Anthony Vecchio

Academic degree:

Professional category:
Investigador Integrado

Research group(s):
Ética Aplicada


Phone: 967106218



Institutional address:

Universidade do Minho
Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga

Short bionote:

Anthony Vecchio completed his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at The University of Texas at Arlington. During the course of completing his Bachelor of Arts, he studied as a Basselin Scholar at the Catholic University of America. He is completing the Master’s in Political Philosophy at the Universidade do Minho in 2019-2020 and has since begun his PhD in Philosophy at the same institution. 
He has contributed as coauthor to three chapters in a recent volume on the history of social and political ideas – one on the Federalist papers, one on Mill, and a third on Tocqueville – and was also coeditor of the book, Porque Pensamos Como Pensamos: Uma História das Ideias Sociais e Políticas. He also coauthored of a chapter in a recent edited volume on the thought of Richard Rorty. He has published several papers and reviews in national and international journals, presented conference papers at international colloquia, that he plans to publish in the proceedings. Most recently, he was coauthor of the Introduction, and coeditor, of the newly published Second Walgreen Lectures (by Leo Strauss) in Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy (Vol. 47, Fall 2020).

Research interests:

Vulnerability and Dependency, Cicero, Alasdair MacIntyre, Will Kymlicka, Virtue Ethics, Xenophon.


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at The University of Texas at Arlington

Mestrado em Filosofia Política na Universidade do Minho (componente curricular)