BA (University of Brasilia), MAs (University of Brasilia; Centre de Recherche en Epistémologie Appliquée), PhD (Michigan)
Director, Institute of Cognition and Culture and Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Anthropology
Tel: +44 (0) 28 9097 1304
Office: ICC, Fitzwilliam St
Paulo Sousa did his studies of anthropology in Brazil and the United States, and in Paris, he had another MA in cognitive science. He is also assistant director of the Institute of Cognition and Culture at Queen’s.
Folk concepts of intentional action in contexts of amoral and immoral luck, Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2010, 1(3), 351-70
A cognative approach to moral responsibility - the case of a failed attempt to kill, Journal; of Cognition and Culture, 2009, 9(3-4), 171-94
The morality of harm, Cognition, 2009, 113, 80-92
On testing the 'Moral Law', Mind and Language, 2009, 24(2), 209-34
(Ed.) Special Issue on Folk Conceptions of Mind, Agency and Morality, Journal of Cognition and Culture, 2006, 6(1-2), 1-342.
(With Knight, N., Barrett, J. & S. Atran.) Children’s attributions of belief to humans and God: cross-cultural evidence. Cognitive Science, 2004, 28, 117-126.
The fall of kinship – towards an epidemiological explanation. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 2003, 3(4), 264-303.
(With Atran, S. & D. Medin) Essentialism and Folkbiology: evidence from Brazil. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 2002, 2(3), 195-223.