Vera Tripodi

Born: Rome, Italy, 07.07.1976
Address: University of Turin, Dep. of Philosophy, Via San Ottavio 20 – 10124 Turin, Italy More »

Email: vera.tripodi@unito.it

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ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-5591-6839 

Scopus Author ID: 56829178100

 

Present Affiliation
2013-Present, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Philosophy Department, University of Turin.

 

Areas of Competence
Feminist Philosophy, Feminist Ethics, Analytic Metaphysics and Ontology.

 

Areas of Specialization
Metaphysics of Gender and Sexual Difference, Social Ontology.

 

Titles
Qualified “Professore di II Fascia” (ASN), Moral Philosophy, 11/C3, in Italian Universities (valid from 13/07/2017 to 13/07/2023).

Qualified to didactical activity (SSD M-FIL/03 “Moral Philosophy” and M-FIL/02 “Philosophy of Science”) and included in the Register of External Scholars and Experts of Politecnico of Turin (obtained: 08/06/2017, validity: from 2017 to 2020).

Cultore della materia (“Subject expert”) in Theoretical Philosophy, University of Turin (obtained: 20/03/2013).

 

Positions Held
2015-2016 Fellow at CAS SEE (Center for Advanced Studies, Southeast Europe), University of Rijeka.

2010-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Barcelona.

2009- 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo.

2007-2008 Postdoctoral Fellow [with a Scholarship Supplement from University of Rome, La Sapienza, held at the Department of Philosophy of Columbia University, New York]

 

Education
2006 January-July Visiting Scholar at the Department of Philosophy, Columbia University, under the supervision of Prof. Achille Varzi.

2007 Discussion of PhD. Dissertation in “Logic and Epistemology” at the University of Rome, La Sapienza. Title: Gli usi ontologici del principio del contesto [Ontological Uses of the Context Principle”]. Supervisors: Prof. Cesare Cozzo, Prof. Carlo Cellucci.

2002 B.A. in Philosophy, University of Rome, La Sapienza, supervisor: Prof. Cesare Cozzo (University of Rome), mark: 110/110 cum laude. Title: “Dummett’s Interpretation of the Context Principle”.

1995. School leaving exams, High School Diploma in Classical Studies (“Maturità Classica”), Liceo Classico “Augusto”, Rome.

 

Prizes and Grants
2015-2016: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, CAS SEE (Center for Advanced Studies, Southeast Europe), University of Rijeka.

2010-2012: Fellowship for Young Foreign Doctors in Spanish Centers, Spanish Ministry of Education [Beca de Movilidad – Jovenes doctores extranjeros, Ministerio de Educación Gobierno de España].

2009-2010: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Yggdrasil (young guest and doctoral researchers’ annual scholarships for investigation and learning in Norway), The Research Council of Norway.

2008: Winner of a bursary at the SWIP UK – Session at 2008 Joint Session of The Aristotelian Society and The Mind Association, University of Aberdeen.

2008: Winner of a Travel Grant at The Midwest SWIP, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

2006-7: One year scholarship to study abroad from the University of Rome, ‘La Sapienza’ held at Columbia University, New York.

2003-2006: Three-year PhD Scholarship, from the University of Rome, ‘La Sapienza’.

1998-2001: Adisu (Agenzia per il diritto agli Studi Universitario nel Lazio), borsa di studio per merito (Studentship).

 

Publications
Books

(2015). Filosofie di genere. Differenza sessuale e ingiustizie sociali, [Philosophies of Gender], Carocci Editore, Roma. ISBN: 9788843076963.

(2014). Sukupuolen filosofia, Niin & näin, Tampere. ISBN:97895255038.

(2011). Filosofia della sessualità [Philosophy of Sexuality], Carocci Editore, Roma. ISBN: 9788843057184.

 

Edited volumes
(2017). Discrimination in Philosophy, in “Rivista di Estetica” (1/2017).

(2017). Philosophy and Medicine, in “Medicina & Storia”, Edizioni ETS, 9/2016. ISBN: 9788846745750.

(2012) (with Elena Casetta), Making Sense of Gender, Sex, Race and the Family, in “Humana.Mente”, issue 22, September. ISSN: 1972-1293. Available online: http://www.thehumanmind.eu/Issues/Issue22.html.

(2012). (with Francesca Ervas), Word and Object. 50th years later, in “Disputatio. International Journal of Philosophy”, vol. IV (32). ISSN: 0873-626X.

