Jakub Jinek

doc. Mgr. Jakub Jinek, Dr. phil.


Study Informational System (SIS)

Tel: +420 220 181 384

Room K11 (ground floor)

Areas of specialisation

  • ancient philosophy, political thought, social ethics, ethics


  • 2004–2007 International Academy for Philosophy in Liechtenstein: Ph.D. in Philosophy. Thesis supervised by prof. G. Reale and prof. F. L. Lisi

  • 2002–2003 Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn; Politics and Philosophy

  • 1997–2004 Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, Prague: MA in Political science, specialisation Political philosophy

Professional career

  • since 2021 Charles University, Catholic Theological Faculty, Associate Professor; since 2022 Vice-Dean for Research

  • 2019 Appointed as Associate Professor, Palacký University Olomouc

  • 2018 – 2023 University of Pardubice, Faculty of Arts, Assistant Professor; since 2019 Associate Professor

  • 2018 – 2021 Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic: OIKOYMENH Publishers, Head of Department

  • 2011 – 2019 Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague: Assistant Professor, Research Fellow

  • 2008 – 2018 Co-Editor of the philosophical journal Reflexe

  • 2007 – 2011 Faculty of Theology of South Bohemian University in České Budějovice: Assistant Professor, Vice-Dean for Research

  • 2004 – 2007 International Academy for Philosophy in Liechtenstein: Assistant


Current publications

  • J. Jinek, Naming God as „King“ and the Figure of the Legislator in Plato’s Cratylus, in: G. Giorgini – E. Irrera (eds.), God, Religion, and Society, Baden-Baden 2023, pp. 213–228.

  • J. Jinek, Platons Theologie der Götternamen, in: V. Mikeš (ed.), Plato’s Cratylus. Proceedings from the Eleventh Symposium Platonicum Pragense (Brill's Plato Studies Series, 8), Leiden 2022, pp. 107–123.

  • J. Jinek, Pleasure and Pain in Plato’s Laws and the Penal Code of the Second Best City, in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, 23, 2021, pp. 425–442.

  • J. Jinek, Plato’s Socrates and the Law Code of Athens, in: Filosofický časopis, Special Issue, 2021, 2 (The Rule of the People and the Rule of Law in Classical Greek Thought), pp. 103–124.

  • J. Jinek (ed.), The Rule of the People and the Rule of Law in Classical Greek Thought, in: Filosofický časopis, Special Issue, 2021, 2.

  • J. Jinek – L. Kollert (eds.), Emergency Powers. Rule of Law and the State of Exception, Baden-Baden 2020.

  • J. Jinek, The Welfare State and Modern Sovereignty, in: Politologický časopis, 3, 2018, pp. 206–226.

  • J. Jinek, A Critical Approach to Moral and Political Theory: The Case of Plato’s Republic, in: M. Migliori – F. Eustacchi (eds.), Per la rinascita di un pensiero critico contemporaneo. Il contributo degli antichi, Milano – Udine 2017, pp. 181–204.

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