PhD, Philosophy (cognitive sciences path); MSc, Public Administration and Government; BSc, Economics.
Invited Visiting Scholar (Faculty) – Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Sponsor Professor Deborah Small, 2015.
Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder – CLOO Behavioral Insights Unit.
Professor of Behavior Economics and Organizations (Behavioral Economics), Master Degree Programs; and Co-founder, Behavior Economics and Organizations Laboratory, BEO Lab – Católica Porto Business School, Portugal.
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- Nudging: Engaging Parents in Reading – CLOO-EDULOG Project, 1st EDULOG Projects Meeting, at SONAE Learning Center.
- The ABC’s of Applied Behavioral Economics, with Deb Small (Wharton), at Porto Design Factory, Polytechnic Institute of Porto. Pics
- “Economia Comportamental, Políticas Públicas e o Agente Real” (Behavioral Economics, Public Policy and the Real Agent), Law School, University of Lisbon.
- Multilab Replication Project Examines Cooperation Under Time Pressure, Science Daily | Science NewsLine | EurekaAlert! | Association for Psychological Science
- Registered Replication Report: Rand, Greene & Nowak (2012), Perspectives on Psychological Science.
- Ética para Humanos, Porto 24
- Mercado de Trabalho e Economia Comportamental, Revista Economistas (entrevista)
- ABC Economia Comportamental, (pics) Câmara do Comércio e Indústria de Portugal, Lisboa.
Commentary: Rand, D (2017). “Reflections on the Time-Pressure Cooperation Registered Replication Report”. Perspectives on Psychological Science.
(co-authored with) Edouard Machery et al (2017). “The Gettier Intuition from South America to Asia”. Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research. Special number edited by Joshua Knobe et al. (Early View).
Some discussion about this article/scenarios:
- De Freitas, J., Sarkissian, H., Newman, G. E., Grossman, I., De Brigard, F., Luco, A., & Knobe, J. (2017). Consistent belief in a good true self in misanthropes and three interdependent cultures. Cognitive Science. Link
- Newman, GE, De Freitas, J, Knobe, J, (2015), “Beliefs about the true self explain asymmetries based on moral judgment”. Cognitive Science, 39, pp. 96-125. Link
- Doucet, M, Turri J., (2014), “Non-psychological weakness of will: self-control, stereotypes, and consequences”. Synthese, 191:3935–3954. Link
- Beebe, J.R., (2013), “Weakness of will, reasonability, and compulsion”. Synthese, 190:4077–4093. Link
- Beebe, J.R., (under review), “The Folk Conception of Weakness of Will”. Link
This volume brings together leading scholars in the study of practical rationality and human action – namely, Alfred Mele, Hugh McCann, Michael Bratman, George Ainslie, Daniel Hausman and Joshua Knobe. They were interviewed by the editors in a project based at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Porto structured around the questions: In your view, what are the most central (or important) problems in the philosophy of action? For some or all of the following – action, agency, agent – what do they contrast with most significantly? Which of these are liable to be rational/irrational? In what sense is the thing to do to be decided by what is rational? Are there limits of rationality? What explains action, and how? What is the role of deliberation in rationality? How is akrasia possible (if you think it is)? How do you think your own work has contributed to the field? What are your plans for future research? The outcome is of great interest, not only for philosophers, but also for economists, psychologists, political scientists and sociologists.