (theme „Morality“; with M. Bystroňová);
  • 2014: international student conference FILEX 2014 (21.-22. 11. 2014, Brno), Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University (with M. Bystroňová);
  • 2014: cycle of invited lectures for the Jednota filosofická, fall 2014, 4 lectures organized (with M. Bystroňová and I. Holzbachová);
  • 2014: cycle of invited lectures for the Brno Analytic Circle (BRAK), spring 2014, 7 lectures organized (theme „Women in Philosophy“; with. M. Bystroňová);
  • 2013: international student conference FILEX 2013 (22.-24. 11. 2013, Brno), Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University (with M. Bystroňová, T. Helmich and V. Tvrzníková);
  • 2013: cycle of invited lectures for the Jednota filosofická, fall 2013, 7 lectures organized (with M. Bystroňová and I. Holzbachová);
  • 2013: cycle of invited lectures for the Jednota filosofická, spring 2013, 5 lectures organized (with M. Bystroňová, I. Holzbachová, T. Ondráček and J. Štěpánek);
  • 2012: international student conference FILEX 2012 (23.-25. 11. 2012, Brno), Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University (with M. Bystroňová, T. Helmich & L. Likavčan);
  • 2012: first departmental student aesthetics conference (27. 4. 2012, Brno), Seminair of Aesthetics, Masaryk University (with M. Bystroňová);

2018/03/11

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