Gašper Pirc

Research Assistant
Phone: +386 5 663 77 00

Research areas:

  • Social and political philosophy
  • Critical social theory
  • Moral philosophy and philosophy of law
  • Hermeneutics and the critique of ideologies


Gašper Pirc studied at the University of Ljubljana and at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (from 2009-2010) and graduated in 2012 with a diploma in philosophy and comparative literature and literary theory (pre-Bologna system). In 2020, he was awarded a PhD in philosophy (thesis: "Perspectives of Hermeneutics in the Philosophy of Law and Normative Ethics").
Since 2019, Gašper Pirc has been employed as assistant researcher at the Institute for Philosophical Studies of ZRS Koper, where he designs the outlook of the society, cooperates in the organization of the events, and edits the websites of SFD and the journal Anthropos. Before that, he cooperated with the Inštitut Nove revije, Fenomenološko društvo and Central European Research Institute Søren Kierkegaard, where he took on various roles and particular jobs (research, organization and hosting of various events, public lectures). In 2018 he was guest researcher at the University of Vienna. Between 2016 and 2019 he participated on over 10 impactful international conferences in Slovenia, Italy, Croatia, Germany, Austria and Great Britain.
He participated in the organization of events of ZRS Koper, The Slovenian Philosophical Society, Fenomenološko društvo and Central European Research Institute Søren Kierkegaard.
Gašper Pirc published several scientific articles n peer-reviewed international academic journals and monographs.
The researcher was awarded several scholarships based on his achievements in studies and research, i.e. “OeAD Research Scholarship (Stipendien der Stipendienstiftung der Republik Österreich, Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates)”, “Zois scholarship of merit”, ” Innovative scheme for the co- financing of PhD studies to promote social challenges – grade A “, and Austrian scholarship “Ernst Mach Grant, weltweit”.