Luiz Felipe Pondé

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April 29, 1959

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Luiz Felipe de Cerqueira e Silva Pondé (born April 29, 1959) is a Brazilian writer and professor of philosophy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy. He was awarded a Doctor's Degree by the University of Sao Paulo, together with an exchange program with the University of Paris. He finished his Post-Doctorate at the University of Tel Aviv. Currently, he works as a professor in the Brazilian Educational Institution Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. He writes weekly for the Brazilian Newspaper Folha de S.Paulo and is the author of many works, being most famous for his book, "The Politically Incorrect Guide of Philosophy". He appears often on Jornal da Cultura, on TV Cultura. Being of Sephardic Jewish descent, in a 2013 YouTube video, Pondé declared himself to be atheist but he would later abandon his views and become a critic of atheism and materialism. In 2020, he described himself as a "non-practicing atheist".

Books by Luiz Felipe Pondé