I hold a Bachelor degree in Mathematics by the Faculty of Sciences of the National I have visited the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the University of Amsterdam and the Department of Philosophy of the University of Groningen in The Netherlands (2000, 2001, 2002, 2014), as well as the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Philosophy of Science of the University of Seville in Spain (2002, 2007, 2011, 2012). Recently, I spent a one year sabbatical at the University Center for the Health Sciences of the University of Guadalajara (2016).
I am full professor at the Institute for Philosophical Research at UNAM and National Researcher (level III). In 2003 I received two awards: the "National University Award for Young Academics" in the area of Teaching in the Humanities (UNAM) and the Research Award for Young Scientists of the Mexican Sciences Academy in the area of Research in the Humanities.I have published and edited books and articles on Logic and Philosophy of Science. My research topics include abductive reasoning and the logics of scientific discovery. I am currently working on topics related to causality and clinical reasoning.I coordinated the research project "Logics of discovery, Heuristics and Creativity in the science" (PAPIIT-IN400514). Our activities may be found at the Seminar of Logic and Heuristics website.Currently, I am coordinating a Seminar on Epistemology of the Health Sciences.Click here for a printable version of CV (in Spanish).