Coimbra University Press

Manuel Correia

He has a Master’s Degree in Communication, Culture and Technologies from ISCTE. He collaborates with CEIS20 – the Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (University of Coimbra), and this institution accepted his Doctoral project that is part of the line of research: “The History and Sociology of Sciences” supervised by João Rui Pita and Ana Leonor Pereira.

Within the framework of his Doctoral research on Egas Moniz: representação, saber e poder [“Egas Moniz: representation, knowledge and power”] (at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra) he wrote several articles and talks, amongst which we may highlight the following: O político na sombra do cientista (1) – Considerações acerca da importância e do alcance de dois enigmas monizianos – o «periférico» e o «político» [“The politician in the scientist’s shadow (1) – Considerations on the importance and reach of the two Monizian enigmas – the “peripheral” and the “political”] in VÉRTICE n. 119, (pp. 57-74.), Lisbon, September-October, 2004. O político na sombra do cientista (2) – Liberal ou conservador? Investigador científico e místico da objectividade [“The politician in the scientist’s shadow (2) – Liberal or conservative? Scientific researcher and objectivity mystique”] in VÉRTICE n. 123, (pp. 20 - 38), Lisbon, July - August, 2005. Egas Moniz. Imagens e representações [“Egas Moniz. Images and representations”] in Estudos do Século XX, n. 5, Centro de Estudos Interdisciplinares do Século XX, Coimbra, 2005. O carácter histórico-social da violência: o exemplo da psicocirurgia [“The social-historic character of violence: the example of psychosurgery”] in Revista de História das Ideias. (2006) (in press) Egas Moniz e a leucotomia pré-frontal. Ao largo da polémica [“Egas Moniz and the pre-frontal lobotomy. Around the controversy”], Análise Social, ICS, Lisbon. (2006).

Books published in Coimbra University Press:

Egas Moniz no seu labirinto (“Egas Moniz in his labyrinth”)