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Giorgio Volpe

Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies

Academic discipline: M-FIL/01 Theoretical Philosophy

Curriculum vitae

1. Current position:

Associate professor, Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, University of Bologna


2. Education:

1995 Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of London (LSE), UK.
1989 M.A. in Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.


3. Areas of Research

Giorgio Volpe's research interests include issues in philosophical logic (propositions and truth), metaphysics (facts), epistemology (scepticism and the structure of epistemic justification), philosophy of language (alethic relativism and disagreement) and metaethics (moral realism).


4. Appointments held in the past:

01/12/10 - 08/10/19. Assistant professor at the Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, University of Bologna, Italy
01/07/99 - 30/11/06. Postdoc research position at the Department of Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy
01/06/97 - 31/05/99. Postdoc research position at the Department of Law, University of Modena, Italy.


5. Grants

1992-1994. Two-year grant of the University of Bologna
1991-1992. LSE grant (tuition-fees) for the M.Phil.
1991-1992. One-year grant of the "Fondazione Enrico Bottrigari" of the University of Bologna


6. Affiliations

Cogito, Research Centre in Philosophy (Principal investigator)
Member of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (SIFA)
Member of the Italian Society for Theoretical Philosophy (SIFiT)
Member of the Italian Society for the Philosophy of Language (SFL)


7. Services to the profession

Associate editor of Discipline Filosofiche
Member of the scientific committee of Rivista Italiana di Filosofia Analitica - Junior
Assistant editor of Ratio Juris
Referee for American Philosophical Quarterly, Annuario of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy, Argumenta, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Dialectica, Erkenntnis, The Journal of Philosophy, Phenomenology and Mind, Polish Journal of Philosophy, Ratio Juris, Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio, Rivista Italiana di Filosofia Analitica - Junior and Synthese.


8. Participation in national and international research projects

Member of the “Intellectual humility and cultural diversity in philosophy” research project (2013-2014)
Member of the “Realismo e oggettività” research project (PRIN 2010-2011)
Member of the “San Tommaso nei secoli XIX e XX: rivalutazioni, reinterpretazioni, fraintendimenti” research project (PRIN 2003)


9. Publications

2019. (with Rose, David; Machery, Edouard; Stich, Stephen; Alai, Mario; Angelucci, Adrian; Berninas, Renatas; Buchtel, EMMA E.; Chatterjee, Amita; Cheon, Hyundeuk; Cho, In-Rae; Cohnitz, Daniel; Cova, Florian; Dranseika, Vilius; Lagos, Angeles Eraña; Ghadakpour, Laleh; Grinberg, Maurice; Hannikainen, Ivar; Hashimoto, Takaaki; Horowitz, Amir; Hristova, Evgeniya; Jraissati, Yasmina; Kadreva, Veselina; Karasawa, Kaori; Hackjin, Kim; Kim, Yeonjeon; Lee, Min-Woo; Mauro, Carlos; Mizumoto, Masaharu; Moruzzi, Sebastiano; Olivola, Christopher; Ornelas, Jorge; Osimani, Barbara; Lopez, Alejandro Rosas; Romero, Carlos; Sangoi, Massimo; Sereni, Andrea; Songhorian, Sarah; Sousa, Paulo; Struchiner, Noel; Tripodi, Vera; Usui, Naoki; Mercado, Alejandro Vázquez del; Vosgerichian, Hrag Abraham; Zhang, Xueyi; Zhu, Jing) Nothing at Stake in Knowledge, Nous 53: 224-247.

2018. Knowing the Facts: A Contrastivist Account of the Referential Opacity of Knowledge Attributions, in Eva Picardi on Language, Analysis and History, eds. A. Coliva, P. Leonardi and S. Moruzzi, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham: 401-420.

