Mgr. Ľubomír Dunaj, PhD.

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Ľubomír Dunaj, PhD.

Ľubomír Dunaj has been working in the Department of Political Philosophy and Globalization Research since January 1, 2021. In his research, he focuses on critical theory and Chinese philosophy from the perspectives of social and political philosophy.

Address: Department of Political Philosophy and Globalization Research, Jilská 1, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic (office n. 209a, tel. n.: +420 221 183 349)

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Selected bibliography

Edited Anthologies

Dunaj, Ľ – Sigurðsson, G. (eds.): Imaginary Worlds and Imperial Power: The Case of China. Albany: SUNY Press 2024 (forthcoming).

Dunaj, Ľ. – Smith, J. – Mertel, K. C. M. (eds.): Civilization, Modernity, and Critique:  Engaging Johann P. Arnason’s Macro-Social Theory. London and New York: Routledge 2023.

Dunaj, Ľ. – Mertel, K. C. M. (eds.): Hans-Herbert Kögler's Critical Hermeneutics. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022.

Editovaná speciální čísla / Edited Special Journal Issues:

“Time for another Enlightenment: Reconstructing Modernities with Chinese Philosophy and World Pragmatism” in Pragmatism Today 14, 1/2022.

„Marx interkulturell“ in Polylog. Zeitschrift für interkulturelles Philosophieren 46, 1/2021, together with Bianca Boteva-Richter.  

“K filozofickým a politickým aspektom prác Karla Hrubého” [On the Philosophical and Political Aspects of the Works of Karel Hrubý]. In: Philosophica Critica 7, 2/2021.  

“Pragmatism, Subaltern Knowledge, and Critique.” In: Pragmatism Today 12, 1/2021, together with Justo Serrano Zamora.

“Care of the Self in the Global Era.” Human Affairs 27, 4/2017, together with Vladislav Suvák.

Book Chapters

“Revolution, Transformation, and the Role of the Subject. Critical Reflections on François Jullien’s Book The Silent Transformations.” In: Hans Feger, Xie Dikun, Wang Ge (eds.): Yearbook for Eastern and Western Philosophy, Volume 6 Issue 1, 2023, pp. 245-260.

“Beyond Ethnocentrism” (together with Hans-Herbert Kögler). In: Ananta Kumar Giri (ed.), Social Theory and Asian Dialogues: Cultivating Planetary Conversations. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 69-106.

“Čínska filozofia, Bondy a hľadanie ciest k eliminácii hypertrofovaného ega” [Chinese philosophy, Bondy and the search for ways to eliminate a hypertrophic ego]. In: Peter Kužel et al.: Myšlení a tvorba Egona Bondyho [Thinking and the Work of Egon Bondy]. Praha: Filosofia Press 2018, pp. 257-286.


“Jóhann Páll Árnason: A Pražák”. In: International Journal of Social Imaginaries, Brill, 1/2023, pp. 137–156.

“Spoločenská „hmla“ ako večný ľudský údel?” [Social „Fog“ as an Eternal Human Fate?] ​​In: Philosophica Critica 7, 2/2021, pp. 74-88.

“Critical Hermeneutics 2.0: A Necessary Update of the ‘New German Ideology’”. In: Berlin Journal of Critical Theory, 2/2021, pp. 69-98.

“Philosophy of Pragmatism as a Solution after an (Un)Successful Transformation”. In: Pragmatism Today, 2/2020, pp. 38-53.