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Alexander Gungov
EducationUniversity of Sofia (MA, PhD)
AwardsFulbright fellowship
Era21st-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
InstitutionsSofia University
ThesisPhilosophical Foundations of Descartes’ Logic (1996)
Main interests
logic, philosophy of art, moral philosophy

Alexander Gungov is a Bulgarian philosopher and Professor of Logic and Continental Philosophy at University of Sofia. He is the editor of Sofia Philosophical Review. Gungov is known for his expertise on Giambattista Vico's thought and philosophy of medicine.[1][2]


Gungov received his MA in Philosophy and English from the University of Sofia in 1986 and his Ph. D. in Philosophy in 1996. As a Fulbright Fellow, He studied at the Center for Vico Studies at Emory University under the supervision of Donald Phillip Verene. He is married to Maria Dimitrova, professor of social philosophy at Sofia University.[3]


  • Patient Safety: The Relevance of Logic in Medical Care, ibidem Press, 2018
  • Normativity: Contemporary Challenges, Co-editor with Valentina Kaneva and Ognian Kasabov, Sofia University Press 2013
  • Logic in Medicine: Approaches to Patient Safety, Avangard, 2012
  • The Addressees of the EU Internal and External Policies: De Jure and De Facto, Co-Editor with Karim Mamdani, Sofia University Press, 2011
  • Rights and Values in Expanding Europe: Mutual Enrichment through Different Traditions, Co-Editor with Karim Mamdani, Sofia University Press, 2011
  • Logic of Deception, Avangard Prima Press, 2004,
  • Late 20th Century American Philosophy: An Anthology, Prosveta Press, 1995
  • An Anthology of Philosophy, Co-Editor with Ivan Kolev and Dimka Gicheva, Prosveta Press, 1992


  1. ^ "Alexander Gungov". ResearchGate.
  2. ^ "Alexander Gungov". Google Scholar Citations.
  3. ^ "International Affairs: Fulbright fellow comes to Emory, attracted to reputation, scholarship of Vico Institute". Emory Report. 51 (37). August 9, 1999.

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