Luisa Severo Buarque de Holanda
Adjunct Professor; Coordinator of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities of PUC-Rio (IEAHu); Fellow of PUC-Rio (Incentive grant for productivity in teaching and research); member of Anpof’s Ancient Philosophy Work Group; member of Ousia (Laboratory of Classical Philosophy Studies of UFRJ); member of Pragma (Programme of Classical Philosophy Studies of UFRJ); member of NUFA (Ancient Philosophy Centre of PUC-Rio)
Doctorate in Philosophy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1997), a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2008) and a Post-Doctorate Degree in Philosophy from the Sorbonne (Paris IV – Centre Léon Robin, 2010). She is an adjunct professor of the Philosophy Department of PUC-Rio (undergraduate and stricto sensu post-graduate courses in Philosophy) and belongs to the following research groups: (Laboratory of Classical Philosophy Studies of UFRJ, coordinated by Prof. Dr. Fernando Santoro), Pragma (Programme of Classical Philosophy Studies of UFRJ, coordinated by Prof. Dr. Maria das Graças de Moraes Augusto) and Nufa (Ancient Philosophy Centre of PUC-Rio, coordinated by Prof. Dr. Maura Iglesias). She has experience in the field of Philosophy, with emphasis on Ancient Philosophy, especially on the work of Plato. Her most recent work is concerned with: a) the influence of different Greek discursive and literary genres on Platonic work; b) the Platonic and Aristotelian reception of pre-Socratic thinkers; and c) the emergence of the Philosophy of Language among Greek thinkers.
Lattes Curriculum: http://lattes.cnpq.br/0243878307545882
Literary genres in Plato
The History of the Philosophy of Language in Antiquity
Practices and theories of poetics in Ancient Greece; from Parmenides to Aristotle (CAPES/COFECUB, coordinated by F. Santoro and R. Saetta-Cottone)
Theories of causality and human action in ancient Greek philosophy (FAPESP, coordinated by M. Zingano)
Buarque de Holanda, L.S. The comic arms: the interlocutors of Plato in the Cratylus (As armas cômicas: os interlocutores de Platão no Crátilo) (Rio de Janeiro: Hexis, 2011), 105.
Articles in periodicals
Buarque de Holanda, L.S. “Heraclitus and Heracliticism in Plato’s Cratylus” (“Heráclito e heraclitismo no Crátilo de Platão”) Archai Magazine: magazine of studies on the origins of Western thought 15, nº 1 (2015): 135-141.
Buarque de Holanda, L.S. “The part and the whole: atomism in Plato’s Sophist” (“A parte e o todo: atomismo no Sofista de Platão”) Anals of Classical Philosophy 15, nº 1 (2015): 23-41.
Buarque de Holanda, L.S. “But, citizens of Athens, Plato is present here. Tragicomic Plato” “Mas, cidadãos de Atenas, Platão aqui presente. Platão tragicômico” O Que Nos Faz Pensar 34, nº 2 (2014): 109-124.
Buarque de Holanda, L.S. “Perverse and useless philosophers: the challenge of Adeimantus and Aristophanic comedy” (“Filósofos perversos e inúteis: o desafio de Adimanto e a comédia aristofânica”) Viso: cadernos de estética aplicada 15, nº 1 (2014): 1-12.
Buarque de Holanda, L.S. “Carioca Medea” (“Medeia carioca”) in: Maria de Fátima Souza e Silva; Maria das Graças de Moraes Augusto (org.). The reception of the classics in Portugal and Brazil (A recepção dos clássicos em Portugal e no Brasil). (Coimbra: University of Coimbra Press, 2015), 111-130.
Buarque de Holanda, L.S. “Aristophanes in the Cratylus” in: Márcia de Sá Cavalcante Schüback; Luiz Carlos Pereira (orgs.). Time and Form: essays on philosophy, logic, art and politics. (Estocolmo: Axl Books, 2014), 197-214.