Our international faculty
(US) Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian & Eurasian Studies
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- Associate, Davis Center, Harvard University, 2014- .
- 2014 (summer) taught at Harvard University’s study abroad program in Prague and at the summer school of the Department of International Relations of Masaryk University in Telc.
- 2011- 2014 Assistant Director, The Energy Institute, The University of Texas, Austin. Also taught in European Studies, Slavic Studies, and public policy at UT.
- May-July 2012-Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, The University of Cologne, Germany.
- February 2012-visiting fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany.
- 2011 (Spring and Summer)- IMESS Fellow, The University of Tartu (Estonia). Guest Professor, Philosophy and Human Rights, Gateway College (New York)
- 2008-2010: Grantee of the Gvirtzman Memorial Foundation (Prague), taught philosophy and political science at Charles University and CEVRO College in Prague.
- 2005- 2008 Lecturer in philosophy, Queens’ University, Belfast.
- 2003-2005 Research Associate, Social and Political Theory and Philosophy program, Research School of the Social Sciences, Australian National University (conducted research about democratic models in Denmark, France and the United States).
- Fall 2004 Short term fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington DC.
- 1999-2003: Research Associate, Editor & Adjunct Professor, New York University (political science and the Law School).
- 2001-2002, visiting professor, Global Studies Program, Long Island University
- 2000-2001, visiting professor, Philosophy, Trinity College (Hartford CT)
- 2000, adjunct professor, political science, Queens College (New York)
- Summers: Taught Logic and Philosophy of Science at John Hopkins University’s IAAY and CTY.
- 1998-1999: Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Political Science, Columbia University.
- Postdoctorate, Political Science, Columbia University 1999.
- PhD. Philosophy, The University of Maryland, College Park, 1992.
- BA, History, Tel Aviv University (Magna cum laude) 1988.
- Foundations of Political Theory First Book Prize Honorable Mention (American Political Science Association).
- The Legacies of Totalitarianism: A Theoretical Framework, (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
- Plato for Everyone, (Amherst NY: Prometheus Press, 2013)
- Korean translation (Seoul: Bulkwang, 2014).
- Our Knowledge of the Past: A Philosophy of Historiography (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004).
- Chinese Translation: (Beijing: Normal University of Beijing Press, 2008).
- Polish translation of chapter II: “Historiografia—Ewolucvyjna Nauka O Transmisji Informacji,” Historyka, Vol. 39, (2009), 67-87.
- The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence: From Patocka to Havel, (Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press, 2000).
- Czech Translation: Fenomenologie a Politika: Od J. Patocky k V. Havlovi, trans. Klara Cabalkova, (Olomouc: Votobia, 1997).
- Panarchy: Political Theories of Non-Territorial States, co-edited with Gian Piero de Bellis, (New York: Routledge, 2015)
- A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (Malden MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009),
- The Generation of Knowledge from Multiple Testimonies, Social Epistemology, forthcoming.
- Historiographic Ancients and Moderns: The Difference between Thucydides and Ranke, Trends in Classics, forthcoming.
- Why We Need Totalitarianism, The American Interest, Vol 10 No. 5, (May-June 2015), 24-32.
- Epistemology as a Social Science: Applying the Neuman-Rubin Method to Explain Expert Beliefs, in Carlo Martini & Marcel Boumans eds., Experts and Consensus in Social Science, (Dordrecht: Springer, 2014), 155-170.
- Historical Truth, in Vittorio Hosle ed., Conceptions of Truth and the Unity of Knowledge, (South Bend IN: Notre Dame University Press, 2014), 232-259.
- The New Energy Force Field, The American Interest, Vol. 9, No. 5, May-June 2014, 85-95.
- On the ‘Strudel and Apples’ Theory of Historiography: Reply to Chris Lorenz, Historein, 14-1 (2014), 88-92.
- Biology and Natural History: What makes the difference? in Kaiser, M.I.; Scholz, O.; Plenge, D.; Hüttemann, A. (Eds.)., Explanation in the Special Sciences: The Case of Biology and History, (Dordrecht: Springer Synthese Library Vol. 367, 2014), 347-366.
- The New Power Map: World Politics after the Boom in Unconventional Energy, Foreign Affairs, January 9 2013. http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/138597/aviezer-tucker/the-new-power-map
- Sciences of Tokens and Types: The Difference between History and the Social Sciences, in Harold Kincaid ed., The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Sciences, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), 274-297.
- Bully-U: Higher Education and Central Planning, The Independent Review, Vol 17, No. 1, 2012, 99-119.
