Lines and Research Structures

 

Concentration Area

Ethics and Political Philosophy
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Ethics Principles This line of research addresses the central issues of Ethics as they have been conceived over time and under the systematic aspect, in view of scholars such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant and others. The relationship between practical and theoretical reason is a central area.
The State and Theories of Justice This line of research addresses the theoretical and pragmatic aspects of the theories of justice from scholars such as Immanuel Kant, John Rawls and Jürgen Habermas, as well as their different critical and alternative views in communitarian and utilitarian theories.
Metaphysics and Epistemology
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Analytic Epistemology This line of research addresses the fundamental topics of contemporary Epistemology: theories of knowledge, theories of epistemic rationality, skepticism and epistemic paradoxes.
Dialectics Plato and Hegel are classical scholars who were concerned with the study of Dialectics. This line of research addresses the contribution of Dialectics to speculative problems of current philosophy, especially concerning the relationship between dialectics and system.
Phenomenology and Hermeneutics This line of research is intended to analyze the classical theories of knowledge under the perspective of the philosophers of phenomenology, which has been the norm in Europe for almost a century and has representatives all over the world.
Philosophy in the Middle Ages This line of research addresses philosophers of the Middle Ages.

Research Structures

Research Laboratories
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Research Core
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Núcleo de Filosofia, Religião e Ciência ROBERTO HOFMEISTER PICH
Research Center
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