João Lemos (PhD, University of Porto, 2015) works as a postdoctoral research fellow at the IFILNOVA, Nova University of Lisbon. He has been developing research on beauty at the intersection of philosophical aesthetics, philosophy of art, ethics, and politics. Lemos is particularly interested in the significance of beauty in contemporary aesthetics and arts and its ethical and political meaning and value. He stayed as an academic visitor at University of Cambridge (2019), developed a postdoctoral research on taste at São Paulo State University (2017-18), and stayed as a visiting scholar at NYU (2017) under the support of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States of America and the Fulbright Commission. He has taught in the areas of aesthetics, ethics, and philosophical anthropology at Nova University of Lisbon (2020-21), University of Porto (2016-17), Portuguese Catholic University (2016-17), and Porto Hospital Center (2010-18).