MEMBERS

SENIOR MEMBERS

Jesús Vega Encabo 

Jesús Vega Encabo is professor at Autonomous University of Madrid in the area of Logic and Philosophy of Science. He is currently directing the research project ‘Intellectual Autonomy in Epistemic Dependency Environments’ . In the past, he has directed the research project ‘Epistemic Cultures, Material Cultures Standards, Cognitive Processes and Knowledge’, about the nature of artifacts and our epistemic dependency on them, as well as other projects about the nature of perceptual experience, and has taken part in numerous projects about the innovation systems and science and technology. He has also coordinated an excellency network, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, on ‘Epistemology and Society. From Personal to Distributed Knowledge’.

Hubert Marraud González 

Hubert Marraud González is an associate professor at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He obteained his Ph.D. at the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1985. Since then he has taken part in many research projects founded by the Spanish government and has written several book on logic and argumentation theory. From 2005 on, and after a fist period as a formal logician, he works in argumentation theory: the interdisciplinary study of argumentative practices.

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Antonio Sánchez 

Antonio Sánchez is professor at Autonomous University of Madrid (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), where he also holds his PhD. He has done research at institutions such as Harvard University and Chicago University. In the past, he held the postdoctoral fellowships Alianza 4 Universidades at Carlos III University of Madrid and the postdoctoral fellowship granted by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior de Portugal). He has also been professor at the Lisbon University in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

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Javier Ordóñez Rodríguez  

Javier Ordoñez Rodriguez is a full professor at the Autonomous University of Madrid.  Before being hired by the UAM he worked as a professor at the University of The Basque Country and at the University of Deusto (Bilbao). He has also collaborated with the Technological Instiute of Monterrey (Mexico), The University of Quilmes (Argentina), The City Universirty of New York, and The Max-Planck Society (Germany). His research lines include the history of science, philosophy of science, and philosophy of technology.

Fernando Broncano Berrocal 

Fernando Broncano-Berrocal is a Talent Attraction Fellow at the Autonomous University of Madrid and a founding member of Madrid Philosophy Network. He received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Science and Language from the University of Girona at the end of 2013 working with the LOGOS Research Group in Analytic Philosophy based at the University of Barcelona. After receiving his Ph.D. he worked as a postdoc at KU Leuven and as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie  fellow at the University of Copenhagen. His research lines include virtue epistemology, social epistemology and the different types of luck and their role in epistemology.

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Paula Olmos Gómez 

Paula Olmos holds a PhD at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED). In 2019 she was appointed Associate Professor (Contratada Doctor Interina) at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Since 2012 she teaches Master Courses on Argumentation Theory in the Máster Interuniversitario en Lógica y Filosofía de la Ciencia. She has published one authored book (CSIC) and six edited books (Springer, Trotta, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Ediciones Clásicas, UAM Editions). She is editor of the Revista Iberoamericana de Argumentación and belongs to the Editorial Board of Informal Logic.

Enrique Alonso 

Enrique Alonso González is an associate professor at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He obtained his Ph.D at the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1992. Initially, his research focused on the domain of non-classical logics, where he reformulated the basic techniques in order to establish the characteristic properties of those systems. Later on, he worked on computational theory and its historical and philosophical dimensions. 

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PhD STUDENTS

Gloria Andrada de Gregorio (Autonomous University of Madrid)

Gloria Andrada is a PhD candidate in philosophy at the Autonomous University of Madrid, working under the supervision of Jesús Vega. She graduated in philosophy from the Autonomous University of Madrid and obtained a master’s degree in cognitive science and language from the University of Barcelona. She works primarily in philosophy of cognitive science and epistemology, with a focus on extended cognition, extended knowledge and epistemic dependence.

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Moisés Barba Magdalena (Autonomous University of Madrid) 

Moisés Barba Magdalena is a PhD candidate at the Autonomous University of Madrid, working under the supervision of Fernando Broncano-Berrocal and Jesús Vega. He holds a FPU grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education and a master’s degree in Analytic Philosophy from the University of Barcelona. His current research focuses on the social epistemology of deliberation.

Javier Osorio Mancilla (Autonomous University of Madrid) 

Javier Osorio Mancilla is a PhD candidate at the Autonomous University of Madrid, working under the supervision of Jesús Vega. He holds a FPI grant from the Spanish Ministry of Science. His current research focuses on philosophy of science, social epistemology and experimental philosophy. 

Mariano Sanjuán Salinas (Autonomous University of Madrid) 

Mariano Sanjuán Salinas is Teaching Assistant and PhD student at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He studied Philosophy (BA) at the University of Zaragoza and San Diego State University and Logic and Philosophy of Science (MA) at the University of Salamanca. His current research focuses on scientific pluralism, perspectival realism and the relative a priori.

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José Alhambra Delgado (Autonomous University of Madrid) 

José Alhambra Delgado is a PhD student at the Autonomous University of Madrid, working under the supervision of Hubert Marraud. He holds a FPI grant from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He graduated in philosophy from the Complutense University of Madrid and obteined a master’s degree in Logic and Philosophy of Sciense from the University of Salamanca. His current research focuses on argument by analogy and arguing by ridicule.

 

Cristina Bernabéu (Autonomous University of Madrid)

Cristina Bernabéu is a PhD student at the Autonomous University of Madrid. She has been visiting student at Vanderbilt University and the MIT. Her research interests include posthumanism, subjectivity, feminist epistemology, philosophy of technology and Big Data. Her work examines the material and the symbolic role of computational artifacts (such as algortihms) in subject-constitution processes from a posthumanist critical perspective. In particular, she interested in how artifacts activate or deactivate classical stereotypes of masculinity and femininity. 

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Julen Ibarrondo Murguialday (Autonomous University of Madrid)

Julen Ibarrondo is a PhD candidate at the Autonomous University of Madrid, working under the supervision of Jesús Vega. He holds a research grant from the Basque Regional Department of Education. His research interests focuses on moral philosophy broadly understood: rationality, epistemic and moral values, moral psychology, and political and social philosophy. He is currently working on a PhD thesis on the normativity of rationality. 

Victor Aranda Utrero (Autonomous University of Madrid)

Víctor Aranda Utrero is a PhD student and FPU fellow at the Autonomous University of Madrid. His doctoral research focuses on the history of logic, the development of metalogic and the completeness of formal systems. In 2018, he was Visiting Student Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. 

 
 

José Manuel Viejo (Autonomous University of Madrid)

José Manuel Viejo holds a PhD at the Autonomous University of Madrid. His research is mainly in philosophy of language, with an emphasis on belief ascriptions, the individuation of representational content (semantic, or also intentional), and the relation between thought and language. 

 
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