Florian Franken Figueiredo
Appointed Research Fellow

Florian Franken Figueiredo was FAPESP scholar from 2016 to 2019 and postdoctoral fellow during that time at the State University of Campinas in São Paulo, Brazil and at the University of Reading, UK. He received his doctorate degree (Dr. phil.) from Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) in Munich, Germany, in 2014 with high honours (magna cum laude). He is the author of ‘Praxis und Gründe‘ (‘Practice and Reasons’) that argues for a new approach regarding the understanding of practical reasons and action explanations. Since November 2019 he works as Research Assistant in the FCT project ‘Philosophy for Children and the Dawn of Moral Intuition: Values and Reasons in Rationality and Reasonability’ headed by Dina Mendonça at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In the project he is working on philosophical issues that regard the teaching of the P4C programme (e.g., questions regarding metaphilosophy, language, argumentation, critical thinking, cognitive abilities, etc.).

Publications
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books
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2022
ArgLab • books
Conceptions of Childhood and Moral Education in Philosophy for Children
Conceptions of Childhood and Moral Education in Philosophy for Children
Dina Mendonça & Florian Franken Figueiredo (Eds.)
Stuttgart: Metzler (forthcoming)
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
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2022
ArgLab • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
On the concept of childhood in Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations
On the concept of childhood in Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations
Florian Franken Figueiredo
Wittgenstein-Studien (forthcoming).
2022
ArgLab • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
The use of words as technical objects: Chinese symbols, Wittgenstein’s builders, and the rise of the machines
The use of words as technical objects: Chinese symbols, Wittgenstein’s builders, and the rise of the machines
Florian Franken Figueiredo
Philosophy and Technology (forthcoming).
Articles in conference proceedings
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