CURRICULUM VITAE

March, 2014

PERSONAL:

Lorenzo Magnani*

 

Current affiliation:

 

Full Professor

 

Director of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies in Philosophy

Director, Computational Philosophy Laboratory

<http://www.unipv.it/webphilos_lab/>

Department of Humanities, Philosophy Section,

University of Pavia,

Piazza Botta 6, 27100 Pavia, Italy

Author's Webpage:

<http://www.unipv.it/magnani>

Email: lmagnani@unipv.it,lorenzo.magnani@unipv.it

 

EDUCATION:

Degree in Philosophy, University of Pavia, 1976. Thesis: Epistemological and historical analysis of the first construction of non Euclidean geometries. Magna cum laude.

Specialization in Philosophy (equivalent to the current Ph.D. degree), University of Pavia, 1980. Dissertation: From the epistemology of rational reconstruction to the epistemology of change. Magna cum laude.

Area of Specialization: Philosophy of Science/Logic/Philosophy of Cognitive Science.

Areas of Competence: Epistemology; Ethics and Science, Technology, and Human Values; Abductive Reasoning; Critical Thinking; Non-standard Logics; Philosophy of Medicine; History and Philosophy of Geometry; Violence, Morality and Religion.


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Current Position

2001 - current, Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Pavia.

2003 - current, Professor, PhD Program in Philosophy, University of Pavia.

2009 –  2012 Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou (Canton), P.R. China.

Previous positions

1991 - 1999, Adjunct Professor of Logic, Department of Philosophy, University of Pavia.

1996 - 1999, Adjunct Professor of Epistemology, Department of Philosophy, University of  Pavia.

1980 - 2000, Research Professor, full-time, with security of tenure, Department of Philosophy, University of Pavia.

1978 Lecturer, Istituto di Filosofia, University of Pavia.

1976 Instructor, Istituto di Filosofia, University of Pavia.

Previous Visiting Positions

2009 –  2012 Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou (Canton), P.R.China.

2005 –  2008 Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou (Canton), P.R.China.

2003 – 2004 Weissman Distinguished Visiting Professor, (Course PHI 3990 – Special Studies in Philosophy: Philosophy of Science, Fall semester) Department of Philosophy, Baruch College, The City University of New York, New York, NY, USA.

2002 – 2003 Visiting Professor, (Course PST4147 – Perspectives on Science and Technology, Fall semester, Course PST4903, Special Problems - Mathematical Logic, Fall Semester) Philosophy, Science, and Technology Program, School of Public Policy and College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.

2000 Visiting Professor (Course PST3105 - Ethical Theories, Spring semester , Courses PST3127 B and C - Science, Technology, and Human Values, Fall semester) Philosophy, Science, and Technology Program, School of Public Policy and College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.

1999 - Visiting Professor (Course PST3115 - Philosophy of Science) Philosophy, Science, and Technology Program, School of Public Policy and College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.

1999 Visiting Professor (in residence), College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

1998 Visiting Professor (in residence), College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

1995 Visiting Professor (in residence), College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

1993 Visiting Professor, Laboratory of Cognitive Studies in Medicine, Centre for Medical Education, McGill, University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

1993 Visiting Professor (in residence), Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (March 3-25, 1993).

1992 Visiting Professor, Laboratory for Computational Linguistics (LCL), Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

1992 Visiting Professor, Laboratory of Cognitive Studies in Medicine, Centre for Medical Education, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

LAUREA HONORIS CAUSA

Doctor Honoris Causa of “Stefan Cel Mare” University for his seminal interdisciplinary works in computational philosophy, logic and philosophy of science, semiotics and ethics, Suceava, Romania, March 16, 2012.

SUPERVISOR OF GRADUATE, UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AND PHD DISSERTATIONS (PHILOSOPHY, MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE)

Promotion and evaluation committees

Università della Svizzera Italiana, SWITZERLAND, 2003, 2007; Rutgers University, USA, 2007; University of Windsor, UK, 2007; University of Waterloo, CANADA, 2008, 2009; University of Bristol, UK, 2009; Ministry of University and Education, Paros, FRANCE, 2009, 2010; IUSS, University of Pavia, ITALY, 2010; Eindhoven University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS, 2010; Athanassios Raftopoulos’ Professorship, University of Cyprus, CYPRUS, 2010; University of Bolzano, Bolzano, ITALY, 2010; Woosuk Park’s Professorship, Humanities & Social Sciences, KAIST, Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu Daejeon, SOUTH KOREA, 2010; University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign, USA, 2010; University of Hull, Cottingham Road, UK, 2004; The University of California, San Diego, USA, 2003; NSF, USA, 2003; Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, 2005; Duke University, Durham, USA, 2003, 2006; University of Siena, Italy, 2001; Yale Graduate School, Yale, USA, 2003; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 2003; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999, 2000; CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA, 2006; Birkbeck, University of London, UK, 2009; Politecnico di Milano, Milan, ITALY, 2009; University of Guelph, Guelph, CANADA, 2006; Dalhousie University, CANADA, 2007; AAMC Medical School Application Services, Washington, DC, USA, 2009; CNRS, FRANCE, 2002.

PhD Supervision, Assistance, and PhD Committees:

Licia Calvi, Antwerp University, Antwerp, BELGIUM, 2001; Marco Ramoni, University of Pavia, Pavia, ITALY, 1993; Rosella Gennari, University of Amsterdam, THE NETHERLAND; 2002; Sami Paavola, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND, 2006; Emanuele Bardone, University of Pavia, Pavia, ITALY 2009; Bassel Habib, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, FRANCE, 2010; Dirk Derom, Vrje University, Bruxelles, BELGIUM, 2011; Tommaso Bertolotti, University of Pavia, Pavia, ITALY- current PhD student.

PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC SERVICE

2008 - current,  Director of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies in Philosophy (“Consiglio Didattico di Filosofia”), University of Pavia (elected).

2008 – current, Committee Member, Dean’s Board of Advisors, “Consiglio di Presidenza”, “Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia”, University of Pavia.

2008 - current, Committee Member, “Commissione Paritetica”, “Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia”, University of Pavia.

2003 - current, Member of the Teaching Board, PhD Program in Philosophy, University of Pavia.

1994 - current, Director of the “Computational Philosophy Laboratory”, Department of Philosophy, University of Pavia.

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

Program Chair

 

PROGRAM CO-CHAIR (with Ping Li): International Conference on Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Guangzhou (Canton), China, November 7-8, 2011.

 

PROGRAM CHAIR: International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. Theoretical and Cognitive Issues, (MBR012_ITALY), Sestri Levante, Italy, June 2012.

PROGRAM CO-CHAIR (with Ping Li): International Conference on Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Logical, Cognitive, and Neurological models (ABDUCO_010), Guangzhou (Canton), China, May, 2011.

PROGRAM CO-CHAIR (with Walter Carnielli): International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. Abduction, Logic, and Computational Discovery, (MBR09_BRAZIL), Campinas, Brazil, December 2009.

PROGRAM CO-CHAIR (with Ping Li): International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Medicine, (MBR06_CHINA), Guangzhou (Canton), China, July, 2006.

WORKSHOP CO-CHAIR: CODATA Discovery Workshop “Interdisciplinary Communication for Risk Management with Multi-Data Mining”, October, Beijing, 2006

WORKSHOP CO-ORGANIZER: Workshop Abduction and Induction in AI and Scientific Modeling (ECAI2006), Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2006.

SYMPOSIUM CO-ORGANIZER, COGSCI’05 (International Cognitive Science Conference) Symposium on Hypothesis Formation and Cognitive Science, with Paul Thagard, Christian Shunn, and Pat Langley, Stresa, Italy, July 2005.

SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZER, COGSCI’04 (International Cognitive Science Conference), Symposium on Abductive Inferences in Science (invited speakers: A. Aliseda, T. Addis, D. Gooding, J. Woods, D. Gabbay, J. Meheus, M. Sintonen, S. Paavola, Chicago, US, 2004.

PROGRAM CHAIR: International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Engineering: Abduction, Visualization, Simulation (MBR04), Pavia, Italy, December 2004.

PROGRAM CHAIR: International Conference Computing and Philosophy (E-CAP2004_ITALY), Pavia, Italy, 2004.

PROGRAM CHAIR: Conference Model-Based Reasoning Italy (MBR03-Italy), Pavia, Italy, 2003.

