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A kitten or a grandma? There are more important issues

A kitten or a grandma? There are more important issues

An Interview with Monika Mareková

Monika Mareková was born in 1987 and comes from Brestovany, Slovakia. She is a law graduate of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, and the University of Oxford. She also studied law at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada, and human rights at the UN Graduate Study Programme in Geneva. Her master’s thesis on conflict of the right to privacy and GPS tracking devices was recognised as the Best Human Rights Thesis of 2011 in the Czech Republic. As a student, she sued the Czech Republic for discrimination in not providing fare discounts to foreign students and achieved a change in legislation. Currently, she is an associate in the law firm CMS in Prague, a Research Fellow at the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, member of the Karel Čapek Centre for Values in Science and Technology, and a distance fellow at the Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democratization.

2020 SILFS Prize for Women in Logic and the Philosophy of Science

The Italian Society for Logic and the Philosophy of Science (SILFS), in order to promote and support the contribution of underrepresented groups to the fields of logic and the philosophy of science, establishes a prize called “SILFS Prize for Women in Logic and the Philosophy of Science”.

The deadline for submissions is the 31st of April 2020.



Karel Čapek and 100 Years of the World "Robot"

A conference at the Academy of Sciences, Prague, to be held on May 25-26, 2020.

Kathryn Francis, Measuring Morality with Immersive Technology

Kathryn Francis, Measuring Morality with Immersive Technology

Institute of State & Law, 7th floor, Národní 18, Prague

Dr. Kathryn Francis is Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Bradford, UK. Prior to this, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychology and Philosophy at the University of Reading, UK. Her interests lie at the intersection of psychology and philosophy, predominantly in moral cognition. She adopts interdisciplinary approaches to the investigation of cognitive and social phenomena.