Welcome to the Department of Philosophy!
Director: Roberto Merrill
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Minho is responsible for teaching projects in the area of Philosophy at the University of Minho: the Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, the Master’s Degree in Political Philosophy, and the Doctorate in Philosophy. The Department also works closely with the two research centres at the School of Letters, Arts and Human Sciences at UMinho: the Centre for Ethics, Politics and Society (CEPS) and the Centre for Humanistic Studies at the University of Minho (CEHUM).
The Department gives due importance to the dialogue between Philosophy and other areas of Culture: Arts and Humanities, History and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Technologies. Thus, its projects cover the different fields of Philosophy: Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Technology – giving special emphasis to contemporary approaches.
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Head of Department
Vice-head of Department
Prof. João Ribeiro Mendes
Director of the Bachelor Degree
Telefone: 253 601641