doc. PhDr. Mária Mičaninová, PhD.
Mária Mičaninová is an Associate Professor at the University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik in Košice. Her scientific research focuses especially on Avicebron´s metaphysics and Suhrawardi´s philosophy of illumination. She is the author of several significant monographs, scientific articles and translations. Some of the most important publications are: Avicebron´s Metaphysics, Function of the Imagery in the Philosophy of al-Suhrawardi, The Crown of the Kingdom by Rabbi Shlomo ben Gabirol, Avicebronov The Font of Life and Albert the Great, The synthetic thinking of Solomon ibn Gabirol.
Participation in project schemes:
Projects of international grant agencies:
The source of Jewish law 2004/2005 – prof. Nahum Rakover, implemented on the basis of a contract between the government of the Slovak Republic and the government of the state of Israel in the field of culture, education, and sience and by grant of the Ezra Foundation in Bratislava.
The source of Jewish law 2005/2006 – prof. Daniel J. Lasker, implemented on the basis of a contract between the government of the Slovak Republic and the government of the state of Israel in the field of culture, education, and sience and by grant of the Ezra Foundation in Bratislava.
The source of Jewish law 2006/2007 – Rabbi Racon Arrusi, Israel, implemented on the basis of the grant of the Ezra Foundation in Bratislava
Jewish Philosophy and Mysticism 2007/2008 – prof. J. Ochman, Poland, implemented on the basis of the grant of the Ezra Foundation in Bratislava
Phenomenology and Phenomenological research in Poland – prof. Czeslaw Glombik, Poľsko, implemented with support of the Polish institute in Bratislava
Projects of domestic grant agencies:
VEGA 1/025/08 – Philosophy of Solomon Ibn Gabirol – Head of project
VEGA 1/0330/12 – Function of the Imagery in the Philosophy of Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi – Head of project
Grant of Foundation Ezra in Bratislava for publication of the first Slovak translation of the poem The Crown of the Kingdom by Rabbi Shlomo ben Gabirol. Prague: Bergman 2010.
Grant of Foundation of UPJŠ – translation and editorial project Fons vitae – Head of project
APVV-14-070 – Heidegger, metaphysics and the History of Philosophy – researcher
Membership in significant (scientific) organizations:
Slovak philosophical association at the Slovak Academy of Science in Bratislava
Subjects Currently Taught:
History of philosophy I., History of philosophy II., Avicebron´s metaphysics, Suhrawardi´s philosophy of illumination, Issue of existence in philosophy of E. Levinas, Introduction to Jewry, Philosophy of Martin Buber