Modern Philosophy

6.5 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

The purpose of this course is to give the students a survey of the main authors and currents of Modern Philosophy. Students should reflect about the temporal limits of the period, starting with the crises of late scholastic systems. Particular importance will be given to the social, political, religious and scientific transformations at the beginning of modernity and its impact in the philosophical systems of continental rationalism and British empiricism. Students should also understand the meaning of the emergence of Kant’s critical philosophy and the essays to overcome it in the systems of German Idealism.


Full Professor
Full Professor at the FCH – the Faculty of Human Sciences, UCP – Catholic University of Portugal. He is also, since June 2013, Director of the Center of…