Curriculum Vitae

VERA LYUBENOVA

Education:
Since 2009 PhD Student in Contemporary Philosophy, History of Philosophy Department, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridsky”, Bulgaria
2006 English course, Advanced level, C2 – CEFR, ALTE, Department for Language Teaching and International Students, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
2005 MA in Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
1996 145 Simeon Radev Secondary School

Grants:
25.08.2013 – 30.08.2013 Summer School “Concepts, Normativity, and Cognition: Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives”, Pärnu, Estonia
15.09.2011 – 15.12.2011 University of Antwerp, Belgium, Visiting Researcher
01.10.2010 – 01.03.2011 Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, Erasmus Student
20.05.2010 – 31.05.2010 Summer Doctoral School, organized by Sofia University, Kiten, Bulgaria

Talks:
•  06.03.2014 The Nature of Perception: Kant and Sellars, Identity and Productivity Project Workshop, Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowlledge at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
• 23.05.2013 The Problem of Private Episodes: Ryle, Wittgenstein and Sellars, May Readings “Days of Science 2013″, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
• 06.12.2012 The Capacity of Imagination and Its Role in Experience: Hume, Kant and Sellars, Second International Conference “Imagination Today”, Sofia-Apriltsi, Bulgaria
• 31.05.2012 Sellars’s Scientific Realism, Conference “Contemporary Challenges to Science”, Sofia, Bulgaria
• 07.11.2011 Talk on Kant’s Transcendental Deduction within the Science, Subjectivity and Interaction: Possibilities and Limitations of the Naturalization Project course, Philosophy Department, Antwerp University, Belgium

Publications:
Kant’s Metaphysical Deduction of Categories. In: Proceedings of the Department of Human Sciences by the University of Mining and Geology “St. Iv. Rilski”, Vol. XII, Sofia 2012, pp. 12–26
Тranscendental Deduction in the First Edition of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. In: Philosophical Alternatives, 2010, vol. I, pp. 64–73
Kant on the Synthesis of Apprehension and His Answer to Hume. In: Proceedings of the Department of Human Sciences by the University of Mining and Geology “St. Iv. Rilski”, Vol. VI, Sofia 2006, pp. 38–44

Projects:
2012 – 2015 Identity and Productivity, a joint project of the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge and the Centre for Humanities and Social Studies, Sofia, team member
2010 David Hume. Human Understanding, Principles of Morals and Natural Religion, Sofia University, team member

Memberships in Research Organizations:
Since 2012 Wilfrid Sellars Society, Continental Europe Call for Papers Editor
Since 2009 International Association for Scottish Philosophy, member
Since 2007 The Hume Society, Akureyri, Iceland, member

Translations from English into Bulgarian:
Peirce, Ch. S. The Fixation of Belief. In: Proceedings of the Department of Human Sciences by the University of Mining and Geology “St. Iv. Rilski”, Vol. XII, Sofia 2012, pp. 56–73
Hume, D. On the Standart of Taste. In: Proceedings of the Department of Human Sciences by the University of Mining and Geology “St. Iv. Rilski”, Vol. IX, Sofia 2010, pp. 77 – 93

Teaching Experience:
15.02.2012 – 30.05.2012 Part-Time Assistant in History of Philosophy, Philosophy Department, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”, Bulgaria
12.02.2007 – 15.06.2007 Teacher of Philosophy, Euro School Rovel, Sofia, Bulgaria

Language Skills:
Bulgarian – native
English – C2 – CEFR, ALTE
German – B1