Maria João Mayer Branco

 

 

Email:maria_joao_branco@yahoo.com

 

 

Bio note

Maria João Mayer Branco teaches at the Philosophy Department of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal). She studied at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and at the Università degli Studi di Pisa and worked extensively on Nietzsche, Kant, and Aesthetics. She is member and co-founder of the Nietzsche International Lab, member of the Seminario Permanente Nietzscheano – Centro Interdipartimentale Colli-Montinari di Studi su Nietzsche e la Cultura Europea (Università di Pisa, Lecce, Padova, Firenze), the GIRN (Groupe International de Recherches sur Nietzsche), and HyperNietzsche. She co-edited several volumes on Nietzsche published by Walter de Gruyter, Bloomsbury and tinta-da-china, and she published various papers on her main research interests in Portugal, Germany, France, Italy, Brazil, or Spain.

 

Academic Expertise and Research interests:

Modern and Contemporary Philosophy, Aesthetics, Kant, Nietzsche

 

Publications

books

  • 2017 — Branco, Maria João Mayer/ Hay, Katia (eds.), Nietzsche and Kant on Aesthetics and Anthropology, London/ Oxford/ New York, Bloomsbury (ISBN 978-1-4742-7599-6)
  • 2015 — Constâncio, J./Branco, Maria João Mayer/Ryan, Bartholomew (eds.), Nietzsche and the Problem of Subjectivity, Berlin/Boston, Walter de Gruyter (ISBN 978-3-11-040812-6)
  • 2014  — Marton, S./ Branco, Maria João Mayer/ Constâncio, J., Sujeito, décadence e arte. Nietzsche e a modernidade, Lisboa/Rio de Janeiro, Tinta-da-China Editores, 2014 (ISBN 978-989-671-208-2)
  • 2012 — Constâncio, J./ Branco, M.J.M. (eds.), As the Spider Spins. Essays on Nietzsche’s Critique and Use of Language, Berlin/ New York, Walter de Gruyter, 2012 (ISBN 978-3-11-028090-6)
  • 2011 — Constâncio, J./ Branco, M.J.M. (eds.), Nietzsche On Instinct and Language, Berlin/ Boston, Walter de Gruyter, 2011 (ISBN 978-3-11-024656-8)

 

journal articles

  • 2017 — “A lição da música (notas sobre Nietzsche e Rousseau)” in: Cadernos Nietzsche, Guarulhos/Porto Seguro, v. 38, n.1, janeiro/abril, 2017, pp. 106-126 (versão impressa ISSN 1413-7755, versão On-line ISSN 2316-8242) (http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2316-82422017v3801mjmb)
  • 2016 — «Wachs in den Ohren». Nietzsches Deutung der philosophischen Furcht vor der Musik in der Moderne, in: Nietzsche-Studien 45 (2016), pp. 132-142 (ISSN 0342-1422)
  • 2016 — “Nietzsche contra Schopenhauer? A reavaliação nietzschiana do valor metafísico da música in: Revista de Filosofia Moderna e Contemporânea Brasília, vol 4, no 1, 2016, pp. 6-18 (ISSN: 2317-9570)
  • 2013 — “Musicofobia, musicofilia e filosofia. Kant e Nietzsche sobre a música.” In: Kriterion, Belo Horizonte, nº 128, Dez./2013, p. 497-512 (ISSN 0100-512X)
  • 2012 — “A música, nossa precursora. Acerca da música no pensamento de Nietzsche”, Cadernos Nietzsche, nº 31, São Paulo, 2012, pp. 209-234 (ISSN 1413-7755 9771413775007)
  • 2010 — “Fernando Pessoa e a arte de jazer a vida”, Revista de Filosofia Aurora da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR) e da Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) Volume 22 Número 31, Julho/Dezembro 2010, pp. 557-573
  • 2010 — “«du wirst gethan». Notas sobre uma psicologia sem sujeito e de obras que criam os seus autores” in Cadernos Nietzsche, nº 26, São Paulo, 2010, pp. 177-198 (ISSN 1413-7755 9771413775502)
  • 2009 — “Música de la noche, música de la vida. La filosofia según María Zambrano y Nietzsche in Revista Aurora, Publicacions i Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, nº 10, noviembre-diciembre 2009, pp. 47-55 (ISSN 10 9 771575 504002)
  • 2004 — "Ouvir o silêncio" in: Textos & Pretextos - Centro de Estudos Comparatistas da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, nº4, 2004, pp. 20-29