PROGRAM CHAIR: International Conference Model-Based Reasoning: Scientific Discovery, Technological Innovation, Values (MBR01), Pavia, Italy, 2001 (with Nancy J. Nersessian).

PROGRAM CHAIR: International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery (MBR98), Pavia, Italy, 1998.

PROGRAM CO-CHAIR: Advanced NATO Workshop Advanced Models of Cognition for Medical Training and Practice, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, 1991.

PROGRAM CO-CHAIR: Colloquium Mathematics and Knowledge, Pavia, Italy, 1989.

CO-ORGANIZER: Second Workshop Imagination, Scientific Intelligibility, Artificial Intelligence, Pavia, Italy, 1987.

CO-ORGANIZER: First Workshop Imagination, Scientific Intelligibility, Artificial Intelligence, Pavia, Italy, 1986.

Committee Member

COMMITTEE MEMBER, Second IEEE/ASE International Conference on Big Data Science and Computing (BigDataScience), Stanford, CA, USA, May 27-31.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, The Fourth International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics, SOTICS 2014, October 12-16, 2014 – Nice, France.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence (PT-AI 13), Oxford, September, 2013, Oxford, UK.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, The Third International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics, SOTICS 2013, October 17 - 22, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal

COMMITTEE MEMBER, International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC2013, July 28-31, 2013, Nanning, China

COMMITTEE MEMBER, The Second International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics, SOTICS 2012, October 21-26, 2012 - Venice, Italy.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, EPHES - SST – 2012, Engineering, Philosophy, and Ethics of the Knowledge Society Searching fro a Spiritual Turn, March 15-18, 2012, Suceava, Romania, Stefan Cel Mare University..

COMMITTEE MEMBER, Enhancing Human Experience via Emerging Technologies, Le Mans University, France, March 27-28, 2012.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, PHEADE 2011, Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact in the Digital Era , Suceava, Romania, Stefan Cel Mare University, October 13-15, 2011.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, Third ETC Conference Economy, Transdisciplinarity, Cognition: “Corporate Social Responsibility in a Permanent Changing World”, May 13 -14, Bacau, Romania, 2010.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, The First International Conference on Social Eco-Informatics, SOTICS 2011, July 17-22, 2011 - Bournemouth, UK

COMMITTEE MEMBER, SMC2010 - International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBER, COGSCI2010, 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, OR, USA, August 11-14, 2010.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, 5th International Workshop on Chance Discovery (IWCD10) in The 10th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Sydney, Australia, December, 2010.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, Invited session on Innovations in Chance Discovery, KES2010, 14th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, Cardiff, Wales, UK, September 2010.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, LRR10: Logic, Reasoning and Rationality, Ghent, Belgium, September, 2010.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, ICCC-X – Computational Discovery, Lisbon, Portugal, January, 2010.

COMMITTEE MEMBER PHEADE 2009, International Conference under the theme: The Engineered Singularity, Suceava & Cernovtsy (Romania & Ukraine), October 26-28, 2010.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, EBICC 2009 - Brazilian International Meeting of Cognitive Science, Campinas, Brazil, September 2009.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, The 2nd Roass Conference of the Romanian Association of Semiotic Studies, Slanic-Moldova, Romania, October 2008.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, Modelling Adaptive and Cognitive Systems (ADAPCOG 2008), October, 2008, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, ETHICOMP 2008. Living, Working and Learning beyond Technology Mantua, Italy, September 2008.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: International Joint Workshop on Computational Creativity, (IJWCC2008), Madrid, Spain, September, 2008.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: “Applying Peirce”: An International Conference on Peirce’s Thought and Its Applications, Helsinki, Finland, June 2007

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Fourth Joint Workshop on Computational Creativity (ECAI2006), London, UK, June2007.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Third Joint Workshop on Computational Creativity (ECAI2006), Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2006.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Fourth International Workshop on Computational Models of Scientific Reasoning and Applications (CMSRA-IV) Lisbon, Portugal, September 2005.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: The Second Joint International Workshop on Computational Creativity, IJCAI’05 (International Joint Conference of Artificial Intelligence), UK, August 2005.

COMMITTEE MEMBER, Workshop Chance Discovery: from Data Interaction to Scenario Creation, The 22nd International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2005), Bonn, Germany, August 2005.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: IACAP International Association for Computing and Philosophy, European CAP Steering Committee, 2004-2006.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: The Abductive Systems Group, Director John Woods, Department of Philosophy,University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2004-current.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Computational Creativity 2004, at the Seventh European Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ECCBR-04), Madrid, Spain, 2004.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: First European Workshop on Chance Discovery, (EWCD-04), in ECAI-04 (European Conference of Artificial Intelligence), Valencia, Spain, 2004.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: The 6th International Conference on Discovery Science, Sapporo, Japan, 2003.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Third International Workshop on Computational Models of Scientific Reasoning and Applications (III CMSRA), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: International Congress on Discovery and Creativity (ICDC), Ghent, Belgium, 1998.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: International Conference Culture and Spirituality, Pavia, Italy, 1997.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: International Conference Chaos, Fractals, Models 96, Pavia, Italy, 1996.

ACADEMIC CENTERS AND EDITORIAL BOARDS

Academic Centers

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Centro di Scienze Cognitive e Sistemiche per la Formazione Aziendale, Consorzio Pavese per Studi Post-Universitari nell’Area Economico-Aziendale, Pavia, 1996 - current.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Center of Cognitive Science, University of Pavia, Pavia, 1994 - current.

Editorial Boards (Handbooks)

The Commens Encyclopedia of Peirce Studies

JOURNALS

ASSOCIATE EDITOR: International Journal of Technoethics, 2009-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER Academic Journal of Modern Philology (Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw Branch), 2013-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems (IJSSS), 2011-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience (BRAIN), 2009-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Machines (IJSSM), 2009-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER Noema (Romanian Committee of History and Philosophy of Science and Technics, Romanian Academy), 2010-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: International Journal Mind and Society, 1999-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Logic Journal of the IGPL, 2007-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Journal of Applied Logic, 2004-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Journal of Algorithms in Cognition, Informatics, and Logic, 2008-2012.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Internet Journal Romanian Semio-Logical Review, 2008-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Economy. Transdisciplinarity Cognition, 2008-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Journal of Mind Theory, 2009-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: International Journal of Technoethics, 2009-current.

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER: Revista Internacional de Tecnología, Conocimiento y Sociedad, 2011- current.

COMMITTEE MEMBER: Internet Journal Network, 2006-current.

EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Economy. Transdisciplinarity Cognition, 2008-current.

Reviewer

REVIEWER: Erkenntnis.

REVIEWER: Synthese.

REVIEWER: Journal of Modern Logic.

REVIEWER: Journal of Applied Logic.

REVIEWER: Informal Logic.

REVIEWER: Minds and Machines.

REVIEWER: Information.

REVIEWER: Mind and Society.

REVIEWER: Foundations of Science.
REVIEWER: Philosophical Psychology.

REVIEWER: Cognitive Systems Research.

REVIEWER: Pragmatics and Cognition.

REVIEWER: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.

REVIEWER: Journal of Intelligent Systems.

REVIEWER: Journal of Conflict Management.

REVIEWER: International Journal of Human Computer Studies.

REVIEWER: IEEE Intelligent Systems.

REVIEWER: PsychNology Journal.
REVIEWER: European Journal for Philosophy of Science.
REVIEWER: New Media & Society.

REVIEWER: Cognitive Science Society Conferences.

REVIEWER: IJCAI Conferences.

REVIEWER: Current Anthropology.

REVIEWER: European Conference of Artificial Intelligence.

REVIEWER: Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

REVIEWER: European Cognitive Science Conference.

CONFERENCES AND EDITED BOOKS

REVIEWER: International Conference, Knowledge Generation, Communication and Management: KGCM 2007-2008-2014.

REVIEWER: MBR (Model-Based Reasoning International Conferences), 1998, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2012.

REVIEWER: ECAP2004. International European Conference “Computing and Philosophy”

(E-CAP2004_ITALY).

REVIEWER: National Science Centre, Poland- 2013-.

EXAMINATION BOARD Premio “Marco Somalvico”, Politecnico di Milano, 2004-2007.

SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME (FP7), European Union Marie Curie Reintegration Grants of the Specific Programme PEOPLE, 2009.

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD, Book Rethinking Machine Ethics in the Age of Ubiquitous Technology (editor Jeffrey White) IGI-Global, 2014.

