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Menéndez Viso, Armando

Category:
Associate Professor
Telephone:
985104355
Mail:
amv@uniovi.es
Room:
0217, Edificio Departamental, Campus del Milán
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Brief Currículum:
Graduated in Philosophy (Oviedo) and in Economics (UNED), he received his PhD in 2002 from the Complutense University of Madrid, after four years as a research fellow at the Institute for Philosophy of the CSIC (Spanish national Higher Council for Scientific Research). He has worked as a lecturer at the European University of Madrid and as a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Exeter (UK). He is currently Associate Professor of Philosophy. His main research interests are science and values, philosophy of social sciences (particularly philosophy of economics), ethics of science and technology, and sustainability. He has been visiting scholar at the Delft University of Technology, the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands), the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), and the University of Guadalajara (Mexico). Currently he is a member of the STS Group and the Big History Group of the University of Oviedo. During this academic year he is teaching "Philosophy and Economics" (Philosophy) and "Values Education" (Early Childhood Education). He is co-director of the honours programme on Big History, tutor of the PhD programme in Humanistic Research, as well as member of the PhD Commission of the University of Oviedo

Areas of interest:

  • Philosophy of social sciences (particularly philosophy of economics), ethics of science and technology, sustainability, innovation, big history

Publications:

  • BOOKS:
  • (2012), "Transacciones: España en la historia de la Royal Society", Oviedo: Universidad de Oviedo y Fundación Príncipe de Asturias.
  • with Javier Gil Martín (eds.) (2011), "La somnolencia de la razón: reflexiones sobre organización social, economía y bienestar en tiempos de crisis", Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva.
  • with Ana Muñoz van den Eynde, Irene Díaz García & Emilia Lopera (2011), "WWViews on Global Warming: Resultados y reflexiones de una experiencia de participación ciudadana mundial", Madrid: CIEMAT.
  • (2005), "Las ciencias y el origen de los valores", Madrid: Siglo XXI.
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  • SELECTED PAPERS:
  • With A. Meuwese (2019), 'From Metaphors to Legal Solutions' , 24 Tilburg Law Review 10 : DOI
  • (2014) 'Dilemata del cambio climático', Dilemata, 15: 23-31. : Descarga
  • (2013) 'Innovación y dinámica social', Revista Iberoamericana de Argumentación, 7: 1-11. : Download
  • (2013), 'Innovación y cultura: la medida social de la innovación', Isegoría, 48: 185-195. : Download
  • (2013), 'Elogio de la superfluidad (entresacado de la orteguiana Meditación de la técnica a sus 75 años)', en Revista Internacional de Tecnología, Conocimiento y Sociedad, 2 (1): 111-124. : Download
  • with Antonio Casado (2011), 'Comités 2.0: deberes, posibilidades y desafíos de la ética institucionalizada en el s. XXI', Dilemata, 5: 163-180. : Download
  • (2009), 'Black and White Transparency: Contradictions of a Moral Metaphor', Ethics and Information Technology, 11(2): 155-162. : Download
  • with Antonio Casado (2009), 'An Engine, not a Pyramid', The American Journal of Bioethics, 9 (6-7): 81-83. : Download
  • with Antonio Casado (2008), 'Fact and Value in Bioethics: How to Get Rid of the Dichotomy', Praxis Filosófica, 26: 245-261. : Download
  • (2005), 'Sostenibilidad y gobernanza', Arbor, 181 (715): 317-331. : Download
  • (2002), 'Valores, ¿ser o tener?', Argumentos de razón técnica, 5: 223-238. : Download
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  • SELECTED CHAPTERS:
  • (2019), "Philosophical foundations of big history: why big history makes sense", in C. Benjamin, E. Quaedackers, D. Baker (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Big History, London & New York; 170-179. : Editor's site
  • (2018), "¿Quiero ser como tú? Identidades y confianzas de crisis, in Ricardo Gutiérrez Aguilar (ed.), Predicar con el ejemplo: ser y deber (de) ser en lo público, Barcelona: Bellaterra; 177-192.
  • (2016) "The hidden sociality of innovation", in Javier Castro Spila, Javier Echeverría & Alfonso Unceta (eds.), Hidden Innovation: Concepts, Sectors, and Case Studies, Donostia/San Sebastián: Sinnergiak Social Innovation; 119-129. ISBN: 978-84-935346-2-2. : Download
  • (2014) with Javier Echeverría, "Ciencia y tecnología en nuestras vidas: una visión axiológica", in Belén Laspra & Emilio Muñoz (coords.), Culturas científicas e innovadoras. Progreso social. Buenos Aires: Eudeba; 223-235.
  • (2013) "La innovación como híbrido", in Marta I. González García & José A. López Cerezo (eds.), Fronteras de la ciencia: hibridaciones. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva / Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos.
  • (2012), "Perito en dudas", in Eduardo Apodaka, Lucía Merino & Mikel Villarreal (eds.), Crisis y mutaciones de la ‘expertise'. Zarautz: ASCIDE; 45-58.
  • (2011), "Labs on Stage: Managing Science and Technology without Markets", in Gerhard Banse, Armin Grunwald, Imre Hronszky, Gordon Nelson (eds.), On Prospective Technology Studies, Karlsruhe: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie; 223-229.
  • with Diego Lawler y Claudio Alfaraz (2011), "La política científico-tecnológica y los valores. Un estudio analítico comparativo de los casos español y argentino", in Mario Albornoz & Jesús Sebastián (eds.), Trayectorias de las políticas científicas y universitarias en Argentina y España, Madrid: CSIC; 359-399.
  • (2009), "La filosofía de la ciencia de Javier Echeverría", in M. Garrido, N.R. Orringer, L.M. Valdés, M.M. Valdés (eds.), El legado filosófico español e hispanoamericano del siglo XX, Madrid: Cátedra; 1.023-1.025.
  • with Javier Echeverría (2008), "Axiology of Scientific Activity from a Formal Point of View", en E. Agazzi & F. Minazzi (eds.), Science and Ethics: The Axiological Contexts of Science, Bruselas: Peter Lang; 67-81.
  • (2006), "Culture reasons and culture of reasons", in F. Triki, V. Serrano, R. Parellada & T. Ausín (eds.): Formes de rationalité et dialogue interculturel, Zurich: Olms; 233-248.
  • (2004), "Senso comune e tecnologie", in E. Agazzi (ed.), Valore e limiti del senso comune, Milan: Franco Angeli; 443-458.