Ph.D., LL.M. and Specialization in Legal and Philosophical Sciences at the University of Coimbra Law School in Portugal, with a grant from the University of Coimbra’s Interdisciplinary Research Institute under the supervision of Dr. and Prof. José Manuel Aroso Linhares. LL.B. from Conselheiro Lafaiete Law School in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Profissional Experience

Professor of Legal Philosophy, Theory, Ethics and Hermeneutics at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) Law School, in graduation course and Graduate Program of Law. Former Professor at the UFBA’s Public Safety, Justice and Citizenship Interdisciplinary Master of Laws’ Program. Former Professor at Bahia Law School, at UniJorge, at the Ouro Preto Federal University and at Conselheiro Lafaiete Law School. Former researcher at the University of Coimbra’s Interdisciplinary Research Institute, in Portugal. Former Coordinator of the Law and Judiciary Graduate Course, and of the Judicial Activity Graduate Course at the UFBA/Bahia School of Magistrates. Former UFBA Law Coordinator for the evening university courses. Lawyer.

Scientific Projects

Frontiers in Legal Thought. Literature as Law/Law as Literature. Theory of the Sertão’s Ethos, and Oral Poetry in the Sertão. Legal-political cosmopolitanism and the ethics of hospitality. Legal Decision theories and education. Tragic Decisions and the Capabilities Approach.


Tragic Poets – Aristotle – Martha C. Nussbaum – A. Castanheira Neves.

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