Dr. Bob Zunjic
Curriculum Vitae

A Office Address

University of Rhode Island
Department of Philosophy
Chafee 185
Phone: 874-4441
Kingston, RI 02881

B Current and Previous Positions

C Education and Academic Degrees

D Academic Experience

E Teaching & Research Experience & Interests

Undergraduate Studies: Ancient Philosophy, Byzantine Philosophy, Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophical Hermeneutics.

Graduate Studies: Methodology of the History of Philosophy, Philosophy and its Language.

Additional Teaching Interests:
Practical Philosophy (Aristotle, Kant, Marx); Philosophical Anthropology; Marxism; Heidegger, Contemporary German and French Philosophy.

Research Interests:
Greek and Byzantine Philosophy, Political and Social Philosophy, Hegel, Nietzsche, Marx, Heidegger, Gadamer, Habermas and the Frankfurt School, Derrida, Lyotard, and the Postmodern Movement.

F Languages

Native fluency in Serbo-Croatian; fluency in English, French and German; reading proficiency in modern Greek; expertise in classical Greek and Latin.

Over 20 translations from Greek (presocratics, Aristotle), German (Kant, Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Jaspers), English (father Copleston's History of Philosophy, A Dialogue on the Existence of God) and French (Derrida, Lyotard).

G International Conferences


H Publications (Selected)

I Books:

II Publications in Foreign Languages:

1. "Destin, Milieu et 1'Esprit - les trois figures de l'ideologie Europeenne Germanique", Dialogue 24/2001, Paris.

2. "La philosophie en Yougoslavie", in L'Encyclopedie Philosophique Universelle, ed. A. Jacob, t. IV, sous la direction de J.F.Mattei, PUF, Paris 1998, 769-788.

3. "The biological and the political side of human nature in Aristotle", Aristotelian Political Philosophy, vol. I, ed. K. Boudouris, Athens 1995, 151-173.

4. "The definitions of philosophy in the Dialectica of John Damascene: Their ancient sources and their Byzantine meanings", Philosophy and Orthodoxy, ed. K.I. Boudouris, Athens 1994, 294-323.

5. "Modelle postmodernen Vergessens", in Serbische Philosophte heute, Slavica Verlag, Munchen 1993, 279 - 308.

6. "Philosophie in Serbien heute. Ansaetze zur Entwicklungsgeschichte und zum gegenwaertigen Stand" (Mitverfasser: M. Djuric), in Serbische Philosophie heute, Slavica Verlag, Munchen 1993, 9 - 72.

7. "Herrschaft und Souveraenitaet. Hegel und Nietzsche in der Lekture von Georges Bataille", Nietzsche und Hegel, Hrsg. M. Djuric, J, Simon, Koenigshausen & Neumann, Wuerzburg 1992, 145-174.

8. "Homo Faber und seine Emanzipation. Juergen Habermas und die jugoslawische Praxis-Philosophie", in Ideen zu einer integralen Anthropologie, Hrsg. S. Bonk, Munchen 1991, 211-238.

9. "Lust an der Vernunft", in Nietzsches Begriff der Philosophie, Konigshausen & Neumann, hrsg. M. Djuric, Wuerzburg 1990, 131-150.

10. "Begrifflichkeit und Metapher. Einige Bemerkungen zu Nietzsches Kritik der philosophischen Sprache", Nietzsche-Studien 16/1987, 149-163.

11. "C'est idee?", Thema 4/1985, 33-55.

III Articles and Studies:

1. "Dijalekticka lirika Straha i drhtanja" (The Dialectical Lyrics of Fear and Trembling), A new preface to Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling, Belgrade 2004 .

2. "Uvod u istoriju srpske filozofije", Gledista 1-2/1999, 5-77.

3. "Petronijevicevi istorijsko-filozofski spisi", in: Izabrana dela, v. 4, Belgrade 1998, 671-694 (co-author: I. Maric)

4."O antickom nasledju u vizantijskoj filozofiji" (On ancient legacy in Byzantine Philosophy), Gledista 3-4/1997, 3-45.

5. "Sumrak vizantijske filozofije u VII veku" (The Twilight of Byzantine Philosophy in the VII century), Gradac 43/1997, 69-84.

6. "Nastava i sistematika filozofije u Vizantiji" [Byzantine philosophical education and its system of philosophical disciplines], Gledista 1-6/1996, 7-33.

7. "Balkanska lakoca 'postmodernog' svindlovanja" [The Balkan lightness of "postmodern" swindling], Theoria 1/1996, 105 - 139.

8. "Bog filozofa u antici" [The philosopher's God in Antiquity], Pojam Boga u filozofiji [The idea of God in philosophy], Novi Sad 1996, 9 - 53,

9. "Definicije filozofije u Dijalektici Jovana Damaskina" [The definitions of philosophy in the Dialectica of John Damascene], Filozofski godisnjak, 8/1995, 19 - 53,

10. "Sudbina, duh i sredina - tri toposa evropske germanske ideologije" [Destiny, Spirit and the Middle - The three figures of European German Ideology], Kako misliti buducnost Evrope, Sremski Karlovci 1995, 44 - 66.

11. "Nihilizam, metafizika, Postmodernism" [Nihilism, metaphysics and postmodernism], Kriza i perspektive filozofije, Beograd 1995, 507 - 539.

