People & Funding

Josep Juan Moreso (Host and Supervisor)

Josep Joan Moreso is Professor of Legal Philosophy at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Law degree (University of Barcelona, 1983) and PhD in Law (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona 1988), before joining the UPF he was a Professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and at Girona University. He has mainly worked on Theory of Law, with special attention to the structure and dynamics of legal systems, making applications of deontic logic. His most recent research is based on the philosophical foundations of the Constitution, covering a wide range of issues where several areas converge, such as: metaethics, philosophy of language, theory of interpretation and argumentation of the Law, political philosophy and theory of democracy. On October 2010, he was invested as doctor honoris causa of the Valparaíso University (Chile).

Moreso was Rector of UPF from 2005 to 2013. In 2009 he was reelected for a second term. During those years, the University has adapted all degrees to EHEA, deepened its research profile and postgraduate training, and strengthened its international focus. Since 2013, Moreso is the president of AQU Catalunya.

Teresa Marques (Marie Curie Fellow)

Teresa Marques is a Marie Curie Fellow with the Philosophy of Law group at the University Pompeu Fabra. She is also an associate of the LOGOS group at the University of Barcelona, and an associate of the LanCog group at the University of Lisbon. She studied (B.A.) at the University of Lisbon, the University of St. Andrews (M.Litt) and the University of Stirling (PhD). Teresa Marques is also the co-editor of Disputatio, and a member of the steering committee of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy. In the past, she held appointments at the Universities of Lisbon, of Barcelona, and of Maryland – University College Europe. Her work on the Collective Attitudes and Normative Disagreement project is supported by a Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship for career development (FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IEF, project number 622114).

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