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COORDINATION

Coordination of the activities related to the Agreement for Direct Cooperation between the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia by and on behalf of the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) and the University of Pavia (Italy) (Research and education in philosophy, philosophy of science and technology, and in the whole area of cognitive sciences), Funds MIUR Internazionalizzazione, 2000 – 2004.

Coordination of the activities related to the Agreement between University of Pavia and The City University of New York/Baruch College (in the framework of the pre-existing CUNY-ITALY Exchange) (Research and education in philosophy, philosophy of science and technology) 2003 – 2004.

Coordination of an International research with the Department of Philosophy of the Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, P.R. China and the Department of Philosophy of the Central University for Nationalities, Bejing, P.R. China ((Research and education in philosophy, philosophy of science and technology, and in the whole area of cognitive sciences), Funds Fondazione FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, 2004-2006, Università di Pavia, 2006-2013.

GRANTS AND RESEARCH GROUPS:

Post-Laurea Fellowship, University of Pavia, 1978-1980.

Local Funds (University of Pavia, 60% and FAR):

COORDINATOR:

Criteria and methods for truth in science and philosophy, 1989-1991.

Argumentation and knowledge in science and philosophy, 1991-1993.

The language of philosophy and the representation of the world, 1991-1993.

Epistemology, logic, cognitive science: new problems and perspectives, 1992-1994.

Perspectives on constructive reasoning in science and philosophy: interdisciplinary aspects, 1994-1995.

Language of science and language of philosophy, 1995-1997.

Constructive reasoning in art and science, 1998 - 2000.

Computational philosophy, cognitive sciences, moral imagination, 2001-2003.

Knowledge as a duty. Knowledge-based society and values in XXI Century, 2004-2005.

Philosophy and cognitive science, 2006-2007.

Distributed cognition in hypothetical reasoning, 2008-2009.

Epistemology, Logic and Philosophy of Science, 2009-2013-current.

National Funds (MIUR – COFIN/PRIN - Programmi di ricerca scientifica di interesse nazionale):

MEMBER:

National Project “Mathematics, informatics and didactic problems” (National coordinator Claudio Bernardi, Department of Mathematics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”), 1991-1995.

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Epistemological and formal models of explanatory reasoning, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Claudio Pizzi, University of Siena), 1996.

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Information transfer and measurement in the logic of scientific explanation, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Claudio Pizzi, University of Siena), 1998 - 2000.

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Causal and functional relationships in scientific discovery, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Claudio Pizzi, University of Siena), 2000 - 2002.

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Models of reasoning in scientific explanation and discovery, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Claudio Pizzi, University of Siena), 2002 - 2004.

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Embodied and distributed aspects of model-based reasoning in scientific discovery, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Claudio Pizzi, University of Siena), 2004 - 2006.

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Multimodal Abduction. Distributed representations and epistemic mediators in scientific discovery and explanation, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Claudio Pizzi, University of Siena), 2007 - 2009.

NATIONAL COORDINATOR/PRINCIPAL INVSTIGATOR:

Epistemological, Cognitive, and Formal Models of Scientific Reasoning and Discovery, 2009-2011 (fund actual duration 2011-2013).

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Eco-Cognitive Abduction. Distributed Representations, Cognitive Mediators, and Social Epistemology in Scientific Discovery and Technological Innovation, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia), 2009 – 2013.

NATIONAL COORDINATOR/PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:

Models and inferences in science. Logical, Epistemological, and Cognitive Aspects, 2012-2014 (funds actual duration 2014-2016).

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

Models, fictions, and inferences in the perspective of eco-cognitive abduction. Embodied and distributed representations and epistemic mediators in scientific discovery and technological innovation, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia), 2012 – 2014(funds actual duration 2014-2016). .

National Funds (FIRB - Progetti autonomamente presentati per lo svolgimento di attività di ricerca di base di alto contenuto scientifico e tecnologico anche a valenza internazionale):

LOCAL DIVISION, COORDINATOR:

The impact of contemporary epistemology and cognitive science on scientific and technological research, Local Division, University of Pavia (National coordinator Claudio Pizzi, University of Siena), 2003 - 2005.

Project “Internationalization” MIUR (Italian Ministry of University, Rome, Italy)

COORDINATOR

INTERLINK: PAVIA/ATLANTA, Università di Pavia-Georgia Tech. COGNITIVE PHILOSOPHY, EPISTEMOLOGY, AND PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY. International Exchange Program (Faculty and Students) University of Pavia and Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001- 2004.

INTERLINK: Beyond Mind. A New Foundation for Cognitive Science: Model-Based Reasoning and Hypothesis Generation.”.International Exchange Program (Faculty) University of Pavia and USA: 1. Bowling Green State University, 2. University of Virginia, 3. Stanford University, 4. Ohio State University, CANADA, 5. British Columbia University, MEXICO; 6 Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City. UE: 7. University of Bath, UK; 8. Portsmouth University, UK; 9. King’s College, UK; 10. University of Ghent, BELGIUM; 11. Università di Trento ITALY; CHINA: 12. Sun Yat-sen (Zhongshan) University, Guangzhou (Canton), CINA 2006-2008 (selected and funded by the University of Pavia).

CNR Funds (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche):

COORDINATOR:

Single projects: Computational epistemology. Applying concepts and methods of artificial intelligence to the problems of philosophy of science, 1991-1992.

Explanation: the role of coherence: a) cognitive aspects of medical reasoning, b) logical and computational aspects of abductive reasoning, 1993-1995.

Coordinate project: Causality and explanation in intelligent problem solving (with University of Turin, Departments of Computer Science; University of Milan, Department of Philosophy; CNR, Institute of Psychology, Rome), 1995-1997.

Bilateral project: Modeling mechanisms of explanatory reasoning (with P. Thagard, Department of Philosophy, Waterloo University, Canada), 1995-1997.

Travel grants: Philosophical, epistemological, and computational aspects of medical problem solving (Laboratory for Computational Linguistics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA), 1992.

Bilateral project: Modeling creative and simulative reasoning processes in science (with N. J. Nersessian, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA) 1998 - 2001.

European Union Funds:

MEMBER:

European Project AIM (Advanced Informatics in Medicine) No. A1005: GAMES-I and GAMES-II: A general architecture for medical experts systems, University of Pavia, London, Aberdeen, Bruxelles, 1990-1994.

Private Funds (Bank):

COORDINATOR:

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, Computational Philosophy Laboratory, Personal Computers and other facilities, 1993.

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, Computational Philosophy Laboratory, Research, 1994.

Idem, 1995.

Idem, 1996.

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery (MBR’98) 1997.

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, International Conference Information Transfer and Measurement in the Logic of Scientific Explanation, 1998.

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, International Cooperation with some Chinese Universities- 2001.

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery (MBR’04) 2004.

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, International Cooperation with some Chinese Universities- 2005.

FONDAZIONE CARIPLO, International Cooperation with some Chinese Universities and publications of books in Chinese, 2005.

Other Local Funds:

COORDINATOR:

(Consiglio di Amministrazione) 1988-1999-2000.

 COORDINATOR:

(University of Pavia - Departments of Computer Science, Philosophy, Statistics, Psychology, Economy) - Progetto di Ricerca di Ateneo -: Rationality and decision in social sciences, 1998 -2000.

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND SYMPOSIA (invited and submitted)

Unione degli Atei e degli Agnostici Razionalisti, Seminar “Evoluzionismo, filosofia e religione”, Pavia, March 1st, 2014.

International Conference  PHEADE “Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Education and Spirituality in the Digital Era”, Suceava, Romani, November/December 2013 (Keynote Speaker).

International Conference “What Affordance Affords”, Darmstadt, Germany, November 25-27, 2013 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

International Conference “Philosophy and Cognitive Science”, Guangzhou, P. R. China, November 7-8, 2013 (Co-Chair and Keynote Speaker).

Workshop “Visual Abduction or Abductive Vision”, KAIST (Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Daejeon, South Korea, November 1-2, 2013 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

Workshop “Heuristic Reasoning”, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, June, 2013 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

Seminars “L’esistenza umana alla prova della crisi del terzo millennio. Prospettive dalla clinica psicoanalitica e dalla pratica filosofica, Filosofia sui Navigli, Milan, March 2013 (Invited).

Seminars “The concept of scientific revolutions” and “The epistemological foundations of psychoanalysis”, Aula Golgi, University of Pavia, Pavia, November 2012 and February 2013 (Invited).

