Hörcher, Ferenc



scientific advisor

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List of publications

Research group


Practical Philosophy and the Great Tradition

Phone numbers
Room number
+ 36 1 224 6700/4135
Research area


Political philosophy, history of political thought, history of aesthetic thought, aesthetics of literature, of the fine arts and of architecture, art criticism, Hungarian political thought, the intellectual history of the European city
Research project


Present projects:

The Political Philosophy of the city (monograph in English, to be published)

Connections between politics and theory of art - in particular, in the work of Roger Scruton, individual essays with the aim of preparing a book project



UPS Ludovika Collegium

UPS Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences (research topic supervisor)

Doctoral School, Pázmány Péter Catholic University

Selected publications from the last five years


Hörcher, Ferenc: A Political Philosophy of Conservatism. Bloomsbury Publishing

Hörcher, Ferenc: The Lion and the Fox. In: Teoria Polityki (3) pp. 161-173.

Hörcher, Ferenc - Tóth, Kálmán: The Scottish Discourse on Taste in Early 19th-Century Hungary, In: Balogh, Piroska; Fórizs, Gergely (szerk.) Anthropologische Ästhetik in Mitteleuropa 1750–1850 - Anthropological Aesthetics in Central Europe 1750–1850, Wehrhahn Verlag (2018) pp. 253-292.

Hörcher, Ferenc: Reforming or Replacing the Historical Constitution, In: Hörcher, Ferenc; Thomas, Lorman (szerk.) A History of the hungarian Constitution, I. B. Tauris (2018) pp. 91-120.

Hörcher, Ferenc: Dramatic Mimesis and Civic Education in Aristotle, Cicero and Renaissance Humanism, AISTHESIS: PRATICHE LINGUAGGI E SAPERI DELL'ESTETICO RIVISTA ONLINE DEL SEMINARIO PERMANENTE DI ESTETICA 10: (1) pp. 87-96.


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