Amos Nascimento, Dr. Phil. (Frankfurt Universität, Germany)
Prof. Nascimento is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences program (IAS). He studied music, social sciences, and philosophy in Argentina, Brazil, the United States, and Germany. He concluded his doctorate in Germany with K.-O. Apel, J. Habermas, M. Lutz-Bachmann, and A. Honneth at the University of Frankfurt and has taught at the Goethe Universität in Frankfurt, Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba, and the University of Washington, Tacoma and Seattle.
He published Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals (editor, with Matthias Lutz-Bachmann, 2014), Building Cosmopolitan Communities (2013), Im Zwielicht der Aufklaerung (2009), Rationalität, Ästhetik & Gemeinschaft (2002), Brasil: Perspectivas Internacionais (editor, 2001), A Matter of Discourse: Community and Communication in Contemporary Philosophies (editor, 1998), and Grenzen der Moderne (editor, with Kirsten Witte, 1997). He has written papers on philosophical and social issues in the United States, Latin America (Brazil), and Europe (Germany), especially on Critical Theory, environmental ethics, normativity, and multiculturalism. His current teaching and research focuses on cosmopolitanism and human rights as well as environmental philosophy.
Phone: (253) 692-4555
Office: GWP 330
Affiliations: Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UWT
LAS Jackson School of International Studies, JSIS
Department of Germanics
Address: University of Washington, Tacoma
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98406