Professor of Modern Philosophy, Phenomenology and Applied Ethics
Babeş-Bolyai University from Cluj-Napoca
Ion Copoeru is professor of Modern philosophy, phenomenology and applied ethics at Babeş-Bolyai University from Cluj-Napoca. His research interests are located mainly in phenomenology (intersubjectivity, everydayness, law, and addictions) and ethics in professions, with focus on the professions of law and healthcare.
He studied Philosophy in Cluj-Napoca, Tübingen and Paris XII. He had research stages and fellowships in Leuven, Bucharest, Wuppertal, Louvain-la-Neuve and Memphis (USA).
He is author of Aparenţă şi sens [Appearence and meaning] (2000) and Structuri ale constituirii [Structures of Phenomenological Constitution] (2001), editor or co-editor of several collective volumes, such as Phenomenology 2005, Vol. III (with Hans Rainer Sepp) (Zeta Books, 2007), Phenomenology 2010, Vol. III (with P. Kontos and A. Serrano) (Zeta Books, 2011), Recherches phénoménologiques actuelles en Roumanie et France (with Alexander Schnell) (Olms, 2006) and author or co-author of a series of articles and book chapters on the above mentioned topics. The most recent work is dealing with topics like those of skills, knowledge-how, violence, and interactionist methods in studying addictions.
He is also vice-president of the Romanian Society for Phenomenology (SRF) and member of the executive committee of Central and East European Society for Phenomenology (CEESP).
Ion Copoeru is editor-in-chief of Studia UBB Philosophia (indexed in WoS–ESCI) and member of the editorial committee of Studia Phaenomenologica.