Curriculum Vitae

Current Appointments

  • Adunct Professor of Philosophy, Federal University of Brasilia (Brazil).
  • Progam Director, International College of Philosophy (the notion of clinical knowledge)
  • Editorial Board of the International Journal Rue Descartes and Revista de Filosofia Moderna e Contemporanea
  • Peer Reviewer for the International Online Journal Ricoeur Studies                                

Research Interests

Epistemology of Social Sciences, "clinical" rationality (knowledge of the individual):

  • Philosophy of Language (Analytic Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Post-Structuralism)
  • Social Theory
  • Normative Theory, in particular Legal Theory
  • Contemporary French Philosophy



- MA, Legal Theory, University of Provence, 2007

- PhD in Philosophy ("Logique de la raison pratique. Réflexivité. Herméneutique. Clinique"), University of Provence, 2006

- Agrégation of Philosophy, 1995

- Ecole Normale Supérieure, 1992-2000


Teaching Experience

  • Introduction to philosophy (BA), Epistemology (BA); Metaphysics (MA), Contemporary French Philosophy (MA)

  • Research Seminar (M.A. 1st and 2nd year): contemporary transformations of practical reason, University Aix-Marseille 1.

  • Coaching for the French National Teaching Qualification Oral exam (Text commentary, modern and ancient philosophy), University Aix-Marseille 1.

  • MA classes (DEUG) : philosophy of action and social theory, criticism, epistemology of history, University Aix-Marseille 1.

  • Exercise courses (TD) in Philosophy (Plato, epistemology), commentary of philosophical texts and written composition.

Lecturer (French language instructor) at the Department of Romance Languages, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA (dir. Claude Grangier). French Beginners (101, 121, 122) and Advanced (321: conversation and debates); at the Ca'Foscari University (Venice, Italy, 2004), and at the University of Brasilia (2014).



Grants and Awards

  • Intra-European Fellowship Marie Curie (IEF) bestowed by the European Commission (7th Framework Programme) (2008 – 2010).

  • Fellowship bestowed by the Humboldt Foundation, 2008; based at the Goethe Universität, Frankfurt/M.

  • Scholarship granted by the Berlin Senate, 2006-2007.

  • Research and Teaching Grant (ATER), University Aix-Marseille, 2003-2004.

  • Research and Teaching Grant, University Aix-Marseille, 2000-2003.

  • Scholarship granted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Freie Universität Berlin, 1997.


Language Skills

  • English: reading, writing, and speaking: excellent.

  • German, Italian: reading and speaking: fluent; writing: good.

  • Spanish, Portuguese: reading and writing: fluent; writing: average.

  • Arabic (Literary Egyptian): speaking: fluent; reading: average; writing: fair.

  • Ancient Greek, beginner’s Latin.