Mgr. Ondřej Sikora, Ph.D.


Phone: +420 466 036 625
Office: 05 013, building G

born in Šumperk, in 1977; lives with his family in Zabřeh - Hněvkov

Research Interests
Philosophy of Kant, the relation of ethics and metaphysics, theory of autonomy

2005 – 2010 Palacky University in Olomouc, Faculty of Arts, doctoral course in Philosophy, PhD degree
2004 – 2007 Charles University in Prague, Pedagogical Faculty, course in English language and literature for secondary school teachers
2003 – 2005 Palacky University in Olomouc, Pedagogical Faculty, pedagogical course for secondary school teachers
1997 – 2002 Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts, master course in Philosophy, MA degree
1992 – 1997 Secondary Business School in Šumperk – school-leaving exam

Work Experience
2/2013 – present Assistant professor: Department of Philosophy, University of Pardubice.
2003 – 2013 Teacher: Secondary Technical School in Šumperk (foreign languages, social sciences)
2001 – 2003 Teacher: Elementary School in Sudkov (foreign languages)

  • „Život a dílo Immanuela Kanta“ ("The Life and Work of I. Kant"), 9 December 2003, Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University Brno.
  • „Schizma filozofie 20. století“ ("Schism in the Philosophy of 20 Century"), 25 - 27 June 2008, Inst. of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Science, Horní Vysoká.
  • „Místo, prostor, krajina“ ("Place, Space and Landscape"), 21 - 22 October 2010, Dept. of Bohemian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacky University Olomouc.


  • “Faktum rozumu a zdůvodnění morálky” (“Fact of Reason and Justification of Morals“), in: B. Horyna (ed.), Kant Redivivus. Průřezy dílem filosofa, University of Masaryk, Brno 2004.
  • “Praktické sebevědomí” (“Practical Self-consciousness“), in: Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomucensis, Palacky University in Olomouc 2006.
  • “Metafyzika čistého praktického rozumu” (“Metaphysics of Pure Practical Reason“), in: M. Šimsa, P. Sousedík, M. Nitsche et al. (eds.), Návrat metafyziky? Diskuse o metafyzice ve filosofii  20. a 21. století, Filosofia, Prague 2010.
  • “Vznešenost přírody u Kanta” (“Sublimity of Nature in Kant's Philosophy“), in: P. Komenda, L. Malinová, R. Změlík (eds.) Místo - prostor – krajina v literatuře a kultuře, Palacky University in Olomouc 2012.
  • Praktická metafyzika. Ke vztahu etiky a metafyziky v Kantově Kritice praktického rozumu – disertace (Practical Metaphysics. On the Relationship of Ethics and Metaphysics in Kant's Critique of Practical Reason) – Dissertation Thesis, manuscript, Faculty of Arts, Palacky University Olomouc.