santos.ricardo AT campus.ul.pt
Ricardo Santos holds a BA and a Master’s degree from the University of Lisbon (where he wrote a dissertation on Aristotle and akrasia), and was awarded his PhD by the New University of Lisbon (where he wrote a dissertation on Russell, Tarski and the semantic theory of truth). His main research interests are in philosophy of logic, metaphysics and ancient philosophy. He is especially interested in solutions to the semantic paradoxes, in theories of vagueness, in the problem of future contingents, and in Aristotle’s logic and metaphysics. He has published a book on the semantic theory of truth (Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, 2003) and several articles in journals and collections of essays. He has just finished a book (coming out soon at Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, Lisboa) with a translation, introduction and notes to Aristotle’s Categories and De Interpretatione. He translated Saul Kripke’s Naming and Necessity (with Teresa Filipe). He has worked on several research projects funded by FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology).
Ricardo Santos was a postdoctoral research fellow (sponsored by FCT) at the Institute of Philosophy of Language of the New University of Lisbon (2002-2005). He was Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Évora (2005-2015). He was president of the Portuguese Society of Philosophy (2006-2013). Since 2015, he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon, and coordinator of the LANCOG research group.