2017. (with Rose, David; Machery, Edouard; Stich, Stephen; Alai, Mario; Angelucci, Adriano; Berniūnas, Renatas; Buchtel, Emma E.; Chatterjee, Amita; Cheon, Hyundeuk; Cho, In-Rae; Cohnitz, Daniel; Cova, Florian; Dranseika, Vilius; Lagos, Ángeles Eraña; Ghadakpour, Laleh; Grinberg, Maurice; Hannikainen, Ivar; Hashimoto, Takaaki; Horowitz, Amir; Hristova, Evgeniya; Jraissati, Yasmina; Kadreva, Veselina; Karasawa, Kaori; Kim, Hackjin; Kim, Yeonjeong; Lee, Minwoo; Mauro, Carlos; Mizumoto, Masaharu; Moruzzi, Sebastiano; Olivola, Christopher Y.; Ornelas, Jorge; Osimani, Barbara; Romero, Carlos; Rosas, Alejandro; Sangoi, Massimo; Sereni, Andrea; Songhorian, Sarah; Sousa, Paulo; Struchiner, Noel; Tripodi, Vera; Usui, Naoki; del Mercado, Alejandro Vázquez; Vosgerichian, Hrag A.; Zhang, Xueyi; Zhu, Jing) Behavioral Circumscription and the Folk Psychology of Belief: A Study in Ethno-Mentalizing, Thought 6: 193-203.

2017. Extended Rationality: Some Queries about Warrant, Epistemic Closure, Truth and Scepticism, International Journal for the Study of Skepticism 7: 258-271.

2017. Propositional and Doxastic Justification: Their Relationship and a Questionable Supervenience Claim, in Supervenience and Normativity, eds. B. Brozek, A. Rotolo and J. Stelmach, Springer, Cham: 25-48.

2017. (with Machery, Edouard; Stich, Stephen; Rose, David; Alai, Mario; Angelucci, Adriano; Berniūnas, Renatas; Buchtel, Emma E.; Chatterjee, Amita; Cheon, Hyundeuk; Cho, In-Rae; Cohnitz, Daniel; Cova, Florian; Dranseika, Vilius; Lagos, Ángeles Eraña; Ghadakpour, Laleh; Grinberg, Maurice; Hannikainen, Ivar; Hashimoto, Takaaki; Horowitz, Amir; Hristova, Evgeniya; Jraissati, Yasmina; Kadreva, Veselina; Karasawa, Kaori; Kim, Hackjin; Kim, Yeonjeong; Lee, Minwoo; Mauro, Carlos; Mizumoto, Masaharu; Moruzzi, Sebastiano; Olivola, Christopher Y.; Ornelas, Jorge; Osimani, Barbara; Romero, Carlos; Lopez, Alejandro Rosas; Sangoi, Massimo; Sereni, Andrea; Songhorian, Sarah; Sousa, Paulo; Struchiner, Noel; Tripodi, Vera; Usui, Naoki; del Mercado, Alejandro Vázquez; Vosgerichian, Hrag Abraham; Zhang, Xueyi; Zhu, Jing) The Gettier Intuition from South America to Asia, Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research 34: 517-541.

2017. Verità e morale: una panoramica, in Homo vivens. Possibilità di convivenza, ed. L. Goriup, CLUEB, Bologna: 25-44.

2015. La natura della giustificazione epistemica, in Teorie della conoscenza: il dibattito contemporaneo, eds. C. Calabi, A. Coliva, A. Sereni and G. Volpe, Cortina, Milano: 133-150.

2015. (with C. Calabi, A. Coliva and A. Sereni), Prefazione, in Teorie della conoscenza: il dibattito contemporaneo, eds. C. Calabi, A. Coliva, A. Sereni and G. Volpe, Cortina, Milano: 9-11.

2015. (ed.) (with C. Calabi, A. Coliva and A. Sereni), Teorie della conoscenza: il dibattito contemporaneo, Cortina, Milano.

2015. Truth and Justification: A Difference that Makes a Difference, Philosophia 43: 217-232.

2015. (with M. Alai and A. Sereni) Guest Editors' Preface, Discipline filosofiche 25 (1): 5-8.

2015. (ed.) (with M. Alai and A. Sereni) Philosophical Analysis and Experimental Philosophy, special issue of Discipline filosofiche 25 (1).

