Pedro Galvão

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Professional Category:
Assistant Professor

Pedro is Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon, where he took his PhD with a thesis on rule-consequentialism.  He specializes in normative and applied ethics, but has interests also in metaethics, metaphysics, and early modern philosophy. Pedro has published mainly on consequentialism, Kantian ethics, abortion, and animal rights. He has translated into Portuguese Sidgwick’s Methods, Mill’s Utilitarianism, and many other philosophical works.


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Selected Publications

Galvão, Pedro. 2016. Rule-Consequentialism and the Significance of Species. Utilitas, 28, 396-414.

Galvão, Pedro. 2015. Ética com Razões. Lisboa: Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos.

Sidgwick, Henry. 2013. Os Métodos da Ética. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. (Introduction and translation)

Galvão, Pedro. 2008. Do Ponto de Vista do Universo. Lisboa: CFUL.

Galvão, Pedro. 2007. Boonin on the Future-Like-Ours against Abortion. Bioethics, 21(6), 324-8.