Permanent research fellow
Juozas Kasputis is a research assistant at iASK. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Kaunas Technology University (Lithuania, 1998) and an MA in Practical Philosophy from Vytautas Magnus University. He combines business and economics with philosophical inquiry. His main interests are aesthetics, ethics, social critique, philosophy of science, modern social and cultural theory and interdisciplinarity. He was international exchange student at University of Helsinki (2010, Finland) and Saint-Petersburg‘s State University (2011, Russia), and at several summer schools such as the NordForsk Research Training Course “Analytic and Continental Ethics“ (2009, University of Tartu, Estonia); “Tools and Methods of Contemporary Practical Philosophy”, (2010, Tallinn University, Estonia); the 16th International Summer University, (2011, ISES, Kőszeg, Hungary); Intensive Course on Diversity Management (2011, University of Graz, Austria). In 2014 and 2015 he was a young National Excellence research fellow at ISES. His research interests at iASK are the methodology of social sciences from philosophical and sociological perspectives; the impact of recent developments in natural sciences for social sciences (especially the implications of complexity theory). He specifically scrutinizes the issue of objectivity and rational modelling, but he is also interested in the history of utopian thought, the issues of determinism and uncertainty.