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Academic Staff

Our faculty members are not only great specialists in various areas of philosophy but they are also well prepared to teach philosophy in English. Below you will find short notes about “English-experiences” of some of  them; the notes include:

Dr hab. Tomasz Bigaj (Department of Philosophy of Science, t.f.bigaj@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Ontology, Philosophical Foundations of Special Sciences, Metaphysics of Science: Identity, Structures, Dispositions; Selected Problems in the Philosophy of Modern Physics; Philosophy of Science (Rowan University NJ); Logic (Rowan University NJ); Logic of Everyday Reasoning (Rowan University NJ); Philosophy of Science (University of Illinois); Person, Identity, Dignity (University of Illinois)
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Fulbright Senior Fellowship, University of Michigan; Marie Curie Intra-european Fellowship, University of Bristol; Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship, University of California, San Diego and University of Bristol; visiting scholar at the Kent State University and University of Lausanne; visiting PhD student at the King’s College, London.
Journals/books: Synthese; Journal of Philosophical Logic; Philosophy of Science; Erkenntnis; Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics; Foundations of Science; Axiomathes; Metaphysica; Semiotica; Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of Sciences and Humanities

Dr hab. Anna Brożek (Department of Logical Semiotics, broscius@gmail.com)
Courses: Recent Polish Philosophy
Participation in international projects: supervisor of the project “Theory of imperatives” (Foundation for Polish Science, program Homing Plus, in cooperation with University of Split); supervisor of the project “The Significance of the Lvov-Warsaw School in European Culture” (Foundation for Polish Science, program Pomost, in cooperation with Vienna University).
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Postdoctoral research at the University of Salzburg, invited lectures in the University of Brno.
Journals/books: Chopin in the World; European Journal of Analytic Philosophy; Hungarian Philosophical Review; Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science at Warsaw University; Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of Sciences and Humanities, Studies in East European Thought.

Dr Tadeusz Ciecierski (Department of Modern Philosophy, taci@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Introduction to Pragmatics; Philosophy of Mind
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Visiting scholar at: Indiana University, Bloomington; Stanford University: Center for the Study of Language and Information/Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, lectures at: University of California Davis,  Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford Univeristy; Ruhr Univesitat Bochum (Germany).
Journals/books: Logique et Analyse; Philosophy of Language and Linguistics; Philosophical and Formal Approaches to Linguistic Analysis; Regarding the Mind, Naturally

Dr Justyna Grudzińska (Department of Analytic Philosophy, j.grudzinska@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Logic, Analytic Philosophy
Participation in international projects: Member of Julien Musolino’s Psycholinguistics Laboratory Rutgers University, Center for Cognitive Science
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: visiting scholar at the Rutgers University, Center for Cognitive Science and at the Princeton University, Department of Philosophy
Journals/books: EACL proceedings; Semiotica; Neophilological Quarterly

Prof. Jacek Hołówka (Department of Analytic Philosophy, j.holowka@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Introduction to Philosophy; Analytic Philosophy; Contemporary Philosophy (Indiana University Bloomington); Ethical Rationality (Indiana University Bloomington); Medical Ethics for Nurses (Indiana University Bloomington); various courses for Liberal Studies at the Notre Dame University
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Ohio University, Research Assistant at Mershon Center Indiana University; Joint appointment at Philosophy and Polish Studies Notre Dame, Visiting Professor; Viadrina, Visiting Professor
Journals/books: occasional papers published by the Ethical Research Unit headed by Professor Joerden; occasional papers sponsored by British Center of Warsaw University

Dr Michał Kozłowski (Department of Modern Philosophy, michalkozlowski@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Introduction to French Theory 1 & 2
Participation in international projects: “Badanie podziału pracy i dystrybucji kapitałów społecznych w polu sztuk wizualnych we współczesnej Polsce” (grant of the Polish National Centre for Culture)
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: visiting scholar at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Science, Paris.
Journals/books: Ephemera theory and politics in organisation; Critique d’Art; Politics and Culture
Additional: Philosophy studies at the University of Leuven, Belgium

Prof. Stanisław Krajewski (Department of Logic, stanislaw.krajewski@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Limitative Theorems in Logic; Philosophy of Dialogue; Mathematics (City University of New York)
Participation in international projects: organisation of international conferences: Abraham Joshua Heschel. Philosophy and Inter-religious Dialogue: Between Poland and America (Warsaw), Theology in Mathematics? (Cracow); participation in: Learned Ignorance Trialogue (University of Southern California), Encounters of Children of Abraham from Ancient to Modern Times (Abo Academi University, Finland)
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: visiting scholar at the Centre for Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge
Journals/books: Annuals of Pure and Applied Logic; Semiotica; Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric; Fundamenta Informaticae; Shofar – An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies; Mathematical Logic Quarterly

Dr hab. Krystyna Krauze-Błachowicz (Department of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, kmkrauze@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy; Great Philosophers: Ancient and Medieval (City University of New York); Classical Greek Philosophy (City University of New York); Medieval Philosophy  (City University of New York), Popular Morality in Classical Greece  (City University of New York);
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Kościuszko Foundation research scholarship at Hunter College (City University of New York), Kościuszko Foundation teaching scholarship at Hunter College, visiting scholar at: Oxford University, Copenhagen University, Montreal Concordia University;
Journals/books: Miscellanea Mediaevalia; Mediaevalia:Textos e estudos; Studies in Logic; Grammar and Rhetoric; Bulletin of the Section of Logic

