Todor Polimenov

CV

 

Academic experience


Since 2018: Professor of Logic in the Department of Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

2013—2018: Associate Professor of Logic in the Department of Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

2006—2013: Assistant Professor of Logic in the Department of Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”       

(Winter semester 2008/09: Visiting lecturer in Logic in the Department of Philosophy, Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”, Bulgaria)

2003—2006: Lecturer (full-time) in Logic in the Department of Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

2002—2003: Adjunct lecturer (part-time) in Logic in the Department of Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

 

Academic exchange


February 2013: Erasmus Visiting Professor at Université Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
December 2010: Erasmus Visiting Professor at Université Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
 

Education


2013: Habilitation, Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, habilitation thesis: Substances, Universals, Proposition. Metaphysics and Philosophy of Language.

2006: Ph.D., Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, dissertation: Gottlob Frege and the Rise of Modern Logic

1999: M.A., Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

1990: Sofia High School of Mathematics “Paisii Hilendarski”

 

Research stays abroad


2011, February—May: “Yggdrasil” fellowship of the Research Council of Norway for a research stay at the Wittgenstein Archives (host researcher: Alois Pichler) in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen, Norway (Wittgenstein project)

2007, October—December: Re-invitation grant of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for a research stay in the Chair of Prof. Gottfried Gabriel in the Department of Philosophy at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany (Carnap project)

2001—2002: One-year scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for a research stay under the supervision of Prof. Gottfried Gabriel in the Department of Philosophy at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany (Frege project)

2000—2001: Ernst Mach Grant of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research for a research stay in the Department of Philosophy at the Karl Franzens University of Graz, Austria (academic advisors: Prof. Werner Sauer, Prof. Wolfgang Gombocz)

 

Professional affiliations and associated activities


  • Bulgarian Association of University Professors and Lecturers of Philosophy: Vice-President 2008—2014 (2010, 2012 re-elected); Secretary-General 2004—2008 (2006 re-elected); Member since 2003
  • Translator of philosophical literature from German to Bulgarian (over 15 translated articles by Frege, Carnap, etc.)

 

Language competence


  • Bulgarian:  mother tongue
  • German: C2 according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), certificate  “Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung” of the Goethe Institute
  • English: Reading and Writing: B2; Listening and spoken production: B1 (self-assessment with reference to the CEFR)
  • Russian: Reading and Writing A2: Listening and spoken production: B2 (self-assessment with reference to the CEFR)