Stefano Vaselli

University of Torino, Italy, PhD Student. (+39) 3297380627. Roma, Via Val Trompia 42. Zip Code: 00141.
Editorial Fellowship: APhEx – Portale di filosofia analitica, www.aphex.it , Res Cogitans – Sito di filosofia applicata (Res Cogitans, Web Site of Applied Philosophy www.rescogitans.it ) More »

Email: stefano.vaselli@unito.it

Qualification
(A.Y. 2010/2011): “Cultore della Materia”: (for the Ist Chair of Philosophy of Science). Appointee by the Council of the Faculty of Philosophy of University of Rome “La Sapienza” (See Degree Certificate).
Since April 1st , 2005: Logic and Epistemology Ph. D Degree, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

Professional Memberships
Present Job Position:
(Since September the 1st 2009): High School full professor of Philosophy and History at the State Preparatory School (Scientific Lyceum) “Amedeo Avogadro”, Rome, 6 Via Brenta (stefano.vaselli@istruzione.it; stefano.vaselli@gmail.com).
Precedent Job Positions:
(Sch. Years. 2005 – 2009): High School full professor of Philosophy and History at the State Preparatory Schools – Classical State Lyceum-Gymnasium “Tito Lucrezio Caro”, Rome, 32 Via Venezuela, and I.S.I.S. “Maria Montessori”, Rome, 8 Via Livenza.
From May 1998 to July 2001: RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana, (RAI – Teche, Servizi Tematici ed Educativi/Rai-Educational), Member of the Editorial Staff for Enciclopedia Multimediale delle Scienze Filosofiche (Multimedial Philosophical Sciences Enciclopedia). Content Management and development for the web-site www.emsf.rai.it;
Info: http://www.emsf.rai.it/credits/credits1.asp http://www.mediamente.rai.it/home/bibliote/biografi/p/C3-Emsf62-104.pdf

Areas of Competences
Philosophy of Social Sciences and History, Realism in Philosophy of Science, Ontology and Methaphysics of Mind, Social Ontology and Economics of Cognition, Theory of Causality and Free Will. Theory of Intuition and Personal Identity.

Education and Grants
Turin, January 29, 2014 University of Turin. Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy. Admission by examination to the Ph. D in Philosophy (Scholarship without aid grant).

Turin, May, 2007 Scholarhip Master – Centro Studi Filosofico – Religiosi “Luigi Pareyson” – High Philosophical Formation School/Scuola d’Alta formazione Filosofica (SDAFF) – IV Studies Cycle. Visiting Professor: John R. Searle (Univ. of California, Berkeley).

Rome, April 1st, 2005 Logic and Epistemology Ph. D Degree, University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Title of Ph. D. Dissertation: Intuitive Cognition. Between Phenomenology, Cognitive sciences and Philosophy of Mind. Scientific Supervisor: Prof. Roberto Cordeschi, Ch. of Phil. of Science #1

Paris, January, 21st – July 31st , 2003 École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS); One Semester Research Permanence as Libre Etudiant Doctorant, under the supervision of professor Luciano Boi (Maitre de Conferences en Epistemologie des Sciences et phenomenologie).

Rome, February, 19th 2001: M.I.U.R. (Education, University and Scientific Research Ministry) Official Appointment for the Teaching of Philosophy and History in State High School, with the score of 80,30/100; 25° placed on 135 nominees.

Rome, July 11en, 2000: University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Faculty of Philosophy. Admission by examination to the Ph. D in Logic and Epistemology. Final score of 100/120 (First candidate placed).

Rome, July 6th, 2000: University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Faculty of Philosophy. Admission by examination to the Ph, D in Philosophy, with final score of 105/120. (He renounces after obtaining the Scholarship for the Logic and Epistemology Ph. D.)

Florence, March 12ve, 1998 State University of Florence, Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy. Admission by examination to the Ph D in Philosophy, with final score of 105/120 (third Placement).

