Publications

  • Tractatus ethico-politicus. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 1999. 224 p.
  • On the Genealogy of Modernity: Foucault’s Social Philosophy. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science, 2003. 176 p. Paperback edition: 2012.
  • Rawls. Rio de Janeiro: Zahar, 2003. 78 p. 
  • Tractatus practico-theoreticus: Ontology, Intersubjectivity, Language. Porto Alegre: FI/Editora da UCS, 2016. v. 1. 241p.
  • Tractatus politico-theologicus: Critical Theory, Liberation, and Justice. Porto Alegre: FI/Editora da UCS, 2016. 173p.
  • Bioethics & Neuroethics in Global Pandemic Times. Co-edited with J. Tauchen and N. Castanheira. Porto Alegre: Editora Fundação Fênix, 2020. 348 p.
  • Bioethics, Neuroethics, Emotions. Co-edited with C. Marim, A. Bavaresco, and J. Tauchen. Porto Alegre: Editora Fundação Fênix, 2019. 324p. Includes contributions by Fishel Szlajen, Darlei Dall’Agnoll, M.A. Azevedo et al.
  • From Social to Cyber Justice: Critical Views on Justice, Law, and Ethics. Co-edited with E. Sobottka and M. Hrubec. Prague: Academy of Sciences / Filosofia, 2018. 437p. Includes contributions by Christoph Horn, Klaus-Gerd Giesen et al.
  • Justice and Recognition. On Axel Honneth and Critical Theory. Co-edited with Marek Hrubec, Emil Sobottka & Giovani Saavedra. Prague (Czech Republic): Academy of Sciences / Filosofia, 2015. 556 p. Includes contributions by Axel Honneth, Frederic Vandenberg, Hans-Georg Flickinger, Kenneth Baynes, Alessandro Pinzani et al.
  • Justice, Right, and Applied Ethics. Co-edited with A. Bavaresco & P. Konzen. Porto Alegre: Editora Fi, 2013. 415p. 
  • Global Justice and Democracy. Co-edited with D.G. Souza. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2009. Includes contributions by Ernst Tugendhat, André Berten, Georg Lohmann, François Marty, Jean-Christoph Merle, Wolfgang Kersting, Alessandro Pinzani et al.
  • Bioethics, Biotechnology, Biopolitics. Co-edited with R.T. Souza. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2008. 619 p. Includes contributions by Bernhard Waldenfels, Marlene Zarader, Zeev Levy, Ephraim Meir, Yudit Greenberg, Zeljko Loparic, Roberto Walton, E.J. Stein et al.
  • Hermeneutics and Philosophia Prima: Festschrift for Ernildo Stein. Co-Edited with Draiton de Souza. Ijuí: Editora Unijuí, 2006. 548 p. Includes contributions by Ernst Tugendhat, Hans Ineichen, John Sallis, Manfred Frank, Scarlett Marton, William Richardson et al.
  • Phenomenology Today. Co-Edited with Ricardo Timm de Souza. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2001. 519 p. Includes contributions by Klaus Held, Heinz Leonardy, Donn Welton, Zeljko Loparic, Jens Soentgen, Roberto Walton, Pierre Kerszberg, E.J. Stein, Lee Hardy et al.
  • Phenomenology Today, Volume 2: Meaning and Language. Co-Edited with Ricardo Timm de Souza. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2002. 517 p. Includes contributions by John Caputo, Dominique Janicaud, H. Ineichen, Donn Welton, Gerd Bornheim, Z. Loparic, J. Soentgen, E.J. Stein et al.
  • Justice & Politics: Festschrift for Otfried Höffe. Co-Edited with Draiton de Souza. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2003. 694 p. Includes contributions by Otfried Höffe, Hans-Georg Flickinger, Dick Howard, Wolfgang Kuhlmann, Jean-Christophe Merle, Thomas Pogge, Alessandro Pinzani, et al.
  • Philosophia Semper Reformanda: Husserlian Theses on Constitution,” In: Phenomenology Today, ed. R. de Souza and N. de Oliveira. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2001, p. 247-268.
  • “Kant, Rawls, and the Foundations of a Theory of Justice,” in Kant und die Berliner Aufklärung: Akten des IX Internationalen Kant-Kongresses, ed. Volker Gerhardt, Rolf-Peter Horstmann und Ralph Schumacher, Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 2001, p. 286-295.
  • “Aestheticism in Nietzsche and Foucault,” in Filosofia: Diálogo de Horizontes, ed. Heloísa Feltes and Urbano Zilles, Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2001, p. 529-544.
  • “The Rawls-Habermas Debate,” in Draiton de Souza (ed.), Amor Scientiae: Festschrift for Prof. R.  Ullmann, Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2002, p. 523-555. 
  • “Les défis normatifs de la justice globale selon John Rawls,” in Jean-François Mattéi and Denis Rosenfield (eds.), Civilisation et Barbarie. Paris: PUF, 2002, p. 211-229.
  • “Ideal Theory and Non-Ideal Theory: Rawls between Plato and Kant,” in Ética e Justiça, ed. Ricardo di Napoli et al., Editora da UFSM, 2003. p. 95-116.
  • “Zu einer hermeneutische Begründung der Menschenrechte,” in Heinz Eidam et al.(eds), Metaphysik und Hermeneutik. Kassel: Verlag der Universität Kassel, 2004, p. 310-324. 
  • “Globalization and Democratization in Brazil: An Interpretation of Rawls’s Political Liberalism,” In “Omaggio a John Rawls,” ed. A. Punzi, Quaderni della Rivista Internazzionale di Filosofia del Diritto. Vol. 4. Milano: Giuffrè, 2004, p. 565-586.
  • “The Problem of the Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights: A Transcendental-Semantic Approach to Cosmopolitanism,” in Filosofia e Direitos Humanos, ed. O.A. Aguiar, C.M. Pinheiro and K. Franklin. Fortaleza: Editora da UFC, 2006, p. 123-142.
  • “Rawls,” Dictionary of Philosophy of Law. Edited by V. Barreto. Rio de Janeiro: Unisinos, 2006.
  • “Guilt,” in Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, ed. Yudit Greenberg. New York: ABC-CLIO, 2007.
  • “Adeus: The Epiphany of the Other according to Levinas,” in Phenomenology 2005, Volume II: Selected Essays from Latin America, ed. Zeljko Loparic and Roberto Walton, Zeta Books, 2007.
  • “Edmund Husserl,” in Clássicos da Filosofia, ed. Rossano Pecoraro. Rio de Janeiro: Editora da PUC-Rio, 2008, p. 231-253.
  • “Husserl, Heidegger and the Transcendental Problem of Signification,” Fenomenologia Hoje, Volume 3: Bioethics, Biotechnology, Biopolitics, ed. Ricardo Timm de Souza and Nythamar de Oliveira. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2008, p. 495-520.
  • “Humanity and Universalizability: A Kantian Interpretation of the Foundations of Human Rights,” in Recht und Frieden in der Philosophie Kants: Akten des X. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses, ed. Valerio Rohden et al. Berlin/New York: W. de Gruyter, 2008, vol. 5, p. 745-756.
  • “Phenomenology in Latin America,” in The Blackwell Companion to Latin American Philosophy.  Edited by Susana Nuccetelli, Ofelia Schutte, and Otávio Bueno. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, p. 156-169. 
  • “Discourse Theory of Right and Deliberative Democracy according to Jürgen Habermas,” in: Contemporary Currents of Juridical Thought, ed. Anderson Vichinkeski; Elton Somensi de Oliveira. Barueri, SP: Manole, 2010, p. 221-245. 
  • “Technology, Juridification, Democracy: Critique of Power in Foucault and Habermas,” in: Informação e democracia: a reflexão contemporânea da ética e da política. Edited by Maria Nélida González and Clóvis de Lima. Brasília: IBICT, 2010, p. 134-155. 
  • “Gadamer, hermeneutics, and the critique of naturalism,” in Hermeneutics & Epistemology: 50 Years of  “Truth and Method.” Edited by E.J. Stein and L. Streck. Porto Alegre: Livraria do Advogado, 2011, p. 91-108.
  • “Breves Observações sobre Normatividade e Naturalismo,” in Epistemologia Social. Edited by Felipe Müller & Tiegüe Rodrigues. Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2012. p. 145-161.
  • “The Normative Claims of a Latin American Democratic Ethos.” In: Alessandro Pinzani; Milene Tonetto. (eds.). Critical Theory and Social Justice. Florianopolis: EdUFSC, 2013, p. 187-211.
  • “Las reivindicaciones normativas de un ethos democrático latinoamericano.” In: Gustavo Pereira. (ed.). Perspectivas Críticas de Justicia Social. Porto Alegre: Evangraf, 2013, p. 154-170.
  • “Perspectivas Ético-Políticas do Sobrenatural: Técnica, Ciência e Religião segundo Foucault.” In: Roberto Pich and Luis Dreher (eds.). O natural e o sobrenatural. Porto Alegre: Letra & Vida, 2013, p. 217-236.
  • “Recasting Naturalism and Normativity: Social Constructionism, Reflective Equilibrium and Normative Reconstruction.” In Naturalism: Contemporary Perspectives. Edited by Clademir Araldi, Juliano Santos do Carmo, and Flávia Carvalho Chagas. Pelotas: Editora da UFPEL, 2014. p. 163-186. 
  • “Governança, Equidade e Competitividade: O Déficit Normativo do Ethos Democrático.” In: Virginia Etges and Sílvio Arend, eds. Crises do Capitalismo, Estado e Desenvolvimento Regional. Santa Cruz do Sul: EDUNISC, 2014, p. 146-167. 
  • “Educação, esfera pública e filosofia política no Brasil atual.” In: L.C. Bombassaro, C.A. Dalbosco and N. Hermann, eds. Percursos Hermenêuticos e Políticos. Passo Fundo: Editora da Universidade de Passo Fundo, 2014, p. 552-572. 
  • “Teorias da Justiça.” In: João Carlos Brum Torres. (Ed.). Manual de Ética. Questões de ética teórica e aplicada. Petrópolis: Vozes, 2014, p. 558-584.
  • “Significado e Skepsis nas Investigações de Ludwig Wittgenstein.” In: Bavaresco, Agemir; Milone, Jerônimo; Neiva, André; Tauchen, Jair (Eds.) Filosofia na PUCRS: 40 anos do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Filosofia (1974-2014). Porto Alegre: Edipucrs, 2014, p. 248-267. 
  •  “Affirmative Action, Recogniton, Self-Respect: Axel Honneth and the Phenomenological Deficit of Critical Theory.” In: Nythamar de Oliveira; Marek Hrubec; Emil Sobottka; Giovani Saavedra. (Eds.). Justice and Recognition: On Axel Honneth and Critical Theory. Praga (República Tcheca): Filosofia, 2015, p. 49-72.
  • “Reciprocidade, Simetria, Reconhecimento: Estratégias e Problemas da Internacionalização da Pós-Graduação em Filosofia.” In Pesquisa e pós-graduação em filosofia no Brasil: Debates ANPOF de políticas acadêmicas. Organização de Ivan Domingues e Marcelo Carvalho. São Paulo: ANPOF, 2015, p. 133-146. 
  • “Crítica Imanente, Equilíbrio Reflexivo e Reconstrução Normativa: Habermas, Honneth e o Déficit Fenomenológico da Teoria Crítica.” In: Clóvis Ricardo Montenegro de Lima. (Ed.). Anais do 10º Colóquio Habermas e 1º Colóquio de Filosofia da Informação. Rio de Janeiro: Salute, 2015, p. 110-123.
  • “Habermas, Rouanet e o Ethos Democrático Brasileiro: Modernidade, Iluminismo e Utopia.” In: Bassi, A. R.; Levy, W.. (Ed.). Rouanet 80 anos: Democracia, modernidade, psicanálise e literatura. São Paulo: É Realizações, 2016, v. 1, p. 245-264.
  • “Eticidade e religião: O comunitarismo do jovem Hegel.” In: Bavaresco, Agemir; Lima, Francisco Jozivan Guedes de. (Ed.). Direito e Justiça: Festschrift em homenagem a Thadeu Weber. Porto Alegre: FI, 2016, v. 1, p. 629-660.
  • “Guerra justa, hermenêutica política e pluralismo religioso em Rawls e Geffré.” In: Roberto Hofmeister Pich; Renata Floriano de Sousa; Cézar Cauduro Roedel. (Ed.). Sobre Guerras e Religiões: estudos interdisciplinares sobre religião, conflito e tolerância. Porto Alegre: Editora Fi, 2017, v. 1, p. 123-144.
  • “On Ritalin, Adderall, and the Neuroethics of Cognitive Enhancement.” In: Arthur Araújo et al.. (Ed.). Pragmatismo, filosofia da mente e filosofia da neurociência. São Paulo: ANPOF, 2017, v. 1, p. 441-460.
