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Pedro Teixeira
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Dr. Pedro Teixeira


E-mail: teixeira(at)


Academic path:

2014-2020: PhD in Political Science at the Free University of Berlin (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Bernd Ladwig und Prof. Dr. Axel Honneth)

Sep. 2017 - Dec. 2017: Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Philosophy of Columbia University in New York (invited by Prof. Dr. Axel Honneth)

2014-2017: Research Assistant at the Department of Finance of the London School of Economics and Political Science

2012-2013: MSc in Political Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science (Supervisor: Lea Ypi)

2010-2012: Research Assistant at the NOVA School of Business and Economics in Lisbon, Portugal

2005-2011: BSc and MSc in Economics (Major in Macroeconomics) at the NOVA School of Business and Economics

Research interests:

  • Critical Theory
  • Theories of Justice
  • Socialism and social democracy
  • Political economy and theories of markets
  • Ideal and non-ideal forms of theory in political philosophy
  • Questions related to the problem of political normativity


1)  Articles in journals (with peer-review):

Pedro A. Teixeira: “The possibility of democratic socialism in Habermas”, European Journal of Social Theory, (2021),

Pedro A. Teixeira: “The Educational Role of the Market Sphere: bringing an expanded Hegelian view to today’s market system”, Philosophica, Vol. 54 (2019), pp. 33-44.

Pedro A. Teixeira: “Sobre o Financiamento de um RBI em Portugal“ (“A study on the funding of an Unconditional Basic Income in Portugal”), Análise Social, Vol. 54 (3), (2019), pp. 478-503.

Pedro A. Teixeira: “The Value of Political Connections in the Closing Years of Authoritarian Portugal”, Portuguese Journal of Political Science, Vol. 5, (2015).

2) Chapters in books:

Pedro A. Teixeira: “As duas faces do Socialismo” (“The Two Faces of Socialism”), afterword to the Portuguese edition of The Idea of Socialism, Axel Honneth, Edições 70 (2017).

3) Guest editor

Pedro A. Teixeira and António Baptista (eds.): “Hayek and Polanyi for the 21st century – an introduction”, Symposium: Hayek-Polanyi, Ethics, Politics and Society 1, 2018, pp. 278-303.

4) Book reviews

W. J. Mander, Idealist Ethics. Oxford UP, 2016, Ethical Perspectives 24(4), 2017, pp. 631-633.

Susan George, Shadow Sovereigns: How Global Corporations are Seizing Power. Polity, 2015, Ethical Perspectives 23(3), 2016.

Joachim Aufderheide and Ralf M. Bader (eds.), The Highest Good in Aristotle and Kant. Oxford UP, 2015, Ethical Perspectives 23(1), 2016.

Katrin Flikschuh and Lea Ypi (eds.), Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives. Oxford UP, 2014, Ethical Perspectives 22(3), 2015.

Pedro Teixeira
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