Nathaniel Roberto Merrill

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Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas
Universidade do Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga


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Categoria Profissional

Investigador Externo


Actividade Profissional

Post-doc researcher


Qualificações Académicas

2013: Hoover Fellow, Hoover Chair of the Catholic University of Louvain

Since 2012: Associated researcher at CEVIPOF, Sciences Po Paris

2011: Invited researcher at Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health (Harvard Medical School)

Since 2008: Researcher at the Centre for Humanistic Studies of the University of Minho (CEHUM) in political philosophy (fellowship in political science from the Portuguese Foundation for Science).

2003-2008: Ph.D. in political philosophy at Centre Raymond Aron, EHESS (Paris) on “Political neutrality and value pluralism” (summa cum laude).

Supervisors: Monique Canto-Sperber (EHESS-ENS) and Daniel Weinstock (University of Montreal)

2006 - 2007: Invited researcher at CRÉUM, University of Montreal

2005 - 2006: Visiting fellow at CRÉUM, University of Montreal

2001: MA in Philosophy, Sorbonne-Paris1 University

1999: BA in Philosophy (DEUG, Licence, Maîtrise), Sorbonne-Paris1 University


Áreas de Investigação de Interesse

Political Philosophy


Projectos de Investigação

(1) 2014: Panel on Politics between private and public, World Congress in Political Science, Montreal, July 14-20.

(2) 2014: Summer school on Predistribution and Property-Owning Democracy, with Stuart White (Oxford) and Martin O’Neill (York), Minho University, June.

(3) 2013: Summer school on Basic Income, with Stuart White (Oxford), Minho University, 18-20 July.

Programme: http://basicincomeschool.weebly.com

(4) 2012: Conference on Liberal pluralism, Cevipof (Sciences Po-Paris), 20-21 September.

Programme: http://www.cevipof.com/fr/colloque/programme

(5) 2012: Fifth National Meeting in Analytic Philosophy, Minho University, 13-15 September.

Programme: http://enfa.weebly.com/enfa5.html

(6) 2012: Workshop with Noel Carroll on Art, Emotions, and Evolution, at Carpe Diem, Centro de arte e pesquisa, Lisbon, 29 June.

(7) 2012: Conference on Art, Ethics and Politics, Nanterre University, 1-2 June.

Programme: http://sophiapol.hypotheses.org/8602

(8) 2011: Conference on Distributive Justice in Health, Minho University, 6-7 October.

Programme: http://www.raison-publique.fr/article460.html

(9) 2011: Conference on Challenging Citizenship, Coimbra University, 3-4 June.

Programme: http://www.ces.uc.pt/challengingcitizenship/pages/en/programme.php

(10) 2011: Second conference on ethics and political philosophy, Minho University, 20-21 May.

Programme: http://www.raison-publique.fr/article401.html

(11) 2010: Summer school on Intergenerational Justice, with Axel Gosseries (Université Catholique de Louvain), Minho University, 19-24 July.

(12) 2010: Workshop on public reason, 5th Conference of the Portuguese Association of Political Science (University of Aveiro, Portugal), 4-6 March (programme).

(13) 2010: Conference on Multiculturalism, 26-27 February, Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Programme: http://www.raison-publique.fr/Le-multiculturalisme-a-t-il-un.html

(14) 2009: Conference on equality of opportunities, 29-31 October, National Library of Portugal, Lisbon.

Programme: http://www.raison-publique.fr/Whose-opportunities-A-Critique-of.html

(15) 2009: First Conference on ethics and political philosophy, Minho University, 19 June.

(16) 2009: Conference on the Moral Evaluation of Controversial Technologies in Citizens’ Conferences, 14-15 May, Social Sciences Institute, University of Lisbon.

(17) 2008: Conference on Liberal Neutrality, McGill University, 1-3 May.

Programme: http://www.creum.umontreal.ca/spip.php?article765

(18) 2008: Workshop on Daniel Weinstock’s book, Profession éthicien (2006), Minho University, 21 April.

(19) 2008: Workshop on The moral evaluation of controversial technologies in citizens’ conferences, Mateus palace, Vila Real, 19-20 April.

(20) 2007: Workshop on Left-Libertarianism, for the 8th Congress of the French Association of Political Science, Toulouse, 5-7 September.

Programme: http://www.congres-afsp.fr/ateliers/abstracts/res32.html

(21) 2006: Conference on Left-Libertarianism, 10 November, University of Montreal.

Programme: http://www.creum.umontreal.ca/spip.php?article449


Publicações

(1) 2014: Editor (with Daniel Weinstock) of a book on Liberal Neutrality (Palgrave Macmillan).

(2) 2014: “Ethical Neutrality”, entry (in French) for the Dictionnaire encyclopédique de l’État.

(3) 2014: Guest editor of a special issue on “Justice in Health” for the journal Ethique et Santé.

(4) 2013: Guest editor of a special issue on “Art, Ethics and Politics”, for the journal Ethical Perspectives.

(5) 2013: “Minorités illibérales, droits de sortie et neutralité de l’Etat : le pluralisme libéral entre tolérance et autonomie”, in Guérard de Latour, Sophie (ed) Le multiculturalisme a-t-il un avenir?, éd. Hermman, Paris, p.169-199.

(6) 2013: “Essais précoces en cancérologie : pas de paternalisme, mais moins de justice ? ”, in Essais précoces en cancérologie : quelles définitions, quelle justice? In Philippe Amiel and Valérie Gateau (eds), ed. Matériologiques.

