Vasco Correia

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, ArgLab, IFILNOVA, FCSH-UNL


Academic degrees

PhD in Philosophy (Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne)

MA in Philosophy (Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne)


Research interests

Argumentation, heuristics and biases, epistemology, ethics, philosophy of mind, rationality.


Current research projects


Latest publications


  • Correia (2010) La duperie de soi, Editions Universitaires Européennes, Saarsbruck. ISBN-13: 978-6131500602

Peer-reviewed articles

  • Correia (2014) “From Self-deception to self-control”, Croatian Journal of Philosophy, vol. XIV, nº 3, p. 309-323.
  • Correia (2012) “The Ethics of Argumentation”, Informal Logic, vol. 32, nº 2, p. 222-241.
  • Correia (2012) “L’irrationalité (est) naturelle: comment la réduire”, Archives de Philosophie du droit, nº 55, p. 165-177.
  • Correia (2011) “Biases and fallacies”, Cogency, vol. 3, nº 1, p. 107-126.

Book chapters

  • Correia (forthcoming) Akrasia and self-control .In S. Silva (ed.) Morality and emotion, London: Routledge.
  • Correia (2015) “The Division of the Mind: Paradoxes and Puzzles”. In J. Fonseca & J. Gonçalves (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on the Self, Frankfurt, New York, Peter Lang, pp. 147-165.
  • Correia (2014) “Biased argumentation and critical thinking”. In S. Oswald & T. Herman (Eds.) Rhetoric and Cognition: Theoretical perspectives and persuasive strategies, Bern, Peter Lang, pp. 89-110.

Book Reviews

  • Correia (2013) Review of Van Eemeren & Garssen’s Topical Themes in Argumentation Theory, Cogency, vol. 5, nº 2.


Latest presentations

  • (2015) “Present and future self: Mr Spock versus Homer Simpson”, Ontology of subjectivity: Selves, persons, organisms, S. Petersburg, 1-3 September.
  • (2015) “Arguments and decisions in contexts of uncertainty”, European Conference on Argumentation, Lisbon, 9-12 June.
  • (2014) “Biases of self-perception”, Workshop the self and the social, 6-7 Mars, Instituto de Filosofia da Linguagem, Lisbon.
  • (2013) “Weakness of will and self-control: The role of emotions in impulsive behaviour”, Morality and Emotion, FCSH, Lisbon.
  • (2013) “Akrasia, inconsistent preferences and the virtues of self-restraint”, Seventh Workshop in Decisions, Games and Logic, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
  • (2013) “Argumentation, rationality and reasonableness”, Arglab Research Colloquium, May, IFL, Lisbon.
  • (2013) “Disputes irrationnelles: biais de raisonnement et pensée critique”, Rencontres et confrontations, July, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpelier.


All Events

Assimakis Tseronis, 16 October 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Multimodal Argumentation: Building Bridges between Argumentation…

October 16, 2017

Andrés Soria Ruiz, 13th October 2017, 11h

Talk by Andrés Soria Ruiz, Institut Nicod | Fr. 13.10.2017…

October 13, 2017

Andy Clark, 13th October 2017, 16:15.

Andy Clark on Expecting the World: Prediction, Action, and the…

October 13, 2017

Workshop on Legal evidence and argumentation

The workshop aims at exploring the notion of expert-based evidence…

October 11, 2017

RIP Seminar with Rob Clowes, 4th October 2017 at 16h.

Mind & Cognition RIP Seminar on Material Agency and Strong…

October 04, 2017

Marcin Lewiński, 2 October 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Disagreeing, misunderstanding and strawmanning"

October 02, 2017

Sérgio Mascarenhas, Trumping Truth, 16:00 Sala 606 Torre B

Value Seminar Talk by Sérgio Mascarenhas (CEDIS-FDUNL) on "Trumping Truth"

September 29, 2017

Anna Ciaunica, The Touched Self, 16:30 - 18:00

Mind & Cognition Seminar: The Touched Self: Proximal Intersubjectivity and…

September 19, 2017

Values in Argumentation – Values of Argumentation, 28-29 June 2017

International conference

June 28, 2017

Dima Mohammed, 30 May 2017, 10h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "The multiple issues in a public…

May 30, 2017

Marianne Doury, 16 May 2017, 10h

ArgLab Research Colloquium} "The argumentative reference to the rule of…

May 16, 2017

David H. Zarefsky, Monday 8 May 2017, 12h


May 08, 2017

Henrike Jansen, 2 May 2017, 10h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Strategic manoeuvring in the judge’s argumentation…

May 02, 2017

Andrea Ruggeri, 18/20 April 2017, 10h

1st IFILNOVA Conference on Political and Moral Philosophy

April 18, 2017

Argumentation and energy policies: Theoretical considerations, empirical results

ArgLab International Workshop

March 30, 2017

Robert Clowes, 21 March 2017, 10h

ArgLab Research Colloquium

March 21, 2017

Larry S. Temkin, 7 March 2017, 10h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Rethinking the Good—A Small Taste"

March 07, 2017


Faculdade de Direito Universidade Nova de Lisboa