- Scarce Justice: The Accuracy, Scope and Depth of Justice, Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, Vol. 11, 2012, 76-96.
- Historical Science, Over- and Under- determined: A Study of Darwin’s Inference of Origins, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vo. 62, 2011, 825-849.
- Jamming the Critical Barrels: The Legacies of Totalitarian Thinking, Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2010, 139-152.
- Where do we go from Here: A Jubilee Report on History and Theory History and Theory, theme issue No. 49, December 2010, 64-84.
- Restoration and Convergence: Russia and China since 1989, The Global 1989, George Lawson & Chris Ambruster eds. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 157-178.
- Czech History Wars, History Today, March 2009, 43-45.
- (Co-authored with John Dryzek Robert Goodin & Bernard Reber), Promethean Elites Meet Precautionary Publics: The Case of GM Foods, Science, Technology, & Human Values, 34, 3, (2009), 263-288.
- “Introduction,” “Causation” and “Origins: The Inference of Common Cause,” in Aviezer Tucker ed., A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (Malden MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), 1-6, 98-108, 220-230.
- Back from the Drift: Introduction to Special Issue on Philosophy of History, Philosophia: The Philosophy Journal of Israel, 36, 4, (2008) 399-402.
- (Co-authored with John Dryzek), Deliberative Innovation to Different Effect: Consensus Conferences in Denmark, France, and the United States, Public Administration Review, 68, 5, (2008), 864-876.
- Pre-emptive Democracy: Oligarchic Tendencies in Deliberative Democracy, Political Studies, 56-1 (March 2008), 127-147.
- Historiographic Revision and Revisionism: The Evidential Difference, in Michal Kopecek ed., Past in the Making: Recent History and Historical Revisionism, (Budapest: Central European University Press, 2008), 1-16.
- The Political Theory of French Science Studies in Context, Perspectives on Science, Vol. 15, No. 2, (2007) 202-221.
- The Inference of Common Cause Naturalized, in Jon Williamson & Federica Russo eds., Causality and Probability in the Sciences, (London: College Press, 2007), 439-466
- Temporal Provincialism: Anachronism, Retrospection and Evidence, Scientia Poetica, Vol. 10 (2006), 299-317.
- Contingency, Necessity, Teleology and progress, Historically Speaking, Vol. VII No. 5 (2006), 30-31.
- Reprinted in: Donald A. Yerxa ed., Recent Themes in the History of Science and Religion: Historians in Conversation (Columbia SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2009), 124-128.
- Paranoids May be Persecuted: Post-totalitarian retroactive justice, & Rough Justice: Rectification in post-Authoritarian and post-Totalitarian Regimes, in Jon Elster ed., Retribution and Restitution in the Transition to Democracy, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 181-205, 276-.298.
- Down but Not Under: Australian Higher Education, International Educator, 15-1 (2006), 18-21.
- Miracles, Probabilities, and Evidence, History and Theory, 44 (2005), 273-290.
- Restoration and Revolution: Understanding Post-Totalitarianism, Policy Magazine, 21-4 (2005), 22-28.
- The New Politics of Property Rights, Critical Review, 16 (2004), 377-402.
- Holistic Explanations of Events, Philosophy, Vol. 79 (2004), 573-589.
- The Epistemic Significance of Consensus, Inquiry, Vol. 46 (2003), 501-521.
- Resistance and Reform: East European Higher Education, International Educator, 12-1 (2003), 32-39.
- Kripke and Fixing the Reference of `God', International Studies in Philosophy, 34, 4, (2002), 155-160.
- Czech version: CO JE ŽIDOVSKÁ FILOSOFIE? Saul Kripke jako následovník Jehudy Haleviho, Roš Chodeš, (November 2009), 10-15.
- The Essence of Dissidence, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, 22 No. 2 (2001) 59-78. co-authored with Marian Kišš, Šárka Mokrá, Ondrej Štefek, Martina Vyrková and Vera Zátopková.
- The Future of the Philosophy of Historiography, History and Theory, 40 (2001), 37-56.
- Estonian translation in Tuna 2012.
- From Republican Virtue to Technocratic Politics: Three episodes of Czech non-political politics, Political Science Quarterly, 115 (Fall 2000), 421-445. The article is co-authored with my students Karel Jakes, Marian Kiss, Ivana Kupcova, Ivo Losman, David Ondracka, Jan Outly & Vera Styskalikova.
- Introduction to Higher Education special issue & Reproducing Incompetence: The Constitution of Czech Higher Education,, East European Constitutional Review, Vol. 9 No. 3 (2000).