Rafael R. Testa was born in 1982 in Jundiaí-SP, Brazil. Undergraduated (Bachelor) and graduated (Master) in Philosophy (Logic area) at State University of Campinas (Unicamp) in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Researcher of non-classical logics (deontic and normative logics, non-monotonic reasoning and belief revision theories) is currently a PhD student of Philosophy (Logic) at the Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences (IFCH) and Centre for Logic, Epistemology and the History of Science (CLE) – Unicamp. Since 2008 is member of the Centre for Juridical Logic and Theories of Argumentation, College of St. Benedict-SP.
Monography: Uma Análise de Algumas Lógicas Deônticas para a Representação de Normas Jurídicas (An Analysis of some Deontic Logics for the Representation of Juridical Norms)
Master Dissertation: Dilemas deônticos: uma abordagem baseada em relações de preferências (Deontic dilemmas: an aproach based on preference relations)
Articles and extended abstracts
CONIGLIO, M. E. ; TESTA, R. R. . Dilemas deônticos e escolha: considerações pragmáticas. Revista Brasileira de Filosofia, v. 232, p. 231-246, 2009.
TESTA, R. R. ; CONIGLIO, M. E. . Solving Normative Conflicts Using Preferences Relations. 2008. (article)
TESTA, R. R. . Sobre a Lógica de Revisão de Crenças: a (não) similaridade entre os diferentes métodos para construir contrações de teorias. 2007. (comunication with abstract published)
TESTA, R. R. . Uma Análise de Algumas Lógicas Deônticas para a Representação de Normas Jurídicas. 2006 (comunication with abstract published)
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Non-monotonic reasoning and Games Theory applied to belief change and rational choices in formalized theories.
Marcelo Esteban Coniglio: Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy (DF) of the Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences (IFCH) - State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)
Participation in projects
ConsRel: Logical Consequence and Combinations of Logics - Fundaments and Efficient Applications
FAPESP Project Number: 2004/14107-2.
Group of Pure and Applied Logic (GTAL) of CLE