Tomáš Hlobil

prof. PhDr. Tomáš Hlobil, CSc.

Department of Historiography and Art Theory

phone: +420 221 183 511

Researcher at the Department of Historiography and Art Theory.

Tomáš Hlobil studied Czech and German studies at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. In 1992, he received his Ph.D. in aesthetics there. Between 1993 and 2017, he worked at the Faculty of Arts, Palacký University in Olomouc as an assistant professor, associate professor (2000) and full professor (2004). Since 1996, he has been a professor in the Department of Aesthetics at Charles University. In 2018, Hlobil became a researcher at the IAH CAS. He focuses on the history of general aesthetics, general art theory and theory of art between the end of the 17th century and the mid-19th century. His special areas of interest include early history of Czech aesthetic thought and the theory and history of aesthetic historiography.

Research outputs (selection):

Tomáš Hlobil, Franz Ficker (1782–1849). Österreichische Ästhetik unter Staatsaufsicht vor dem Herbartianismus, Frankfurt am Main etc. 2020, 322 s.

Tomáš Hlobil, Geschmacksbildung im Nationalinteresse II. Der Abschluss der frühen Prager Universitätsästhetik im mitteleuropäischen Kulturraum 1805–1848, Hannover 2018, 430 s.

Tomáš Hlobil, The Reception of the Enquiry in the German-Language Area in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century: August Gottlieb Meissner and Johann Gottfried Herder, in: Martin Fitzpatrick – Peter Jones (edd.), The Reception of Edmund Burke in Europe, London etc. 2017, s. 279–296.

Tomáš Hlobil, Geschmacksbildung im Nationalinteresse. Die Anfänge der Prager Universitätsästhetik im mitteleuropäischen Kulturraum 1763–1805, Hannover 2012, 458 s.

Current projects:

Aesthetics of Franz Ficker (GA 18-04863S) – principal investigator

The Influence of the Vienna School of Art History before and After 1918 II (Strategy AV 21) - conference organizer

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