Daniela Tagliafico

Born: Genova, Italy, 13.06.1977
Address: University of Torino, Dep. of Philosophy, Via Sant’Ottavio 20, 10124, Torino, Italy
Phone (office): +39.011.6703733
Mobile: +39.347.4655443
Email: daniela.tagliafico@labont.it More »

qualification
Post-doctoral Fellow, Institut Jean Nicod (CNRs/EHESS/ENS, Paris)

areas of competence
Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Social and Moral Cognition, Social Ontology.

education
2009 Discussion of Ph.D. dissertation, University of Piemonte Orientale (Vercelli). Title of the dissertation: “It is raining… Somewhere, in my mind. A relativist account of pretense”. Supervisor: Prof. C. Meini (University of Piemonte Orientale). Jury: Prof. Pierre Jacob (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris), Prof. Zoltán Szabó (Yale University), Prof. Crispin Wright (University of Aberdeen).
2004-2008 Ph.D. student in Philosophy of Language at University of Piemonte Orientale (Vercelli).
2003 B.A. in Philosophy, University of Torino. Thesis: “Il ruolo dell’imitazione mentale nel processo di mindreading” [The role of mental imitation in the mindreading process]. Supervisors: Prof. M. Ferraris (University of Torino) and C. Meini (University of Piemonte Orientale). Mark: 110/110 magna cum laude.
2014 Post-doctoral research Fellow,Institut Jean Nicod (CNRs/EHESS/ENS, Paris).
2009 – 2012, University of Turin. Research in the PRIN [Project of Relevant National Interest] “DOC: Documentality and Organization of Social Complexity”. Scientific coordinator: Prof. M. Ferraris.
2007 – 2009, University of Turin. Research in the PRIN [Project of Relevant National Interest] “Documentality. Ontologies and Technologies for Citizenship and Democracy”. Scientific coordinator: Prof. M. Ferraris.

prizes and Grants
2004 “Emilio Bocca” Prize for B.A. thesis, Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa).
2014 research grant from the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in the context of the Fernand Braudel-IFER Program, supported by the European Commission (Marie Curie Action – cofund – FP7).

publications

books
(2011) Pretense. A relativist account, Mimesis, Milano.

edited volumes
(2011) Lezioni urbinati 2003/2009, Codice Edizioni, Torino.
(2007) Documentalità. L’ontologia degli oggetti sociali, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 36.
(2013) Nuove teorie dell’immaginazione, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 53.
(2011) CAPIRE LA FILOSOFIA. La filosofia raccontata dai filosofi, Vol. 16. Derrida e la decostruzione, (with M. Ferraris and E. Terrone), Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso S.p.A., Rome.

articles
(2014) Oggetti sociali e oggetti istituzionali. Il problema dell’accettazione collettiva, in Ontologia e realismo, special issue of “Arkete. Rivista di studi filosofici”, co-edited by M. Bianca and P. Piccari, in course of publication.
(2014) Normativity of the Background. A Contextualist Account of Social Facts, (co-authored with E. Terrone), in M. Gallotti and J. Michael (eds.), Perspectives on Social Ontology and Social Cognition, Springer, Dordrecht/Heidelberg/New York/London: 69-86.
(2014) Mind, (co-authored with L. Angelone), in T. Andina (ed.), Bridging the Analytical Continental Divide. A Companion to Contemporary Western Philosophy, Brill, Leiden/Boston: 145-176.
(2013) Che cos’è uno stato mentale fittizio?, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 53: 87-114.
(2013) Introduzione, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 53: 1-4.
(2013) Mente (o della natura dei soggetti), (co-authored with L. Angelone), in T. Andina (ed.), Filosofia contemporanea. Uno sguardo globale, Carocci, Roma: 187-222.
(2012) Imagination and the Cinematic Experience (co-authored with E. Terrone), in F. Dorsch and D.-E. Ratiu (eds.), Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, 4, European Society for Aesthetics, Fribourg: 547-559.
(2012) Sulla nozione di ‘ancoraggio’, in M. Cruciani and F. Cecconi (eds.), Atti del Nono Convegno Annuale dell’Associazione Italiana di Scienze Cognitive (AISC), Università degli Studi di Trento, Trento: 163-167.
(2012) Can we really speak of ‘pretend desires’?, in S.R. Arpaia (ed.), “Logic and Philosophy of Science”, 9 (1): 461-467.
(2012) The Paradox of Government. Explaining the Life and Death of a State, in F. De Vecchi (ed.), “Phenomenology and Mind”, 2, IUSS Press, Pavia: 68-74.
(2012) What is Preserved? On the Notion of a Memory Trace, in F. Rubinacci, A. Rega e N. Lettieri (ed.), Le scienze cognitive in Italia 2011. AISC’11, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Napoli: 186-188.
(2011) J. Derrida, (co-authored with E. Terrone), in CAPIRE LA FILOSOFIA. La filosofia raccontata dai filosofi, Vol. 16. Derrida e la decostruzione, Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso S.p.A., Roma: 33-35
(2011) “La colonna emozioni” (with E. Terrone), in “Fata Morgana”, 12: 83-92.
(2010) “Mirror neurons and the ‘radical view’ on simulation”, in M. D’Agostino, G. Giorello, F. Laudisa, T. Pievani and C. Sinigaglia (eds.), SILFS. New Essays in Logic and Philosophy of Science, College Publications, London: 515-527.
(2008) “Teorie ingenue” (with Y. Berio Rapetti), in M. Ferraris (ed.), Storia dell’ontologia, Bompiani, Milano: 273-295.
(2007) “Neuroni specchio e simulazione radicale. Alcune critiche alla proposta di Robert Gordon”, in A. Falzone and M. Campochiaro (eds.), Cultura, evoluzione, simulazione. Atti del Convegno 2007 del CODISCO, CoRiSco ed., Roma: 357-371.
(2007) “Introduzione”, in “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 36: 3-12.

