General Information

PUC-Rio’s Philosophy Department is designed to train researchers and teachers in the field of philosophy, both on its Undergraduate (Bachelor’s Degree) and on its Graduate (Master’s and Doctorate degree) Programs. One of the oldest departments in this university, the Philosophy Department possesses a permanent staff of 14 teachers, all with PhD degrees and equally dedicated to teaching and research.

Department Chair
Prof. Luiz Camillo Osorio

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Edgar de Brito Lyra

Director of Graduate Studies
Ludovic Soutif

General Committee
Danilo Marcondes, Edgard José Jorge, Luiz Camillo Osorio, Luiz Carlos P.D. Pereira, Renato Matoso, Marcela Figueiredo and Paulo Cesar Duque Estrada

Registrar’s Office
Edna Sampaio (Administrative Advisor), Dinah Lucia (Secretary) and Daniel Cardoso (Administrative Assistant)


Opening Hours
Monday to Friday, 09:30 to 11:30 and 14:00 to 16:00


Departamento de Filosofia (Philosophy Department)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225 – CEP:22453-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ – Brasil


Tel.: +55 21 / 3527-1298
Fax: +55 21 / 3527-1299

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