It is with joy, gratitude and pride that we present Professor Lia Levy.
She is a full Professor of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, member of the National Association of Graduate Studies in Philosophy (ANPOF), Researcher 1B of CNPq, member of the Editorial Board of Revista Analytica, Editor of UFRGS and executive editor of the Journal of Ancient Philosophy.
She coordinates the Nucleus of Modern Philosophy (UFRGS) and the Project CAPES PROCAD 2013 Substance: evolution and formulations of a philosophical notion, which brings together researchers from the Graduate Programs of UFRGS, PPGLM/UFRJ and UFG. She is member of the Seminar Philosophy of Language (UFRJ) and of the Research and Documentation Center in Philosophy Balthazar Barbosa Filho (UFRGS).
Early Modern Rationalism researcher, her work focus mainly in the intersection between knowledge, metaphysics and subjectivity.
Author of O Autômato Espiritual: O nascimento da subjetividade moderna segundo a Ética de Espinosa [The Spiritual Automaton. The birth of modern subjectivity according to Spinoza’s Ethics] (1999) / L’automate Spirituel. (2000) and co-organizer of the collections Verdade, Conhecimento e Ação [Truth, knowledge and action] (1999), Estudos de Filosofia Moderna [Studies of Modern Philosophy] (2011), Metafísica, Lógica e outras coisas mais [Metaphysics, logic and other things] (2012) , besides authoring several articles on Espinosa and Descartes.
Personal Webpage: https://professor.ufrgs.br/lialevy/
“Les feministes peuvent-elles être spinozistes? Le soi et les différences de genre” (Podem as feministas serem spinozistas? O si e as diferenças de gênero).