12. "Niceova dijalektika dubine i povrsine" [Nietzsche's dialectics of depth and surface], Zbornik knjizevno-filozofske skole u Krusevcu, knj. II, 1995, 69-79.

13. "Damaskinova Dijalektika u srpskoj filozofiji" [The Dialectica of John Damascene in Serbian philosophy], Istocnik 9/1994, 43-77,

14. "Filozofski pojam kritike u antici" [The philosophical notion of Criticism in Antiquity], Godisnjak Filosofskog fakulteta u Novom Sadu, knj. XXI-XXII, 1994, 30-40.

15. "Samoradjanje i samoproizvodnja" [Self-begetting and self-production], Zbornik filozofskog fakulketa (Spomenica Vojina Milica), Serija B, drustv. nauke, br. XVI/1993, 239-274.

16. "Postmoderni terminoloski cirkus" [The postmodern terminological circus], Theoria 1/1992, 127- 147.

17. "'Postsemanticka upotreba terminologije" [The Post-semantic usage of terminology], Theoria 2/1991, 101-117.

18. "Tales kao protejska figura pocetka filozofije" [Thales as a Protean figure of the beginning of philosophy], Akademija nauka i umjetnosti BiH, Odeljenje drustvenih. nauka, Knj. 30, sv. 2, Sarajevo 1991, 317-334.

19. "Anaksimandar i zacetak evropske filozofije" [Anaximander and the beginning of European philosophy], Filozofski godisnjak 3/1990, 7-84.

20. "Univerzitet i autonomija" [University and Authonomy], Univerzitet na pragu XXI veka, Beograd 1990, 451-455.

21. "Logos: skica za istoriju pojma" [Logos: a Sketch of the History of an idea], Luca 1-2/1989, 112- 119,

22. "Politika jednog 'teorijskog' osporavanja praxis-filozofije" [The politics of one "theoretical" refutation to Praxis Philosophy], Pitanja 2-3/1989, 86-94.

23. "Parmenidovo bice i Hajdegerovo bistvovanje" [The Being of Parmenides and Heidegger's Sein], Filozofski godisnjak 3/1988, 7-72.

24. "Hegel i Hajdeger. Odnos povesnosti i vremenosti u rasponu prevladavanja i ponavljanja" [Hegel and Heidegger: The relationship of historicity to temporality in the interval between overcoming and repetition], Zbornik filozofskog fakulteta XV-2/1988, 125-167.

25. "Heidegger i Postmodernism" [Heidegger and postmodernism], Postmoderna. zabluda ili nova epoha?, Zagreb 1988, 95-106.

26. "Vecna filozofija i zdrav razum" [Philosophia perennis and common sense],Worword for Serbo-Croatian translation of father Copleston's A History of Philosophy (vol. I), Beograd 1988, 7-27 (new revised edition 1991).

27. "Filozofija (SR Srbija)" (coauthors: V. Korac, Z. Kucinar), Encik1opedija Jugoslavije, v. 4/1986, 175-177.

28. "Habermas i Marx. Teorija komunikativnog delanja i Marxovo shvatanje drustva" [Habermas and Marx: The theory of communicative action and Marx's understanding of society], Theoria 1-2/1984, 21-37.

29. "Aristotel i presokratovska shvatanja Jednog" [Aristotle and pre-Socratic concepts of one], Luca 1- 2/1984, 136-158.

30. "Aristotel i Marx" [Aristotle and Marx], Filozofska istrazivanja 7/1983, 1-14.

31. "Razvoj srpske filozofske terminologije" [The development of Serbian philosophical terminology], Zbornik Filozofskog fakulteta XIII-2/1983, 225-244.

32. "Ime i pojam teorije" [The term and the notion of theory], Theoria 1-2/1983, 203-220.

33. "Pojmovnost i metafora; napomene o Nietzscheovoj kritici filozofskog jezika" [Conception and metaphor: Notes on Nietzsche's critique of philosophical language], Theoria 3-4/1982, 87-97.

34. "Mimesis i poiesis: samootkrivanje bivstvovanja u X knjizi Platonove Drzave" [Mimesis and Poiesis: Self-disclosing of being in the Book X of Plato's Republic], Misljenje na kraju filozofije eds. M. Djuric i I. Urbancic, Beograd 1982, 57-64.

35. "Uvezbavanje u aristotelijanskim tumacenjima" [Exercising in Aristotelian interpretations], Theoria 4/1981, 81-87.

36. "Zenonovi dokazi protiv mnostva" [Zeno's arguments against plurality], Ziva antika 1-2/1981, 157-170.

37. "Heraklitov logos kao zbirajuca zbranost" [The logos of Heraclitus' as gathering togetherness], Filosofske studije 10/1979, 89-149.

38. "Sta je noumenalno u Kantovoj filozofiji?" [What is noumenal in Kant's philosophy?], Theoria 1975, 99-105.

39. "Egzistencijalna dijalektika vere" [The existential dialectics of faith], Forword for Serbo-Croatian translation of Fear and Trembling, Beograd 1975, 1-25.

40. "Hajdeger i problem antropologije" [Heidegger and the problem of anthropology], Filozofija 3-4/1973, 89-111.

I Scholarly and Professional Associations



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