 

Book chapters

(2017). Il genere e l’eterna disputa tra “essere” e “dover essere”, in P. Rigliano (a cura di), Sguardi sul genere, Mimesis. 

(2014). Ethics, (with De Vecchi F. – Magni) [English translation] in T. Andina (ed. by), Bridging The Analytical Continental Divide: A Companion to Western Philosophy, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden-Boston, pp. 230-240. ISBN: 9789004254961. Chapter DOI: 10.1163/9789004269347_009

(2013). Stereotipi  [Stereotypes], in M. G. Turri (a cura di), Manifesto per un nuovo femminismo, Mimesis, Milano. pp. 211-226. ISBN: 8857514404.

(2012). Etica (o dei comportamenti) [Ethics] (con De Vecchi F. – Magni F.) in T. Andina (a c. di), Filosofia contemporanea. Uno sguardo globale, Carocci, Roma, pp. 282-293. ISBN: 9788843067046, Chapther DOI: 10.978.88430/67046.

(2007). La teoria giustificazionalista del significato e l’antirealismo sul passato [Justificationist Theory of Meaning and Anti-Realism about the Past], in C. Tatasciore, P. Graziani, G. Grimaldi (a cura di), Prospettive Filosofiche. Il realismo, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Napoli, pp. 129-140. ISBN: 978-88-89946-23-7.

 

Book Preface
(2013). La maternità tra immaginario e luoghi comuni, in J. Valenti, Perché avere figli? Viaggio di una neomamma alla scoperta di gioie e dolori di essere genitori, Edizioni Sonda, Casale Monferrato, 2013, pp. 7-12. ISBN: 9788871066967.

(2016). Introduction, in “Medicina & Storia”, Edizioni ETS, 53-56, pp. 147-160. ISBN: 9788846745750.

 

Papers in Conference Proceedings

(2006). Singular Terms and Inferential Criteria, in C. Cellucci, P. Pecere (eds.), Proceedings of Workshop on Demonstrative and Non-Demonstrative Reasoning in Mathematics and Natural Science. Edizioni dell’Università degli studi di Cassino, Cassino, pp. 399-418. ISBN: 8883170350.

 

Papers

(Accepted on 22 April, 2017 and forthcoming), (co-authored with D. Rose, E. Machery, S. Stich et al), Nothing at Stake in Knowledge, “Noûs”, Wiley Periodicals. Article DOI: 10.1111/nous.12211.

(Accepted and forthcoming), (co-authored with E. Machery, S. Stich, D. Rose et al), The Gettier Intuition from South America to Asia, a special issue edited by Joshua Knobe et al, “Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research”, Springer, ISSN: 0970-7794.

(Accepted on 19 April, 2017 and forthcoming), (co-authored with D. Rose, E. Machery, S. Stich et al), Behavioral Circumscription and the Folk Psychology of Belief: A Study in Ethno-Mentalizing, “Thought: A Journal of Philosophy”, Wiley Periodicals. Article DOI:10.1002/tht3.248.

(2017). The Value of Diversity and Inclusiveness in philosophy. An overview, in “Rivista di estetica”, 64, 1, LVII, pp. 3-17. Article DOI:10.4000/estetica.2058.

(2016). The professionalization of philosophy and the criteria of philosophical knowledge, in “Transcultural Studies. A Journal in Interdisciplinary Research”, Special Issue on philosophy “What is philosophical knowledge? Its theory and practice in contemporary philosophy”, Brill-Publishing House, Leiden, vol. 12, issue 2, pp. 216-230. Article DOI: 10.1163/23751606-01202003

(2016). Epistemic Injustice and Medical Diagnosis, Medicina & Storia, Edizioni ETS, 9-10, pp. pp. 147-160. ISBN 97888467-4186-8.

(2016). Corpi cibernetici e identità sessuale [Cyborg Bodies and Sexual Identity], “La Società degli Individui”, 2/2016, pp. 42-56. Article DOI: 10.3280/LAS2016-055004.

(2016), Brevissimo vademecum (ironico e senza pretese) per vivere (quasi) alla “Sex and the City” ed evitare di essere giudicate (troppo) male, “Rivista di estetica”, 60/3, anno LV, pp. 142-154. Article DOI: 10.4000/estetica.613.