2014. Fatti, verità e mondi possibili, in La dinamica della ricerca. Mozioni e rimozioni nella scienza, ed. L.S. Maugeri, Pardes, Bologna: 79-93.

2013. Che cos'è (e come va affrontato) il relativismo aletico, in Il peso e la leva. Identità cristiana tra interiorità e relazione, ed. L.S. Maugeri, Pardes, Bologna: 111-125.

2012. (with A. Coliva and S. Moruzzi) Guest Editor's Preface, Discipline filosofiche 22(2): 5-6.

2012. (ed.) (with A. Coliva and S. Moruzzi) Knowledge and Justification, special issue of Discipline filosofiche 22 (2).

2012. (with A. Coliva and S. Moruzzi) Introduction, Synthese 189: 221-234.

2012. (ed.) (with A. Coliva and S. Moruzzi) Knowledge and Scepticism, special issue of Synthese 189.

2012. Cornerstones. You'd Better Believe Them, Synthese 189: 317-336.

2012. (with S. Moruzzi) Che cosa serve per essere in disaccordo? , in Disaccordo. Annuario e Bollettino della Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica (SIFA) 2012, eds. M.C. Amoretti and M. Vignolo, Mimesis, Milan: 69-77.

2012. La verità, Carocci, Rome.

2010. Verità e giustificazione, in Verità. Annuario e Bollettino della Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica (SIFA) 2010, eds. M. Carrara and V. Morato, Mimesis, Milan-Udine: 339-354.

2007. Valori e natura: il realismo non intuizionistico di John McDowell, in Oggettività e morale. La riflessione etica del Novecento, ed. G. Bongiovanni, Bruno Mondadori, Milan: 321-342.

2006. Verisimilitude from a Model-theoretic Point of View, in Karl Popper, Philosopher of Science. Proceedings of the Conference, Cesena, 27-30/10/1994, eds. M. Alai and G. Tarozzi, Rubbettino, Soveria Mannelli: 131-143.

2006. Sulle proposizioni (e altre entità) pleonastiche. Alcune considerazioni in margine alla teoria di Stephen Schiffer, Isonomia, http://www.uniurb.it/Filosofia/isonomia/.

2005. Teorie della verità, Guerini e Associati, Milan.

2003. Società multiculturali e pluralità normativa: un'analisi della nozione di approssimazione comparativa alla verità deontica, in Vecchie e nuove sfide per la filosofia del diritto, eds. A. Artosi and A. Verza, vol. 3: Multiculturalismo, nuove tecnologie e bioetica, Gedit, Bologna: 55-67.

2003. Ideal Epistemic Situations and the Accessibility of Realist Truth, Erkenntnis 58: 13-31.

2002. Le dialogue interculturel sur les normes: une analyse de la notion comparative de rapprochement de la vérité pour les systèmes normatifs, in La philosophie et la paix. Actes du XXVIIIe Congrès International de l'Association des Sociétés de Philosophie de Langue Française, eds. Walter Tega, Giuseppe Ferrandi, Maurizio Malaguti and Giorgio Volpe, Librairie philosophique J. Vrin, Paris: 997-1003.

2002. Minimalism and Normative Reasoning: A Reply to Sean Coyle, Ratio Juris 15: 319-327.

2000. L'esperienza come metodo: la discussione popperiana del problema della base empirica della scienza (Dipartimento di Filosofia dell'Università di Bologna, “Preprint” 11), CLUEB, Bologna.

1999. A Minimalist Solution to Jørgensen's Dilemma. Ratio Juris 12: 59-79.

1997. Alcune considerazioni sui presupposti epistemologici della sociologia della scienza attuale. Epistemologia 20: 297-318.

1995. A Semantic Approach to Comparative Verisimilitude. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 46: 563-81.

1995. Popper's Fallibilism Without a Knowing Subject. Epistemologia 18: 75-86.

1991. Intuizione e interpretazione nell'epistemologia dell'ultimo Popper. Discipline filosofiche 1: 25-49.

1991. Perché non siamo cervelli in una vasca: Putnam, Popper e il realismo. Rivista di filosofia 82: 369-397.

1989. Al di là del kerygma: Ermeneutica e questione del Gesù storico in Bultmann ed Ebeling. Filosofia e teologia 3: 310-341.

