Senior members


Manuel Almagro is a Juan de la Cierva Fellow at the University of Valencia. In 2021, he received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Granada, and in 2022, he spent eleven months as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Connecticut, supervised by Michael Lynch. His main areas of research are political epistemology, political philosophy of language, and experimental philosophy. In the last few years, he has been working on political polarization, disagreement, offensive meaning, expressivism and Wittgenstein’s philosophy. He is currently writing a book on the philosophy of affective polarization (under contract with Routledge).


Marc Artiga is lecturer at the Universitat de València. After completing his PhD a the Universitat de Girona with the LOGOS group, he was a postdoctoral fellowship at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy and the Universitat de Barcelona. His areas of specialization are philosophy of mind, pilosophy of biology and philosophy of cognitive science, and he is also very interested in philosophy of science, philosophy of language, political philosophy, and metaethics.


Virginia Ballesteros is a Margarita Salas Fellow. In 2021, she received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Valencia, with a thesis on the philosophy of psychiatry. She has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Complutense University of Madrid (2021-2022), where she did research on the philosophy of birth; in particular, on the experience of giving birth and on some metaphysical and epistemological aspects of birth care. Her main areas of interest are the philosophy of psychiatry, psychology, and altered states of consciousness. She is also interested in some topics on social ontology and epistemology. She is currently investigating the experience of and beliefs about the world as a whole in depression.


Paolo Bonardi received his PhD in analytic philosophy of language from the Université de Genève under Kevin Mulligan (main supervisor) and Marco Santambrogio (co-supervisor) in 2012. He visited the Philosophy Departments of the University of Sheffield, New York University, Columbia University, University of California Santa Barbara, University of California Los Angeles, University of Southern California, University of Tokyo and Tokyo Metropolitan University, where he was supervised by Jennifer Saul, Kit Fine, Stephen Schiffer, Nathan Salmon, David Kaplan, Scott Soames, Naoya Fujikawa and Youichi Matsusaka. He taught at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, the University of Sheffield, Rowan University, City University of New York, Rutgers University, Université de Genève and Université de Fribourg. He was a fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. From 2022 he is a Zambrano fellow at the University of Valencia under the supervision of Marc Artiga. His researches focus on Millian Russellianism, semantic relationism, propositions, attitude reports, rational belief, mental files, imaginary objects, directing intention and having in mind.

JOSEP E. CORBÍ –  Homepage

Josep E. Corbí is a professor at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Valencia (Spain). He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford (1989-90), Brown University (1995-96), University of Buenos Aires (2006), the University of Sheffield (2008-09), and the University of Fribourg (2009). His publications include  Minds, Causes, and Mechanisms. A Case against Physicalism (2000), Un lugar para la moral (2003), Morality, Self-Knowledge, and Human Suffering. An Essay on the Loss of Confidence in the World (2012) as well as a number of papers in epistemology, philosophy of mind and meta-ethics.


I am a Ramon y Cajal research fellow at the University of Valencia. Before I held postdoctoral positions at the University of Liège (Belgium) and at Rice University (Houston, TX, USA). I did my PhD in at the Institut Jean Nicod (École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France), under the supervision of Uriah Kriegel. I work mainly in the areas of philosophy of mind and epistemology, particularly on consciousness, introspection, and self-knowledge. My overall research aim is to develop a unified account of the nature and knowledge of consciousness that is grounded in the mental relation of acquaintance.


Castelló de la Ribera (València) 1958. Tobies Grimaltos is a professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of València. He studied Philosophy at the University of Valencia, where he did his PhD (1987) with a disertation on Philosophy of Perception. He has been Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham during the academic year 1991-92. His main interests are Epistemology, Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Mind.


Valeriano Iranzo is Professor at the University of Valencia (Spain). He has been Visiting Fellow at Washington University (USA), University of Sheffield (UK), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (The Netherlands) and University College London. His research interests are focused on philosophy of science, philosophy of probability, and epistemology.

VÍCTOR J. LUQUE – Homepage

Victor Luque is a Philosopher of Science, specializing in the philosophy of the biological sciences. In 2017 he completed his PhD on the causal structure of evolutionary theory at the University of Valencia (UV), as a member of the Evolutionary Genetics Group (Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology) and the MÉTHODOS Research Group (Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, UV). He is also a member of the Research Lab for the Philosophy and Theory of Life Sciences (Department of Logic, History, and Philosophy of Science, UNED). His work is focused on the structure of evolutionary theory, its mathematical models, and the causes of evolution.


Benjamin Matheson is a María Zambrano Fellow at the University of Valencia. He is also Profesor Honorario at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Previously, he was a Lecturer in Moral and Political Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. Before that, he was a Humboldt Research Fellow at LMU, Munich. He has also held full-time positions at Stockholm University and the University of Gothenburg, as well as visiting positions at Tilburg University and the Madrid Institute for Advanced Study. He completed his PhD at the University of Manchester in 2014. He has published on moral responsibility and manipulation arguments, responsibility over time, the nature and ethics of blame, the nature and ethics of honour and admiration, commemoration, regret, apology, collective shame, the desirability of immortality, and the nature of freedom in Heaven and Hell. He is currently researching responsibility over time, apology, and commemoration.


Carlos Moya is currently Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the University of Valencia. His research focuses on free will and moral responsibility but he is also interested in several other topics in the philosophy of action and the philosophy of mind.  He has published many papers in academic journals and edited volumes, and he is the author of the books The Philosophy of Action (Polity Press/Blackwell, 1990), Filosofía de la Mente (PUV, 2004), Moral Responsibility. The Ways of Skepticism (Routledge, 2006) and Libre albedrío (Cátedra, 2017), and co-editor of Agency, Freedom and Moral Responsibility (with A. Buckareff and S. Rosell; Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015).

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Saúl Pérez-González is Assistant Professor (in Logic and Philosophy of Science) at the University of Valencia. Previously, he held a post-doctoral position at the Center for Logic, Language, and Cognition (LLC) of the University of Turin. He has been visiting researcher at Durham University and University of Helsinki. His main areas of interest are philosophy of science, philosophy of the social sciences, and philosophy of the biomedical sciences.


Sergi Rosell is a lecturer at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Valencia. He has carried out research stays at the universities of Birmingham, California-San Diego (UCSD), Sheffield and Oxford. His research interests are moral luck, the free will and moral responsibility debate, the role played by the reactive attitudes in blame and punishment, the relation between beliefs and the will, rational control and some experimental challenges upon philosophical questions. In recent years, he has become interested in lying and deception, and the meaning of life and death, as well as in topics of ancient philosophy.  


Pablo is a lecturer at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Valencia, Spain. Before joining the department, he was a Fulford Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College (University of Oxford), a visiting postdoc at MIT, and a visiting scholar at the University of British Columbia. Pablo obtained his PhD from the University of Barcelona and his first degree in philosophy from the University of Buenos Aires. Pablo works mainly in metaphysics and meta-metaphysics. Some of his representative publications on these topics are: ‘Truthmaker Theory without Truthmakers’ (Ratio), ‘Stage Theory and Proper Names’ (Phil Studies), ‘There is no problem of change’ (dialectica).


Chon Tejedor studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford before completing an MPhil and a PhD in Philosophy at University College London. She was then Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Oxford for 12 years and Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire for 4 years, before moving to Universitat de València in 2017. Her publications include papers in journals such as Ratio and Philosophy, as well as two books: The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value (Routledge, 2015) and Starting with Wittgenstein (Bloomsbury, 2011). Tejedor works on Wittgenstein, ethics and intercultural epistemology.


I’m a Margarita Salas Postdoctoral Fellow at the universities of Valencia and Barcelona, I’m a member of both the Valencia Philosophy Lab and of LOGOS. Previously, I was a FAPESP Postdoctoral Fellow at UNICAMP/CLE, in Brazil. I obtained my PhD from the University of Barcelona/LOGOS Research Group in June 2020. I have always been interested in issues at the intersection of the philosophy of language and mind. Among other things, I have written about indexical concepts, communication, Frege’s Puzzle, the shareability of thoughts and iconicity/diagrams. Recently, I have been thinking about whether self-locating thought (‘I’, ‘now’, ‘here’, ‘this’) is exceptional in any substantial sense. I’m particularly interested in developing Gareth Evans’ idea that self-locating thought is dynamic, and to contrast it with the widely more popular theories advanced by David Lewis (centered-worlds) and John Perry (two-factor belief states).


Jordi Valor Abad is a lecturer at the Philosophy Department of the University of Valencia. He has carried out research stays at the universities of Sheffield, St Andrews (Arché), London (King’s College) and Barcelona. His main philosophical interests lie within the areas of philosophy of language and logic, philosophical logic, and theory of knowledge. His current research focuses on the study of the structure and philosophical relevance of paradoxes of self-reference, and on topics such as truth relativism, deflationary conceptions of truth, and the connections existing between normativity, meaning and a priori knowledge.


Víctor M. Verdejo received his PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) after completing the interdisciplinary CCiL programme (2008). Since then, he has taken up several postdoctoral positions, including a two-year stay at University College London (UCL) supervised by Christopher Peacocke and Michael Martin and a two-year research project with Manuel García-Carpintero at Logos-UB. He has recently joined the Department of Philosophy in Valencia as a lecturer. His work focuses mainly on the nature of thought and concepts and related areas of philosophy of language and cognitive science. His current interests lie in the first person, communication and embodied representation.