José Manuel Martins

Academic Degree:
PhD
Professional Category:
Assistant Professor

José Manuel Martins is Assistant Professor at the University of Évora, and Director of its Department of Philosophy. He lectures on general and applied aesthetics for philosophy, visual arts, architecture and cultural studies at the graduate and post-graduate levels. He is a researcher at the Centro de Filosofia de Lisboa, and his interests focus on the dialogue between phenomenology and media studies in approaching contemporary art and culture. He has recently co-organized two international conferences on Philosophy and Film in Lisbon, and publishes in the area of film-philosophy.

jmbm@uevora.pt

Selected Publications

– “In reality: the ultimate cinematic quest”, in: Christine Reeh, José Manuel Martins (eds.), Thinking Reality and Time Through Film, (Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, pp. 61-77

– “Introduction: New Reasons to Establish A Philosophy of Film”, with Christine Reeh, in: Christine Reeh, José Manuel Martins (eds.), Thinking Reality and Time Through Film, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, pp. VIII-XXV

– MARTINS, José Manuel, REEH, Christine (eds.), Thinking Reality and Time Through Film, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, XXV+288pp

– “The Robot Steps in: from Normative Ethics (‘ought’) to Prospective Ethics (‘coming to be’) – An Introduction to the Films Westworld – Blade Runner – I, Robot – A.I. Artificial Intelligence”,   in A World With Robots, Springer, pp. 233-238

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