Ivan Mosca

Born: Turin, Italy, 27.01.1979

Address: Laboratory for Ontology, University of Turin

Department of Philosophy

Via San Ottavio 20 – 10124 Turin, Italy More »

Email: ivan.mosca@unito.it

Qualification

Ph.D. student in Philosophy.

Research areas

Social Ontology, Game studies, Bioethics, Aesthetics.

Education

(Since 2010) Ph.D. Student, University of Turin. Supervisor: Maurizio Ferraris.

(2008) M.o.S. in Philosophy, University of Turin. Title: “Il gioco come oggetto sociale. Un’analisi ontologica” [Game as social object. An ontological analysis]. Supervisors: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris and Prof. Enrico Pasini. Mark: 110/110 Summa Cum Laude.

(2006-2007) Training Course for First Level Teacher in Philosophy for Children. Graduation in Philosophy for Children class (Lipman method), delivered by CRIF (Centro di Ricerca per l’Innovazione Filosofica) as First Level Teacher for the International Council for Philosophical Inquiry With Children.

(2004-2005): Erasmus studies exchange, Université Catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium. Supervisor: Michel Ghins.

(2003) Summer School “La maschera e la vertigine. Il gioco e l’insegnamento” [Mask and Vertigo. Game and teaching], University of Turin.

(1998) High School Diploma, Liceo Scientifico Majorana, Moncalieri.

Prize

(2009) University of Turin Prize for best M.o.S. thesis of the year.

Edited volume

(In Press) Dizionario di Bioetica, Scienza Express.

(2012) Documentalità, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., 50.

(2011) Dizionario di Bioetica, Ce.Se.Di. editions, in collaboration with Fnism and Consulta di Bioetica Onlus, 2011. [Bioethics Dictionary].

Articles

(In Press) Fiction/Interaction, Ontology/Neurology and Computer Games, “Stvar. Časopis za teorijske prakse” [“Thing. Journal for Theoretical Practices”], 3

(2012) The deConstruction of Social Ontology: the Capital of Palestine, in E. Fadda, R. Giovagnoli, A. Givigliano, Cl. Stancati (editors), The Nature of Social Reality, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge

(2012) +10! Gamification and Degamification, “G|A|M|E games as art, media, entertainment. The Italian Journal of Game Studies”, 1

(2012) Mosca, I., Kobau, P., Casetta, E. Introduzione, in I. Mosca, P. Kobau, E. Casetta (a c. di), Documentalità, “Rivista di estetica”, 50

(2011) Just a Cyberplace. The rules in videogames: between Ontology and Epistemology, Digital Games Research Association Library, Utrecht, 2011

(2011) To be and not to be, that is the Quest. Ontology of rules and identity in computer-based games, Proceedings of the 5th Philosophy of Computer Games Conference, Panteion University, Athens, 2011

(2011) Teoria del gioco. Introduzione, “Tangram”, 27, ISSN 1723-9109, 2011

(2011) Specchio specchio delle mie brame, qual è la relazione tra me e il reame? La relazione tra realtà digitale e realtà concreta si basa sulla finzione, “Alfabeta2”, 8 July 2011

(2011) Simposio su Documentalità. Introduzione, “Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics”, XII, 2, 226−232, ISSN 1825-5167

(2010) Le regole del gioco. Perché la realtà sociale non è un sistema normativo, “Rivista di Estetica”, n.s., n. 43 (1/2010). [The Rules of the Game. Why social reality is not a normative system].

(2010) I giochi e le regole, “Tangram. Rivista di cultura ludica”, Onlus Gioco e Dintorni, VIII, 23, Salerno, 2010. [The games and the rules].

(2010) I giochi e le regole. Tempo e vittoria , “Tangram. Rivista di cultura ludica”, Onlus Gioco e Dintorni, VIII, 24, Salerno, 2010. [The games and the rules. Time and victory].

(2010) I giochi e le regoleRuolo, simulazione, arbitraggio, “Tangram. Rivista di cultura ludica”, Onlus Gioco e Dintorni, IX, 25, Salerno, 2011. [The games and the rules. Role, simulation, refereeing].

(2009) Questioni di Bioetica. Lezioni di bioetica nella scuola secondaria di secondo grado, Ce.Se.Di. editions, in collaboration with Fnism and Consulta di Bioetica Onlus, 2009. [Bioethical Questions. Bioethics Lessons for high school classes].

