Jônadas Techio is Professor of Philosophy at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, since 2011. He received both his B.A. (2002) and M.A. (2005) in Philosophy from UFRGS, did part of his Ph.D research at the University of Oxford (2008), and received his Ph.D. (2009) from UFRGS. He worked as Substitute Professor (2006-2007) and as a Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-2011) at the Department of Philosophy of UFRGS, and is currently on leave developing a postdoctoral research sponsored by Fulbright at the University of Chicago, focusing on the work of Wittgenstein and Cavell. He has experience in the fields of Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind and Language, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy. His more recent publications include papers on Wittgenstein and Cavell and the problem of other minds (Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies, v.01, 2013), solipsism and method in Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Remarks (Manuscrito, v.35, 2012) and the grammar “I” in The Blue Book (Dois Pontos, v.9, 2012), as well as 3 chapters in Brazilian anthologies dealing with Wittgenstein's work (2014, ISBN: 9788567332048), skepticism (2012, ISBN: 9788579391392) and anti-individualism (2010, ISBN: 9788579390159). He was the translator of Jeff McMahan's The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life (2011, ISBN: 9788536325026).