(7) 2013: “Développement durable et intervention non spéciste dans la nature », for a book on Sustainability, ed. Mateus.

(8) 2013: “Basic income: inconditional ?”, Monde Diplomatique, Portuguese edition. May

(9) 2013: “Basic income: for the lazy? ”, Journal CAIS.

(10) 2012: Editor of a special issue on “The Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy (2nd edition)”, Diacrítica, Vol. 25. N.2, pp.9-156.

(11) 2011: Guest editor (with Sophie Guérard de Latour) of a special issue on multiculturalism : “Unis dans la diversité?”, Revue Philosophique de Louvain, Vol. 104, N. 9, pp. 637-770.

(12) 2011: “Comment un État libéral peut-il être à la fois neutre et paternaliste ?”, Raisons politiques, 2011/4 n° 44, pp. 15-40.

(13) 2011: “Du conservatisme en politique”, La Vie des idées.

(14) 2010: Editor (with João Cardoso Rosas) of a book (in Portuguese) on The Moral Evaluation Of Controversial Technologies In Citizens’ Conferences, ed. Humus.

(15) 2010: Guest editor of a special issue (in French and in English) on “Neo-republicanism” for the journal Diacrítica. 2010/2 n° 24, pp. 7-210. Articles by Jean-Fabien Spitz (Sorbonne Paris 1), Frank Lovett (Washington University, Saint Louis), José Luis Marti (Pompeu Fabra), Vincent Bourdeau (Franche-Comté), Christian Lazzeri (Nanterre), John Maynor (Middle Tennessee State University), Sophie Guérard de Latour (Sorbonne-Paris 1), Roberto Merrill (Minho).

(16) 2010: “The Liberty to Offend and Aesthetic Immoralism: Two Arguments in Favour of Artistic Freedom of Expression”, for the catalogue of an exposition on art and politics at Serralves Museum, Porto.

(17) 2010: “ L’accueil familier pour les personnes âgées et l’éthique du care”, Journal CAIS.

(18) 2010: Article (in Portuguese) for the journal Finisterra, revista de reflexão e crítica, “Personal responsibility and social justice: equality of opportunities or of results?”, pp. 125-136.

(19) 2009: Guest editor (with Vincent Bourdeau) of a special issue on “Left-libertarianism” (in French and English) for the journal Diacrítica, Vol. 23. N.2, pp. 101-229. Articles by Bernard Baertschi (Genève), Vincent Bourdeau (Franche-Comté), Steven Lecce (Manitoba), Roberto Merrill (Minho), Ruwen Ogien (CNRS), Peter Vallentyne (Missouri).

(20) 2009: Editor (with Geneviève Rousselière) of a special issue (in English) on Liberal neutrality, for the journal Les Ateliers de l’éthique. Authors: Ian Carroll, Mariano Garreta-Leclercq, Chad Horne, Christopher Lowry, Oran Moked, Marc Rüegger, Patrick Turmel, Alexa Zellentin.

(21) 2008: Article (in Portuguese) on “Republicanism” for the book Manual de filosofia política, (Ed. João Cardoso Rosas), Madraga, Coimbra.

(22) 2008: Editor of a special issue (in French) on “Profession: Éthicien” (PUM, 2006), by Daniel Weinstock , for the journal Diacrítica, Filosofia e Cultura, vol. 22, No. 2. Authors: Alexandra Abranches, João Cardoso Rosas, Vítor Moura, Roberto Merrill, Florence Quinche, Bernard Reber, Maxime St-Hilaire, Daniel Weinstock.

(23) 2007: “Political Neutrality” (in French), in V. Bourdeau et R. Merrill (eds), DicoPo, Dictionnaire de théorie politique.

(24) 2007: Editor (with Vincent Bourdeau) of a book, La République et ses démons. Essais de républicanisme appliqué, éditions Ere (preface by Philip Pettit).

(25) 2006: “À propos de The Practice of Liberal Pluralism”, de William Galston : un dialogue avec l’auteur », in Les Ateliers de l’éthique, Vol.1, No. 1, pp.112-127.

(26) 2006: “Neutralité politique et désaccord raisonnable : Rawls et les difficultés du jugement”, Diacrítica, Filosofia e Cultura, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 251-274.

(27) 2005: “Pluralisme et libéralisme : incompatibles ? ”, Archives de philosophie du droit, Vol. 49, pp. 151-164.

(28) 2001: “Rationalité politique chez Habermas et Rancière”, journal Intelectu, No. 5.

(29) 2001: ”Espace politique et démocratie”, journal Intelectu, No. 5.


Outros Dados

Editorial work

-Board of Editors, Éthique et Santé (2012-)

-Associate Editor, Ethical Perspectives (2010-)

-Board of Editors, Raison Publique (2009-)

-Co-editor of the Portuguese site on Basic Income: http://www.rendimentobasico.pt (2013-)

-Co- editor of the site of the political theory group of Minho University:

https://sites.google.com/site/cehumfilosofiapolitica/ (2009-)

-Editor, DicoPo, francophone online dictionary of political theory (2007-)

-Editor, Phimopo, francophone mailing-list on moral and political philosophy (2003-)
Journals referee

Diacrítica ; Ethical Perspectives; Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution; La vie des idées; Les Ateliers de l'Éthique; Planejamento e Políticas Públicas; Philosophical Studies; Politique et Sociétés; Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale; Revue de Philosophie Economique; Revue Philosophique de Louvain ; Swiss Political Science Review.