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

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


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