Workshop “Il veleno dell’invidia”, CIPA, Italian Center of Analytical Psychology, December 2012, Milan, Italy (Invited).

SILFS 2012 Mid-term Conference of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science, November 2012.

W-ETE 2012, The Wisdom in the Emergent Technologies Era, Pune, India, November 2012 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

The End of Science and Beyond, University of Kiel, Kiel, October 2012 (Invited Keynote Speaker)

Workshop “Alan Turing Legacy”, University Rome 3, Rome, October, 2012 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

the 3rd PHEADE International Conference under the theme: Trends and Challenges in the Philosophy of Information, Suceava & Cernovtsy (Romania & Ukraine), October 13-16, 2011 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

XXXVII Italian Meeting of Cutaneous Histopathology, Turin, Italy, March 21-23, 2012 (Invited).

Philosopher’s Reading Panel at the CPDP2011 on: Privacy and Due Process after the Computational Turn, Philosophers of law meet data scientists and philosophers of technology, 26th January, Bruxelles (Invited Keynote Speaker).

the 2nd PHEADE International Conference under the theme: The Engineered Singularity, Suceava & Cernovtsy (Romania & Ukraine), October 26-28, 2010 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

32th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2007), Invited Workshop “Abduction and explanation” (with P. Thagard, P. Domingos, T. Lambrozo), Portland, US, 2010 (Invited).

KES2010, Invited Session on Chance Discovery, Cardiff, UK, September 2010.

Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology, UNICAMP, Campinas, (Co-Chair), December, 2009.

10th World Congress of Semiotics, Chair of the Round Table “Semiotics and Cognitive Science” (participants T. Deacon, Berkeley University, USA, C. Sihna, Portsmouth University, UK and F. Stjernfelt, Aarhus University, Denmark), A Coruña, Spain, September 24, 2009 (Invited).

XV Early Fall School in Semiotics EFSS’2009 “Sociosemiotics III”, Granted Reasmus Intensive Program, New Bulgarian University, Sozopol, Bulgaria, September 9 and 11, 2009 (Invited).

IJCAI09 International Workshop on Abductive and Inductive Knowledge Development (AIAI09), Pasadena, CA, USA, July 12, 2009.

31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2009), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 29-August 2, 2009.

“mERGERs”, Physical and Cognitive Mutations in Humans and Machines (in collaboration with “Virtual Laval”), Laval, France, April 2009 (Invited)

PHEADE. Philosophy of Engineering and Artefacts in the Digital Age, Stefan Cel Mare University, Suceava, Romania, February 2009 (Invited).

Transmodernity: Managing Global Communication, 2nd International Conference of the Romanian Association of Semiotic Studies, Slanic-Moldova, Romania, October 2008 (Invited).

KES2008, Invited Session on Chance Discovery, Zagreb, Croatia, September 2008.

World Congress of Philosophy. Rethinking Philosophy Today, Seoul National University, “Round Table Human Being, Sign, and Machine”, chair, Seoul, South Korea, August 2008 (Invited).

World Congress of Philosophy. Rethinking Philosophy Today, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 2008.

Science, Technology, and Human Values ij the Context of Asian Development, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2008 (invited).

29th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2007), Nashville, US, 2007.

9th ISINI Conference (International Society for Intercommunication of New Ideas), “managing Global Changes and Challenger”, Bacau, Romania, August 2007 (Invited).

CODATA2006, 20th International CODATA Conference: Scientific Data and Knowledge within the Information Society, Discovery Workshop on “Interdisciplinary Communication for Risk Management with Multi-Data Mining”, October 23-25, 2006, Beijing, P.R. China.

SMC2006, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Workshop “Tools for Discovery, Decision, and Design” October 8-11, Taipei, Taiwan.

ECAI2006, Workshop Abduction and Induction in AI and Scientific Modeling (AIAI06), Riva del Garda, Italy, August 29, 2006.

Why are we Junghian? Training, praxis, theory, methods, Residential Seminar, CIPA, Italian Center of Analytical Psychology, May 2006, Siracusa, Italy (Invited).

Creativity in Knowledge Society, Workshop, K.I.T.E, Biondustry Park of Canavese, Ivrea, May 2006 (Invited).

International Conference “Communication, Interpretation, Translation”, University of Bari, Bari, February 16-18, 2006 (Invited).

4th International Workshop on Chance Discovery: From Data Interaction to Scenario Creation, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2005), Bonn, Germany, August 11, 2005.

27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2005), Stresa, Italy, August 3-5, 2005.

The Second Joint International Workshop on Computational Creativity, IJCAI’05 (International Joint Conference of Artificial Intelligence), Edinburgh, UK, July-August 2005.

Workshop Integration of Abduction and Induction in AI, IJCAI’05 (International Joint Conference of Artificial Intelligence), Edinburgh, UK, Edinburgh, July 29, 2005.

International Colloquium Demonstrative and Non-Demonstrative Reasoning, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, June 2005 (Invited).

European Computing and Philosophy Conference (E-CAP2005), Västerås, Sweden, June 2005 (Invited).

International Colloquium Truth, Verisimilitude and Simulation Models. Functional Realism, Objectivism and Knowledge Construction, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, May 2005 (Invited).

Technology and the Changing Face of Humanity, Conference Canadian Jacques Maritain Association, The University of Western Ontario, May 2005 (Invited).

The Second Asia-Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference (AP-CAP2005), Bangkok, Thailand, January 2005.

International Conference Philosophy: Problems; Aims, Responsibilities, Warwick, UK, September 2004.

International Conference Model-Based reasoning in Science and Engineering (MBR04), Pavia, Italy, December 2004 (Chair).

Seventh European Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ECCBR-04), Workshop Computational Creativity 2004, Madrid, Spain, August 2004

ECAI04 European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, First European Workshop on Chance Discovery, Valencia, Spain, August 2004.

26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2004), Chicago, US, 2004.

Computing and Philosophy Conference (NA-CAP2004), Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, US, 2004.

International Conference of Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences, Department of Philosophy, Zhongshan (Sun Yat-Sen) University, Guangzhou (Canton), China, June 2004, (Invited).

European Computing and Philosophy Conference (E-CAP2004_ITALY), Pavia, Italy, June 2004 (Chair).

Third International Workshop Computational Models of Scientific Reasoning and Applications (III CMSRA), Buenos Aires, Argentine, September 2003 (Invited).

European Conference of the Cognitive Science Society CogSci2003 Europe, 2003.

25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, USA, July 2003.

HCI2003 Workshop on “Chance Discovery and Its Management”,Crete, June 27, 2003

International Conference Cognition, Meaning, and Reality, University of Rome III, Rome, Italy, 2003 (Invited)

AISB03 Convention AI and Creativity in Arts and Science, Aberystwyth, UK, 2003.

Computing and Philosophy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, 2003.

Cognition and Rationality. Being Rational, Models and Limits of Rationality in Scientific research, Economic Behavior, Common Sense Reasoning, University of Padua, Padua, Italy, 2003 (Invited).

National Workshop on Didactics of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, 2003 (Invited).

PRICAI-02 Conference, Workshop on Chance Discovery, Tokyo, Japan, 2002.

Discovery Science Conference, DS2002, Luebek, Germany, 2002.

ECCE 11, Cognition, Culture, and Design, Catania, Italy, 2002.

AISB02 Convention AI and Scientific Discovery, London, UK, 2002.

Second International Workshop Computational Models of Scientific Reasoning and Applications (II CMSRA), Las Vegas, USA, 2002 (Invited paper).

International Conference Causation and Explanation in Natural and Social Sciences (CENSS2002), Ghent, Belgium, 2002.

Workshop L’élaboration de formes est-elle le moteur de la cognition? Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, 2002 (Invited paper).

Workshop Scientific Reasoning in AI and Philosophy of Science, ECAI 2002, London, UK, 2002.

International Conference Model-Based Reasoning: Scientific Discovery, Tehcnological Innovation (MBR’01), Values, Pavia, Italy, 2001 (Invited paper).

23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CosSci2001), Edinburgh, UK, 2001.

IJCAI01 Workshop on Abductive Reasoning, Seattle, USA, 2001 (Invited paper).

European Conference on Machine Learning, ECML/PHDD, Workshop Machine Learning as Experimental Philosophy of Science, Freiburg, Germany, 2001 (Invited paper).

HPTM’01, Hypertexets Hypermédias Conference, Valencienne, France, 2002.