1987-88. Realtà, spiegazione causale e ontologia nella teoria dei tre mondi di Karl Popper. Annali di discipline filosofiche dell'Università di Bologna 9: 67-90.


10. Conference papers

19th February 2019. Perché è vero ciò che è vero: una difesa del monismo aletico. Paper presented at the SeRiC Seminar, Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, University of Bologna.

31st January 2019. Knowing that Peter, Rather than Anyone Else, Stole the Rubies: A Contrastivist Response to Gerken's Argument for False Positives. Paper presented at Cogito's Epistemology seminar, Bologna.

15th September 2018. Knowing that Peter, Rather than Anyone Else, Stole the Rubies: A Contrastivist Response to Gerken's Argument for False Positives. Paper presented at the Thirteenth National SIFA Conference “Philosophical Perspectives”, Novara, 4-7 September 2018.

15th June 2018. Moderatism Without Hinge Propositions. Paper presented at Cogito's Epistemology seminar, Bologna.

12th April 2018. Moderatismo senza proposizioni cardine. Paper presented at the Seminar in Philosophical Analysis of the University of Pavia.

24th January 2018. Verità: dal monismo al pluralismo (e ritorno). Paper presented at the XXIV National Conference of the Italian Society for the Philosophy of Language, Forme dell'identità, Milan, 24-26 January 2018.

22nd September 2017 (with Sebastiano Moruzzi) Interworld Disagreement. Paper presented at the Disagreement: Current Topics workshop, Bologna, 21-22 September 2017.

24th August 2017. Knowing the Facts: A Contrastivist Explanation of the Referential Opacity of Knowledge Attributions. Paper presented at the Ninth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP 9), Munich, 21-26 August 2017.

31st May 2017. Verità: una o molte? Paper presented at the “Giornata Interateneo” of the Universities of Parma, Modena and Reggio Emilia, and Ferrara, Parma, 31 May 2017.

5th September 2016. Epistemological Contrastivism and Knowledge of Facts. Paper presented at the Twelfth National SIFA Conference, Pistoia, 5-7 September 2016.

21st June 2016. Cose che crediamo, cose che sappiamo: proposizioni, fatti, verità. Paper presented at the SeRiC Seminar, Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, University of Bologna.

24th January 2014. Explaining Justification: A Defence of the Orthodox View of the Relationship between Propositional and Doxastic Justification. Paper presented at Cogito's Epistemology seminar, Bologna, 24 January 2014.

5th June 2013. Giustificazione proposizionale e doxastica. Paper presented at the “Filosofi del linguaggio a Gargnano” Conference, Gargnano 3-5 June 2013.

28th June 2012. Naturalizing Moderatism. Paper presented at the European Epistemology Network Meeting, Bologna-Modena 28-30 June 2012.

30th May 2012. Moderatismo Naturalizzato. Paper presented at the “Filosofi del linguaggio a Gargnano” Conference, Gargnano 28-30 May 2012.

6th September 2011. (Moderately) Naturalized Moderatism. Paper presented at the Seventh European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Milan, 1-6 September 2011.

22nd June 2011. Moderatismo (moderatamente) naturalizzato. Paper presented at the “Perception Day” organized by Cogito. Research Centre in Philosophy, Bologna 22nd June 2011.

18th December 2010. Comments on Ralph Wedgwood's “A Priori Bootstrapping” presented at the International Conference “Scepticism and Justification”, Bologna, 17-18 December 2010.

24th September 2010. Cornerstones. You'd Better Believe Them. Paper presented at the Ninth National SIFA Conference “Truth, Knowledge, and Science”, Padua, 23-25 September 2010.

6th June 2010. Truth and Justification: A Difference that Makes a Difference. Paper presented at the international conference "Truth (and Relativism)" organized by the Universities of Turin and Bologna, Torino-Bologna, 3rd – 6th June 2010.

