PhD Students

PRAXIS Research Group

Esteban Leiva

BA Philosophy (Córdoba National University, UNC), MA Philosophy, Science and Values (University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU - National Autonomous University of México, UNAM). Currently undergoing my PhD studies within the "Philosophy, Science and Values" joint PhD Program at University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU and National Autonomous University of México, UNAM.

I held a postgraduate scholarship from the National Commission of Scientific and Technic Research, Argentina (2008-2013), and obtained additional funding to take a Masters degree at University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU(2010-2011). From late 2012 to the beginning of 2013 I was on a research stay at Miguel Sánchez-Mazas Chair, also at UPV/EHU. Currently, I am teaching fellow (Prof. Asistente) in Epistemology of Social Science in the School of History, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities at Córdoba National University, UNC. I am also co-director of the research project "Power, practice and agency: current debates in social sciences" (2012-2013), funded by the Science and Technology Secretariat, UNC.

My research interests include philosophy of social sciences, and particularly economics, and my PhD research focuses on relational ontology in Amartya Sen's "Capability Approach"

Contact:  lvesteban@gmail.com