(2016). Come praticare la parità di genere in filosofia? Alcune proposte [How to Promote Gender Equality in Philosophy? Some suggestions], “Castelli di Yale”, volume III, n.2, pp. 59-68. ISSN: 2282-5460.

(2015). Razionalità ed emotività. Il ruolo svolto dalle emozioni in epistemologia [Rationality and and Emotionality. The Role played by Emotions in Epistemology], in P. Graziani, G. Grimaldi, M. Sangoi (a cura di), Animali razionali. Studi sui confini e sulle possibilità della razionalità, Special Issue of Isonomia, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, pp. 321-347. ISSN 2037-4348.

(2015). Intuition, Gender and the Under-representation of Women in Philosophy, “Rivista di Estetica”, 58 (1/2015), pp. 134-144. ArticleDOI:10.4000/estetica.439.

(2014). Frege, Wittgenstein: il «principio del contesto» e la grammatica di un’espressione [Frege, Wittgenstein: the Context Principle and the Grammar of an Expression], “Rivista di filosofia”, vol. 2: 247-272. Article DOI: 10.1413/76763. Article DOI: 10.1413/76763.

(2013). Famiglia e matrimonio minimo [Family and Minimal Marriage], “La Società degli Individui”, 47, pp. 39-52. Article DOI: 10.3280/LAS2013-047004.

(2013). L’intersessualità in famiglia: la chirurgia genitale (in età pediatrica) è l’unica via possibile? [Intersexuality in the Family: is the genital surgery on infants the only possibility?], in “Verifiche. Rivista di scienze umane”, Vol. XLII (1-3): 93-118. ISSN: 0391-4186.

(2012). Between Science and Philosophy: New Perspectives on Gender, Sex, Race, and the Family (with Elena Casetta), in Making Sense of Gender, Sex, Race and the Family, “Humana.Mente”, issue 22, September 2012. ISSN: 1972-1293.

(2012). New Perspectives on Quine’s Word and Object (with Francesca Ervas), in “Disputatio. International Journal of Philosophy”, vol. IV (32): 317-322. ISSN: 0873-626X.

(2011). Che genere d’intuizioni? Maschile, femminile e ragionamento filosofico [What Kind of Intuition? Masculine, Feminine, and Philosophical Reasoning], in “Epistemologia” – Rivista Italiana di Filosofia della Scienza”, 34 (1): 187-209. Article DOI: 10.1400/184842.

(2010). La svolta linguistica e le sue origini [The Linguistic Turn and Its Origins], “APhEx- Portale italiano di Filosofia analitica”, 1: 89-110. ISSN 2036‐9972.

(2010). La distinzione fregeana tra Senso e Riferimento [The Fregean Distinction Between Sense and Reference], “APhEx- Portale italiano di Filosofia analitica”, 1: 58-74. ISSN 2036‐9972.

(2009). Pensare le categorie di genere come tropi [Thinking Gender Categories as Tropes], “Rivista di Filosofia”, 3: 347-372. Article DOI: 10.1413/30460.

(2009). Convenzioni e generi. Donna si nasce o si diventa?, [Conventions and Genders. Woman is born or made?], “Rivista di Estetica”, 41 (2/2009): 39-57. Article DOI: 10.4000/estetica.1853.

(2008). Contestualità e composizionalità del significato [Contextuality and Compositionality of Meaning], in “Humana.Mente. Journal of Philosophical Studies, 4: 1-26. ISSN: 1972-1293.

(2007). L’antirealismo al passato. Dummett, Truth and The Past [Anti-Realism about the Past. Dummett, Truth and the Past], in “Epistemologia – Rivista Italiana di Filosofia della Scienza”, 1:171-178. Article DOI: 10.1400/78907.

 

Papers in web magazine or newspaper

(2015). Addressing the hidden aspects of gender inequality, InGenere, 19\05\2015. Available online: http://www.ingenere.it/en/articles/addressing-hidden-aspects-gender-inequality

(2012). Matrimonio? Meglio minimo [Marriage? Better Minimal] (with Giuliano Torrengo), IL SOLE 24 ORE, vol. Domenicale, ISSN:0391-786X, 10 giugno, p. 35.

(2010). Gender Categories and Social Kinds, “BULLETINE 1/10”, University of Oslo, Norway, Academic Interests.

