Nathalie Gontier


Departamento de História e Filosofia das Ciências

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Currículo Resumido

Nathalie Gontier is a researcher for the Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon, sponsored by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology under law 57/2016, and she is an Integrated Member of the Center for Philosophy of Sciences. Since 2012, she is the director of AppEEL – The Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab ( She has a background in both Philosophy and Comparative Science of Cultures (Cultural Anthropology), and she holds a PhD in Philosophy of Science.

Interesses Científicos

Additional functions include:

* Editor-in-Chief - Interdisciplinary Evolution Research

* Associate Editor - Evolutionary Biology

* Advisory Editorial Board Member - Theoria et Historia Scientiarum

* Advisory Board Member - Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication

* Review Editor - Frontiers in Psychology

* Permanent Board Member - Protolang

* Member Third Way of Evolution

* Member Darwin Club for Social Science

* Member Marie Curie Alumni Association

* Affiliated Member Cosmic Lab, University of Roma III, Italy

* Affiliated Member - ECOM: Expression, Communication, and the Origins of Meaning, University of Connecticut, USA

* Affiliated Member ECCO: Evolution, Complexity, and Cognition Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

* Collaborator Centre for Language Evolution Studies, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland

* Collaborator Astra Project

Scientific Interests

Applied Evolutionary Epistemology; Philosophy of the Evolutionary Sciences with focus on Reticulate, Macro, and Human Symbolic Evolution

Publicações selecionadas
  • Gontier, N., Lock, A., Sinha, C. (2021). Oxford Handbook of Human Symbolic Evolution. Oxford University Press.
  • Gontier, N., Bradie, M. (2021). Special issue on Evolutionary Epistemologies. Journal for General Philosophy of Science, 52 (2)
  • Gontier, N. (Ed.) (2016). Special Issue on Evolutionary Patterns. Evolutionary Biology 43 (4).
  • Gontier, N. (Ed.) (2015). Reticulate Evolution. Springer.
  • Serrelli, E., Gontier, N. (Eds.) (2015). Macroevolution. Springer.

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