Sofia Miguens (Porto University), visiting scholar in 2017
Sofia Miguens is a Professor at the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. She was a Visiting scholar at New York University (Fall 2000), a Visiting Research Fellow at Institut Jean Nicod-Paris (2007-2008) and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney – Australia (2013). She was President of the Portuguese Philosophical Association (Sociedade Portuguesa de Filosofia, SPF) (2004-2006). She is the Founder and Principal Investigator of MLAG (Mind, Language and Action Group, http://mlag.up.pt), a research group at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Porto.
She is author of six books and editor of several others, most recently Consciousness and Subjectivity (Frankfurt, Ontos, 2012), Conversations on Practical Rationality (Newcastle, CUP, 2013) and The Logical Alien At 20 (Harvard University Press, forthcoming). She has published widely in Portuguese, English and French on several topics in philosophy of mind and language, epistemology and cognitive science, moral and political philosophy and history of 20th century philosophy.