1000 Places in 1 World – Brazilian Women Philosophers

2024, January 16 at 4 pm (CET/GMT 12.00 in person and in Zoom): Brazilian Women Philosophers, presented by Dr. Pedro Pricladnitzky, Ass. Professor and currently PostDoc- Researcher at the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientist, Paderborn. Previously, Pedro Pricladnitzky and Katarina Peixoto tranlslated the Encyclopedia of Concise Concepts to Portuguese. Check out some translations here.

Watch the recodring of the talk here.

Pedro Pricladnitzky – Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists

Pedro Pricladnitzky is research fellow at the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, holds degrees from UFRGS, where he completed his M.A. and PhD in philosophy. Specializing in early modern metaphysics and natural philosophy, he explores the perspectives of Descartes, Cavendish, and Châtelet. His current research also delves into the ideas of 19th-century Brazilian women thinkers. He will talk about Josefina Álvares de Azevedo



Katarina Peixoto – USP/FAPESP – University of Virginia

Katarina Ribeiro Peixoto is Visiting scholar at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia, with a grant from The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). Post-doc researcher at the Department of Philosophy – University of São Paulo (Licensed). Main interests: retrieving women philosophers silenced by the canon, especially on themes such as the nature of the mind, theories of action, and freedom. Elisabeth of Bohemia, Émilie Du Châtelet, Rousseau, Mary Wollstonecraft, Descartes, Methodological challenges in the rewriting of the philosophical canon. She will present about Maria Firmina dos Reis




Halina Leal – FURB-Universidade Regional de Blumenau – Regional University of Blumenau

Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of São Paulo, with a doctoral internship at Stanford University. Professor at the Regional University of Blumenau – FURB; collaborating professor in the Postgraduate Program in Regional Development (PPGDR-FURB). Leader of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Gender, Race, and Power, GENERA-FURB. Co-editor of the Encyclopedia Women in Philosophy, UNICAMP. She will present about Lélia Gonzalez.




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