reviews
(2012) review of C. Bazzanella, Numeri per pensare, InKoj. Interlingvistikaj Kajeroj, 3(2): 214-216.
(2006) Passare il sale, review of M. Marraffa and C. Meini, La mente sociale. Le basi cognitive della comunicazione, “L’Indice”, 5, may: 25

translations
(2013) C. Todd, Immaginazione, attenzione e raffigurazione, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 53: 115-134.
(2013) B. Babich, Genius Loci – Lo spazio scolpito e il mistero di Nietzsche, Lou e del Sacro Monte, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 53: 235-262.
(2012) H. Putnam, Realismo e senso comune, in M. De Caro and M. Ferraris (eds.), Bentornata realtà, Torino, Einaudi: 7-20.
(2011) P. Valore, “Scripta manent. Marĝenaj notoj pri freŝa libro de Maurizio Ferraris”, “InKoj. Interlingvistikaj Kajeroj”, 2 (2): 160-166.
(2010) L. Caffo, “D. Bickerton, Bastard Tongues”, “InKoj. Interlingvistikaj Kajeroj”, 1(1): 82-86.
(2007) L. Goehr, “Per gli uccelli / contro gli uccelli: narrazioni moderniste sulla fine dell’arte”, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 35: 189-222.
(2007) N. Zangwill, “L’irrilevanza dell’avanguardia”, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 35: 387-395.

non-academics
2011 “La mamma cucina, ma lo chef è maschio”, Alfabeta2, july, 11.
2010 “La lunga vita del replicante”, Alfabeta2, november, 4.

