Boros Gábor
KRE Budapest
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Major Achievements

1, Boros, Gábor; Wu, Shubo (translator): 爱的概念 (xiōngyálì, The Concepts of Love), Shanghai, Shanghai People's Pres (2018), 168 p.

2, Boros, Gábor; Szalai, Judit; Tóth, Olivér István (eds): The Concept of Affectivity in Early Modern Philosophy, Budapest,ELTE Eötvös Kiadó (2017), 293p. http://www.eltereader.hu/kiadvanyok/gabor-boros-judit-szalai-oliver-istvan-t oth-eds-the-concept-of-affectivity-in-early-modern-philosophy-2/

3, Boros, Gábor: The Anti-metaphysical Turn in the Philosophy of Love: (From the Cartesian Perinatal Perspective on Love to Diderot’s Free Love in His Supplement to Bougainville’s Journeys), in: FUDAN JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 9 Paper: DOI 10.1007/s40647-016-0134-y, 13 p. (2016)

4, Boros, Gábor: Epicurean Versus Scholastic Concepts of Love, in: FUDAN JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 9 : 2 pp. 1-25. Paper: DOI 10.1007/s40647-016-0133-z, 25 p. (2016)

5, Boros, Gábor: „Charles Taylor and the “Affirmation of Ordinary Life”: General Remarks and a Case Study on Lady Damaris Masham’s Concept of Love””, in: Gens, Jean-Claude; Olay, Csaba (eds):Charles Taylor Interprétation, modernité et identité : Interpretation, modernity and identity, Argenteuil, Cercle Herméneutique Éditeur, (2014) pp. 29-52, 23 p.

6, G. Boros, M. Moors, H. De Dijn (eds): The Concept of Love in 17th and 18th Century Philosophy, Budapest: Eötvös / Leuven: Leuven UP, 2007, 269 p.

7, Forthcoming: Boros, Gábor; Santangelo, Paolo; Gigliucci, Roberto: The Cults of Love in Europe and China 12th to 19th Century, Leiden, Brill Publishers, 2019



President of the Hungarian Philosophical Society

1 July 2015 – 30 June 2018

Vice-dean for Scientific and Academic Affairs

Lorand Eötvös University (ELTE) Budapest, Faculty of Humanities

2013 – 2018

Director of the Doctoral School “Philosophical Sciences” of the Faculty of Humanities, Lorand Eötvös University (ELTE) Budapest, Hungary

1997 - 2001

Széchenyi-Professorship (research support grant) at Loránd Eötvös University (ELTE), Department of History of Philosophy


Six-month research fellowship of the Royal Flemish Academy of the Sciences and the Arts in Brussels, together with the KU Leuven Professors H. De Dijn and M. Moors; general topic: “Concept of Love in 17th and 18th Century Philosophy”


Humboldt Universität Berlin (9 months), Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel, Germany (1 month); Scholarship granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung