Tussay Ákos

  • Department of Legal Philosophy

Address1088 Budapest, Szentkirályi utca 28.

Room Nr.228

Tel.+36-1-429-7200 /336

E-mail címtussay.akos@jak.ppke.hu

Areas of expertise

Legal theory / Philosophy of law

Short bio

2015: Law Degree (doctor iuris), PPCU
2015-2018: Ph.D. studies, PPCU

2015- Lecturer, Department of Legal Philosophy, PPCU
2018- Junior Research Fellow, Department of Politics and Governance, NUPS

Ákos Tussay's research interest concerns the intellectual history of state and sovereignty with two special focuses: ancient kingship theories and seventeenth-century English political thought. The subject matter of his Doctoral Dissertation is the nomos empsychos idea of kingship in ancient Greek political philosophy.

29 September - 4 October 2019. The Description of the Ideal Ruler in the pseudo-Pythagorean Περὶ Βασιλείας treatises. 1st International Conference of Hellenic Studies: Hellenic Political Philosophy and Contemporary Europe (Centre for Hellenic Studies, Herceg Novi)

29-31 July 2019. Locke's Filmer Critique Revisited. The Literary Device of the First Treatise. The 2019 John Locke Conference, annual conference of The John Locke Society (University of Helsinki)

7-12 July 2019. Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarchal Justification of Regal Power. Dignity, Democracy, Diversity: XXIX IVR World Congress (University of Lucerne)

13-15 June 2019. The relation between law and justice in Archytas's Περὶ νόμου καὶ δικαιοσύνης. 10th Meetings on Ethics & Political Philosophy (University of Minho)

31. May 2019. Sir Robert Filmer's Understanding of the Law of Nature. A Commentary on Grotius' De iure belli ac pacis. IV. "Natural Law Day" (PPCU) 

23-25 November 2018. The pseudo-Pythagorean Περὶ Βασιλείας treatises as possible sources of Philo's politics. Greek Philosophy and Jewish Thought: Accommodations and Appropriations (University of Cyprus)

31 May - 1 June 2018. John Wycif on sacerdotium and regnum. First Conference of Visegrád Countries' Law Schools (PPCU)

3-5 July 2017. The rhetoric of sovereignty in Tudor England. "Rhetorics of Unity and Division", The Sixth "Rhetoric in Society" Conference of the RSE (Univesity of East Anglia)

30 May - 1 June 2017. Rex habet imaginem Dei. The theocratic vindication of the pre-eminence of the kingly estate. The Rethinking of Religious Belief in the Making of Modernity – International Society for Intellectual History (American University of Blageovgrad)

27-28 April 2017. A classical heritage: sources and notable characteristics of medieval analogical reasoning. CEE Forum of Young Legal, Political and Social Theorists (University of Wroclaw)

16-17 June 2016. The rhetorical cogency of analogical argumentation in late medieval and early modern political thought. Trento Days on Rhetoric – GTR 16/7th ISLL (University of Trento)