Workshop Scientific Reasoning in AI and Philosophy of Science, ECAI 2000, Berlin, Germany, 2000.

International Congress on Incommensurability, Hannover, Germany, 1999.

21st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (COGSCI’99), Vancouver, Canada, 1999.

AISB99 Convention AI and Scientific Discovery, Edinburgh, Great Britain, 1999.

International Conference Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery (MBR’98), Pavia, Italy, 1998 (Invited paper).

Third International Workshop on Human and Machine Perception, Pavia, Italy, 1998 (Invited paper).

Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, Boston, USA, 1998 (Conference and Symposia).

International Congress on Discovery and Creativity (ICDC), Ghent, 1998 (Invited paper)

International Congress Non Conventional Medicine, Pavia, Italy, 1998 (Invited paper).

International Conference Child and Science, Pavia, 1998 (Invited paper).

International Congress Culture and Spirituality, Pavia, Italy, 1997 (Invited paper).

Società Filosofia Italiana (SFI) National Congress, Bari, Italy, 1997 (Invited paper).

Workshop Nuove frontiere della scienza, Lecco, Italy, 1997 (Invited).

International Conference Chaos, Fractals, Models 96, Pavia, Italy, 1996 (Invited paper).

AAAI Spring Symposium on Computational and Cognitive Models of Spatial Representation, Stanford, CA, USA, 1996.

Colloquium Medicine and Ethics, Varese, Italy, 1996 (Invited paper).

Triennal Colloquium of the Italian Society for the Philosophy of Science (SILFS), Rome, Italy, 1996.

10th Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Florence, Italy, 1995.

Colloquium With Darwin beyond Descartes, Pavia-Como, Italy, 1994 (Invited paper).

International School Biocybernetics of Vision, Ischia, Naples, Italy, 1994 (Invited paper).

Colloquium Creative Potential. Exploration and Development, Pavia, Italy, 1994 (Invited paper).

Triennal Colloquium of the Italian Society for the Philosophy of Science (SILFS), Rome, Italy, 1993.

Colloquium A. Banfi: Modernity and Crisis, Reggio Emilia, Italy, 1993 (Invited paper).

First International Workshop on Perception. Human and Machine Vision, Pavia, Italy, 1993 (Invited paper).

Gauss Symposium, Munich, Germany, 1993 (Invited paper).

Colloquium L. Geymonat and Philosophy of Science in Italy, Rovigo, Italy, 1992 (Invited paper).

Advanced NATO Workshop on Advanced Models of Cognition for Medical Training and Practice, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, 1991 (Invited paper).

Colloquium History and Philosophy of Science in Italy from 1945 to recent times, Forlì, Italy, 1991 (Invited paper).

Colloquium Peirce in Italy, Naples, Italy, 1990 (Invited paper).

International Symposium on Structures in Mathematical Theories, San Sebastian, Spain, 1990.

First Conference of Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIIA), Trento, Italy, 1989.

Colloquium Psychoanalysis in Question, Florence, Italy, 1989 (Invited paper).

Colloquium Ematologia 88: Clinical methodology, Ustica, Italy, 1988 (Invited paper).

Colloquium CC20, Communication and Cognition, Applied Epistemology, Ghent, Belgium, 1987.

Colloquium La portée europeéenne des traditions épistémologiques italiennes, Paris, November 3-5, 1987 (Invited paper).

INVITED ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

University of Bologna, Seminar “Errare è umano….perseverare è scientifico” Invited Lecture, Bologna, Italy, February, 11, 2014.

South China University of Technology, Invited Lecture, Guangzhou, P. R. China, November 8, 2013.

University of Trento, Seminar “Filosofia, Scienza e Società”, Invited Lecture, Trento, Italy, October, 10, 2013.

Pennsylvania University, Penn Center for Italian Studies and Institute of Research in Cognitive Science, International Seminar “Mind and Science”, October 3, 2013

University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Philosophy, Invited lecture, Rome, May 15-16, 2012.

Engineering, Philosophy, and Ethics of the Knowledge Society Searching for a Spiritual Turn (EPHES-SST-2012), Attribution of the title of Doctor Honoris Causa Awarded to Lorenzo Magnani, Suceava. Romania, March 2012.

National Conference “La medicina assicurativa: etica, deontologia, diritto”, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.

ISBEM, Istituto Scientifico Biomedico Euro Mediaterraneo, Mesagne-Lecce, Italy, March 2011.

University of Salento, Department of Philosophy, Lecce, Italy, March 2011.

University of Aarhus, Center for Semiotics, Diagrams and the Extended Mind, Aarhus, Denmark, November 2010.

University of Aalborg, Department of Learning, Education and Philosophy Aalborg, Denmark, February 2009.

Sun Yat-sen University, Department of Philosophy, Guangzhou, P. R. China, December 2008.

Polish Academy of Sciences (Philology - Wroclaw Section), University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland, December 2008.

Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science, “Trends of Philosophy of Science in Italy”, Boston, USA, September 2007.

Conference “Applying Peirce”, in conjunction with the 9th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, Helsinki, June 2007.

International Conference “Human Being in Contemporary Philosophical Conceptions”, Volgograd State University, Russia, May 2007.

South China University of Technology, School of Politics and Public Administration, Invited Lecture, Guangzhou, P. R. China, July 4, 2006.

Abduction and the Process of Scientific Discovery, Centro de Filosofia des Ciěncias da Universitade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, May 2006.

Computers and Philosophy, and International Conference, Le Mans University, Laval, France, May 2006.

Universitad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Istituto de Investigaciones Filosoficas, Mexico City, October 2005.

Alan Mathison Turing. L’uomo, la macchina, l’enigma, University of Milan, Milan, 2004.

Mente e Cervello, Associazione Trentino-Alto Adige “Neuroscience 2000” and Laboratorio di Scienze Cognitive, University of Trento, Rovereto (Trento), 2004.

Baruch College, The City University of New York, Dept. of Philosophy, New York, USA, November 2003.

Mathesis, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Udine, Udine, Italy, 2003.

Mathesis 2002-2003, Department of Mathematics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2003.

Ivan Allen College Forum, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA, 2002.

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Séminaire de Philosophie et Mathématiques, Paris, France, 2002.

School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 2001.

Department of Philosophy and Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence Research, Computer and Information Science Department, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2000.

Collegio Borromeo, University of Pavia, Italy, 1999.

Cognitive Science Program, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 1999.

Department of Psychology, University of Milan Bicocca, 1999.

Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, The Netherland, 1999.

Department of Computer Science, University of Dublin, Ireland, UK, 1999.

Scuola Avanzata di Informazione Integrata (SAFI), Pavia 1999.

Scuola Universitaria Superiore (SUS), Pavia, 1999.

College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 1995, 1998, 1999.

Department of German Language and Literature, University of Antwerp, Belgium, 1998.

Department of Nuclear Physics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 1998.

Cognitive Science Center, Pavia, Italy, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998.

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Milan, Italy, 1997.

Faculty of Economy, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 1995.

Department of Classical and Mediaeval Philology, University of Lecce, Italy, 1995.

C.I.R.M.S., Department of Physics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, 1995.

Department of Computer Science, University of Turin, Turin, Italy, 1995.

Department od Physics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 1995.

Department of Mathematics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999.

Cognitive Science Laboratory, Princeton University, NJ, USA, 1993

Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1993.

Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 1992.

Laboratory of Cognitive Studies, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1992.

GAMES-II Medical Committee Meeting, Slough, London, UK, 1992.

Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina Interna e Scuola di Specializzazione in Gastroenterologia, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 1987.

COMPUTATIONAL PHILOSOPHY LABORATORY (FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR)

WWW <URL:http://philos.unipv.it/> (Computational Philosophy Laboratory); 1993 - current.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

SILFS (Società Italiana di Logica e di Filosofia delle Scienze), Cognitive Science Society, PSA (Philosophy of Science Association), SFI (Società Italiana di Filosofia), AIIA (Associazione Italiana per l’Intelligenza Artificiale), AAAI (American Association for Artificial Intelligence), Cognitive Science Society, APA (American Philosophical Association), ARFIT (Asociatia Romana de Filosofie, Inginerie, si Technoetica): Honorary Member.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOK SERIES EDITOR

Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics (SAPERE)

Springer Science + Business Media LLC New York and Springer Japan KK:

BOOKS:

L. Magnani (2013), Respecting people as things, Il Melangolo, Genoa (in Italian).

L. Magnani (2012), Philosophy of Violence, Il Melangolo, Genoa, (in Italian, Italian edition of L. Magnani, Understanding Violence. The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin, 2011; Translation of T. Bertolotti).