Rome, December 5th , 1996: University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Faculty of Philosophy. Master of Art in Philosophy. Supervisor: Prof. Silvano Tagliagambe (Philosophy of Science Chair #1); Discussant: Prof. Eugenio Lecaldano (History of Moral Philosophy), final score of 110/110, summa cum laude. Title of the M.o.A.’s Dissertation: Personal Identity’s Problem in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy of Mind. Theoretical Positions of D.C. Dennett and D. Parfit.

PUBLICATIONS:

Books
Il posto dei fatti in un mondo di eventi. Essere realisti con la storia, Collana “Nuovo Realismo”, Mimesis, Milano, (forthcoming).

Book Chapters
1.«Due economie della Conoscenza a confronto; la razionalità del realismo», in (a cura di) Animali Razionali, Studi sui confini e sulle possibilità della razionalità* a cura di Pierluigi Graziani, Giorgio Grimaldi, Massimo Sangoi, Limina Mentis, Villasanta (MB), 2014 (forthcoming).
2.«To Be Realist with History*» in Realism and Ontology Without Myths, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, (UK), 2014 (forthcoming).
3.«Searle’s collective intentionality and the “invisible hand’ explanations», in (M. D’Agostino, G. Giorello, F. Laudisa, T. Pievani, C. Sinigaglia, eds) New Essays in Logic and Philosophy of science, SILFS Series, Vol. 1, College Publications, London. 2010.
4.«Due varietà di realismo. Realismo panconcettualista vs realismo relazionale sugli oggetti» (Two Varieties of Realism. Pan-conceptual Realism vs Object-Relational Realism*) in (Carlo Tatasciore, Pierluigi Graziani, Giorgio Grimaldi, eds.), Prospettive filosofiche; il realismo, Napoli, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, 2007, pp. 115 – 128.

