Philosopher of the Month: Mitieli Seixas – ECC

 Mitieli Seixas da Silva and the Émilie: Research and Translation Group are undertaking the translation into Portuguese of the ECC entries based on a cooperation agreement between the Federal University of Santa Maria and the University of Paderborn.

We invitie yout to contirbute to our ECC! The Encyclopedia of Concise Concepts by Women Philosophers is an online open-access platform where precise concepts originating in or significantly advanced by a deceased woman philosopher are given in concisely analytical entries (usually in no more than 300 words), written by recognized experts. The entries pass a blind peer-review in order to be published in the Encyclopedia. Each article will be continuously updated with links to the sources cited by scholars. Those articles, books, etc. will be digitally archived by Paderborn University so that they will not expire or break.


Mitieli Seixas da Silva is a Professor of Philosophy at the Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil). Her research areas are Modern History of Philosophy, especially Kant and Émilie du Châtelet, Motherhood as a philosophical concept, and Teaching Philosophy. She is leading the Émilie: Research and Translation Group , and was awarded the Elisabeth of Bohemia Prize (2021) from the Center of History of Women Philosophers and Scientists.

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