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Pedro McDade, S.J., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. 2020, University of Warwick
M.Sc. 2013, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
S.T.L. 2012, Boston College
S.T.B. 2010, Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid
B.A. 1997, University of Porto

Research Interests

Reciprocity, Cooperation, Plurality of motivations of economic agents.

Ethics and Economics, Behavioural Economics, Philosophy of Social Sciences, Moral Psychology, Applied Ethics, Catholic Social Thought.

Publications and Media Placements

2014. Editor of the journal Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 70:1 (Special issue on “Economy of Communion”).

2014. “Apresentação: Economia de Comunhão” [“Presentation: Economy of Communion”], Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 70:1, 5-8.

2008. “Pensar o ser humano na Economia: do indivíduo (homo oeconomicus) à pessoa” [“Thinking the human being in economics: from the individual (homo oeconomicus) to the person”], Brotéria 167:4, 243-263.

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • American Philosophical Association
  • Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Society
  • INEM: International Network for Economic Method
  • ENPOSS: European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Aletheia: Scientific and Cultural Association