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Luís Miguel Simões is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the Nova University of Lisbon, under the supervision of Prof. Nuno Venturinha. He was awarded a PhD scholarship by FCT, and in Ifilnova he is a researcher at EPLab. He earned a 4-year BA (1996), a 2-year Post-Graduation (MA curricular programme) (1998), and a 4-year MA with thesis (2008), all in Philosophy and from the University of Lisbon. At the latter he was also an associate member of the Centre of Philosophy (1996-2004). He was assistant lecturer at the University of Beira Interior, as well as an associate member of its Institute of Practical Philosophy (2005-09). He was a visiting researcher at the University of Aberdeen (June-Aug. 2017) and at the University of Oxford (Sept.-Dec. 2017; 1-10 Nov. 2019).

Research interests

He has worked mainly on Philosophy of Knowledge, Metaphysics, and Moral Philosophy, particularly in the Early Modern and Contemporary Periods. His current research interests include also Political Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion. His PhD thesis addresses the philosophy of knowledge of Hume, with connections to Wittgenstein's (On Certainty) and Rawls' (Political Liberalism).

 

 

Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy, Master, Universidade de Lisboa

1 Oct 20024 Jul 2008

Award Date: 4 Jul 2008

Philosophy, Bachelor, Universidade de Lisboa

1 Oct 199130 Sep 1996

Award Date: 30 Sep 1996

External positions

Assistant Lecturer, Universidade da Beira Interior

1 Sep 200530 Sep 2009

Keywords

  • B Philosophy (General)
  • Philosophy of Knowledge and Metaphysics, Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

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