 

Translations

Mulligan, K. (2016). La preferenza è primitiva?, in T. Andina, C. Barbero (eds.), Ermeneutica, estetica, ontologia. A partire da Maurizio Ferraris, Il Mulino, Bologna, pp. 235-247.

 

Encyclopedia Entries

“Dimostrazione indiretta”, “Legge di Hume”, “Affermazione del conseguente”, “Ignoratio elenchi”, negazione dell’antecedente”, “Non casusa pro causa”, “Barbiere”, “Definiendum”, “Definiens”, “Modus ponens”, “Modus tollens”, “Implicazione”, Russell” in L. Floridi and G. P. Terravecchia (eds.), Le parole della filosofia contemporanea, [A Short Philosophy Dictionary], Carocci Editore, Roma, 2009. 

 

Critical Commentaries

(2015) Critical Commentary of “Katrina Hutchison, Fiona Jenkins, (eds.), Women in Philosophy. What Needs to Change?”, Oxford University Press (Oxford 2013)”, in APhEx- Portale italiano di Filosofia analitica, 14. ISSN 2036‐9972. Available online: http://www.aphex.it/index.php?Letture=557D03012201740321040505777327

(2014) Critical Commentary of “E. Brake, Minimizing Marriage. Marriage, Morality, and the Law, Oxford University Press (Oxford 2012)”, in APhEx- Portale italiano di Filosofia analitica, 9: 417-433. ISSN 2036‐9972. Available online: http://www.aphex.it/index.php?Letture=557D03012201740321070304777327.

 

New Book Reviews

(2009) Review of ECAP 6: Sixth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Krakow 21-26 August 2008. The current state of Analytic Philosophy in Europe, in Humana.Mente – Journal of Philosophical Studies, 8:155-158. ISSN 1972-1293.

(2009) Review of C. Bourne, A Future for Presentism, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 2006, in Humana.Mente – Journal of Philosophical Studies, 8: XV-XX. ISSN 1972-1293.

(2007) Review of M. Dummett, Thought and Reality, OUP 2006 in “2R – Rivista di Recensioni Filosofiche SWIF”, 7: 51-61. ISSN 1126-4780.

(available at http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/2r/2R_7_5_Dummett-Tripodi.pdf).

(2007) Review of M. Dummett, Thought and Reality, OUP 2006 in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

(2006) Review of A. Varzi, Ontologia, Bari-Laterza, 2005, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

(2006) Review of R. Casati-A.Varzi, Semplicità insormontabili. 39 storie filosofiche, Editori Laterza, 2004, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

(2006) Review of M. Dummett, Truth and the Past, New York, Columbia University Press 2004, in “2R – Rivista di Recensioni Filosofiche SWIF”, 3: 27-38. ISSN 1126-4780.(available at http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/2r/2R_3_3_dummett-tripodi.pdf).

(2005) Review of C. Penco, Introduzione alla filosofia del linguaggio, Bari-Roma, Laterza 2004, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

(2004) Review of N. Vassallo (a cura di), La filosofia di Gottlob Frege, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

(2004) Review of D. Davidson, Soggettivo, intersoggettivo, oggettivo, Milano Cortina 2003, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

(2004) Review of M. Dummett, Truth and the Past, New York, Columbia University Press 2004, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

(2003) Review of M. Vignolo, Afferrare Pensieri. Gli atteggiamenti proposizionali dopo Frege e Russell, Roma Carocci 2001, in “Rivista di Filosofia”, Il Mulino.

 

Interviews

Interviewed by Ingeborg W. Owesen (University of Oslo), “Coming and Going”, in BULLETINE 2/11, University of Oslo, Norway, Academic Interests, p. 53-55.

Interviewed by Sonia Sion, “La sessualità oltre la nozione di genere e al di là delle relazioni di potere”, in Passaparola Magazine, Anno IX, Numero 9, Novembre 2012, p.10-12.

