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This volume publishes the Proceedings of the 1st International Meeting “Thinking Baroque in Portugal” (26-28 June 2017), which dealt with the metaphysical, ethical and political thinking of Francisco Suárez. Counting on the collaboration of some of the greatest international specialists in the work and thought of this famous professor of the University of Coimbra in the 17th century, this volume celebrates the 400th anniversary of his death and marks the productivity of his philosophical-theological legacy.

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Mário Santiago de Carvalho is a Full Professor of Philosophy at the University of Coimbra and the Scientific Coordinator of the R&D Unit, Instituto de Estudos Filosóficos (IEF). Author of several books and papers related to his main philosophical fields of research – Portuguese Aristotelianism, Medieval Philosophy, Metaphysics and Philosophy of Music – he has taught at other Universities, in Portugal and abroad, has translated Greek and Latin philosophical texts, and is currently supervising the bilingual edition of the Commentarii Collegii Conimbricensis Societatis Iesu.

Manuel Lázaro Pulido is a Professor (2017) at the Philosophy Department of UNED (Madrid), Integrated Researcher at CEFi of the Portuguese Catholic University and Associate Researcher at the Law Sciences Department of the Bernardo O’Higgins University (Santiago de Chile). PhD in Philosophy from the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Master in Theology, Fundamental Theology (UCP and Pontificia Università Antonianum respectively) and Humanities (University of Murcia), and DEA in Medieval Philosophy from the University of Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

Simone Guidi is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra (2019) and a full member of the U.I.&D. “Instituto de Estudos Filosóficos”. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, where he also graduated.