talks
(2014) August 28 – September 2, “We are family. On the distinction between social and institutional entities”, ECAP8 (VIII European Congress of Analytic Philosophy), , University of Bucharest
(2012) December 3-5, “On the Notion of Anchoring”, IX National Congress of the National Association for Cognitive Science – AISC2012, State University of Milan
(2012) September 12-15, “Dispositional and Categorical Predicates: Which Modal Thought?”, X SIFA National Congress (Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy), Università degli Studi di Sassari, Alghero
(2012) August 27-31, “On the Notion of Anchoring”, Annual Congress of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP 2012), University of London, Senate House, London
(2012) August 27-31, “Collective Acceptance: Natural Fact or Juridical Fiction?”, Collective Intentionality VIII, University of Manchester, Manchester
(2012) June 25-27, “Imagination and the Cinematic Experience”, ESA (European Society for Aesthetics) Congress 2012, University of Minho, Braga and Guimarães, Portugal
(2012) May 4-6, “Episodic Memory, Imagination and the Notion of the Memory Trace”, SoPhA 2012 (Triennial Congress of the Francophone Society for Analytic Philosophy), École Normale Supérieure, Paris
(2011) December 1-2, “What is Preserved? On the Notion of Memory”, VIII National Congress of the National Association for Cognitive Science – AISC2011, State University of Milan, (poster session
(2011) September, 21-23, “The Ontology of Revolutions. The Libyan Case and the Foundation of Social Reality”, Second Conference of the European Network on Social Ontology (ENSO), LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome.
(2011) September, 1-6, “Memory, Imagination, and Imagistic Memory”, ECAP7, University Vita-Salute “San Raffaele”, Milan.
(2011) June 7-9, “The Paradox of Government. Explaining the Life and Death of a Regime”, Spring School “Making the Social World”, University Vita-Salute “San Raffaele”, Milan.
(2011) May 6-8, “Explaining the Knobe Effect: Relevance Theory, Counterfactuals, and Intentional Actions”, 7th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication, “Morality and the Cognitive Sciences”, University of Latvia, Riga.
(2010) December 15-17, “Can we really speak of ‘pretend desires’?”, SILFS10, University of Bergamo.
(2010) September 23-25, “Can we imagine to desire?”, IX SIFA National Conference, University of Padua, Padua.
(2010) February 3, “A Relativist Account of Pretense”, PLM Seminar, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris.
(2009) September 1-5, “A Relativist Account of Simulation. (Or How Becoming Someone Else Without Contradiction)”, SoPhA 2009 (Triennial Congress of the Francophone Society for Analytic Philosophy), Uni Mail, Geneva.
(2008) August 21-26, “Fearing the green slime: Pretending to feel or pretending to refer?”, ECAP6 (VI European Congress of Analytic Philosophy), Jagiellonian University, Krakow.
(2008) January 21-24, “La nozione di simulazione mentale”, XVIII Convegno Nazionale dei Dottorati di Ricerca in Filosofia, Reggio Emilia.
(2007) October 8-10, “Mirror neurons and the ‘radical view’”, SILFS07 (International Conference of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science), University of Milan.
(2007) June 6-8, “Neuroni specchio e simulazione radicale. Alcune critiche alla proposta di Robert Gordon”, I Convegno Nazionale dei Dottorati di Ricerca in Scienze Cognitive, Messina/Noto.
(2006) September 28-30, “The Paradox of Fictional Emotions. Against Walton’s Account”, VII SIFA National Conference, University Vita-Salute “San Raffaele”, Cesano Maderno (Milan).

didactics
(2012) June 18-23, Museum of Contemporary Art, Castello di Rivoli (Turin)
Teacher for the Summer School “Dialogues in Aesthetics II. What is a work of art?”.
(2012) May, 14-18, University of Turin and Centre for Philosophical-Religious Studies “Luigi Pareyson”. Tutoring activity for the School of High Studies in Philosophy [Scuola di Alta Formazione Filosofica], XI Edition, with Prof. Thomas Metzinger.
2010, November, teaching assistant in Cognitive Psychology, University of Piemonte Orientale.
2008, October–November, tutorial activity in Cognitive Psychology, University of Piemonte Orientale.
2007, November–2008, April, tutorial activity in Cognitive Psychology, University of Piemonte Orientale.
2006, October- 2007, April, tutorial activity in Cognitive Psychology, University of Piemonte Orientale.
2006, October–December, tutorial activity in Italian Grammar (Creative Writing Laboratory), University of Piemonte Orientale.
2005, October–December, tutorial activity in Italian Grammar (Creative Writing Laboratory), University of Piemonte Orientale.

advisory
Since 2012, associate editor of InKoj. Philosophy & Artificial Languages.
Since 2007, associate editor of Rivista di Estetica.

services to the profession
2011 april 27-28, co-organization of the IX Convegno della Società Italiana di Estetica, University of Torino.
2010 april 15, organization of the Paolo Bozzi Prize for Ontology, first edition, University of Torino.
2010 january 11-12, organization of Monumentum.doc, 11th Annual LabOnt Workshop, University of Torino.
2007 january 25-26, organization of Documentality: The ontology of social objects, 8th Annual LabOnt Workshop, Fondazione Rosselli, Torino.
2005 referee for CogSci2005, International Congress of the Cognitive Science Society.

languages
Mother tongue: Italian.
Fluent in spoken and written English.
Fluent in spoken and written French.
Fluent in spoken and written Esperanto.
Fair in spoken and written German.