Ferenc Hörcher is a political philosopher and philosopher of art. He studied in Budapest, Oxford and Brussels-Leuven. He is professor of Philosophy at Pázmány Péter Catholic University and director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Hungarian Academy of Science. He regularly teaches at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków and the Babes-Bólyai University in Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár). He researched in Göttingen, Wassenaar, Cambridge, Edinburgh and at Notre Dame University,USA.