Marta Nunes da Costa

nunesdacosta77@gmail.com

Education
Post PhD in Philosophy / Political Science, New School for Social Research and University of Lisbon.
PhD in Political Science, New School for Social Research, New York. Dissertation entitled Redefining Individuality – Reflections on Kant, Adorno and Focault
Master in Philosophy, New School for Social Research, New York. Thesis with the tittle ’ Moral Autonomy and Political Freedom in Kant’
Bachelor Degree in Philosophy, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Arts in magna cum laude.

Main Research Areas
Political Theory, Democratic Theory, Sustainable Economics, Participatory Budget, Ethics.

Participation in Projects
Researcher responsible for the project Redefining Democracy for the XXI Century (PTDC / FIL-ETI / 109984/2009) at the University of Minho, Portugal, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)

Publications
Books
Orçamento Participativo – Leituras comparadas entre Portugal e Brasil, com GOMES, Rui Pereira e CORREIA, Ângela de Castro (no prelo)
Modelos Democráticos (no prelo)
Democracia, Direitos Humanos e Justiça Global, 2013 (Organizadora)
Democracia Hoje/Democracy Today, 2012, Húmus Ed., Braga, Portugal
Democracia, Mass Media e Esfera Pública/Democracy, Mass Media and Public Sphere, 2012, Húmus Ed., Braga, Portugal
Teoria Crítica Revisitada, 2012, Húmus Ed., Braga, Portugal
Redefining Individuality, 2010, Húmus Ed., Braga, Portugal

Chapters in books
Kant, em ROSAS, João Cardoso (Org.), Manual de Teoria Política, Almedina, Coimbra, Portugal (no prelo)
Hegel, em ROSAS, João Cardoso (Org.), Manual de Teoria Política, Almedina, Coimbra, Portugal (no prelo)
Dos Limites da Representatividade à Democratização da Administração Pública, MARRARA, Thiago (Org.), Brasil, 2013
A Crise da Democracia, em ROSAS, João Cardoso (Org.), 2013, Manual de Filosofia Política, Almedina, Coimbra, Portugal
Liberalismo, Multiculturalismo e Secularismo – reconfigurando os debates, em CAVALCANTI, Carlos André (Org.), 2013, O que se pode ver nas Religiões – textos do Videlicet, vol.2, (amazon.com)

Articles Publications in Newspapers with Peer-Review
Teoria Crítica Revisitada – o papel da Teoria Crítica na reconstrução do ideal democrático, em Critical Theory Revisited, Húmus Ed., 2013, Braga, Portugal
Europa – que futuro?, in Res Publica, Universidad de Múrcia, Spain, 2013
Critical Theory revisited: what can it bring to democracy today?, em Latest Studies of Social Sciences of Foreign Countries, China, January, 2013
Revisiting the Power Debate – perceptions of racial politics in America, em Perspectivas – Portuguese Journal of Political Science and International Relations, Volume 8, 2012
Human Rights and Democracy: Utopia or Reality?, em Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, n.60, pp.269-290, Brasil, 2012, ISSN 0304-2340
Who counts for what – analyzing the dynamics of equality, participation and inclusion in the participatory budgeting experiment, em Revista Telos – Revista Iberoamericana de Estudios Utilitaristas, S.I.E.U, 2012
Democracy and Democracies – between theory and facts, Revista DIACRÍTICA, 2011
Constituição, Democracia e Orçamento Participativo: Perspectiva Comparada entre Portugal e Brasil, em Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, n.59, pp.241-276, 2011, ISSN 03304-2340
Representation and Participation in Today’s Democracies, em International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 8, Issua 4, pp.247-256, Common Ground Ed., Australia, 2010, ISSN 1447-9508
Religion and State – secularism, laicité and multiculturalism today, em Revista DIACRÍTICA, Universidade do Minho, 2010
Challenges for a Public Ethics in South Africa, em Diversitates Vol. 01, n. 03, August, 2010
History of Power: Reason, Domination and Social Control, em International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp.107-118, Common Ground Ed., Australia, 2009
Individual and/as the mirror(s) of reason, em Revista DIACRÍTICA, Universidade do Minho, Braga, 2009
Paradoxos de igualdade e outros mitos – redefinindo a democracia do futuro, em Revista DIACRÍTICA, Universidade do Minho, braga, 2008
Cha(lle)nges within the European Project – Creating a Politics of Action, em Nomads – Mediterranean Perspectives, nr.1, 2009-2010, Ed. Plaza&Valdés, Madrid-México, 2009, ISSN 1889-7231
Myths of Humanity: Cha(lle)nging the Future of Education, em International Journal of the Humanities, volume 5, Issue 9, pp. 251-258, Common Ground Ed., Australia, 2008
Entre a liberdade Kantiana e a consciência de Si em Foucault – redefinindo o Poder da Crítica, em Revista de Psiquiatria, Lisboa, Portugal, 2008
Arendt, Habermas and Rawls: Shaping the Public Sphere of Today, em Revista DIACRÍTICA, n.20-2, Universidade do Minho, Braga, 2006
The Ethics of Power – Transmutations of Foucault’s Subject, em International Journal of the Humanities, vol.3, Common Ground Ed., Australia, 2005/6
Human Rights and Self-Interest entries, published by the Social Policy Encyclopaedia, England, 2004