Goran Gaber earned his PhD in Philosophy from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He works at the crossroads of intellectual history, sociology of knowledge and political philosophy, and his current project employs digital research tools and methods to explore the early modern history of Critique.
After obtaining his doctorate, Goran was a postdoctoral researcher at the Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung in Berlin, the Oxford Centre for European History, and the Maison Française d'Oxford. He is the editor of the Slovenian translation of Max Weber's Wissenschaft als Beruf and has published several articles in English, Spanish, and French on Immanuel Kant, Michel Foucault and various figures in the history of historiography, like Francesco Robortello and Richard Simon.
At the EUI, Goran will continue his research on early modern books on the title pages of which the notion of Critique originally appeared. He aims to expand his current Corpus Criticorum (1450-1650) to the end of the 17th century and collect information on the social, religious, and political characteristics of the authors, editors, translators and publishers of the above-mentioned writings. The digitally enhanced analysis of this bibliographic and prosopographic information will provide a fresh understanding of the various ideologies involved in Critique's early modern conceptualisation and propagation.