Manuel de Pinedo García

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Associate Professor-tenured, Department of Philosophy I, UGR



Manuel de Pinedo is an Associate Professor-tenured at the Department of Philosophy I of the University of Granada. He completed his postgraduate studies at the University College Galway (Ireland) and Sussex University (United Kingdom). His main areas of expertise are Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology and Philosophy of Biology. He has published in international journals such as Synthese, Biology & Philosophy, Frontiers in Psychology and Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. Among his co-authors are Jason Noble (Southampton), Hilan Bensusan (Brasilia) and Manuel Heras-Escribano (UPV).

Areas of research

His current research, with Neftalí Villanueva and María José Frápolli, focuses on expressivism and normativity and the political turn in analytic philosophy.

His work with Manuel Heras focuses on the conceptual bases of ecological psychology and the anti-representationalism.

Selected publications

[2019] Pinedo, Manuel. "Dos formas de quietismo: ¿De qué se puede hablar en filosofía?" Disputatio. Philosophical Research Bulletin, vol. 8, no. 9. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3236912.

[2019] Pinedo, Manuel. "Contenido conceptual y sentidos." Cuestiones de Filosofía del Lenguaje, edited by David Pérez Chico. Zaragoza: Prensas Universitarias de Zaragoza.

[2018] Heras-Escribano, Manuel, and Manuel de Pinedo. "Naturalism, non-factualism, and normative situated behaviour." South African Journal of Philosophy, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 80-98.

[2018] Heras-Escribano, Manuel, and Manuel de Pinedo. "Affordances and landscapes: Overcoming the nature-culture dichotomy through Niche Construction Theory." Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02294.

[2018] Pinedo, Manuel. "From volleying to distributed embodied rationality." Rationality and Decision Making: From Normative Rules to Heuristics, edited by Marek Hetmański. Leiden / Boston: Brill / Rodopi, pp. 119-138.

[2016] Heras-Escribano, Manuel, and Manuel de Pinedo. "Are affordances normative?" Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, vol. 15, pp. 565-589.

[2015] Heras-Escribano, Manuel, Jason Noble, and Manuel de Pinedo. "Enactivism, action and normativity: a Wittgensteinian analysis." Adaptive Behavior, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 20-33.

[2013] Heras-Escribano, Manuel, Jason Noble, and Manuel de Pinedo. "The only wrong cell is the dead one: On the enactive approach to normativity." Advances in Artificial Life (ECAL 2013), edited by Pietro Liò et al. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 665-670.

[2012] Bensusan, Hilan, and Manuel de Pinedo. "Sense and sensibility educated: A note on experience and (minimal) empiricism." International Journal of Philosophical Studies, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 741-747.

[2012] Pinedo, Manuel. "Anomalous monism and radical interpretation. A reply to D. Moore." Teorema, vol. 31, pp. 99-108.

[2011] Bensusan, Hilan, and Manuel de Pinedo. "Epistemic virtues and transparency." Croatian Journal of Philosophy, vol. 11, pp. 257-266.

[2008] Pinedo, Manuel, and Jason Noble. "Beyond persons: Extending the personal/subpersonal distinction to non-rational animals and artificial agents." Biology and Philosophy, vol. 23, pp. 87-100.