L. Magnani (2011), Understanding Violence. The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin.

L. Magnani (2009), Abductive Cognition. The Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg.

L. Magnani (2009), Morality in a Technological World. Knowledge as Duty, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (Paperback).

L. Magnani (2007), Morality in a Technological World. Knowledge as Duty, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

L. Magnani (2005), Knowledge as a Duty. Distributed Morality in a Technological World, Associated International Academic Publishers, Pavia, 2005 (in Italian).

L. Magnani (2001), Philosophy and Geometry. Theoretical and Historical Issues, Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht.

L. Magnani (2001), Abduction, Reason, and Science. Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York. (Chinese edition: [] 伦佐·玛格纳尼 / 著;李大超 / 溯因、理由与科学——发现和解释的过程中国广州广东人民出版社2006. Translated by Dachao Li and Yuan Ren, Guangdong People’s Publishing House, Guangzhou, 2006).

L. Magnani and R. Gennari (1997), Logic Textbook. Classical Logic and Commonsense Logic, Guerini & Associati, Milan, 1997 (in Italian).

L. Magnani (1997), Knowledge Engineering. Introduction to Computational Philosophy, Marcos y Marcos, Milan, 1997 (in Italian).

L. Magnani (1991), Applied Epistemology, Marcos y Marcos, Milan, 1991 (in Italian).

L. Magnani (1990), Philosophy and Geometry, Guerini & Associati, Milan, 1990 (in Italian).

A. Mangiarotti, L. Bonesio, M. Luchi, and L. Magnani (1987), In Behalf of Architecture, Jaca Book, Milan, 1987 (in Italian).

L. Magnani (1978), Non Euclidean Geometries, Zanichelli, Bologna, 1978.

EDITED BOOKS:

L. Magnani (ed.) (2013), Introduction to the New Logic, Il Melangolo, Genoa (in Italian).

L. Magnani (eds.) (2013), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. Theoretical and Cognitive Issues, Series “Sapere”, Vol. 8, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin.

L. Magnani and Li Ping (eds.) (2012), Philosophy and Cognitive Science. Western and Eastern Studies, Series “Sapere”, Vol. 2, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin.

L. Magnani, W. Carnielli, C. Pizzi (eds.) (2010), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. Abduction, Logic, and Computational Discovery, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Vol. 314, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin.

S. Iwata, Y. Oshawa, S. Tsumoto, N. Zhong, Y. Shi, and L. Magnani (eds.) (2008). Communications and Discoveries from Multidisciplinary Data, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Springer, Berlin/New York.

L. Magnani and P. Li (eds.) (2007), Model-Based Reasoning in Science, Technology, and Medicine, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Vol. 64, Springer, Berlin/New York.

L. Magnani and P- Li (eds.) (2006), Philosophical Investigations from a Perspective of Cognition, Guangdong People’s Publishing House, Guangzhou, (published in Chinese: [] 伦佐·玛格纳尼、李平主《认知视野中的哲学探究》中国广州广东人民出版社2006). Preface by L. Magnani, pp. 1-3.

L. Magnani (2006) (ed.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Engineering. Cognitive Science, Epistemology, Logic, College Publications, London.

L. Magnani (ed.) (2006), Computing and Philosophy, Associated International Academic Publishers, Pavia (Proceedings of the International Conference E-CAP2004).

L. Magnani and R. Dossena (eds.) (2005), Computing, Philosophy and Cognition, College Publications, London (Proceedings of the conference E-CAP2004).

L. Magnani and N. J. Nersessian (eds.) (2002), Model-Based Reasoning. Scientific Discovery, Technological Innovation, Values, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York.

L. Magnani, N. J. Nersessian, and C. Pizzi (eds.) (2002), Logical and Computational Aspects of Model-Based Reasoning, Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht.

L. Magnani, N. J. Nersessian, and P. Thagard (eds.) (1999), Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, (Chinese edition, translated and edited by Qiming Yu and Tianen Wang, China Science and Technology Press, Beijing, 2001: 《科学发现中的模型化推理》,于祺明、王天思主译,中国北京:中国科学技术出版社2001 ).

L. Magnani and R. Dossena (eds.) (2004), Felix Klein: the Erlanger Program, Pristem/Storia, Springer, Milan (in Italian).

EDITED JOURNAL ISSUES

L. Magnani (guest editor), Special Issue on “Formal representations in model-based reasoning and abduction”, Logic Journal of the IGPL, 21(6) (2013).

L. Magnani, W. Carnielli and C. Pizzi (guest editors), Special Issue on “Formal representations in model-based reasoning and abduction”, Logic Journal of the IGPL, 29(2) (2012).

L. Magnani, E. Bardone, and T. Bertolotti (guest editors), Special Issue on “Uncovering Violence as Technology-Mediated in Contemporary Societies”, International Journal of Technoethics 2(4) (2011).

L. Magnani (guest editor), Special Issue on “Model-based reasoning in science and engineering”, Foundations of Science 13(2) (2008).

L. Magnani (guest editor), Special Issue on “Tracking irrational sets. Science, technology, ethics”, Foundations of Science 13(1) (2008).

L. Magnani (guest editor), Special Issue on “Abduction, practical reasoning, and creative inferences in science”, Logic Journal of the IGPL 14(2) (2006).

L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian), special issue on “Model-based reasoning: visual, analogical, simulative”, Foundations of Science 10 (2005).

L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian), special issue on “Abductive reasoning in science”, Foundations of Science 9 (2004).

L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian), special issue on “Scientific reasoning: model-based reasoning”, Mind and Society 5(3) (2002).

L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian), special issue on “Commonsense and scientific reasoning”, Mind and Society 4(2) (2001).

L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian and P. Thagard), special issue on “Model-based reasoning in science: learning and discovery”, Foundations of Science, 5(2) 2000.

L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian and P. Thagard), special issue on “Abduction and scientific discovery”, Philosophica 61(1) 1998.

L. Magnani (guest editor, with N. J. Nersessian and P. Thagard), special issue on “Analogy and mental modeling in scientific discovery”, Philosophica 61(2) 1998.

L. Magnani (guest editor), Intelligibilità e costruzione scientifica, Angeli, Milan, 1985, pp. 161-186.

L. Magnani (guest editor), Epistemologie dell’invenzione, Angeli, Milan, 1984, pp. 89-114.

LORENZO MAGNANI’S BOOKS REVIEWED IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:

 

Revue de Synthèse, 2013, xxx-xxx, forthcoming. Mario Castellana, Review of the Italian edition (Filosofia della violenza, Il Melangolo, Genoa, 2012, translated by T. Bertolotti) of Understanding Violence: The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

 

Frontiere (Facoltà Teologica Pugliese), 2013, xxx-xxx, forthcoming. Mario Castellana, Review of the Italian edition (Filosofia della violenza, Il Melangolo, Genoa, 2012, translated by T. Bertolotti) of Understanding Violence: The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

 

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 2013; 16:1089–1092. Anton van Harskamp Book Review: Lorenzo Magnani, Understanding Violence. The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2011.

 

Mind and Society, 2013, 12(2):257-262. Massimo Durante, Book Review: Lorenzo Magnani, Understanding Violence. The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2011.

 

Biosemiotics, 5, 2012, 439-444. Jeffrey Benjamin White, Reflections on Understanding Violence, Lorenzo Magnani: Understanding Violence: The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2011.

 

Isegoría. Revista de Filosofía Moral y Política, 46 (2012) pp. 303-306. Natalia Fernández Díaz, La violencia como objeto epistemológico y como debate inacabado, Review of Understanding Violence: The Intertwining of Morality, Religion and Violence: A Philosophical Stance. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2011.

 

Minds and Machines, 22 (2012) pp. 263–269. Shelley Cameron, Review: Lorenzo Magnani: The Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning, Springer, 2009.

 

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 42(1), 2011, pp. 240-244. John Woods, Recent developments in abductive logic, Essay Review of Abductive Cognition. The Epistemologic and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning. Lorenzo Magnani: Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin; 2009, p. 536, Price £135 hardback, ISBN 978-3-642-03630-9.

 

Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy, Sami Paavola, Review of Lorenzo Magnani: Abductive Cognition: The Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning (review),47 (2) 2011, pp. 252-256.

