Short CV/Education and training

  • 1981
    Licenciado con Grado. Universitat de Barcelona. 1981.

  • 1983
    MA in Philosophy. Stanford University.

  • 1987 – 1990
    Assistant Professor. Department of Philosophy. University of Washington, Seattle.

  • 1989
    Ph.D. in Philosophy. Stanford University.

  • 1990 – 2000
    Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. Department of Philosophy. University of California, Riverside.

  • 1995 – 1996
    Research Scholar. Universitat de Barcelona (Spain). On Sabbatical from UC Riverside.

  • 1998 – 2000
    Visiting Lecturer. Birkbeck College. University of London. On Leave from UC Riverside.

  • 2000 – 2003
    Lecturer and Reader. Department. of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method. London School of Economics and Political Science, to 2003.

  • since 2002
    ICREA Research Professor at the Universitat de Barcelona.

Selected publications

  • Aboutness and Substitutivity. Midwest Studies in Philosophy. Vol. XIV, 1989. pp. 127-139

  • Do Modal Distinctions Collapse in Carnap's System? Journal of Philosophical Logic, vol. 23, 1994. pp. 575-593.

  • The Essence of Genuine Reference. Journal of Philosophical Logic, 24, 1995. pp. 275-289.

  • Rethinking Quine's Argument on the Collapse of Modal Distinctions. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, vol 38:2, 1997. pp. 276-294.

  • The Question of Rigidity in New Theories of Reference. Noûs, 37, 2003. pp. 161-179.

  • Against Semantic Multiculturalism. Analysis, 69, 2009. pp. 42-48.

  • General Terms, Rigidity and the Trivialization Problem, with José Martínez-Fernández. Synthese 181, 2, 201. 2011. pp. 277-293; doi:10.1007/s11229-010-9802-7.

  • Empirical Data and the Theory of Reference. William P. Kabasenche, Michael O'Rourke and Matthew H. Slater (eds.): Reference and Referring. Topics in Contemporary Philosophy. MIT Press, 2012. pp. 63-82.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Research group member in Perspectival Thoughts and Facts (PETAF). Initial Training Network. Marie Curie, 7th Framework Program, European Commission. Grant Agreement 238128

  • Coordinator of LOGOS. AGAUR, 2009SGR1077.

  • Research group member in project Pensamientos y hechos en perspectiva (PERSP). Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. Programa Consolider-Ingenio, CSD2009-00056.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • American Philosophical Association (APA)

  • Sociedad Española de Filosofía Analítica (SEFA)

  • European Society for Analytic Philosophy (ESAP)

  • The Aristotelian Society

  • The Mind Society

  • Academia Europaea

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Choral singing


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