Bernardo Andrade

PhD Student

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First Year in PhD


EDUCATION

Emory University, Ph.D., Philosophy, expected 2023

Middlebury College, B.A., Philosophy, Summa Cum Laude with Highest Departmental Honors, Minor in Russian Language, 2018

  • Thesis: Ethics as First Philosophy
    Advisors: George Dennis O’Brien and John Spackman

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Visiting Student in Philosophy, Spring 2014


RESEARCH INTERESTS

19th and 20th-Century European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion, Emmanuel Levinas


PUBLICATIONS

Undergraduate Journal Articles

  • “Phenomenology and Conceptualism.” Logos: The Cornell Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy. Volume XVI (Spring 2018): 25-44, ranked 2nd best submission.
  • “Looks, Gestures, and Words: Skepticism and the Ethical in Cavell and Levinas.” Dianoia: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal of Boston College. Issue IV (Spring 2017): 6-24.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Refereed Presentations

  • “Levinas’s Wounded Speech,” 14th Annual Conference of the North American Levinas Society, Drake University, Des Moines, IA, July 2019.
  • “Divine Polyvalence: God and Metaphor in Levinas and Eriugena,” Annual Conference of the Mystical Theology Network, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, March 2019.
  • “The Epiphany of the Face: Levinas and the Ethical-Religious Attitude,” 5th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference in Philosophy, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, October 2015.

Invited Presentations

  • “God and Language in Levinas’s Theory of Metaphor,” Friday Philosophy Forum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, April 2019.
  • “Ethics as First Philosophy: Responses to Skepticism in Levinas and Cavell,” Spring Student Symposium, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, April 2018.

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • Laney Graduate School Fellowship, Emory University, 2018-2023
  • John T. Andrews Memorial Prize for outstanding achievement in Philosophy, Middlebury College, 2018
  • Alexandra T. and Robert L. Baker Award for excellence in Russian Language and Literature, Middlebury College, 2018
  • Theodore S. Woolsey Prize for outstanding work in the study of sacred texts, Middlebury College, 2018
  • Prize for 2nd best article in Logos, Cornell’s undergraduate philosophy journal, 2018
  • Phi Beta Kappa, early induction, Middlebury College, 2017
  • The Slavic National Honors Society, Middlebury College, 2017
  • Kellogg Fellowship in the Humanities, Middlebury College, 2017
  • College Scholar, Middlebury College, 2014-2018

TEACHING

Middlebury College (2016-2018)

as Peer-Tutor in Philosophy

  • Introduction to the Philosophical Tradition, Spring 2018
  • Introduction to the Philosophical Tradition, Spring 2017
  • The Philosophy of Human Rights, Fall 2016

LANGUAGES

Portuguese, English, Russian, French, Spanish, Latin


EXTERNAL LINKS

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