Maria José de Figueiroa-Rego

Maria J. Figueiroa-Rego was born in Lisboa, where she studied Philosophy, at the Portuguese Catholic Univesity. She was invited to pursue her Master´s studies in Philosophy for Children (M.A.T.), under Lipman´s guidance, at Montclair State college, U.S.A. She holds a PhD in Doctor in Philosophy by the University of Glasgow, UK (a critical approach to J. Dewey´s philosophy of action). In her post-doctoral research she creates a Portuguese curriculum for doing Philosophy with Children and young People. She is an associate researcher at IF/FLUP.