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I am a Marie Curie Research Fellow with the Law & Philosophy research group of the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. I am also an associate of the LOGOS group in Barcelona and of the LanCog research group, in the Philosophy Centre of the University of Lisbon. In the past, I have held appointments at the Universities of Lisbon, of Barcelona and of Maryland - University College Europe. I received my PhD in Philosophy from Stirling. I also studied at the Universities of Lisbon, where I received a BA, and St. Andrews, where I received an MLitt (in the St. Andrews-Stirling postgraduate programme).
I specialize in philosophy of language, philosophical logic, and have interests in metaphysics, metaethics, feminist philosophy, and philosophy of law. I have published on the ambiguity of negation, bivalence and paradoxes, singular reference and object-dependent thoughts, relativism, disagreement, the content vs. force/mode distinction, aesthetic predicates, expressivism, and value dispositionalism. My recent work focuses on the nature of practical disagreements, retractions, epistemic and deontic modals,
pejoratives, and on social categories and social construction.
I am co-editor of the open-access journal Disputatio.
On this site you can find my CV, links to my publications (some for download), information on the research projects I'm involved in, and teaching materials for my courses. In the events section, you find news and some discussion about recent or upcoming events.
My paper "The relevance of causal social construction" is now out in the Journal of Social Ontology!
I gave two lectures at the Padova Summer School in Philosophy - On Objectivity. The first was on aesthetic disagreements, and the second on legal disputes. Photos here.
Chiara Valentini and I organized the conference on Collective Action and the Law, 15-16 September 2016. The program for the event is available on the site. You can see pictures from the conference here.
My paper "Aesthetic predicates: a Hybrid Dispositional Account'' is now out in Inquiry!
My project proposal Shifting Concepts and Hybrid Dispositionalism (CONCEDIS) was selected in the 2015 call from the Spanish Ministry of Economy for young researchers in the National Programme for Research Aimed at the Challenges of Society (project reference FFI2015-73767-JIN). CONCEDIS is a three year project, which will run at the University of Barcelona, with the LOGOS group.
I was shortlisted in the ICREA Senior Call for 2016.
NOMOS Network Meeting, with Sally Haslanger, and other great speakers and discussants, at UPF. June 6-8 2016. Pictures here.
I was awarded the 'Acreditació de Recerca' of the AQU Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya.
Now out, "Retractions", Synthese DOI :10.1007/s11229-015-0852-8.
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