Current positions
  • Associate Professor, Head of the Research Centre for Art and Creative Industries, Kodolányi János University

  • Associate Professor​, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Education
  • PhD in Philosophy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

  • MA in Literature, Linguistics, and English, University of Pécs, Hungary

Research and creative interests
  • Philosophy of art and aesthetics

  • Philosophy and theory of photography

  • Fine art photography

Recent postgraduate courses taught
  • The photographic image (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

  • Photography theory (Budapest Metropolitan University)

  • Interpreting and evaluating photographs: a philosophical approach (Doctorate research seminar, University of Buenos Aires)

  • Theories of photography and photographic practices: intention, interpretation, taste, and value (MA research seminar, Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

  • Philosophy of art (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

Professional Membership and Service
  • American Philosophical Association

  • Aristotelian Society

  • Association of Hungarian Fine Art Photographers

  • European Communication Research and Education Association

  • European Society for Aesthetics - member of the Executive Committee (2012-2018)

  • European Society for Analytic Philosophy

  • International Association for Aesthetics - member of the Executive Committee

Contact: zsolt.batori[at]gmail.com