Nuno Fonseca

 

CulturLab-Ifilnova

Email: nunosmdafonseca@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Bio note

Post-Doc Researcher (FCT) at Ifilnova, Nuno Fonseca is currently working on the aesthetic, epistemological and ethical issues of the use of sound and sound experience in the context of contemporary artistic practices. As a member of the CulturLab he has been contributing with work on Art, Critique and Aesthetic Experience, mainly focusing on questions pertaining to the experience of the city.

He has completed his PhD (2012) in Philosophy (Epistemology and Philosophy of Knowledge) with a thesis on issues concerning perception and representation, at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He graduated both in Philosophy (2004) and Law (1998), at the Universidade de Coimbra.

He has lectured on "Rhetoric and Argumentation" at the Communication Sciences department and the seminar "Art and Experience" for the master's degree in Philosophy-Aesthetics at FCSH-UNL.

 

Academic Expertise and Research Interests

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Aesthetic experience in artistic practice and everyday life; Philosophy of Perception; Epistemology; Ontology of sound, auditory perception and sonic experience, Sound studies, Urban Experience; Port-Royal «Logic»; History of Rhetoric and Argumentation Theory

 

Publications

Books:

  • Antoine ARNAULD & Pierre NICOLE (2016), A Lógica ou A Arte de Pensar, tradução, apresentação e notas de Nuno FONSECA, col. «Textos Clássicos», Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2016 ISBN: 978-972-31-1590-1
  • Molder, Maria Filomena, Soeiro, Diana & Fonseca, Nuno (Eds.) (2013), Morphology: Questions of Method and Language, Lisbon Philosophical Studies – Uses of Language in Interdisciplinary Fields, Vol. 3, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag des Wissenschaften, 2013 ISBN:9783035105599 https://www.peterlang.com/view/product/46024

Articles:

Book Chapters:

  • Fonseca, Nuno (2017) “Aesthetic Values Before and Beyond the Evaluation of Artworks”, in A. Marques, J. Sáàgua, Essays on Values and Practical Rationality – Ethical and Aesthetical Dimensions, Bern: Peter Lang, 2017, pp. 307-322 (in the press).
  • Fonseca, Nuno (2016) "Metaphysics and Science: With or Without? - Clearing up for an inclusive disjunction” in Pombo, O. & Santos, G. (Org.) Philosophy of Science in the 21st Century – Challenges and Tasks, «Documenta 9», Lisboa: Centro de Filosofia das Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, 2016, pp. 37-52, ISBN: 978-989-8247-72-8
  • Fonseca, Nuno (2013) "«Light, shade and colour»: the texture of landscape" in Molder, Maria Filomena, Soeiro, Diana & Fonseca, Nuno (Eds.), Morphology: Questions of Method and Language, Lisbon Philosophical Studies – Uses of Language in Interdisciplinary Fields, Vol. 3, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag des Wissenschaften, 2013, pp. 91-106.

Events

All Events

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

Institutions

FCT
FCSH