Permanent research fellow
Juozas Kasputis (Lithuania) is a research fellow 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 (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 and philosophy of language, semiotics, sociology of knowledge, economics. Juozas Kasputis was a young research fellow at ISES under the National Excellence program (Hungary) in 2014 – 2015. His research interests at iASK are the application of scientific methods within social sciences, considered from a philosophical perspective; the impact for social sciences of recent developments within natural sciences (especially the implications of complexity theory, quantum mechanics). He specifically scrutinizes the issues of objectivity, linearity, and rationality but is also interested in the history of utopian thought, the topic of determinism and causality.
Topics: Rationalities, Social Science and the State: A Still Troubled Symbiosis; Rationality and the Rise and Fall of Homo Hierarchicus