Susana Viegas is a Researcher in Philosophy of Film and a full member of IFILNOVA, FCSH – Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy (Aesthetics) from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2013 with a doctoral thesis on Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy of film, and a FCT Ph.D. Studentship during the years 2007 through 2011. She was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Dundee and Deakin University with the project “Rethinking the Moving Image and Time in Gilles Deleuze’s Philosophy” (2014-2019). She is co-editor and founder of “Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image” ( and is currently working on philosophy’s relation to painting and film. She has published articles in academic journals such as Colóquio-Letras, Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia, Kriterion, Early Popular Visual Culture, and Journal of Aesthetic Education.


Research unit: NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA)

Research areas: Film Philosophy, Deleuze, Cavell

2013DoctorateFaculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)Philosophy
2006MasterFaculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)Philosophy
2001BachelorFaculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)Philosophy
  • Antero e Lourenço, aproximações  
  • A violência das imagens em movimento  
  • Film and Ethics  
  • Recensão crítica a Caos e Ritmo, de José Gil  
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Film & Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter * Cinema e Filosofia: Mapa de um encontro2009-12-312012-12-30