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Lenart Škof


Dr Lenart Škof is Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Institute for Philosophical Studies at Science and Research Centre of Koper, and Professor of Humanities at Alma Mater Europaea in Maribor. He is also Visiting Professor of Religion at Faculty of Theology, University of Ljubljana. Lenart Škof received KAAD grant (Universität Tübingen), Fulbright grant (Stanford University) and Humboldt fellowship for experienced researchers (Max Weber Kolleg, Universität Erfurt). His main research interests lie in ethics, the philosophy of American pragmatism, comparative religion with intercultural philosophy, and feminist philosophy. Dr Škof delivered lectures at various universitities, such as Australian Catholic University, University of Vienna, University of Delhi, Jadavpur University (Kolkata), Linköpings Universitet (Sweden), University of Erfurt and others. He is the president of Slovenian Society for Comparative Religion. His recent books include: Borders and Debordering: Topologies, Praxes, Hospitableness, ed. by E. Mendieta, L. Škof and T. Grušovnik (Lexington Books, 2018), Atmospheres of Breathing: Respiratory Questions of Philosophy, ed. by L. Škof and P. Berndtson (SUNY Press, 2018), Ethik des Atems (Herder/Karl Alber, 2017), and Poesis of Peace: Narratives, Cultures and Philosophies, ed. by K-G. Giesen, C. Kersten and L. Škof (Routledge, 2017). Homepage: http://uni-lj.academia.edu/LenartŠkof