 

forthcoming

  • “« A pesar del miedo y de la compasión… » El valor de la katharsis en el Nacimiento de la tragedia” In: Estudios Nietzsche. Revista de la Sociedad Española de Estudios sobre F. Nietzsche, vol. 16 (2018), Madrid, Trotta Editorial
  • “«Mit innigster Empfindung». Luigi Nono and Walter Benjamin on music and feeling” in: Dedalus: Revista Portuguesa de Literatura Comparada (2018)

 

book chapters

  • 2017 — ‘jeder Geist hat seinen Klang’. Kant and Nietzsche on the Sense of Hearing In: Branco, Maria João Mayer/ Hay, Katia (eds.), Nietzsche and Kant on Aesthetics and Anthropology, London/ Oxford/ New York, Bloomsbury, 2017, pp. 219-249 (ISBN 978-1-4742-7599-6)
  • 2017 — Astor, Dorian (ed.), Dictionnaire Nietzsche, Éd. Robert Laffont, Paris, 2017 (ISBN 978222113123) — dictionnary entries: Cinq préfaces à cinq livres qui n’ont pas été écrits (pp. 140-144); Drame musical grec, Le (pp. 262-263); Naissance de la tragédie, La (pp. 615-621); Socrate et la tragédie (pp. 831-832); Tragiques grecs (Eschyle, Sophocle, Euripide) (pp. 885-886); Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (pp. 961)
  • 2017 — Branco, Maria João Mayer/Constâncio, João, “Philosophy as ‘Free-Spiritedness’”: Philosophical Evaluative Judgments and Post-Kantian Aesthetics in Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil”,” in: Katsafanas, Paul (ed.), The Nietzschean Mind, Routledge Minds, London/New York, 2017, pp. 299-314 (ISBN: 978-1-138-85168-9)
  • 2017 — Branco/Constâncio, “Nietzsche — A Quixotic Modernist?” in Poliakova, Ekaterina/ Sineokaya, Julia (eds.), Friedrich Nietzsche: Legacy and Prospects, Языки славянских культур, Saint Petersburg, 2017, pp. 270-278
  • 2016 — “Nietzsche, les Grecs et nous. Introduction à Nietzsche. Les premiers textes sur les Grecs” in: Wotling, P/ Denat, C., Nietzsche. Les premiers textes sur les Grecs,  Épure — Éditions et Presses Universitaires de Reims, 2016, pp. 7 - 35 (ISBN 978-2-37496-017-3)
  • 2016 — “Notas sobre a ‘estética não-aristotélica’ de Nietzsche e Pessoa” in: Ryan, B./Faustino, M./Cardiello, A., Nietzsche e Pessoa. Ensaios., Tinta-da-china edições, Lisboa, 2016, pp. 299-319 (ISBN 978-989-671-298-3)
  • 2015 — “Nietzsche e Mann sul valore estetico e politico della musica tedesca per la cultura europea” in D’Iorio, P./Fornari, M. C./Lupo, L./Piazzesi, C. (a cura di), Prospettive. Omaggio a Giuliano Campioni, Edizione ETS, Pisa, 2015 (ISBN 978-8846743909), pp. 171-176
  • 2015 — “Questioning Introspection: Nietzsche and Wittgenstein on ‘The Peculiar Grammar of the Word ‘I’’” in: Constâncio, J./Branco, Maria João Mayer/Ryan, Bartholomew (eds.), Nietzsche and the Problem of Subjectivity, Berlin/Boston, Walter de Gruyter, 2015, pp. 454-486 (ISBN 978-3-11-040812-6)
  • 2015 — “Le « non plus ultra » de Wagner. Nietzsche sur Tristan et la valeur esthétique de la distance” In: Wotling, P. / Denat, C., Nietzsche. Les textes sur Wagner, Épure — Éditions et Presses Universitaires de Reims, 2015 (ISBN 978-2-37496-001-2), pp. 215-235