30th March 2010. Verità e metafisica. Paper presented at the Seminar of Epistemology and Ontology of the University of Florence Philosophy Department.

7th July 2009. Cornerstones. You'd Better Believe Them. Paper presented at Cogito Day II, Bologna, 7th July 2009.

22nd November 2008. Filosofia analitica e analisi filosofica. Paper presented at the seminar "Stili di argomentazione filosofica" organized by CIRSFID (Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca in Storia del diritto, Filosofia e Sociologia del diritto e Informatica giuridica, University of Bologna), Bologna, 22nd November 2008.

10th May 2008. Tre intuizioni sulla (e tre teorie della) verità. Paper presented at the Conference "La nozione di verità" organized by ARIFS and the Classe di Lettere of the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Pisa, 10th May 2008.

28th February 2008. Propositions as Pleonastic Entities. Paper presented at the Workshop "Abstract Objects in Semantics and the Philosophy of Mathematics" organized by IHPS (CNRS/Paris1/ENS) and Arché (University of St. Andrews), Paris, 28th February – 1st March 2008.

30th May 2007. Paper on “La concezione pleonastica dei fatti” presented at the Seminar in Analytic Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.

29th September 2006. Individuare i fatti. Paper presented at the Seventh National SIFA Conference "Brains, Persons and Society", Cesano Maderno (MI), 28-30 September 2006.

25th January 2005. Facts as Pleonastic Truth-Makers for Pleonastic Propositions. Paper presented at the Eleventh Italo-Spanish Meeting of Analytic Philosophy "Truth, Logic, and Subjectivity", Bologna, 24-25 January 2005.

24th September 2004. Corrispondenza pleonastica. Paper presented at the Sixth National SIFA Conference "Analytical Philosophy and European Culture", Genoa, 23-25 September 2004.

5th October 2002. Idealization and the Accessibility of Epistemic Truth. Paper presented at the Fifth National SIFA Conference "Representing and Inferring: New Perspectives in semantics, ethics, ontology and epistemology", Bergamo, 3-5 October 2002.

7th October 2000. On Wright's Proof that We are Not Brains in a Vat. Paper presented at the Fourth National SIFA Conference "Mind, Language, and Action", Siena, 5-7 October 2000.

28th October 1994. Una definizione semantica di verosimilitudine. Paper presented at the Conference "L'epistemologia di Karl R. Popper" organized by the Commune of Cesena, the University of Bologna, the Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca in Epistemologia e Storia delle Scienze “F. Enriques”, the University of Urbino and the Società Italiana di Logica e Filosofia delle Scienze, Cesena, 27-29 October 1994.

9th June 1994. The Accessibility of Epistemic Truth. Paper presented at Nancy Cartwright's seminar “Philosophy: Science or Theology?”, Centre for the Philosophy of the Natural and Social Sciences, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.


11. Reviews

2016. S. Caputo, Verità, Iride 29:696-698.

2007. S. Caputo, Fattori di verità, Dialectica 61: 297-302.

2007. C. Bianchi and N. Vassallo (eds.), Filosofia della comunicazione, 2R – Rivista di Recensioni Filosofiche 5: 94-107, in SWIF – Servizio Web Italiano per la Filosofia (www.swif.it), http://lgxserve.ciseca.uniba.it/lei/2r/2R_5_9_vassallobianchi-volpe.pdf.


12. Teaching

11th October 2018. Lecture on "Moral Truth?" for the Multiculturalism and Cultural Relativism course (Prof. Giorgio Bongiovanni), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2017-2018. 30 hours teaching of philosophical writing for the Master's degree in Philosophical sciences, University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2017/2018. 60 hours teaching of Philosophy of Knowledge for the Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.

12th October 2017. Lecture on "The Concept of Truth" for the Multiculturalism and Cultural Relativism course (Prof. Giorgio Bongiovanni), University of Bologna, Italy.

11th November 2016. Lecture on "Teoria congiuntiva e fatti pleonastici" for the History of Ancient Philosophy (1) LM course (Prof. Walter Cavini), University of Bologna, Italy.

