Stilian Yotov


Stilian Yotov, born 1960 in Sofia, is an author and translator as well as a professor of modern philosophy and philosophy of law at the University “Sv. Kliment Ohridski” in Sofia. He has published several scholarly books in Bulgarian on the topics of justice and respect, ethics and multiculturalism, equality and egalitarianism, human dignity and rights, Habermas’ work and the philosophy of rights. Stilian Yotov has translated works by Jürgen Habermas, Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer and Siegfried Krakauer, among others. In 2003 and 2004 he was nominated for the National Prize for Humanities and in 2016 he was awarded the Annual Prize of the Bulgarian Translators’ Association. He was also a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and held the Elias Canetti Chair at the Viadrina University in Frankfurt an der Oder as a visiting professor in 2002-2003.