  • 2015 — “« L’art d’écouter. » Le statut de la musique dans Aurore.” In: Wotling, Patrick/Denat, Céline (dir.), « Aurore, tournant de l’œuvre de Nietzsche?, Actes du Vème Congrès du GIRN, Épure — Éditions et Presses Universitaires de Reims, 2015, pp. 285-302 (ISBN 978-2-915271-98-0)
  • 2015 — “The Song of the Siren. Nietzsche and Hegel on Music and Freedom” in Hay, Katia /Santos, Leonel Ribeiro dos, Nietzsche, German Idealism and its Critics, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/New York, 2015, pp. 100-113 (ISBN 978-3-11-030799-3)
  • 2010 — “Une parenté d’oreille. Communication, communauté et goût dans les 2ème et 5ème livres du Gai Savoir” — Piazzesi, C./ Campioni, G./ Wotling, P. (a cura di), Letture della Gaia scienza, Edizioni ETS, Pisa, 2010, pp. 69-81 (ISBN 978-884672621-6 9 788846 726216)
  • 2014 – “Wagner e a filosofia. Considerações sobre a melodia infinita.” in: Marton, S./ Branco, Maria João/ Constâncio, J., Sujeito, décadence e arte. Nietzsche e a modernidade, Lisboa/Rio de Janeiro, Tinta-da-China Editores, 2014, pp. 227-246
  • 2013 — “The theory of music in Goethe’s Theory of Colours” in: Maria Filomena Molder (ed.), Morphology: Questions of Method and Language. Affinities and Irradiations, Peter Lang, 2013, pp. 77-90 (ISBN 978-3-0343-1376-6 9 783034 313766)
  • 2013 — “Nietzsche como educador” in Pinto, Maria José Vaz/Ferreira, Maria Luísa Ribeiro, Ensinar filosofia? O que dizem os filósofos, Centro de Filosofia da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, 2013, pp. 178-187 (ISBN 9 789898 553171)
  • 2012 — “The Spinning of Masks. Nietzsche’s Praise of Language” in: Constâncio, J./ Branco, M.J.M. (eds.), As the Spider Spins. Essays on Nietzsche’s Critique and Use of Language, Berlin/ Boston, Walter de Gruyter, 2012, pp. 233-253 (ISBN 978-3-11-028090-6)
  • 2011 — “Nietzsche on Metaphor, Musicality, and Style. From Language to the Life of the Drives”, in: Constâncio, J./ Branco, M.J.M. (eds.), Nietzsche On Instinct and Language, Berlin/ Boston, Walter de Gruyter, 2011, pp. 35-59 (ISBN 978-3-11-024656-8)
  • 2011 — “A primazia da visão. Nietzsche e a revisão do estatuto schopenhaueriano da música” in Goethe, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche. Saggi in memoria di Sandro Barbera, a cura di Giuliano Campioni, Leonardo Pica Ciamarra, Marco Segala, ETS, Pisa, 2011, pp. 43-53 (ISBN 978-884672937-8)

 

forthcoming

 

  • “Nietzsche’s Inspiration. Reading Ecce Homo at the light of Plato’s Ion” in: Large, Duncan/ Martin, Nicholas (eds.), Nietzsche’s Ecce Homo. One hundred years later, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/ New York (2018)

Events

All Events

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Filipe Faria, "The New Darwinian Naturalism in Political Theory"

November 21, 2018

The Mechanistic Approach in Biology and Cognition (Inter-University workshop), 9h-19h, 20th Nov

