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The algorithmic disruption of workplace solidarity: Phenomenology and the future of work question (2021)
Journal Article
Meacham, D., & Tava, F. (in press). The algorithmic disruption of workplace solidarity: Phenomenology and the future of work question. Philosophy Today, 65(3), https://doi.org/10.5840/philtoday2021519408

This paper examines, both historically and conceptually the development and technological mediation of the concept of solidarity. We argue for both an emphasis on the workplace as the locus of solidarity relations and for a phenomenological approach... Read More about The algorithmic disruption of workplace solidarity: Phenomenology and the future of work question.

Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report (2021)
Report
Ritchie, F., Tava, F., Whittard, D., Green, E., Beata Kreft, M., & Alves, K. (2021). Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report. London: Open Data Institute

The Open Data Institute was funded by Innovate UK to undertake a major programme of Research and Development on "Data Innovation for the UK", which was re-scoped and funded on a yearly basis for a total of 4 years (called, for short, "The R&D program... Read More about Process and economic evaluation of the ODI R&D programme: Final report.

Solidarity today: A problem-based approach (2021)
Book Chapter
Tava, F. (in press). Solidarity today: A problem-based approach. In Jahrbuch Praktische Philosophie in globaler Perspektive. Freiburg, München: Verlag Karl Alber

This chapter aims at establishing a problem-based approach to solidarity by describing its main characteristics and by testing its effectiveness in light of three pivotal issues today: immigration, the future of work, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The c... Read More about Solidarity today: A problem-based approach.

European solidarity: Definitions, challenges, and perspectives (2021)
Book Chapter
Tava, F. (2021). European solidarity: Definitions, challenges, and perspectives. In D. Meacham, & N. de Warren (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Europe (211-221). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315686233-18

Since the end of the Second World War, European construction has developed side by side with reiterated attempts to envision and implement European solidarity. This chapter addresses the complex scenario in which European political actors ostensibly... Read More about European solidarity: Definitions, challenges, and perspectives.

Justice, emotions, and solidarity (2021)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (in press). Justice, emotions, and solidarity. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, https://doi.org/10.1080/13698230.2021.1893251

This paper discusses Habermas’s argument that justice requires solidarity as its ‘reverse side’, whereby the former provides the necessary global framework for establishing intersubjective solidarity whilst the latter constitutes an important precond... Read More about Justice, emotions, and solidarity.

Epoché and institution: The fundamental tension in Jan Patočka’s phenomenology (2020)
Journal Article
Meacham, D., & Tava, F. (in press). Epoché and institution: The fundamental tension in Jan Patočka’s phenomenology. Studies in East European Thought, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11212-020-09398-8

This article examines the relation between two key, but seemingly opposed concepts in Jan Patočka’s thought: epoché and the concrete institutional polis. In doing so it attempts to elucidate the inextricable relation between phenomenology and politic... Read More about Epoché and institution: The fundamental tension in Jan Patočka’s phenomenology.

Solidarity and data access: Challenges and potentialities (2020)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (in press). Solidarity and data access: Challenges and potentialities. Phenomenology and Mind, 19,

This paper provides an account of the challenges and potentialities of a solidarity-based approach to data access and governance. To do that, it offers an infraethical understanding of solidarity that describes it as a structural moral enabler that c... Read More about Solidarity and data access: Challenges and potentialities.

Sacrifice as a political problem: Jan Patočka and sacred sociology (2018)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (2018). Sacrifice as a political problem: Jan Patočka and sacred sociology

The question arising from this article regards the meaning of sacrifice within the frame of Jan Patočka’s philosophy. Is human sacrifice aimed at reinforcing an institution or state of things as in the case of the Unknown Soldier narrative, or is it... Read More about Sacrifice as a political problem: Jan Patočka and sacred sociology.