Dr Adrian Kuźniar (Department of Philosophy of Science, adrian_kuzniar@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Ontology; Philosophical Problems in Science
Participation in international projects: supervisor of Ethicsweb: Inter-connected European Information and Documentation System for Ethics and Science: European Ethics Documentation Centre (University of Warsaw); participation in Eureth.net (European Information Network – Ethics in Medicine & Biotechnology)
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Bednarowski Trust Fellow at the University of Aberdeen (UK); research scholar at: University of Oslo, University of IcelandReykjavik; visiting scholar at: NIIT Ghaziabadb (India), IDEM University of Gottingen; invited speaker at: University of Iceland f Reykjavik, American University of Argentina
Journals/books: Percipi
Additional: Marie Curie Predoctoral Fellow at the University of Manchester, UK

Prof. Joanna Odrowąż-Sypniewska (Department of Analytic Philosophy, j.odrowaz@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Logic; Conversational Implicatures; Logic (St. Andrews University)
Participation in international projects: Metahpysics of Science (Bristol University)
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Yale – Fulbright Senior Advanced Research Award; St Andrews – The Bednarowski Trust scholarship
Journals/books: Analysis; Philosophical Studies; Research in Language; Lodz Papers in Pragmatics; Semiotica
Additional: MLitt and PhD degrees in Philosophy at the St. Andrews University (Scotland)

Prof. Katarzyna Paprzycka (Department of Epistemology, kpaprzycka@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Epistemology; Philosophy of Mind and Action; Introduction to Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence (Oklahoma State University, University of Southern Mississippi); Introduction to Philosophy Theories of Human Nature (University of Southern Mississippi); Introduction to Symbolic Logic (University of Southern Mississippi, University of Texas, University of Pittsburgh), Philosophy of Science and Religion (University of Texas)
Participation in international projects: The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective (grant of European Science Foundation); Sintelnet – European Network for Social Intelligence
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: visiting student at the Oxford University; visiting instructor at the Oklahoma State University; research scholar at the King’s College London; visiting speaker at: University of Vienna, University College Cork (Ireland), Clark University, Vanderbilt University, Union College, University of Michigan, University of Montana
Journals/books: (inter alia:) Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Journal of Philosophical Research, Metaphilosophy, Philosophia, Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of Sciences and Humanities, Laws and Model in Science, Teaching Philosophy, Philosophical Psychology, The Southern Journal of Philosophy.
Additional: BA degree (magna cum laude) in Philosophy at the Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges, Cambridge, MA; PhD degree in Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr Joanna Różyńska (Department of Ethics, j.rozynska@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Ethics; Bioethics; Procreative Ethics; Ethics and Genetic; Contemporary Consequentialism; in the programme realised by Union College/Mount Sinai School of Medicine Bioethics Program, NY and Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of Vilnius: International Bioethics, Research Ethics and Law, Bioethics Mediation/Conflict Resolution; at the University of Tartu (Estonia): Law and Research, Research Involving Human Gametes and Embryos
Participation in international projects: head of the Polish Unit of the International Network of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics; participation in the project Disaster Bioethics: Addressing Ethical Issues Tiggered by Disasters (Dublin City University)
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: visiting scholar at Tel Aviv University; University of Tübingen (Germany); courses at Fondation Brocher & Hastings Center NY; Albany Medical College; University of Genoa; Center of Applied Ethics in Ludwigshafen
Journals/books: Studies in Biopolitics; Science and Engineering Ethics; Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy
Additional: MA degree in Bioethics at the Union Graduate College/Mount Sinai School of Medicin, New York; Advanced Certificate in Research Ethics (Union College/Mount Sinai School of Medicine Bioethics Program, NY and Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of Vilnius); Certificate in American Law Studies (University of Warsaw and University of Florida)

Dr Małgorzata A. Szyszkowska (Department of Aesthetics, m.a.szyszkowska@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Aesthetics and Its Key Ideas, Workshop in Philosophy of Music, Music and Philosophy: Readings in Aesthetics of Music, Aesthetic Experience in Philosophy; Songs as Narrative and Drama; Superheroes and Philosophy
Participation in international projects: “The Dark Decade: The Struggle for Music in Poland 1945-1955”, AHRB-funded project at Cardiff University, Wales, UK; “Contemporary Musical Culture in Inuit Societies of Southern Baffin Island. Degree of Acculturation” an independent music research project, Nunavut, Canada
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: Fulbright Junior Scholarship at the Flora L. Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California, USA; Visiting research scholar at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Journals/books: Dialogue and Universalism

Dr Rafał Wonicki (Department of Philosophy of Politics, r.wonicki@uw.edu.pl)
Courses: Philosophical Models of Global Order; Human Rights and Global Justice; Justice Beyond Borders; Risk and Safety in Modern Concept of Politics, International Ethics and Politics.
Scholarships, visits, training at foreign universities: visiting scholar at: Indiana University Bloomington (USA); Aberdeen University (UK), Notre Dame University (USA).
Journals/books: Synthesis Philosophica