DepartmentCognitive science and Psychology

Department Chair

Prof. Lilia Gurova, Ph.D


Prof. Lilia Gurova graduated in electronics (1981, Technical University in Sofia), then she received a PhD in philosophy of science (1988, Institute of Philosophy at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences). Since 1993 she has been part of the teaching staff of Department of Cognitive Science and Psychology at NBU. Her research interests are in the field of philosophy and history of science and cognitive science. She has over 130 publications in English and Bulgarian, including 3 books (one of them co-authored). Prof. Gurova is a member of Philosophy of Science Association, Cognitive Science Society, European Philosophy of Science Association and has been elected twice to the Steering Committee of the latter (2013 – 2015; 2021 – 2025). She is a co-founder of Bulgarian Society for Analytic Philosophy, the East European Network for Philosophy of Science, and the POND network (Philosophy of Science Around the Mediterranean). Prof. Gurova is a member of the editorial board of Balkan Journal of Philosophy.


Contact information:
Building 1, Room 402
tel.: 00359 2 8110 402
e-mail: lgurova@nbu.bg