Articles and Papers
1.«Nuovo Realismo» (New Realism*) in APhEx, www.aphex.it , January 2013.
2.«Due ontologie della realtà storica. Documentalità e intenzionalità collettiva alla prova della storicizzazione» (Two Ontologies of Historical Reality. Documentality and Collective Intentionality at the Proof of Historicization*) Rivista di Estetica, Rosenberg & Sellier, July 2012.
3.«Il paradosso della determinatezza concettuale», (The Paradox of Conceptual Determination*), Epistemologia, 32; (1/2009).
4.«Due dogmi dell’individualismo», (Two Dogmas of Methodological Individualism*) Rivista di Estetica, Rosenberg & Sellier, n.s., n. 42 (3/2009), anno XLIX. «I dogmi non sono assiomi» (Dogmas are not Axiomatas) Res Cogitans– Sito di filosofia applicata (www.rescogitans.it), February, 1st 2009.
5.« Che tipo di risorsa economica è la conoscenza umana? Il teorema di Arrow e la possibilità di un “dittatore epistemico”», (What Kind of Economic Resource id Human Knowledge? Arrow’s Theorem and the Possibility of a “Epistemic Dictator”*) in Res Cogitans– Sito di filosofia applicata (www.rescogitans.it), February, 1st 2008.
6.«Hic sunt impossibilia. Odradek ed altri oggetti non convenzionali», (Hic sunt impossibilia. Odradek and other not-conventional objects*), Rivista di Estetica, Rosenberg & Sellier, n. 33, anno XLVI, III-2006.
7.«La teologia politica delle realtà ecclesiali cattoliche all’alba del XXI secolo» in Filosofia e questioni pubbliche, 2-3/2006, pp. 71-96.
8.Filosofia della Biologia: la Sfida di Darwin, (Philosophy of Biology. Darwin’s Challenge*) in Galileo -Giornale di scienza e problemi globali, October, 14/2000.
9.«Experimenta mentalia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem», in Il Cannocchiale; January – April 1/2000, pp. 161 – 176.
10.Adattamento/adattamentismo”; “Mutazione vs Adattamento”; “Selezione naturale” (Adaptation/Adaptapionism; “Mutation vs Apdaptation”; “Natural Selection”*) in Montag – statica e dinamica delle idee (Ed. Farenheit 451 – Il Manifesto Libri, December, 1998), pp. 199; 202; 207.
11.Paper: «To Be Realist with History» (SEE THE FILE: TEACHING ACTIVITIES, CONFERENCES AND TALKS).
12.Paper: «La metafisica del determinismo fattuale nasconde un paradosso?» (Does Factual Determinism’ Methaphysics Hide a Paradox*?); (SEE THE FILE: TEACHING ACTIVITIES, CONFERENCES AND TALKS)
13.Paper: «Is Searle’ Collective Intentionality Compatible with Individualistic “Invisible Hand”’ Explanations?» SILFS (Società Italiana di Logica e Filosofia della Scienza) (SEE THE FILE: TEACHING ACTIVITIES, CONFERENCES AND TALKS)
14.Paper: «La causalità storica, tra fatti ed eventi». (Historical Causality, between Facts and Events*) (SEE THE FILE: TEACHING ACTIVITIES, CONFERENCES AND TALKS)
15.Paper «Theorethical vs Cognitive Accounts of Non Conceptual Content » (SEE THE FILE: TEACHING ACTIVITIES, CONFERENCES AND TALKS)
16.Paper «Credenze e altri vettori intenzionali» (Beliefs and Others Intentional Vectors*) (SEE THE FILE: TEACHING ACTIVITIES, CONFERENCES AND TALKS)
17.Paper «Le intuizioni allo specchio; il contenuto non concettuale alla prova della Näive Optics» (Intuitions at the Mirror; Non-Conceptual Content to the Näive Optics task*). The Abstract of the Paper is avalaible in the web site:
18.Paper: «Il Realismo prima della Verità; esternalismo, anti-esternalismo e teorie non epistemiche della percezione», (The Realism before the Truth; Externalism, anti-externalism, and not-epstemic theory of Perception*). The Normativity Workshop, University of Rome, “La Sapienza” – Philosophical and Epistemological Studies Department; chair of Theoretical Philosophy (prof. Tito Magri) and History of Moral Philosophy (prof. Eugenio Lecaldano), December 13, 2000.
19.Paper: «Gli esperimenti impossibili: l’identità personale alla prova delle neuroscienze cognitive» (Impossibile Experiments: Personal Identity at the Proof of Cognitive Neurosciences*). Workshop on Teorie filosofiche dell’identità personale (Personal Identity Philosophical Theories*), – Philosophical and Epistemological Studies Department; chair of Theoretical Philosophy (prof. Tito Magri) and History of Moral Philosophy (prof. Eugenio Lecaldano), November 17/18, 1997.

Translations:
1.Mario De Caro, Telmo Pievani, «Bellarmino’s Revenge; Latest directions of the Roman Church on Faith and Science» su Boundary, Gennaio 2007. It. Transl: La vendetta di Bellarmino. Ultime direttive della Chiesa cattolica in materia di scienza e fede in Res Cogitans – Sito di filosofia applicata (www.rescogitans.it).
2.Owen Flanagan, Dreaming Souls – Sleep, Dreams, and the Evolution of the Conscious Mind. (Oxford University Press, 2000). It. Transl (With Daniele Santoro): Anime che sognano; il sonno e l’evoluzione della coscienza (Editori Riuniti, Novembre 2000).

