Aims & Activities
CSRB aims to:
1.Contribute to the development of philosophical research in specific fields.
2.Contribute to the development of philosophical knowledge under particular themes.
3. Assist public decisions making and to offer consultancy concerning public institutional change.

The CSRB activities include:
1. Implementation of research programs based on public, private and international funding.
2. Doctoral and continuous education in the moral, political and theoretical philosophy.
3. Publishing activity and diffusing new ideas.
4. Providing resources for the development of scientific research.
5. Activity of international collaboration. ..more
Philosophical Journals


The Center for the Study of Rationality and Beliefs (CSRB) is a unit of scientific research within the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Bucharest. CSRB is located in the Faculty of Philosophy, Splaiul Independenţei 204, Sector 6, postcode 060024, Bucharest.

Head of the CSRB is Prof dr. Romulus Brancoveanu.

CSRC elaborates and implements research and development projects, from which we mention Reason and Beliefs. Rationality, Public Reason and Education within a Multicultural Society. This project is financed within the framework of the national plan of research, development and innovation, PN II IDEI, CNCSIS 951 code.

CSRC releases the journal Public Reason, where are published articles from all fields of political philosophy and ethics. The journal is intended for the international philosophical community, as well as for a broader public interested in political and moral philosophy. It aims to promote philosophical exchanges with a special emphasis on issues in, and discussions on the Eastern European space.

CSRB organizes national and international conferences.

CSRB is open to any proposal of partnership concerning academic projects such as workshops, conferences, anthologies, translations etc.

Founding members of CSRB

  • Prof. dr. Romulus Brâncoveanu
  • Prof. dr. Mircea Flonta
  • Prof. dr. Ilie Pârvu
  • Prof. dr. Mircea Dumitru
  • Prof. dr. Mihail Radu Solcan
  • Prof. dr. Adrian Paul Iliescu
  • Prof. dr. Valentin Mureşan
  • Prof. dr. Ion Bănşoiu
  • Conf. dr. Constantin Stoenescu
  • Conf. dr. Savu Totu
  • Conf. dr. Laurenţiu Staicu
  • Asist. Laurenţiu Gheorghe
  • Asist. Dorina Cucu


News & Events

Global Justice: Norms and LimitsBucharest, 10 - 12 May, 2012Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest Keynote and guest speakers include: Thomas Pogge (Yale), .. read more

Special Issue - Public Reason 3 (2): Public Services on the MarketWe are pleased to announce you that a special issue of Public Reason, entitled 'Public .. read more

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