 

Journal of General Philosophy of Science, Sami Paavola, Lorenzo Magnani: Abductive Cognition. The Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2009, 534 pp., 160.45 €, ISBN 978-3-642-03630-9, XXX, 2011, 42, pp. 201-205.

 

Mind and Society, Paul Thagard, Review of L. Magnani: Abductive Cognition: the Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, New York, 2009, Cognitive Systems Monographs; 9(1) 2010, pp. 111-112.

 

Versus, Riccardo Fusaroli, review of Lorenzo Magnani, Abductive Cognition. The Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning. Berlin/Heidelberg, New York, 2009, Cognitive Systems Monographs; 2010, pp. 113-115.

 

The Reasoner, Abductive Cognition Lorenzo Magnani (2009). Abductive Cognition. The Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning. Springer;  4(2) 2010, p. 23.

 

Science and Culture, Shawn Harmon, New Technologies and Moral Duties: Valuing the Person as a Means to an End Review of Lorenzo Magnani, Morality In A Technological World: Knowledge As Duty. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 18(4), 2009, pp. 505-510. DOI: 10.1080/0950543090300272

 

Genomics, Society, and Policy, Shawn Harmon, Review of Lorenzo Magnani, Morality In A Technological World: Knowledge As Duty. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007: 4(2), 2008, pp. 70-75.

 

Mind and Machines, Bernd Carsten Stahl, review of Lorenzo Magnani, Morality in a Technological World: Knowledge as Duty, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007, xvi+289, £50, ISBN 978-0-521-87769-5: 19(2) 2010, pp. 297-299.

 

Journal of Value Inquiry, John Woods: Review of Lorenzo Magnani, Morality in a Technological World. Knowledge as Duty, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007; 42(3) 2008, pp. 417-418.

 

Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society, Richard Hall, Review of Lorenzo Magnani, Morality in a Technological World. Knowledge as Duty, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007; 6(2) 2008, pp. 189-190.

 

Recensioni Filosofiche, REF, Enzo Ferrara, Review of Lorenzo Magnani, Conoscenza come dovere. Moralità distribuita in un mondo tecnologico, Associated International Academic Publishers, Pavia, 2005; 3, January 2006, http://www.recensionifilosofiche.it/crono/2006-01/magnani.htm

 

Mathesis, ; 3(1):403-404, 2006. Elena Anne Marchisotto: Review of Lorenzo Magnani. Philosophy and Geometry, Theoretical and Historical Issues, Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 2001

 

Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 34B(1), 2003. Roberto Torretti: Review of L. Magnani. Philosophy and Geometry: Theoretical and Historical Issues. Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2001.

 

Philosophical Inquiry, 25 (3-4):262-266. Stavros Kiriakakis, Review of Lorenzo Magnani, Philosophy and Geometry, Theoretical and Historical Issues. Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2001.

 

Informal Logic, Marcello Guarini. Review: Magnani’s Abduction, Reason, and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001; 23 (3).

 

Studies in Philosophy and Education, Mark Weinstein: Review of L. Magnani, Abduction, Reason and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001; 2003 and A Response to Dr. Weinstein by Lorenzo Magnani.

 

Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal: Ephraim Nissan, Facets of Abductive Reasoning. Review of L. Magnani, Abduction, Reason and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001, 34:381-399, 2003.

 

Philosophy of Science, Cameron Shelley: Review of L. Magnani, Abduction, Reason and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York; 70(3), July 2003.

 

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, John Josephson and Susan Josephson, Review of Abduction, Reason and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001; 24(3), 257-260.

 

British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Jon Williamson, College, University of London: “Abduction and its distinctions”, Review of L. Magnani, Abduction, Reason and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001; 54(2) June 2003:253-258.

 

AI Magazine, Atocha Aliseda: Review of L. Magnani, Abduction, Reason and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001; A Review, Spring, 2002:113-114.

 

Philosophy of Science, Eric Winsberg: Review di L. Magnani L. and N.J. Nersessian (eds.), Model-based Reasoning: Science, Technology, Values, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002; 70(2), April 2003.

 

SWIF, Sito Web Italiano per la Filosofia University of Bari, Italy - Laboratorio di Epistemologia Informatica e Dipartimento di Scienze Filosofiche: Luciano Floridi: review of L. Magnani L., N.J. Nersessian and P. Thagard (eds.), Model-based Reasoning In Scientific Discovery, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 1999. 23/4/2000. http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/recensioni/crono/2000-06/magnani.htm.

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS:

2014

L. Magnani (2014), Natural mathematics and natural logic. In C. Cozzo and E. Ippoliti (eds.), From a Heuristic Point of View, Cambridge Scholar Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 183-198, Forthcoming.

T. Bertolotti and L. Magnani, Christ, Batman and Girard. Perspectives on self-sacrifice. Forthcoming.

T. Bertolotti and L. Magnani, An epistemological analysis of gossip-based knowledge. Forthcoming.

 T. Bertolotti, L. Magnani, and E. Bardone (2014), Camouflaging Truth: A Biological, Argumentative and Epistemological Outlook from Biological to Linguistic Camouflage

Journal of Cognition and Culture 14 (65–91.

 

2013

 

T. Bertolotti, L. Magnani (2013) Terminator niches. In Simon Richir (ed.): Virtual Reality International Conference - Laval Virtual, VRIC 2013, Laval, France, March 20-22, 2013, ACM, New York;

T. Bertolotti, L. Magnani (2013). A philosophical and evolutionary approach to cyber-bullying: Social networks and the disruption of sub-moralities. Ethics and Information Technology, 15(4) 285– 299.

L. Magnani (2013), Foreshadowing ethical and spiritual chances. The role of moral mediators, European Journal of Science & Theology 9(1) 17-31.

L. Magnani, Scientific innovation as eco-epistemic warfare: the creative role of on-line manipulative abduction Mind and Society, 12:49-59.

L. Magnani (2013) Understanding Abduction, Inference, Perception, and Instinct, in L. Magnani (eds.) (2013), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. Theoretical and Cognitive Issues, Series “Sapere”, Vol. 8, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin, pp. 173-215.

L. Magnani, Is abduction ignorance-preserving? Conventions, models and fictions in science, Logic Journal of the IGPL, 21(6): 882-914.

L. Magnani, Preface to the special issue on “Formal representations in model-based reasoning and abduction, Logic Journal of the IGPL, 21(6): 879-881.

L. Magnani (2013), Thinking through drawing. Diagram constructions as epistemic mediators in geometrical discovery, The Knowledge Engineering Review 28(3):303-326.

L. Magnani (2013), Reductio ad Hitlerum, in D. Di Desare, C. Ocone, S. Regazzoni (eds.), Il nuovo realismo è un populismo, Il Melangolo, Genoa, pp. 65-79.

L. Magnani and T. Bertolotti (2013), Selecting chance curation strategies: is chance curation related to the richness of a cognitive niche? International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science, 4(1), 62-76. Special Issue on Chance Discovery edited by A. Abe.

Magnani, L. (2013), Abducing personal data, destroying privacy. Diagnosing profiles through artifactual mediators. In: M. Hildebrandt & E. de Vries (eds.), Privacy, Due Process and the Computational Turn. Philosophers of Law Meet Philosophers of Technology. Routledge, London, pp. 63-86.

 

2012

 

L. Magnani (2012), In treno da Milano a Roma con Marco Somalvico, in F. , Amigoni e V. Schiaffonati (eds.), Marco Somalvico, Maggioli Editore, Santarcangelo di Romagna, 2012, pp. 169-171.

L. Magnani, Morality and Psychopathic Criminals. Ethicocentrism, Mental Incapacity, Free Will, and the Fear of Decriminalization, Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia 3(1) 26-35.

E. Bardone and L. Magnani (2012), Turning Down a Chance: An Argument From Simplicity, in Y. Ohsawa and A. Abe (eds), Advances in Chance Discovery, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, pp. 19-31

L. Magnani (2012), Scientific models are not fictions. Model-based science as epistemic warfare, in L. Magnani and Li Ping (eds.) (2012), Philosophy and Cognitive Science. Western and Eastern Studies, Series “Sapere”, Vol. 2, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin, pp. 1-38.

L. Magnani (2012), Coalition enforcement, violence, and abductive reasoning. Morality, language, and violence [Коалиционное принуждение, насилие и абдуктивное познание (мораль, язык и насилие)] Refleksii/Reflections, 2(4): 86-101.

S. Luan, D. Guozhong, and L. Magnani (2012), An approximate approach to belief revision Logic Journal of the IGPL 20(2): 486-496.