Oběť jako politický problém: Jan Patočka a sociologie posvátna (2018)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (2018). Oběť jako politický problém: Jan Patočka a sociologie posvátna

The question arising from this article regards the meaning of sacrifice within the frame of Jan Patočka's philosophy. Is human sacrifice aimed at reinforcing an institution or state of things as in the case of the Unknown Soldier narrative, or is it... Read More about Oběť jako politický problém: Jan Patočka a sociologie posvátna.

Tragic realism: On Karel Kosík's insight into Kafka (2017)
Book Chapter
Tava, F. Tragic realism: On Karel Kosík's insight into Kafka. In M. Mrugalski, S. Schahadat, D. Ulicka, & I. Wutsdorff (Eds.), Literary Theory between East and West: Transcultural and Transdisciplinary Movements from Russian Formalism to Cultural Studies. An international handbook. De Gruyter. Manuscript submitted for publication

The aim of this chapter is to shed light on this topic in order to clarify whether and how Kafka's work influenced Kosík's philosophy of praxis and critique of modern society. Dealing with this topic will also involve examining the great echo that Ka... Read More about Tragic realism: On Karel Kosík's insight into Kafka.

The heresy of history: Patočka's reflections on Marx and Marxism (2016)
Book Chapter
Tava, F. (2016). The heresy of history: Patočka's reflections on Marx and Marxism. In Thinking after Europe: Jan Patočka and Politics (183-200). London, New York: Rowman & Littlefield

Although Jan Patočka often addressed Marx’s thought, as well as the intellectual and historical development of Marxism, up till now the reasons for his interest, as well as the outcomes of his investigation, have seldom been made the object of analy... Read More about The heresy of history: Patočka's reflections on Marx and Marxism.

Thinking after Europe: Jan Patočka and Politics (2016)
Book
Tava, F., & Meacham, D. E. (Eds.). (2016). Thinking after Europe: Jan Patočka and Politics. London, New York: Rowman & Littlefield International

Jan Patočka, perhaps more so than any other philosopher in the twentieth century, managed to combine intense philosophical insight with a farsighted analysis of the idea and challenges facing Europe as a historical, cultural and political signifier.... Read More about Thinking after Europe: Jan Patočka and Politics.

The brave struggle: Jan Patočka on Europe’s past and future (2016)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (2016). The brave struggle: Jan Patočka on Europe’s past and future. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 47(3), 242-259. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071773.2016.1180854

© 2016 The British Society for Phenomenology. This article proposes to investigate Jan Patočka’s idea of “postEurope”, in the context of his understanding of European contemporary history. Therefore, I first stress how important it is for Patočka to... Read More about The brave struggle: Jan Patočka on Europe’s past and future.

Lifeworld, civilisation, system: Patočka and Habermas on Europe and its crisis (2016)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (2016). Lifeworld, civilisation, system: Patočka and Habermas on Europe and its crisis. Horizon: Fenomenologičeskie Issledovaniâ, 5(1), 70-89. https://doi.org/10.18199/2226-5260-2016-5-1-70-89

The aim of this article is to show how both Jan Patočka and Jürgen Habermas, starting from a reinterpretation of the idea of «lifeworld», engaged a critique of modern civilisation, aiming (with different outcomes) at a redefinition of the concept of... Read More about Lifeworld, civilisation, system: Patočka and Habermas on Europe and its crisis.

Facing global crises after Europe: Between philosophy and politics (2016)
Journal Article
Caminada, E., & Tava, F. (2016). Facing global crises after Europe: Between philosophy and politics

Introduction to the issue of Metodo: International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy, 'Facing Global Crises After Europe: Between Philosophy and Politics'.

The Risk of Freedom: Ethics, Phenomenology, and Politics in Jan Patočka (2015)
Book
Tava, F. (2015). The Risk of Freedom: Ethics, Phenomenology, and Politics in Jan Patočka. Rowman & Littlefield International

he Risk of Freedom presents an in-depth analysis of the philosophy of Jan Patočka, one of the most influential Central European thinkers of the twentieth century, examining both the phenomenological and ethical-political aspects of his work. In parti... Read More about The Risk of Freedom: Ethics, Phenomenology, and Politics in Jan Patočka.