PhD, Philosophy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Associate Professor, Director, Institute of Art and Design Theory, Faculty of Art and Creative Industries, Budapest Metropolitan University
Associate Professor, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Jiménez de la Espada Visiting Researcher, University of Murcia, Spain, January - June, 2018
APRA Foundation Berlin Multi-Disciplinary Fellow, 2017/2018

Research Interests
  • Philosophy of art and aesthetics

  • Philosophy and theory of photography

  • Philosophy of communication

  • Philosophy of mind and cognitive science

  • Visual communication and the visual arts

  • Art and design theory


Recent Postgraduate Courses Taught
  • 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, BUTE)

  • Philosophy of art (MA seminar, BUTE)

  • Philosophy of visual communication (MA seminar, BUTE)

  • ​Interdisciplinary research in communication studies (MA course, BUTE)


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]


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