Friends

Former faculty members and other friends of the department, with whom we have strong cooperative connections and who have made essential contributions to the intellectual life of the department:

Hajnal ANDRÉKA
Research Professor of Mathematics
Head of Algebraic Logic Group
Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest

She has been cooperating with the department since the early 1980's. She is interested in all branches of logic and in the logical foundations of science and mathematics, including the logical foundation of relativity theory and two-way connections between logic and relativity.




Mária BÁLINT
Retired Department Coordinator

She was the department coordinator for many years until 2012.




Gyula KLIMA
Professor of Philosophy
Fordham University, New York

He received his degrees in philosophy from Eötvös University (1981, 1986), where he was a student of Professor Imre Ruzsa. He is specialized in medieval philosophy, especially in the reconstruction of medieval logical and metaphysical theories, using contemporary formal techniques.



Ági KURUCZ
Senior Lecturer
King's College
, London
She was a PhD student at the department from 1994 to 1997. She obtained her PhD in mathematics from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1998. She was a fixed term lecturer at the department in 1997-98. Her main field of interest includes classical predicate logic, modal and algebraic logics.



István NÉMETI
Research Professor of Mathematics
Algebraic Logic Group
Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest

He has been cooperating with the department since the early 1980's. He is interested in all branches of logic and in the logical foundations of science and mathematics. His research interests include the logical foundation of relativity theory and two-way connections between logic and relativity.



László PÓLOS
Professor of Organisational Theory
University of Durham
Professor Pólos was a member of the faculty from 1982 to 2005. He is interested in linguistic and sociological applications of logic. His current research interests include: organisation dynamics; organisation ecology; organisation theory.



Miklós RÉDEI
Lecturer in Philosophy
LSE, London
Formerly, Miklós Rédei was an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the HPS Department of Eötvös University (Faculty of Science); and he taught philosophy of science courses at the Department of Logic as a guest lecturer. In 2005 he joined the faculty of the Department until 2007.  
His research interests are: Philosophy of science, philosophy and history of modern physics, especially of quantum physics and of quantum field theory; quantum logic, John von Neumann; interpretation of probability, probabilistic causality.



Zoltán SZABÓ
Professor of Philosophy
Yale University
Between 1989 and 1991, as a Research Fellow of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, he collaborated with Professor Imre Ruzsa. Later he was a Lecturer at the Department until 1995.  In the meanwhile he proceeded to a PhD at MIT. His main interests lie in philosophy of language and metaphysics.






 
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