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Nebojsa Kujundzic

BA, MA, PhD
Dean of Arts
Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 566-0310
Department: 
Philosophy
Office: 
Main Building, 314
Education: 
BA (Sarajevo);
MA (Sarajevo);
PhD (Waterloo)
  • Philosophy of Science and Technology, Philosophy of Mind, Austrian
  • Philosophy, and Philosophy of Language

Teaching Experience

Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy, University of Prince Edward Island
Visiting Professor
Department of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Assistant Professor and Chair
Department of Philosophy, University of Prince Edward Island
Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University College of Cape Breton
Part-time Faculty
Department of Philosophy, Wilfrid Laurier University
Lecturer
Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo
Teaching Assistant
Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo

Academic Experience

Referee for:
Canadian Philosophical Association, Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, Journal of the History of Philosophy
1997 - present
Member of the International Advisory Committee The Belgrade Circle Journal, Journal of the NGO The Belgrade Circle.
1991 - 1995
Assistant editor of Eidos, The Canadian Graduate Journal of Philosophy.
1993 - 1994
President of the Philosophy Graduate Student Association, University of Waterloo.
1987 - 1990
Executive Secretary of The Centre for Philosophical Investigations, Academy of Arts and Sciences, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Yugoslavia.

Books

  • Critical Reflection, (co-authored with Malcolm Murray) McGill-Queens University Press, Spring 2005. Timeless Representations (seeking a publisher)

Articles in Peer Refereed Journals

  • "Does the A Priori Belong to Science and Technology?" Theoria, in press.
  • “Thought Experiments, Puzzles, and Paradoxes,” Philosophy Study, Volume 3, No. 8, August 2013, 750-758.
  • "The Power of Abstraction: Brentano, Husserl, and the Gottingen Students," Symposium:
  • Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, Volume 16, No. 2, 2012, 191-201.
  • "Immediacy and Knowledge," Filozofski Godisnjak, Volume 18, 2005, 46-63.
  • "Automated Intentionality -- A Contradiction in Terms?" History and Philosophy of Psychology Bulletin, Volume 16, Number 1, 2004, 18‑26.
  • "The Age of Instantaneous Representation: Some Philosophical Implications," (co‑authored with Mathhew Dorrell) New Media and Society,Volume 4, No. 4, 2002, 540‑550.
  • "On the Logic of Adjectives," Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, Volume 40, Fall 2001, 803‑809.
  • “Virtual Reality and Metastable Interactivity,” Ends and Means, Volume 5, No. 1, 2001, 25‑31.
  • "The Role of Variation in Thought Experiments," International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Volume 12, No.3,1998, 239‑243.
  • "The Unabomber, the Economics of Happiness, and the End of the Millennium," (co‑authored with Doug Mann) Ends and Means, Volume 3, No.1, Autumn 1998, 11‑20 or http://www.abdn.ac.uk/cpts/man98.htm
  • "Reinach, Material Necessity and Free Variation," Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, Volume 36, Fall 1997, 721‑739
  • "The Closure of Imagination: The Poetics of Virtual Reality and the Body," (co‑authored with William Buschert) Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Volume 24, June 1997, 211‑217.
  • "Thought Experiments: Architecture and Economy of Thought," Journalof the British Society for Phenomenology, Vol. 26, No.1, 1995, 85‑92.
  • "Instruments and the Body: Sartre and Merleau‑Ponty," Research in Phenomenology Vol. 24, 1994, 206‑215.
  • "Mr. Crusoe is Angry," Grazer Philosophische Studien Vol. 45, 1993, 65‑75.
  • "Staging the Life‑World: Habermas and Recuperation of Austin's Speech Act Theory," Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour Vol. 23, No. 1, March 1993, 105‑116.
  • "Beyond Unity of Science: Churchland and Rorty," Dialogue(PST) Vol. 35, No. 2/3, 1993, 47‑51.
  • "How Does the Laboratory of the Mind Work?" Critical notice of James R. Brown, The Laboratory of the Mind, Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, Vol. 32, No. 3, 1993, 573‑579.

Chapters in Books

  • Entry "Franz Brentano" in Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernity (in press)
  • "The Role of Mental Variation in Cognitive Science: Structured Imagination and Conceptual Combinations," Proceedings of The Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy: PAIDEIA: Philosophy Educating Humanity
  • "Consequences of Restructuring: Part‑Time Hiring in Philosophy," (co‑autored with Louis Groarke) The Ethics of the New Economy, Leo Groarke, editor, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1998, 213‑231.

Book Reviews

  • Review of John Bruin, Homo Interrogans, Philosophy in Review, Vol. XXII, No. 4, 254‑255.
  • Review of Tamar Gendler, Thought Experiment, Dialogue, Volume XLI, No. 2, 407‑409.
  • Review of Barry Smith, Philosophy and Political Change in Eastern Europe, Dialogue, Volume XXXVI, No.3, 1997, 648‑650.
  • Review of Dick McCleary, The Logic of Imaginative Education, Canadian Philosophical Reviews, Vol. XVI, No.2, April 1996, 120‑122.
  • Review of Roy Sorensen, Thought Experiments, Canadian Philosophical Reviews, Vol. XIV, No. 1, 1994, 47‑49.
  • Commissioned review of Richard Kearney, Poetics of Imagination, EidosVol. X, No.1, 1991, 105‑109.

