Mind-Brain Group:

Biology and Subjectivity in Contemporary Philosophy and Neuroscience 


José Ignacio Murillo Gómez
Principal Investigator
CVN · Email: jimurillo@unav.es
Extension (ICS): 803231
Office 2150  (2nd floor, ICS) 
Extension (Humanities ans Social Sciences): 803154
                                                               Office 2220 (2nd floor, Main Library)


He is Full Professor within the School of Philosophy and director of the Master of Philosophy at the University of Navarra.


Fran Güell pelayo
CVN · Email: fguell@unav.es
Extension: 803217
Office 2160  (2nd floor, ICS)


He holds a degree in Philosophy and Biology and received his PhD in philosophy. He is the founder and director of the Embryo, Human Development Society. His interests include assisted human reproduction, addiction, friendship and the limitations of current models of interdisciplinary research and instruction.

Gonzalo Arrondo
CVN · Email:
2nd floor, ICS


holds a degree in psychology and a PhD in neuroscience. He is an expert in neuropsychology, functional neuroimaging, medicine and biopsychology based on evidence and in general experimental design.


Nathaniel Barrett
CVN · Email: nbarrett@unav.es
Office 2140 (2nd floor, ICS)


He holds a PhD in philosophy from Boston University and a MTS from the Harvard Divinity School. His research revolves around the philosophy of science and embodied cognitive science.


Javier Bernácer María
CVN · Email: jbernacer@unav.es
2nd floor, ICS


He holds a degree in Biology and Biochemistry, and a PhD in Neuroscience, as well as a graduate degree in Philosophy. He is Associate Professor at the School of Education and Psychology of the University of Navarra. He is especially interested in the interdisciplinary study of habit.


Miguel García- Valdecasas
CVN · Email: garciaval@unav.es
Extension: 802373


Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Navarra, where he is also Full Professor within the Department of Philosophy.



Javier Sánchez Cañizares
CVN · Email: js.canizares@unav.es
Extension: 802512


He holds a degree in Physics from the Autonomous University of Madrid and a PhD in Theology from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. He is the director the Science, Reason and Faith Research Group (CRYF for its initials in Spanish) at the University of Navarra’s School of Ecclesiastical Philosophy.

Mikel Ostiz Blanco

Mikel Ostiz Blanco
Email: mostiz.1@alumni.unav.es
2nd floor, ICS

  He is a telecommunications engineer, and holds a degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in biomedical engineering. His thesis focuses on developing a videogame that helps children with dyslexia improve their reading skills through rhythmic training and visual attention.