Josep E. Corbí is Full Professor at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Valencia (Spain) and a member of VLC Philosophy Lab. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford (1989-90), Brown University (1995-96), University of Buenos Aires (2006), the University of Sheffield (2008-09), and the University of Fribourg (2009).


Josep has published Minds, Causes, and Mechanisms. A Case against Physicalism (Blackwell Publishers, 2000; with Josep L. Prades), Un lugar para la moral (Madrid, Antonio Machado Editores, 2003), and Morality, Self-Knowledge, and Human Suffering. An Essay on the Loss of Confidence in the World (New York, NY: Routledge, 2012).


Josep’s publications include a number of papers in epistemology, philosophy of mind and meta-ethics in Acta Analytica, Crítica, European Journal of Philosophy, European Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Noûs, Teorema, TheoriaSynthese etc., as well as less technical papers on guilt and the experience of harm in Azafea, L’Espill and Pasajes. Click here for a complete list of publications, some other cv data. Most publications can easily be download from roderic, the institutional repository of the University of Valencia.

Research Projects

Since 1990, Josep has been principal researcher of numerous Research Projects funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. At present, he is a research fellow at The Philosophy of Hybrid Representations (PID2020-119588GB-I00) and  Eliminativism, Fictionalism and Expressivism (PID2019-106420GA-I00) funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation.

Services to the Profession

Josep has been Philosophy Coordinator for the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (2005-2007) and for the Spanish State Research Agency (2019-2021); Internal Evaluator for the ERC (2012-2020) and ICREA (2012-2014). He has also been a member of the Steering Committee of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy (ESAP, 1999-2005) and Sociedad Española de Filosofía Analítica (SEFA, 2011-2016). He has coordinated, with Mari Mikkola (University of Oxdord) and Jesús Vega (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Nomos Network for Applied Philosophy (2007-2021); and has been the Coordinator of The Blasco Chair in Philosophy and Citizenship (2015-2017)


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Contact: josep.corbi (at)

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