CP SiteVisiting Scholar, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 2015-16, (Fall);

Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Management, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto, Portugal. (Portugal, “Professor Auxiliar”; Brazil, “Professor Adjunto/Doutor”);

Director, BEO Lab – Behavior, Economics and Organizations Laboratory – School of Economics and Management, Portuguese Catholic University, Porto, Portugal.

Postdoc, IF/FCT, University of Porto; PhD, Philosophy, University of Porto, Portugal; MSc, Government and Public Administration, Getúlio Vargas Foundation, FGV-SP, Brazil; BSc, Economics, Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, FAAP, Brazil.


Selected publications

Sousa, P. & Mauro, C., (2015), “The Evaluative Nature of the Folk Concepts of Weakness and Strength of Will”. Philosophical PsychologyLink

Some discussion about this article:

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


Mauro, C, Miguens, S, Cadilha, S, (2013), Conversations on Human Action and Practical Rationality. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 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.