Department: Lógica y Filosofía Teórica

Faculty: Filosofía

Area: Logic and Philosophy of Science

Research group: Lenguaje, pensamiento y realidad


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Doctor by the Universidad de Navarra with the thesis El tractatus lógico-philosophicus y su interpretación esencialista 1997. Supervised by Dr. Ángel D'Ors.

María Cerezo is a Professor (Catedrática) of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the Department of Logic and Theoretical Philosophy of the Complutense University of Madrid. Her initial interests centred on the Philosophy of Language, in particular, the Tractatus Logico-philosophicus of Ludwig Wittgenstein. From 2008 on, she has started working on issues of Philosophy of Biology, and in particular on metaphysical issues that arise in biological concepts and problems. She has recently created the group BioKoinos, a research group in Philosophy of Biology at the Complutense University of Madrid. She has 4 research positive evaluations (4 sexenios de investigación). She is the author of two books (Eunsa 1998 and csli Publications, Chicago University Press 2005) and the editor of other two (Walter de Gruyter 1996, Brill 2017). She has written around 25 articles (Journal articles, chapters of books, international refereed proceedings). She has been the IP, main researcher, of 7 research projects, 4 funded by the Spanish Government and 2 other ones by Regional Governments (Navarra and Murcia), and 1 with private funds of the University of Navarra. She has supervised seven doctoral dissertations (already finished and evaluated) and she is currently supervising four. She is currently the President of the European Society of Analytic Philosophy (ESAP). She is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Spanish Society of Analytic Philosophy (SEFA).