Joao Vasco Seixas Castela Viegas

work experience

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Before teaching at BCIT, Vasco Castela has taught at U. Manchester (UK) and Western University

He has taught a range of courses including:

Applied Ethics
Business Ethics
Philosophy of Science
Evolution, Emotions and Ethics
The Quest for Artificial Intelligence
Health Ethics
Critical Reading and Writing
Academic Writing
Critical Thinking


PhD Ethics (U. Manchester, UK)
MA Philosophy of Cognitive Science (U. Sussex, UK)
BA Communication Studies (U. N. Lisbon, Portugal)


"The casualties of a propaganda war", in The Future of Oil, by Sanjay Patel, 2012

"How to love the bomb: On Solving the Prisoner's Dilemma with Evolutionary Game Theory", in Worldviews, Science and Us: Philosophy and Complexity, edited by Carlos Gershenson, Diederik Aerts and Bruce Edmonds, World Scientific, 2007


Vasco Castela is the Vice-Commodore at Club Locarno, at the Jericho Sailing Centre. Club Locarno is a not-for-profit association run by volunteers. He also enjoys paddleboarding, kayaking, tennis, windsurfing, hiking, camping, climbing and photography.