  • “Reflective Equilibrium and Normative Reconstruction: Recasting the Phenomenological Deficit of Critical Theory.” In: Oliveira, N; Hrubec, M.; Sobottka, N. (Eds.). From Social to Cyber Justice: Critical Views on Justice, Law, and Ethics. Prague: Filosofia, 2018, p. 261-280.
  • “Normative Ethics, Justification and Applicability: Biosafety, Public Health and Social and Environmental Responsibility.” In: Dall’Agnol, D.; Savulescu, J.; Tonetto, M.. (Eds.). Ética Aplicada e Políticas Públicas. Florianópolis: Editora UFSC, 2018, p. 295-328.
  • “The Worldhood of the World in Heidegger’s Reading of Heraclitus,” Manuscrito 19/1 (1996): 201-224.
  • “Habermas on Nietzsche and Science,” New Nietzsche Studies 2 (1997): 101-110.
  • “Between Aesthetics and Ethics,”International Studies in Philosophy 31/4 (1999): 83-100.
  • “Husserl’s Transcendental Phenomenology of Meaning in the Investigations,” Veritas 45/1 (2000): 117-134.
  • “Dialectic and Existence in Kant and Kierkegaard,” Veritas 46/2 (2001): 231-253.
  • “Between Being and Nothingness: Sartre’s Existential Phenomenology of Liberation,” Veritas 48/4 (2003): 581-602.
  • “Detranscendentalizing Subjectivity: Paul Ricoeur’s Revelatory Hermeneutics of Suspicion.” Veritas 49/2 (2004): 235-259. 
  • “Zu einer hermeneutischen Begründung der Menschenrechte,” Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 54/6 (2006): 829-840.
  • “The Problem of the Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights,” Electronic Review ethic@ v.5, n. 1 (2006): 21-31.
  • “Rawls’s normative conception of the person: A Kantian reinterpretation,” Veritas 52/1 (2007): 79-99.
  • “Husserl, Heidegger, and the task of a phenomenology of justice,” Veritas 53/1 (2008): 123-144.
  • “Lifeworld, Democratic Ethos, and Globalization: Habermas’s Deliberative Democracy,” Dois Pontos 5/2 (2008): 49-71.
  • Habemus Habermas: Ethical Universalism between Naturalism and Religion,” Veritas 54/1 (2009): 217-237.
  • “Affirmative Action, Recognition, Self-Respect: Axel Honneth and the Phenomenological Deficit of Critical Theory,” Civitas 9/3 (2009): 369-385. 
  • “Towards a Phenomenology of Liberation: A Critical Theory of Race and the Fate of Democracy in Latin America,” APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy vol. 10 Number 1 (Fall 2010) available at <http://www.apaonline.org/documents/publications/v10n1_Hispanic.pdf>
  • “Towards a Hermeneutics of Human Rights,” Journal of Oriental Studies 34 (2011): 233-254.
  • “The Normative Claims of Brazil’s Democratic Ethos: Bourdieu’s Habitus, Critical Theory, and Social Philosophy,” Civitas Vol. 12, No 1 (2012): 70-87.
  • “Heidegger, Reification and Formal Indication,” Comparative and Continental Philosophy Vol 4, No 1 (2012): 46-65.
  • “Aesthetics, Ethics, and the Role of Teleology in the Third Critique,” Revista de Filosofia: Aurora  vol. 24 (2012): 223-242.
  • “Debate público e filosofia no Brasil,” Ideias vol. 4 (2012): 37-43.
  • “Recasting the naturalism–normativity debate: Neuroscience, neurophilosophy, neuroethics,” Principios (2013): 212-231.
  • “Reflective Equilibrium and Normative Reconstruction: Recasting the Phenomenological Deficit of Critical Theory,” Ethic@ 13 (2014): 91-121.
  • “Revisiting the communitarian critique of liberalism: Sandel, Rawls and critical theory,” Síntese – Revista de Filosofia, v. 41 (2014): p. 393-413.
  • “Neuroethics in South America,” Academic Foresights No. 12: September-December 2014. Edited by Klaus-Gerd Giesen. Available at <http://www.academic-foresights.com/ Neuroethics_South_America.html>
  • “Alfredo Pereira Jr. between Damasio and Prinz: Revisiting Triple Aspect Monism,” Kínesis (Marília) v. 7 (2015): p. 68-80.
  • “Moral Reasoning in Metaethics, Bioethics, and Neuroethics: On Ritalin, Adderall, and the Normative Challenges of Cognitive Enhancement,” Ethic@ (UFSC) 15/3 (2016): p. 343-368.
