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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

  • Abreu, P. (2019). Temperate Semantic Conventionalism. In Piotr Stalmaszczyk (Editor), Philosophical Insights into Pragmatics (pp. 225–250). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110628937-011
     
  • Abreu. P. The Rationalization of Utterances.  Book under contract with Lexington Books.

 

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

2nd ERB Project Workshop: Wittgenstein, Nature, and Religion

2nd ERB Project Workshop

July 29, 2020

Dina Mendonça 8 July, 2020

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Why the Situated…

July 08, 2020

Dave Ward, 12 June 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Friendly Sensorimotor Generalists

June 12, 2020

Gloria Andrada (w/Robert Clowes), 3 June, 2020, 15.00h to 16.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Transparency in Extended…

June 02, 2020

Alice Crary, 8 May 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Dehumanization and the Question of Animals

May 08, 2020

Alan Cienki, 17 April 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Pragmatic functions of gesture on different…

April 17, 2020

Catarina Dutilh Novaes, 13 March 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | The role of trust in argumentation

March 13, 2020

Two-day Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion

ERB Masterclass 2020

February 26, 2020

Fabrizia Garavaglia, 19 February, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | A situated approach…

February 19, 2020

Florian Franken Figueiredo, 14 Feb 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Philosophy for Children and the Socratic…

February 14, 2020

Abraham Sapién, 22 January, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | The Structure of…

January 22, 2020

DISARGUE Workshop 19-20 Dec 2019

THE INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE DISCURSIVE MANAGEMENT OF POLITICAL DISAGREEMENT

December 19, 2019

Hili Razinsky, 11 December, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Interpersonal communication and…

December 11, 2019

Herman Cappelen, 6 December 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Conceptual Engineering: Under our Control?

December 06, 2019

Dima Mohammed, 15 Nov 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Discursive depoliticisation: From argumentation to explanation"

November 15, 2019

Rob Vinten, 6 Nov, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Wittgenstein, Buddhism, and…

November 06, 2019

Vito Evola, 11 October 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "More than words: Worldmaking and stancetaking…

October 11, 2019

Institutions

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