Patricia Kauark-Leite

Patricia Kauark-Leite is Professor of Philosophy at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) and a researcher of the Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). She graduated at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1993) and received her PhD from Ecole Polytechnique (Paris) in 2004. She was visiting scholar at Stanford University in 2011-2012. Her research interests focus on Kant’s theoretical philosophy and the significance of his transcendental idealism for contemporary science. Her book Theorie quantique et philosophie transcendantale: dialogues possibles (Paris: Hermann, 2012) won the Prize Louis Liard (2012) from Académie des sciences morales et politiques (France) and is a reference for studies in this area. . She is also member of the International Research Group Critique & Contemporary Kantian Philosophy (CCKP).