5th October 2016. Lecture on "The Concept of Truth" for the Multiculturalism and Cultural Relativism course (Prof. Gustavo Gozzi), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2016/2017. 60 hours teaching of Philosophy of Knowledge for the Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.

11th December 2015. Lecture on "Teorie pragmatiste (e neopragmatiste) della verità" for the Philosophy of Language LM course (Prof. Eva Picardi), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2015/2016. 60 hours teaching of Philosophy of Knowledge for the Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2015/2016. Two lectures on "Truth and Moral Discourse" for the Multiculturalism and Cultural Relativism course (Prof. Gustavo Gozzi), University of Bologna, Italy.

11th December 2015. Lecture on "Teorie pragmatiste (e neopragmatiste) della verità" for the Philosophy of Language LM course (Prof. Eva Picardi), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2014/2015. 60 hours teaching of Philosophy of Knowledge for the Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2013/2014. 5 hours teaching of theories of truth for the "Che cos'è la verità?" course of the Scuola di Studi Superiori of the University of
Turin.

Academic Year 2013/2014. 30 hours teaching of Theoretical Philosophy for the Master's degree in Philosophical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2012/2013. 30 hours teaching of Theoretical Philosophy for the Bachelor's degree in History, the Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Religions, Oriental Civilizations and the Bachelor's degree in History and Oriental Civilizations, University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2012/2013. 30 hours teaching of History of logic for the Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2012/2013. 8 hours teaching of theories of truth for the "Che cos'è la verità?" course of the Scuola di Studi Superiori of the University of
Turin.

Academic Year 2011/2012. 30 hours teaching of History of logic for the Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, University of Bologna, Italy.

5th February 2008. Lecture on “La teoria della corrispondenza”, Course of Philosophy of Language LS (Prof. Eva Picardi), University of Bologna, Italy.

March 2007. Two lectures on “What is a Theory of Truth?” and “Truth is not a Predicate” in a series of introductory lectures to the analytical philosophy of language, University of Padua, Italy.

Academic Year 2006/2007. Series of Seminars on “Theories of Truth”, Course of Theoretical Philosophy (Prof. Antonio Schiavo), University of Bologna, Italy. Three lectures on Quine, Davidson and McDowell, Course of Philosophical Hermeneutics LS (Prof. Antonio Schiavo), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2005/2006. Series of Seminars on “Theories of Truth”, Course of Theoretical Philosophy (Prof. Antonio Schiavo), University of Bologna, Italy. Four lectures on Quine, Davidson and McDowell, Course of Philosophical Hermeneutics LS (Prof. Antonio Schiavo), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2004/2005. Series of seminars on “Facts and Truth”, Course of Theoretical Philosophy (Prof. Antonio Schiavo), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2003/2004. Series of seminars on “The Deflationary Theories of Truth”, Course of Philosophical Hermeneutics (Prof. Maurizio Malaguti),
University of Bologna, Italy. Two lectures on “Husserl's Crisis of the European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology”, Course of Philosophical Hermeneutics (Prof. Maurizio Malaguti), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2002/2003. Series of seminars on “Truth and Scepticism: Two Strategies in Epistemology”, Course of Philosophical Hermeneutics (Prof. Maurizio Malaguti), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2001/2002. Two lectures on “The Modal Versions of the Ontological Argument: Malcolm and Plantinga”, Course of Philosophical Hermeneutics (Prof. Maurizio Malaguti), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 2000/2001. Series of seminars on “The Correspondence Theory of Truth”, Course of Theoretical Philosophy 2 (Prof. Maurizio Malaguti), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 1999/2000. Series of seminars on “Theories of Truth”, Course of Theoretical Philosophy 1 (Prof. Maurizio Malaguti), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 1996/1997. Two lectures on “Causation” and “Truth”, Course of Philosophical Anthropology (Prof. Guglielmo Forni), University of Bologna, Italy.

Academic Year 1995/1996. Series of seminars on “The Mind-Body Problem”, Course of Philosophical Anthropology (Prof. Guglielmo Forni), University of Bologna, Italy.