Paulo Jesus holds an MA in Psychology (University of Coimbra and Catholic University of Louvain, 2000) and a PhD in Philosophy and Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris, 2006). He was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University and New York University (2007-08) and a Post-doc trainee at CREA (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, 2009-10). Presently, he is the PI of an interdisciplinary and international research project entitled “Poetics of Selfhood: Memory, Imagination, and Narrativity”, hosted by the Philosophy Center of Lisbon University and funded by the Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science. His research interests include mostly the analysis of the relationship between subjectivity and time in modern and contemporary philosophy. Concurrently, he carries out empirical research in developmental and personality Narrative Psychology to better understand the construction of meaning and self-identity through the life cycle at the Psychology Department of Portucalense University.
Among his publications, one may highlight the book:
“Poétique de l’ipse: Etude sur le ‘je pense’ kantien” (Peter Lang, 2008), besides several journal articles (e.g., at Kant Studien, Revue philosophique de Louvain, Journal of Constructivist Psychology) and literary books.