Formation and Experience

Full curriculum (in portuguese, Lattes platform) available here. There is an english version available here, but it uses the platform's own poor translation.


2018 - Current
Doctorate program at UFPel.

Thesis: Observing Data and Acting Under Principles: Epistemic Considerations on Bioethics and Moral Naturalism

2012 - 2014
Master in Philosophy at Unisinos, with full scholarship by CAPES (Coordination for Perfectioning of Superior Level Personnel). Also received a full CAPG-BA (Associate Graduation Centers Program - Buenos Aires) scholarship to study in Buenos Aires (AR) for one semester.

Research: "Action & Value in Naturalized Morality" (2013-14), "Value & Interest: Morality in the Horizon of Human Nature and Evolution" (2012-13), both CNPq (National Council for Tecnological and Scientific Development) grants.

Dissertation: Normativity and Value in Moral Naturalism (Click for full download - in portuguese)

2009 - 2011
Acquired Bachelor's degree at UFPel, partially with Scientifical Initiation scholarship by CNPq.

Advisors: Carlos Adriano Ferraz (paper), Denis C. Silveira (scholarship/research)

Research: "The Philosophical Justification of Human Rights in John Rawls" (CNPq grant, 2010)

Paper: Liberalism and neurophilosophy - an analysis of John Rawls' political liberalism values in light of contemporary evolutionary sciences

2007 - 2008
Studied for licenciateship in philosophy at UFPel, but interrupted due to my greater interest in research rather than teaching.


2014 - Test of English as a Foreign Language - TOEFL iBT, ETS
2013 - CAPG-BA Foreign Studies Scholarship
2012 - English Language Proficiency - Unisinos Language Institute
2012-4 - CAPES Graduation Scholarship
2009 - IC-CNPq Undergraduation Scholarship

Research Groups

2012-current - Chiron Research Group (Ethics, Metaethics and Naturalism)
2012-current - Social Brains Research Group (Language, Cognition and Naturalism)
2010-11 - Wittgenstein Research Group (his ethics and philosophy of mind)
2009 - Rawls Research Group (On the justification of the ethical aspects of his theory)
2007 - Medieval Philosophy Research Group

Other Academic Experience

2012 - Introduction to the Nervous System (Short Course, Unisinos)
2012 - CAPES Periodicals Portal Multiplier Formation Course (Short course, CAPES/Unisinos)
2010 - To Follow a Rule (Short course on Wittgenstein, UFPel)
2009 - Aristotle's Metaphysics (Short course, UFPel)
2008 - Reading and Analysis of Philosophical Texts (UFPel)
2007-9 - German Language, levels Basic I-V (Language course, Synodal College Alfredo Simon)


English: Fluent                                         German: Intermediate
Portuguese: Native                                  Japanese: Basic
Spanish: Advanced

Other Professional Experience

2009 - 2011
Worked as a freelancer translator, dealing with multiple academic texts from ancient philosophy to methods of experimentation on the health area, mostly to graduation students.