  • “Just War, Political Hermeneutics, and Religious Pluralism in John Rawls and Claude Geffré” (coauthor with T. Gomes), Teocomunicação 46/2 (2016): p. 59-86.
  • “Revisiting the Mind-Brain Reductionisms: Contra Dualism and Eliminativism,” Veritas  61/2 (2016): p. 363-385.
  • “Queer fashion and culture design: becoming-drag as a gender expression” (coauthor with M. Zapata), Revista d: design, educação, sociedade e sustentabilidade  9/2 (2017): p. 80-91.
  • “Moral Cognitivism and Legal Positivism in Habermas’s and Kant’s Philosophy of Law” (coauthor with D. Dutra), Ethic@ (UFSC) 16/3 (2017): p. 533-546..
  • “Deconstructing the substantialist conception of God: Recasting Heidegger’s critique of Augustine,” Veritas 62/3 (2017): p. 330-352
  • “Towards a Brazilian Critical Theory of Justice: Social Liberation, Public Justification, and Normative Reconstruction” (coautoria com D. Dutra). Dissertatio 47 (2018): 34-53.
  • “ Catirina between disenchantment and emancipation. A social- philosophical reading of HDI Plus” (coauthor with J.H. Assai). Veritas v. 63/2 (2018): p. 673-694.
  • “Bachelard’s Metaphorics of Spacetime: Intuition, Imagination, Induction,” (forthcoming, 2020)
  • “Calvin’s Error: Revisiting the Theological-Philosophical Presuppositions of the Calvinist Critique of Humanism.” Teocomunicação 48/1 (2019): p. 59-86.
  • “Bioethics, Universalism, and Pluralism: Revisiting the Foundationalist Problem” (coauthor with Marcelo Bonhemberger). Ethic@ v. 18, n. 1 (2019): p. 112-131.
  • “Emotion, Moral Judgment, and Reason: Damásio and the Critique of Ethical Rationalism” (coauthor with F.J.G. Lima). Veritas 65/3 (2019): p. 78-97.
  • “Dynamic Models Applied to Learning Values in Artificial Intelligence” (coauthor with Nicholas Kluge). Veritas (2020)
  • “Metanormativity: Solving Questions of Moral and Empirical Uncertainty” (coauthor with Nicholas Kluge). Ethic@ 19/3 (2020): p. 790-810.
  • “The Phenomenological Deficit of Critical Theory: Recasting Afro-Brazilian Diasporic Identity in Postcolonial Perspectives” (coauthor with M.A. Zubaran). Études Phénoménologiques 5 (2021): p. 59-86.
  • Michael Kelly, Critique and Power: Recasting the Foucault/Habermas Debate (MIT Press, 1994), Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 4/1 (Blackwell, 1997): 141-144.
  • Pierre Kerszberg, Critique and Totality (Albany: State University of New York  Press, 1997), 274 p., Studia Kantiana  2 (2000): 151-154.
  • Dick Howard, The Specter of Democracy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002, 368 p. Veritas v. 49/1 (2004): 156-159.
  • Paul Valadier, Nietzsche l’athée de rigueur (1992-93), Paris: Desclée, 1979. (French into English)
  • John Rawls, “A Kantian Conception of Equality” (in Rawls, Zahar, 2003) (English into Portuguese)
  • Celina Romany (ed.), Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Human Rights in the Americas: A New Paradigm for Activism. Washington: American University Press, 2001. (English into Portuguese)
  • Edmund Husserl, Logische Untersuchungen, Zweiter Band, Zweiter Teil, I. Ausdruck und Bedeutung, Erster Kapitel, §§ 1,2, 5-9. Gesammelte Werke (Husserliana), Band XIX/1, Her. von Ursula Panzer. Den Haag: Martinus Nijhoff, 1984. In Clássicos da Filosofia, ed. Rossano Pecoraro. Rio de Janeiro: Editora da PUC-Rio, 2008, p. 248-253.(German into Portuguese).
  • Thomas W. Pogge, World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002. Revision. (English into Portuguese)
  • Tina Chanter, Gender. New York: Continuum, 2006. (English into Portuguese)
  • Aaron Zimmerman, Moral Epistemology. New York: Routledge, 2010. (English into Portuguese)
  • Jesse Prinz, The Emotional Construction of Morals. Oxford University Press, 2014. (English into Portuguese)

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