Broncano, Fernando

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Fernando Broncano

I was born in 1954. Full professor of Logic and Philosophy of Science at University Carlos III de Madrid (Department of Humanities) from 2002. Before lecturer at Universidad de Salamanca (Department of Philosophy). Doctorate by Universidad de Salamanca, and visiting scholar at Brown university. My main topics of research are epistemology, and especially social epistemology, theory or rationality and action, and philosophy of technology, especially the relationship between technology and culture. I have taken part of 21 research projects, as main researcher in 7 of the Plan Nacional de Investigación. I was founder member of the academic societies: Sociedad Española de Filosofía, Historia y Metodología de la Ciencia y de la Sociedad Española de Filosofía Analítica.  I am member of the editorial board of journals as Teorema, I was chairperson of the Department of Philosohy, and member of many panels of scientific evaluators in different institutions as ANEP of Ministry of Science. Member of the panel “The 100” of the Real Foundation COTEC. As researcher I won 6 six-year terms of research.

I have published 10 books, quoting the following ones: Racionalidad, acción y opacidad. Buenos Aires: EUDEBA (2017). Bertrand Russell. Conocimiento y Felicidad. Barcelona: Batiscafo S.L. (2015) (Colección Filosofía de El Pais). (Traducciones al Italiano y Portugués); Sujetos en la niebla. Narrativas sobre la identidad. Barcelona: Herder (2012), La melancolía del ciborg. Agencia, imaginación y artificio. Barcelona: Herder (2009); Entre ingenieros y ciudadanos. Filosofía de la técnica para días de democracia. Barcelona, Editorial Montesinos (2006); Saber en condiciones. Epistemología para escépticos y materialistas, Madrid, Editorial Antonio Machado (2003); Mundos artificiales. Filosofía del cambio técnico, México, Paidós, Biblioteca iberoamericana de ensayo, (2000).

I have published 130 papers and book chapters, quoting the following ones: He publicado 130 artículos en revistas indexadas y capítulos de libros, entre los que destacaría: Belli, Simone, Fernando Broncano (2017) “Trust as a Metaemotion”  Metaphilosophy, 48, 430-448; Broncano, Fernando; Jesús Vega “Normativity and Rationality” Teorema XXXIV/2 153-165 (2015); “Judgment and Creativity”, en Wenceslao J. González (ed.) Creativity, Innovation, and Complexity in Science.  Philosophy and Methodology of Science Series, La Coruña: Netbiblo. (2014); “Daring to Believe: Epistemic Agency and Reflective Knowledge in Virtue Epistemology” en Abrol Fairweather (ed) Virtue Epistemology Naturalized. Synthese Library, Vol 366, cap. 4 Amsterdam: Springer (2014); “Agency, Narrativity, and the Sense of an Ending” Philosophy Study, Vol. 3, No. 7, 596-608 (2013); ( Con  Jesús Vega) “Engaged Epistemic Agents”  CRITICA 43(128): 55-79  (2011); “Trusting others. The epistemological authority of testimony”, Theoria 23/1, 11-22(2008); “Judgment and Creativity”, en Wenceslao J. González (ed.) Creativity, Innovation, and Complexity in Science.  Philosophy and Methodology of Science Series, La Coruña: Netbiblo. (2014).