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Dr. Filip Grgić / CV

Filip Grgić was born in 1966 in Zagreb. He obtained his BA (1989), MA (1993) and PhD (1996) at the University of Zagreb. He has been employed at the Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb since 1990, as of 2009 as a senior research fellow. As an Associate Professor (as of 2008), he teaches Metaphysics 1 and Metaphysics 2 at the Department of Philosophy at the Centre for Croatian Studies of the University of Zagreb. From 2000 to 2010 he taught Ancient Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, and from 1997 to 2002 at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Society of Jesus in Zagreb. He was a visiting fellow at various institutions and universities in Great Britain (Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh), the USA (Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, D.C.), France (Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille III) and Hungary (CEU Budapest). In the academic year 2003 / 2004 he was a Fulbright fellow at the Department of Philosophy, Harvard University. His publications include a number of articles in philosophical journals, such as Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, European Journal of Philosophy, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, Phronesis, Ancient Philosophy, Notre Dame Philosophical Review, International Philosophical Quarterly and so on, as well as several books (Aristotel o istinitosti i lažnosti [Aristotle on Truth and Falsity], 1993; Aristotel o nužnosti i slučaju [Aristotle on Necessity and Chance], 1997; Platon: Menon [Plato: Meno], 1997; Sekst Empirik: Obrisi pironizma, [Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Pyrrhonism] 2008; [with P. Gregorić] Teofrast: Metafizika [Theophrastus: Metaphysics], 2011). He is the editor-in-chief (as of 2009) of Prolegomena: Journal of Philosophy (published by the Centre for Croatian Studies of the University of Zagreb and the Society for the Advancement of Philosophy) and a member of the editorial board of Rhizomata: A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science (published by Walter de Gruyter). He was a project director of two research projects of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports: “Epistemology, Psychology and Medicine in the Age of Hellenism” (2002–2004) and “Mental Content in Ancient Philosophy” (2007–). His main research interests include ancient philosophy (Aristotle and ancient scepticism) and metaphysics.