Other

Review, ‘Making the social world’ of John Searle, in “L’indice dei libri del mese”, 2011

Translation, Che cos’è un oggetto sociale? [Qu’est-ce que c’est un objet musical?] of A. Arbo, in “Rivista di Estetica”

Talks

(2012, June 12) International Conference «Colloque Genre et Jeux Vidéo», Ontology of Gender in Videogames, IUFM, Lyon

(2012, May 18) 8th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication «Games, Game Theory and Game Semantics: philosophical and scientific perspectives», Game Theory Games as Fiction Games, University of Latvia, Riga

(2012, March 24) International Conference «Film Forum Festival», Noised Voices in the Fable of Faust: Eros and Logos in a Crossmedial Polyvocal Pattern, University of Udine, Gorizia

(2011, October 13-14) International GRIOS Conference «The nature of social reality», The deconstruction of social ontology: the capital of Palestine, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende

(2011, September 14-17) Just a Cyberplace. The rules in videogames: between Ontology and Epistemology, International DiGRA Conference «Think Design Play», University of Utrecht, Utrecht

(2011, June 8) Gioco, simbolo, rito, seminar course hosted by prof. Natale Spineto, University of Turin, Turin

(2011, May 27-28) Videogiochi e regole. Un’ontologia, International Conference “Far Game”, Università di Bologna, Cineteca, Bologna

(2011, April 26-27) Collaboration to National Conference of Italian Aesthetic Society (S.I.E.), University of Turin, Turin

(2011, April 6-9) To be and not to be, that is the Quest. Ontology of rules and identity in computer-based games, Gamephilosophy, Panteion University, Athens

(2011, February 9) Classificazione delle teorie sul gioco, University of Turin, National Museum of Cinema, Turin

(2010, May 10) “The Turin Philosophical Society: methods”, seminar course hosted by prof. Claudio Calliero, Education Sciences Faculty, University of Turin, Turin

(2009, March 16) “The Turin Philosophical Circle: starting lesson”, seminar course hosted by prof. Claudio Calliero, Education Sciences Faculty, University of Turin, Turin

(2009, November 13) “Abortion in Italy, amongst Morality, Law and Taboo”, Library Mario Gromo, National Museum of Cinema and Consulta Nazionale di Bioetica Onlus, Turin

International congress organization

(2012, March 25) Organization of International Workshop “How to design a game with a message”, Modena

(2011, March 27) Organization of National Conference Interpretare il significato del gioco, Modena

(2010, March 13-14) Organization of International Conference “The role of the Game in the Culture”, Modena

Didactics

(2011-2012) “Ethics and Bioethics of Sport”, Bioethics Laboratory (7 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2011-2012) “Starting Life”, Bioethics Laboratory (3 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2011-2012) “Enviromental Ethics”, Bioethics Laboratory (7 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2010-2011) “Starting Life”, Bioethics Laboratory (8 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2010-2011) “Enviromental Ethics”, Bioethics Laboratory (8 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2009-2010) “Starting Life”, Bioethics Laboratory (6 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2009-2010) “Enviromental Ethics”, Bioethics Laboratory (6 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2008-2009) “Starting Life”, Bioethics Laboratory (7 high schools), in collaboration with Consulta di Bioetica Laica Onlus, Turin Province.

(2008) “Rules and views”, Philosophical Dialog Laboratory for children with linguistic integration problems, Italo Calvino Secondary School, in collaboration with the Education Departement of the Municipality of Turin.

(2007) “Ecological approaches”, Philosophical Dialog Laboratory, A. Cairoli Secondary School, in collaboration with the Library System of the Municipality of Turin.

(2007-2008) “Basic Philosophical Dialog Laboratory: year two”, Lessona Succursale Primary School, in collaboration with the Education Departement of the Municipality of Turin.

(2006-2007) “Basic Philosophical Dialog Laboratory: year one”, Lessona Succursale Primary School, in collaboration with the Education Departement of the Municipality of Turin.

Services to the profession

(Since 2010) Member of the editorial board of Rivista di Estetica, edited by Rosemberg & Sellier, Turin.

Philosophical Society

(Since 2003) Foundation and development of Circolo Filosofico di Torino [Turin Philosophical Society], standing committee for studies about Dialog, Philosophy and Didactics.

Languages 

Mother tongue: Italian.
Fluent in spoken and written English.
Fluent in spoken and written French.