Biography


1995/2007
In 1995, he became the President of the Cultural Council of the University of Minho.

1986/94
Director​ of the Faculty of Philosophy.

1981/84
He was the Rector of the University of Minho.

1971/76
Director of the Faculty of Philosophy.

1952/58
Director of the Faculty of Philosophy.

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He helped organise and collaborated with several Colloquia of the Catholic University of Porto (about Leonardo and Teixeira de Pascoais...).

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He collaborated with the Portuguese and Brazilian Philosophy Annual Colloquia, promoted by the Luso-Brazilian Institute of Philosophy.

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His main scientific field of research is the History of Portuguese Philosophy and Culture. Thus, he was an active member of a group of professors who proposed the publication of the History of Portuguese Philosophical Thought, in collaboration with the University of Lisbon.

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He was a member of the Science Academy of Lisbon.

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He was a member of the Luso-Brazilian Institute of Philosophy.

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He had a PhD in So​cial Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy and History of Culture and Portuguese Philosophy.

1914
He was born in Tortosendo, in Covilhã.

Published works


2003
Estudos de Cultura Portuguesa, Universidade do Minho, Braga, 2003.

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Ser Português, Ensaios de Cultura Portuguesa, 200, Universidade do Minho, Braga.

1998
Padre António Vieira e Antero de Quental, Ensaios, Universidade do Minho, 1998.

1996
Novas Cartas Inéditas de Antero de Quental, Introdução, organização e notas de Lúcio Craveiro da Silva, Faculdade de Filosofia, Braga 1996.

1994
Ensaios de Filosofia e Cultura Portuguesa, Braga, 1994.

1993
Antero de Quental, evolução do seu pensamento filosófico, Braga, 1959, 2ª edição, 1993.

1984
Colloque International d'études Humanistes, (Tours, 1978), pp.723-734, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, C.CP, Paris, 1984.

1979
Cultura, participação e Desenvolvimento, Universidade do Minho, Braga, 1979.

1960
Francisco Sanches perante a Escolástica do seu Tempo in Aufsatzezur Portugiesischen Kulturgeschichte, Band I, pp 15-23, Munster Westfalen, 1960. Francisco Sanches au Tournant de la pensée de la Renaissance, in Actes du XXI.

1959
A Idade do Social, ensaio ético-social sobre a evolução da sociedade contemporânea, Braga, 1ª edição, 1952, 2ª edição 1959.

1958
Philosophie au Portugal, em Les Grands Courants de la Pensée Mondiale Contemporaine,Panoramas Nationaux, vol. II, pp 1039-1066, Marzorati Editore, Milano, 1958.

1957
O Movimento Operário, Braga, 1957.