Francesco Tava

Francesco Tava is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of the West of England. His areas of specialization are moral and political philosophy, phenomenology, and history of philosophy. Since the completion of his doctorate in 2012, he has held several research fellowships at the University of Milan and at the Czech Academy of Sciences. From 2015 to 2017 he worked as a postdoctoral scholar at the Husserl Archives at KU Leuven.

Most recent publications:

Tava, Francesco (ed.). Phenomenology and the Idea of Europe. London: Routledge, 2017.

Tava, Francesco, and Darian Meacham (eds.). Thinking after Europe: Jan Patočka and Politics. London; New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016.

Tava, Francesco. “The Brave Struggle: Jan Patočka on Europe’s Past and Future”. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 47,3 (2016): 242-259.

Tava, Francesco. “Lifeworld, Civilisation, System: Patočka and Habermas on Europe and its Crisis“. Horizon. Studies in Phenomenology, 5 (1), 70-89.

Tava, Francesco. The Risk of Freedom: Ethics, Phenomenology and Politics in Jan Patočka. London; New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016.