An Inter-University Workshop held on the 20th of November organised…

November 20, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Pedro Abreu, "Deliberation and agreement"

November 07, 2018

I-Debate - EUROPE FOR CITIZENS

Event organized by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the…

October 29, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Javier de Prado Salas, "Moral Testimony"

October 24, 2018

Perspectives on Nietzsche's Nihilism

CultureLab | Lisbon Nietzsche Group

October 10, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Schedule for the 2018/2019 sessions

October 10, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão IX: Susana Duarte e Maria Filomena Molder

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

July 05, 2018

Book Launch: Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and social values with Thomas Fuchs

Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and…

June 25, 2018

O Euro e a soberania económica

Conferência internacional

June 22, 2018

Workshop: Misunderstanding, disagreement, manipulation

The idea of the workshop is to explore the blurred…

June 22, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Giovanni Damele, "Another Italian thought: elite theory and political realism"

June 21, 2018

Art of Living / Art of Dying: Philosophical and Literary Perspectives

International Conference

June 21, 2018

Katharina Stevens, 18 June 2018, 14h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Argument-Design through Role-Taking"

June 18, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 9ª Sessão: Ana Falcato

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

June 06, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão Especial "Double Bill: Apropos London"

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

June 04, 2018

Workshop: Communication and metaphors for health. An educational challenge

The workshop discusses the importance of communication and metaphors in…

June 01, 2018

Inês Hipólito, 30th May 11:00 - 12:00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Perception as Cognition: Beyond…

May 30, 2018

International Symposium Cinema and Philosophy: Critical May 68

CineLab | IFILNOVA - FCSH / PhD Research Project of…

May 29, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão VIII: Ana Mira e Susana Ventura

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

May 29, 2018

Dima Mohammed, 28 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Proposals for the examination of networked…

May 28, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Erich Rast, "Value Disagreement and Two Aspects of Meaning"

May 24, 2018

Seminário Nietzsche | Anthony Jensen

CultureLab | Lisbon Nietzsche Group

May 23, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 8ª Sessão: Antonio Moretti

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

May 16, 2018

Jakob Krebs, 16 May, 15h to 16h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Pictorial Models, Imagination, and…

May 16, 2018

Rules, normativity and values: revisiting the Kantian perspective and its critics

EpLab Conference

May 14, 2018

Mehmet Ali Üzelgün, 14 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Level, focus, and force of argumentative…

May 14, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

John Gibbons, "Things That Make Things Reasonable"

May 10, 2018

"The Phantasy-Subject: Phenomenology of Image and Aesthetic Experience"

International Workshop

May 09, 2018

EPLAB Masterclass Series

Santoni de Sio

May 04, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão VII: Paulo Catrica e Nélio Conceição

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

April 24, 2018

Virtualism and the Mind: Rethinking Presence, Representation and the Self

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning Workshop "Virtualism and the Mind"

April 23, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Gilbert Harman, "Moral Realism is Moral Relativism"

April 19, 2018

The Derivative Machine: Life Cut, Bundled and Sold

held by Jonathan Beller (Pratt Institute) | CineLAB Seminar

April 19, 2018

João Leite, 16 April 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "An Online Social Debating System"

April 16, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Berit Brogaard, "Moral Contextualism and Moral Relativism"

April 05, 2018

CultureLab | General Seminar

Seminário mensal do culturelab, Humberto Brito

April 03, 2018

Workshop: "Cuidado de Si: Perspectivas Antigas e Contemporâneas"

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

March 23, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão VI: Bruno Duarte & Alexandra Fortes

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

March 22, 2018

Erich Rast, 16.3., Sala 1.05 ID, 16h

Value Seminar Session with Erich Rast, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 16, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 4ª Sessão: Ana Kiffer

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

January 31, 2018

Seminário livre: “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura”

CultureLab | Questions of Subjectivity: Philosophy & Literature

October 18, 2017

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