André Santos Campos

André Santos Campos


Andre Santos Campos is currently Ifilnova’s FCT Investigator 2015 (Principal Research Fellow). He received his BA and MA in Law at the Nova University of Lisbon and his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Lisbon.

His research interests are in the early modern period, in political theory and contemporary jurisprudence. In 2014, he was awarded SPF’s yearly prize for the best philosophical essay. He has also been a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Nova University of Lisbon, where he lectures Jurisprudence in the Ph.D. program.

His articles have appeared in a wide range of journals, including Ratio Juris, Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, Journal of Ancient Philosophy, The Journal of Value Inquiry, Philosophical Frontiers, and The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies, as well as in volumes published by houses like Routledge, Bloomsbury and Georg Olms. He is also the author of Jus sive Potentia (CFUL, 2010), of Spinoza’s Revolutions in Natural Law (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012), and of Glosas Abertas de Filosofia do Direito (Quid Juris, 2013), and the editor of Spinoza: Basic Concepts (Imprint Academic, 2016), Spinoza and Law (Ashgate, 2014) and of Challenges to Democratic Participation (Lexington Books, 2014).