Prof. em. Dr. Emanoil Ancuta
Prof. Dr. Emanoil Ancuta is Scientific Secretary and Deputy
Director a.D. of the Centre for Logic at the Romanian Academy. Born 1936 in the Romanian
city of Turceni, he studied logic, the philosophy of language, politics and sociology at
the universities of Bucarest, Klausenburg, Goettingen and Oxford. The subject of his
dissertation was the "logical analysis of scholarly language".
After further specialisations and research stays he was a guest professor and scholar
at several German universities, in Vienna, and in Oxford. Professor Ancuta also conducted
research at the Romanian Academy of the Science. He also served as a professor of logic,
the history of logic and philosophy.
He is a member of the Goerres Society for the Support of Science and Scholarship, the
Heidegger Society, the German Association for Political Science, the Society of German
Natural Scientists and Physicians, the German Society for Philosophy, the German
Association of German Language Experts and the German Forum (Professors' Circle) of the
German Society for Philosophy. He directs the Romanian Institute for International
Studies and co-ordinates the EU project, "Overcoming the Dictatorships…" (co-operation
with the Hannah Arendt Institute for Research on Totalitarianism at the Technical
University of Dresden).