Pedro Abreu

 

Postdoctoral Researcher, ArgLab, IFL, FCSH-UNL

pedroabreu@fcsh.unl.pt

 

Academic Degrees                                                            

PhD in Philosophy (2018) 

Faculty of Social and Human Sciences – New University of Lisbon

Supervisor: Prof. João Sàágua

External Supervisor: Prof. Ernest Lepore.

PhD Dissertation: The Rationalization of Utterances
 

BA in Philosophy (2009)

Faculty of Social and Human Sciences – New University of Lisbon
 

BA in Multimedia Design, ESAD, Caldas da Rainha (2003)

 

Research Interests

philosophy of language; theories of meaning and interpretation; semantics and pragmatics; language acquisition

 

Current Research Projects

IFILNOVA - Instituto de Filosofia da Nova - UID/FIL/00183/2013

European network for Argumentation and Public PoLicY analysis [APPLY] – 2018-2022, funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme – COST ACTION, a European Network led by the FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Member of Working Group 2: Norms of Public Argument: Concepts and Methods.

Ecological reasoning and decision making (TUBITAK/0010/2014) - FCT-funded institutional project in ArgLab, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Member.

Values in Argumentative Discourse (PTDC/MHC-FIL/0521/2014) - FCT-funded institutional project in ArgLab, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Member.

 

Publications

(Forthcoming) “Temperate Semantic Conventionalism”

Book Chapter in Piotr Stalmaszczyk (ed.), Philosophical Insights into Pragmatics, Philosophical Analysis, Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter

 

Conferences Presentations

(2018) Misunderstanding, DIsagreement and Successful Communication

Misunderstanding, Disagreement and Manipulation; IFILNOVA – New University of Lisbon
 

(2018) Davidson and (Standard) Social Semantic Externalism

Discussing Davidson - international colloquium on the philosophy of Donald Davidson; IFILNOVA – New University of Lisbon
 

(2017) Indeterminacy, Underdetermination, and Principle of Charity

PhiLang 2017 - University of Lodz, Poland
 

(2017) The Constitutive Radical Interpretability of Thoughts and Meanings

The Legacy of Donald Davidson, Graduate Conference - York University, Toronto
 

(2016) Rationalization and Convention

Arglab Research Colloquium
 

(2014) Essentially but not Exhaustively Rule-Governed

Prague International Colloquium, Nature of Rules and Normativity

 

(2014) Essentially Rule-Governed within Reasonable Limits

Cracow Workshops in Analytical Philosophy, Normativity of Meaning, Belief and Knowledge 

 

Events

All Events

Steven Gouveia, 13 Feb, 15:00 to 16:00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | "Predictive Processing and…

February 13, 2019

Erich H. Rast, 5 Feb 2019, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Multidimensional ‘better than’"

February 05, 2019

Manuel Garcia Carpintero's talk - 14 December, 2PM - Auditorio Aud. 001, Edif Torre A, Piso -1

Singular Reference in Fictional Discourse?

December 14, 2018

Javier Gonzalez de Prado Salas, 12 Dec, 15:30 to 16:30

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | "Regulation, selection and…

December 12, 2018

Chrysi Rapanta, 4 Dec 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Bewilderment as a predictor of different…

December 04, 2018

The Mechanistic Approach in Biology and Cognition (Inter-University workshop), 9h-19h, 20th Nov

An Inter-University Workshop held on the 20th of November organised…

November 20, 2018

Marcin Lewiński. 6 Nov 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Speech act pluralism in polylogues"

November 06, 2018

Felipe Oliveira, 26 October 2018, 11h, Room I&D 006

Reason-giving as an expressive speech act

October 26, 2018

Value Seminar Talk by Rosalice Pinto, 16:00, Sala B1 1.15

Talk by Rosalice Pinto (CEDIS) at 16 o'clock, Sala B1…

October 26, 2018

Erich Rast, 28 September 2018, 11h, Sala 0.06ID

Value Seminar Talk by Erich Rast (IFILNOVA): Reasons for the…

September 28, 2018

Book Launch: Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and social values with Thomas Fuchs

Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and…

June 25, 2018

Workshop: Misunderstanding, disagreement, manipulation

The idea of the workshop is to explore the blurred…

June 22, 2018

Katharina Stevens, 18 June 2018, 14h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Argument-Design through Role-Taking"

June 18, 2018

Workshop: Communication and metaphors for health. An educational challenge

The workshop discusses the importance of communication and metaphors in…

June 01, 2018

Inês Hipólito, 30th May 11:00 - 12:00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Perception as Cognition: Beyond…

May 30, 2018

Dima Mohammed, 28 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Proposals for the examination of networked…

May 28, 2018

Jakob Krebs, 16 May, 15h to 16h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Pictorial Models, Imagination, and…

May 16, 2018

Mehmet Ali Üzelgün, 14 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Level, focus, and force of argumentative…

May 14, 2018

Virtualism and the Mind: Rethinking Presence, Representation and the Self

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning Workshop "Virtualism and the Mind"

April 23, 2018

João Leite, 16 April 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "An Online Social Debating System"

April 16, 2018

Klaus Gärtner, 20 Mar, 2018, 14.30h to 15.30h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"4E Cognition: Radical or…

March 20, 2018

Javier Gonzalez de Prado Salas, 19 March 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Reasoning as a self-doubter"

March 19, 2018

Erich Rast, 16.3., Sala 1.05 ID, 16h

Value Seminar Session with Erich Rast, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 16, 2018

Value Seminar Marcin Lewiński, Sala 105 ID 16h

Value Seminar with Marcin Lewiński, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 09, 2018

Value Seminar Dima Mohammed, Sala 105 ID 16h

Value Seminar with Dima Mohammed, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 02, 2018

The 1st European Conference on Argumentation

International Conference | Argumentation and Reasoned Action

June 09, 2015

Institutions

IFIL FCSH/NOVA
Faculdade de Direito Universidade Nova de Lisboa
FCSH
UNL
FCT