Interviewed by Gioele Gambaro, “Filosofia della sessualità”, in Filosofiablog, un Blog sulla filosofia antica, moderna e contemporanea, 26 febbraio 2013. Available online: http://www.filosofiablog.it/etica/filosofia-della-sessualita-intervista-a-vera-tripodi-1/

Interviewed by Francesca Lemmi, “La filosofia non è solo maschia“, in Dol’s Magazine, 24 luglio 2013. Available online: http://www.dols.it/2013/07/24/la-filosofia-non-e-solo-maschia/

Interviewed by Alessio Santelli, “Filosofia della sessualità’ e condizione della donna in accademia”, NewsTown, 20 dicembre 2013Available online: http://news-town.it/credits/2157-filosofia-della-sessualit%C3%A0-e-condizione-della-donna-nell-accademia-intervista-a-vera-tripodi.html

 

Participation in International Research Projects

• International Project “Intellectual Humility and Cultural Diversity in Philosophy: An Examination of the extent an implications of cultural diversity in philosophical intuition”. Co-principal Investigators: Prof. Stephen Stich (Rutgers University) e Prof. Edouard Machery (University of Pittsburgh). Principal Investigator for the Italian Research Team: Prof. Mario Alai (University of Urbino) [2013- 2016] .

• Project “Jacques Derrida. Law and culture” International chair of philosophy (3rd edition, 2016), supported by The Compagnia di San Paolo, Turin. (Prot.: 2016.AAI3795.U4550; Pratica numero: 2016.2379; ID ROL: 18246). Principal Investigator: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris. [September 2016- April 2017]. 

• International project “New Realism. Law and Philosophy” supported by The Compagnia di San Paolo, Turin (Numero Prot. : 2015.AAI2015.U2449; Pratica numero: 2015.0922; ID ROL: 10199). Principal Investigator: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris. [June 2015 – November 2016]. 

• Project “International Chair of Philosophy “Jacques Derrida, law and culture” (Second edition -2015) supported by The Compagnia di San Paolo, Turin (Prot.: 2015.AAI3384.U4032; Pratica numero: 2015.2012; ID ROL: 12867]. Principal Investigator: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris. [October 2015- December 2016].

• National Project (PRIN – Ministry of Education, University, and Research, 2013-2016) “Realism and objectivity”. Principal investigator (local unit): Prof. Alberto Voltolini.

• Project “ENEGE 2015- establishment and management of a European network of experts in the field of Gender equality”, amendment n. 1 to Contract JUST/2011/PROG-GEND/PR/1083/A4, supported by Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (FGB), Rome. Scientific Investigator: Prof. Francesca Bettio (University of Siena). [August-2014 – February 2015]. 

• International project “Documentality Organizing Complexity (DOC)”, supported by The Compagnia di San Paolo). Principal Investigator: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris. EU Accelerating Grant 2013-2015.

 

Services to the profession

• 2016 – Present: Member of the Scientific Committee of “Primo Premio Nazionale di Editoria Universitaria” [First National Prize for the Italian Publishing] and of the Jury of “Premio Nazionale di Divulgazione Scientifica” [National Prize for Scientific Communication].

• 2016 – Present: Member of the International Consulting Council of the Researching Center for Cultural Exclusion and Borderland Areas (in Sociological institute, Russian Academy of Sciences).

• 2015 – Present: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Series: “Ritratti di filosofia contemporanea” published by AlboVersorio, Present.

• 2014 – Member of the scientific committee of the 10th Conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor – “Metaphor in Communication, Science and Education”, at Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy School of Communication Science, University of Cagliari, June 20-23, 2014.

• 2014 – Member of the organizing committee of the workshop on “Women’s Mind. Filosofia e scienza al femminile”, organized by Federica Russo at University of Ferrara, 14-15 November 2014.

• 2013 – Present: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Series: “Relazioni pericolose”, published by Mimesis.

• 2013 – Editor Assistant for the “Paolo Bozzi Prize in Ontology: New Realism 2013”, University of Turin, May 9.

• 2012 – Present: Associate Editor of “Rivista di Estetica” (ISSN: 0035-6212).

• 2006 – Present: APhEx Group, member of its steering committee and co-organizer of most of its meetings.

• 2006 – Editor Assistant for the conference “Prospettive Filosofiche: il Realismo”, organized by “Società Filosofica Italiana” and “Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici” at Francavilla al Mare, October 12, 2006.

• Reviewer for Disputatio, Rivista di Estetica, Mind and Society, The European Journal for Philosophy of Science (EJPS), Rivista Italiana di Filosofia Analitica-Junior, Filosofia, Philosophy Kitchen, Crítica – Revista Hispanoamericana de Filosofía.

 

Professional Memberships
SIFA (Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy), SFI (Italian Society for Philosophy), SILFS (Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science), APhEx (Analytical and Philosophical Explanation), Y.E.A.S. (Young European Association of Sciences).