Attila Farkas, Dr. habil

Attila Farkas, Dr. habil

Last modified: 16. November 2022

Dr. habil Attila Farkas
associate professor
PhD, 2011, Dr habil. 2022.

I have been working at the University for more than twenty-five years, teaching philosophy and ethics subjects in various BA/BSc and MA/MSc courses in Hungarian and English. My research area is the historical and analytical study of the philosophy of society, economy, politics and culture, as well as the analysis of sustainability in relation to these.

Name of department: Department of Agricultural Management and Leadership Sciences

Professional experience:

  • Hungarian Academy of Arts Research Institute of Art Theory and Methodology: research fellow 2015−2022
  • Budapest Metropolitan University: research fellow 2022-

Education, qualifications:

  • Eszterházy Károly College (University today) 1988−1992, BA in Hungarian language, literature, history
  • Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Humanities 1992-1998, MA in Philosophy
  • Eötvös Loránd University Doctoral School of Philosophy 2004-2007, PhD (Moral and Political Philosophy)

Research, fields of activity:

  • Political Philosophy  
  • Intellectual History
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Economics
  • Art Theory

Information on doctoral studies: LINK ​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Publication details: LINK

Subjects taught:

  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Economics
  • Political Philosophy  
  • Ethics
  • Business Ethics
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility                                  

Optional thesis topics:

  • Levels of social responsibility
  • The moral judgment of the consumer society
  • Social acceptance of economic policies