Reviews
1.L’esistenza non è logica. Dal quadrato rotondo ai mondi impossibili, ( Existence is not Logic. From Sounded Square to Impossible Worlds, By Francesco Berto*) Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2010, su su APhEx, www.aphex.it, Forthcoming.
2.Documentalità. Perché è necessario lasciar tracce, (Documentality. Why it’s indispensable to leave traces, By Maurizio Ferraris*), Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2009, su APhEx, www.aphex.it, June, 2010.
3.Che cos’è la possibilità, di Andrea Borghini (What is Possibility By Andrea Borghini*), Carocci, Roma, 2009, su APhEx, www.aphex.it, December, 2009.
4.La morale della natura di Simone Pollo, (The Morality of Nature By Simone Pollo*) Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2008, su APhEx, www.aphex.it December, 2009.
5.Conoscere è sopravvivere. Perché ancora la filosofia? di Carlo Cellucci; (Knowing is Surviving. Why still Philosophy? By Carlo Cellucci*) Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2008; Galileo – Giornale di scienza e problemi globali. http://www.galileonet.it/recensioni/10703/conoscere-e-sopravvivere
6.Metafisica. Classici contemporanei (Methaphysics: Contemporary Classics*) a cura di Achille C. Varzi, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2008, in Rivista di Filosofia 2/2008
7.L’evoluzione in quattro dimensioni – Variazione genetica, epigenetica, comportamentale e simbolica nella storia della vita di E. Yablonka e M. Lamb, (Evolution in Four Dimensions – Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life* by M. Lamb and E. Yablonka) It. Transl. UTET, Torino, 2007, in Rivista di Filosofia 2/2008.
8.Natura umana; perché la scienza non basta di John Dupré, (Human Nature and the Limits of Sciences* by John Dupré, 2003) Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2007. In Bollettino telematico di Filosofia della Società Filosofica Italiana– December 2007-January 2008.
9.Il cervello come simulatore della realtà; “Il senso del Movimento” di Alain Berthoz (Brain as Reality-Emulator: “Le sense du Mouvement” by Alain Berthoz*): Sapere e Galileo – Giornale di scienza e problemi globali.

Talks
Alghero, September 12th, 2012, Reading and discussion of the paper «To Be Realist with History, or: What Historical Documents Really Are?» SIFA (Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica) – 20th Years Conference.

Padoa, September 23rd, 2010, Reading and discussion of the paper «la metafisica del determinismo fattuale nasconde un paradosso?» (Does Factual Determinism’ Methaphysics Hide a Paradox*?); SIFA (Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica) – Year Conference .

Milan, October 9th , 2007 Reading and discussion of the paper: «Is Searle’ Collective Intentionality Compatible with Individualistic “Invisible Hand”’ Explanations?» SILFS (Società Italiana di Logica e Filosofia della Scienza) – Conference.

Rome, September 21st, 2007 Reading and discussion of the paper «La causalità storica, tra fatti ed eventi (Historical Causality, Between Facts and Events*)». Workshop on “Causality” Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy of 3rd University of Rome – Faculty of Philosophy of University of Roma “La Sapienza” – A.Ph.Ex. Group (Analytical and Philosophical Explanations)

Francavilla al Mare (CH), October 18th , 2006 Reading and discussion of the paper «Due varietà di realismo. Realismo panconcettualista vs realismo relazionale sugli oggetti» (Two Varieties of Realism. Pan-conceptual Realism vs Object-Relational Realism*) SFI (Società Filosofica Italiana) – Conference. Realismo, temi e prospettive (Realism, Themes and Perspectives*), Francavilla al Mare (CH).

Lisbon, August 25th – 30th , 2005 Reading and discussion (with Daniele Santoro) of the paper «Theorethical vs Cognitive Accounts of Non Conceptual Content», ESAP (European Society of Analitical Phylosophy) – Meeting.

Genoa, September 27th, 2004 Reading and discussion of the paper «Credenze e altri vettori intenzionali» (Beliefs and Others Intentional Vectors*) SIFA (Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica) – Year Conference .

Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, October 2nd – 3rd, 2003 SIFA (Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica) – AISC (Cognitive Sciences Italian Association), Conference. Reading and discussion of the paper «Le intuizioni allo specchio; il contenuto non concettuale alla prova della Näive Optics» (Intuitions at the Mirror; Non-Conceptual Content to the Näive Optics task*). The Abstract of the Paper is available in the web site: http://sifa.unige.it/vietri/programma.htm

Organisation of Conferences and workshops
Rome, September 21st, 2007
Workshop on “Causality” Faculty of Humanities and Philosophy of 3rd University of Rome – Faculty of Philosophy of University of Roma “La Sapienza” – A.Ph.Ex. Group (Analytical and Philosophical Explanations)
Francavilla al Mare (CH), October 18th , 2006
SFI (Società Filosofica Italiana) – Conference. Realismo, temi e prospettive (Realism, Themes and Perspectives*), Francavilla al Mare (CH).