Our team

Internal Lecturers

doc. Aleš Prázný, Ph.D.


E-mail: ales.prazny@upce.cz
Phone: +420 466 036 281
Office: 05 023, building G

Research interests:

Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Education


2016 – habilitation in Philosophy, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of...
doc. Tomáš Hejduk, Ph.D.


E-mail: tomas.hejduk@upce.cz

Office: building EA, floor 12

Consulting hours: tuesday, 10:30-11:30

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

Filip Grygar, Ph.D.


E-mail: filip.grygar@upce.cz
Phone: +420 466 036 626
Office: 05 018, building G


Date and place of birth: January 13, 1970, Frýdlant v Č.

2001–2008: Postgraduate student at Department of Philosophy and History of...

Mgr. Matej Cíbik, Ph.D.


E-mail: matej.cibik@upce.cz 
Phone: 466 036 625
Location: 05 013, budova G
Web: https://upce.academia.edu/MatejCibik

Research interests
Contemporary ethics and political philosophy – liberal political thinking, theories of justice and...

Mgr. Ondřej Sikora, Ph.D.


E-mail: ondrej.sikora@upce.cz
Phone: +420 466 036 625
Office: 05 013, building G

born in Šumperk, in 1977; lives with his family in Zabřeh - Hněvkov

Research Interests
Philosophy of Kant, the relation of ethics and metaphysics, theory of...

prof. PhDr. Petr Horák, CSc.


E-mail: phorak88@gmail.com
Phone: +420 466 036 626
Office: 05 018, building G

Born on September 5th, 1935, married, one daughter

Education and Academic Qualifications
1993: professor of the history of philosophy 
1992: habilitation II (...


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,...

Mgr. 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


prof. Christopher Cordner

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 widely in philosophy, where his main area...

prof. PhDr. Stanislav Sousedík, CSc.



1972-1989 : researcher Comenius Department, Institute of Pedagogy ČSAV, member of Jan Patočka´s Phenomenological Workshops (for 5 years), study of Late Medieval and and Early Modern Philosophy.

1990-1996 Teacher at Philosophical Faculty UK, from 1993...

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/...

Kamila Pacovská, Ph.D. Deputy head of research (currently on part-time parental leave)

Email:  kamila.pacovska@upce.cz 

Location: 06 018, building G

Research interests
Ethics and Moral philosophy – virtue ethics, Platonic-Wittgensteinian ethics, moral psychology, theory of action 

Matej Cíbik, PhD.

E-mail: matej.cibik@upce.cz 

Location: 07 007, building G

Research interests:

Contemporary ethics and political philosophy – liberal political thinking, theories of justice and egalitarianism; Kant’s practical philosophy and its influence on current political theory...

Ondřej Krása

Email: ondrej.krasa@upce.cz

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

Professional experience
since 2017 – researcher, Department of Philosophy, University of Pardubice (Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value)...