Art of Living Research Group
The Art of Living Research Group is dedicated to the study of the relationship between philosophy, life and the creation of values and forms of life.
Art, Critique and Aesthetic Experience
Gathers together researchers working on aesthetic issues, exploring their cultural significance and influence in our individual and collective existence.
Cinema & Politics: Philosophical Approaches
Seeks to develop inter-disciplinary research work on cinema and political philosophy, in several contexts, such as social, historical, and epistemological ones.
Lisbon Kant Group
Working group dedicated to the study of Kant’s philosophy as well as philosophies marked by a Kantian framework, namely within the sphere of moral and political philosophy, with a special focus on the topic of ethical values, and always in connection with other domains, such as aesthetics.
Lisbon Mind, Cognition & Knowledge Group
A group of philosophers and cognitive scientists dedicated to understanding knowledge, reasoning and the mind in their full compass.
Lisbon Nietzsche Group
The Lisbon Nietzsche Group is a research group dedicated to the study of the works and thought of Friedrich Nietzsche, the culture of his time, and the relevance of his legacy for our own time.
Philosophy and argumentation in society (PAIS)
Devoted to developing theoretical tools and methodologies capable of addressing philosophical questions in practice, contributing to societal challenges.
Philosophy and Literature
Created at IFILNOVA in 2022 with the aim of developing and deepening questions related with the articulation between the two subject areas, raised by the History of Philosophy itself, and of gathering high-quality work done by members of Culture Lab over the past couple of years.
Philosophy of Language and Argumentation Theory (PHILA) Group
The primary goal of this group is to investigate problems of rationality, normativity and values, as manifest in human uses of language and argumentation.
Research Group on Ancient Philosophy
The purpose of the Research Group on Ancient Philosophy is to study the questioning of values (such as the good, the beautiful and the true) in ancient philosophical thought and the way in which the reflection on values throughout the history of the West was carried out through a constant reading of ancient texts.