Rafael Ventura

Rafael Ventura is a PhD student in the philosophy program at Duke University interested in issues related to evolutionary biology. In his dissertation, Rafael intends to combine a variety of methods, ranging from conceptual analysis to mathematical models and empirical results, to investigate long-standing philosophical questions, such as the emergence of meaning and the evolution of language. A native of São Paulo, he obtained a degree in philosophy from Humboldt-Universität in Berlin before moving to the Triangle.