Translations

  • Co-translator of Richard Rorty, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature, into Serbo-Croatian. Rorty's book was published as: Filozofija i Ogledalo Prirode (Sarajevo: Veselin Maslesa, 1990).
  • "Existence and Reality," Atlantic Region Philosophys Association, October 5 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • "Does the A Priori Belong to Science and Technology?" 38th Annual Philosophy of Science Conference, April 14, 2011, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • "The Power of Abstraction: Brentano, Husserl, and the Göttingen Students Canadian Philosophical Association, in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, May 30, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.
  • "The Polarizing Essence of Technology," The Atlantic Region Philosophy Association, October 17 2009, Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia.
  • "Brentano and Twardowski on the Objectless Presentations," Brentano’s Philosophy of Mind, 6 May 2008, University of Laval, Quebec City, Quebec.
  • "Technological Determinism vs. Autonomous Technology: The Matrix,” 19 January 2008, The Fourth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • "Performativity and Description," Canadian Society for Aesthetics, 33rd Annual Meeting, 30 May 2006, in conjunction with the SSHRC conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario.
  • "How Does the Delay in Representation Determine Immersion and Interactivity?"14th International Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, July 20th-22th 2005, Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands.
  • "The Phenomenology of Photography," Canadian Society for Aesthetics in conjunction with the SSHRC conference, June 1, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba (paper delivered by Will Buschert).
  • "Automated Intentionality: A Contradiction in Terms?" The Twenty First World Congress of Philosophy: Philosophy Facing World Problems, August 11, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • "Tools developed to enhance the circulation of knowledge," From Real to Virtual: Boundaries, Convergence and Openings of Knowledge Networks, workshop hosted by the University of Toronto in conjunction with the SSHRC conference, May 30 and 31, 2002, Toronto, Ontario.
  • "Instantaneous Representation and the Pig Itself," 12th Bienniel International Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, July 9th‑11th 2001, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
  • "What Have We Learned from 20th Century Austrian Philosophy?" 4th International France Veber Congress, August 19‑23, 2000 Celje, Republic of Slovenia.
  • "The Age of Instantaneous Representation: Some Philosophical Implications," presented at the round table "Virtual Reality and Hyperreality: Philosophical Explorations of the Meaning of High Technology," co‑sponsored by the Canadian Philosophical Association and Canadian Society for Aesthetics in conjunction with the SSHRC conference, May 25, 2000, Edmonton, Alberta.
  • "On the Logic of Adjectives," 11th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, August 20, 1999, Cracow, Poland.
  • “Virtual Reality and Interactivity: The Falcon at the End of the Tunnel," presented at the round table "Virtual Reality Reconsidered," co‑sponsored by the Canadian Philosophical Association and Canadian Society for Aesthetics in conjunction with the SSHRC conference, June 5, 1999, Sherbrooke, Quebec.
  • "The Role of Mental Variation in Cognitive Science: Structured Imagination and Conceptual Combinations" presented at: The Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy: PAIDEIA: Philosophy Educating Humanity, August 14, 1998, Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A. and The Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Science in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, June 6, 1997, Memorial University, St.John's, NF.
  • "The Supremacy of Nationalism and the Liberal Politics of Identity in the Modern World," (co-authored with Doug Mann)The Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy: PAIDEIA: Philosophy Educating Humanity, August 14, 1998, Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
  • Organizer of the round table "Un‑ and Under‑ employment among Young Philosophers," Canadian Philosophical Association in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, June 4, 1997, Memorial University, St.John's, NF.
  • "Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Identity:" Philosophy Department Colloquium Series, November 22, 1996, Dalhouise University, Halifax. Brown Bag Colloquium Series, September 13, 1996, University College Cape Breton, Sydney, NS.
  • "The Consequences of Restructuring: Part‑Time Hiring in Philosophy ," The First Annual Laurier Conference on Business and Professional Ethics, October 24, 1996. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo.
  • "The Unabomber, the Economics of Happiness, and the End of the Millennium," (co‑authored with Doug Mann)The Ontario Philosophical Society, October 19, 1996, Brock University, St. Catherines.
  • "The Role of Variation in Thought Experiments:" Philosophy Department Colloquium Series, January 12, 1996 University of Waterloo. Philosophy Department Presentation, March 14, 1996 University of Lethbridge. The Logic and Philosophy of Science Talk Series, April 4, 1996 Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto.
  • "Two Faces of Variation in Philosophy," Contemporary European Philosophy: Traditions and Transitions, September 29, 1995, The American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
  • "Virtual Reality, Imagination and the Body: Sartre and Merleau-Ponty, "Convergences and Transformations, April 30, 1995, McGill University, Montreal (co-authored with William Buschert).
  • "Propositions and Possible Worlds: Uneasy Bedfellows," Canadian Philosophical Association, in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, June 8, 1994, University of Calgary, Calgary.
  • "Thought Experiments: Architecture and Economy of Thought," Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Science, in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, June 3, 1993, Carleton University, Ottawa.
  • "The Closure of Imagination: The Poetics of Virtual Reality and the Body," (co‑authored with William Buschert) Canadian Comparative Literature Association, in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, May 30, 1993, Carleton University, Ottawa.
  • "Staging the Life-World: Habermas and the Recuperation of Austin's Speech Act Theory." Canadian Philosophical Association, in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, May 30 1993, Carleton University, Ottawa.
  • "Instruments and the Body: Sartre and Merleau‑Ponty," Sartre Society, in conjunction with the Learned Societies Conference, May 26, 1992, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown.
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