CV Grigore Vida

CURRICULUM VITÆ


GRIGORE VIDA


grigore.vida@gmail.com


EDUCATION

2007: BA in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy (University of Bucharest)

2008: MA in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy (University of Bucharest)

2008–: PhD Student in Philosophy, Doctoral School of Philosophy (University of Bucharest); Thesis: “Between philosophia naturalis and Naturphilosophie” (with prof. I. Pârvu)


LANGUAGES

English, German, French

RESEARCH INTERESTS

History of philosophy and history of science in the 17th and 18th century; natural philosophy and metaphysics/philosophy of nature; scientifically minded philosophers (Descartes, Leibniz, Kant); Newton’s metaphysics, theology and alchemy


SCHOLARSHIPS

2008–2011: POSDRU scholarship for doctoral studies (University of Bucharest)

2009: CEEPUS scholarship at Institut für Philosophie (University of Vienna)


AFFILIATION

2010: Member of the Research Centre “Foundations of Modern Thought” (University of Bucharest)


ARTICLES

“The Problem of Esotericism in Bacon’s Science” in Studii de ştiinţă şi cultură 4 (2010), pp. 133-143


PAPERS & TALKS

2005, December: “Who is afraid of Analytic Philosophy?” at the workshop One Philosophy, two Perspectives (“Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj)

2009, February: “The Force of Gravity in the Context of Mechanical Philosophy” at the seminar of the Research Centre “Foundations of Modern Thought” (New Europe College, Bucharest)

March: “Mechanical Philosophy and the Science of Mechanics in Descartes” at the Bucharest Colloquium in Early Modern Philosophy: Beyond Kuhnian Paradigms (New Europe College/ University of Bucharest)

December: “Newton on Matter Theory and the «Vanishing Bodies»” at the CELFIS seminar (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest)

2010, May: “Isaac Newton on the Ether” at the Bucharest Graduate Conference (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest)

July: “Newton’s Theory of Matter” at the Bucharest-Princeton Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, 10th edition (Bran)

December: “The Problem of Esotericism in Bacon’s Science” at the conference Knowledge and Action (North University, Baia Mare) and also at the seminar of the Department for Theoretical Philosophy (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest)

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