Juozas Kasputis is a research fellow at iASK Polanyi Centre. He holds an MA in Practical Philosophy from Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania, 2011). Juozas Kasputis carries out a philosophical inquiry on methodological challenges in the social sciences. The scope of his work covers the philosophy of science, social philosophy, semiotics, critical studies. Juozas Kasputis was a young research fellow at ISES under the National Excellence program (Hungary) in 2014 – 2015. His research interest at iASK are the application of scientific methods within social sciences, considered from a philosophical perspective. He specifically scrutinizes the issues of objectivity, rationality, social embeddedness of knowledge, and social engagement of scientific communities but is also interested in the history of utopian thought.