Professor Emeritus of the Institute of Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest), Dr. Sc. (Law). Visiting professor at many foreign universities (U.S., Australia, UK, Japan, Russia, EU countries). Author of more than 500 scientific works published in English, German, French and other languages, including monographs “Law and Philosophy”, “Paradigms of Legal Thinking”, “Comparative Legal Cultures”, “The Enigma of Law and of Legal Philosophising”, etc. Advisor to the Prime Minister of Hungary (1990–1994), member of the International Academy of Comparative Law. Recipient of the Hungarian government’s prize for scientific achievement.