L. Magnani-(2012) Review of L. Albertazzi, G. J. van Tonder, and D. Vishwanath (eds): Perception Beyond Inference: The Information Content of Visual Processes, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011, 525 pp, $60.00, ISBN: 978-0262015028, Minds & Machines 22: 53-55.

 

2011

L. Magnani (2011), Structural and technology-mediated violence: profiling and the urgent need of new tutelary technoknowledge, International Journal of Technoethics 2(4): 1-19. Special issue on “Uncovering Violence as Technology-Mediated in Contemporary Societies”, L. Magnani, E. Bardone, and T. Bertolotti (eds.).

T. Bertolotti, E. Bardone, and L. Magnani (2011), Perverting Activism: Cyberactivism and Its Potential Failures In Enhancing Democratic Institutions, International Journal of Technoethics 2(2): 19-29.

L. Magnani- (2011) External diagrammatization and iconic brain co-evolution, Semiotica 186(1/4): 213–238.

L. Magnani (2011), Mindless abduction: from animal guesses to artifactual mediators, in M. Bergman, S. Paavola, A.-V. Pietarinen and H. Rydenfelt (eds.), Ideas in Action: Proceedings of the Applying Peirce Conference, Nordic Studies in Pragmatism 1. Helsinki: Nordic Pragmatism Network, pp. 224-238 (online publication: http://www.nordprag.org/nsp/1/).

L. Magnani- (2011), Is Instinct Rational? Are Animals Intelligent? An Abductive Account, in L. Carlson, C. Hoelscher, & T.F. Shipley (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, pp. 150–155.

L. Magnani- (2011), Hypothetical Cognition and Coalition Enforcement. Language, Morality, and Violence, in L. Carlson, C. Hoelscher, & T.F. Shipley (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, pp. 2121-2126.

Magnani, L. and Bardone, E. and Bertolotti, T. (2011), Psychopaths’ Morality. Ethicocentrism, Free Will, and the Fear of Decriminalization, in L. Carlson, C. Hoelscher, & T.F. Shipley (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, pp. 1043-1048.

Bardone, E. and Magnani, L. (2011), The Virtues and Vices of Biased Rationality: An Eco-Cognitive Account, in L. Carlson, C. Hoelscher, & T.F. Shipley (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX, pp. 1049-1054.

Magnani, L. and Bertolotti, T. (2011), Cognitive Bubbles and Firewalls: Epistemic Immunizations in Human Reasoning, in L. Carlson, C. Hoelscher, & T.F. Shipley (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX,, pp. 3370-3375.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2011), From epistemic luck to chance-seeking. The role of cognitive niche construction in: A. König et al. (Eds.), KES 2011, Part II, LNCS 6882, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin, pp. 486–494, 2011.

2010

E. Bardone and L. Magnani (2010), The appealing of gossiping fallacies and its eco-logical roots, Pragmatics & Cognition 18(2): 365-396.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2010), Chances, affordances, and cognitive niche construction: the plasticity of environmental situatedness, Int. J. Advanced Intelligence Paradigms 2(2/3): 235-253.

L. Magnani (2010), “Man is an external sign”. Semiosis and the disembodiment of the mind [“Человек есть внешний знак”. Семиозис и освобождение духа от его телесной оболочки], Refleksii/Reflections, 1: 27-46.

L. Magnani- (2010) Creating ethics. The multimodal structure of moral reasons, Economy Transdisciplinarity Cognition 13(1) 48-60.

L. Magnani- (2010) Building artificial mimetic minds: how hybrid humans make up distributed cognitive systems, APA Newlsetter 9(2), Spring: 38-48.

L. Magnani- (2010) L’evoluzione della coscienza e del libero arbitrio. Il ruolo della conoscenza negli umani ibridi. Paradoxa 3(4): 42-61.

L. Magnani- (2010) Is knowledge a duty? Yes, it is, and we also have to “respect people as things”, at least in our technological world: Response to Bernd Carsten Stahl’s Review of Morality in a Technological World: Knowledge as Duty, Minds and Machines, 20(1):161-164.

L. Magnani- (2010), Material Cultures and moral mediators in human hybridization, International Journal of Technoethics, 1(1):1-19.

L. Magnani- (2010), Smart abducers as violent abducers: hypothetical cognition and military intelligence, in: L. Magnani, W. Carnielli, C. Pizzi (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology Abduction, Logic, and Computational Discovery, Series. Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 314, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin, pp. 51-82.

L. Magnani- (2010), Moral mediators in technology, in V. Guliciuc and E. Guliciuc, Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact in the Digital Age, Cambridge Scholar Press, Cambridge, pp. 31-48.

L. Magnani- (2010), Moral mediators in a technological world, in: R. Feist, C. Beauvais, and R. Shukla (eds.), Technology and the Changing Face of Humanity, University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, pp. 112-133.

L. Magnani (2010) Review of Mark Johnson. The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2008, Isis,101(1), pp. 273-274

W. Carnielli and L. Magnani (2010), Years of reasoning. In honor of the 65th birthday of Claudio Pizzi, in: L. Magnani, W. Carnielli, C. Pizzi (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology Abduction, Logic, and Computational Discovery, Series. Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 314, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin, pp. XI-XVI.

T. Bertolotti and L. Magnani (2010), The role of agency in the invention of supernatural beings: an abductive approach, in: L. Magnani, W. Carnielli, C. Pizzi (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology Abduction, Logic, and Computational Discovery, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Vol. 314, Springer, Heidelberg/Berlin, pp. 239-262.

P. Thagard, P. Domingos, T. Lombrozo and L. Magnani (2010), Abductive Reasoning: Inferring Explanations, in S. Ohlsson and E. Catrambone (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (p. 10), Austin, TX, Cognitive Science Society.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2010), Faking chance. Cognitive niche impoverishment, in: R. Setchi, I. Jordanov, R. J. Howlett and L. C. Jain et al. (eds.): KES 2010, Part III, LNAI 6278, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, pp. 331–338.

2009

L. Magnani- (2009), Beyond mind: how brains make up artificial cognitive systems, Minds and Machines 19(4): 477-493.

L. Magnani- (2009), Abducing chances in hybrid humans as decision makers, Information Sciences: an International Journal 179, 1628-1638.

L. Magnani (2009), Creative abduction and hypothesis withdrawal in science, in: J. Meheus and T. Nickles, eds., Models of Discovery and Creativity, Springer, Berlin, pp. 95-126

L. Magnani- (2009) Matematica e morale in Ludovico Geymonat, in F. Minazzi (ed.), Ludovico Geymonat un maestro del Novecento, Unicopli, Milano, pp. 335-344.

L. Magnani- (2009), Multimodal abduction in knowledge development, in International Workshop on Abductive and Inductive Knowledge Development, Preworkshop Proceedings, IJCAI2009 (Pasadena, CA, USA, July 12, 2009), pp. 21-26.

L. Magnani- (2009), Multimodal abduction. External semiotic anchors and hybrid representations, in A. D. De Groot and G. Heymans (eds.), Proceedings of the 31th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2009), Austin, TX, p. 1102. 

L. Magnani- (2009), Semiotic brains and artificial minds, in: P. P. Chruszczewski and S. Prędota (eds.), Prace Komisji Nauk Filologicznych Oddzialu Polskiej Akademii Nauk we Wroclawiu, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Philology, vol. I, pp. 233-271.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2009), Seeking chances through interface design, The role of abduction, Proceedings of SMC 2009, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, TX, Oct 11-14, 2009.

2008

L. Magnani- (2008), Mimetic minds as semiotic minds. How hybrid humans make up distributed cognitive systems Journal of Mind Theory 0(2): 217-248.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2008), Distributing morality: externalizing ethical knowledge in technological artefacts, Foundations of Science 13(1): 99-108

L. Magnani-- (2008), Foreword to Luciano Celi, La valigia di Aristotele. Concetti, prototipi, orsi bianchi & lavatrici, Aracne editrice, Roma – ISBN: 978–88–548–1982–5.

L. Magnani (2008), Distributed morality in a technological world, knowledge as duty, Buletin Ştiinţific 6(1):18-28 (Journal of the Universitatea “George Bacovia”, Bacǎu, Romania).

L. Magnani (2008), Beyond mind. How brains make up artificial cognitive systems, in C. T. A. Schmidt, Computers and Philosophy, an International Conference, Proceedings, 3-5 May 2006 Laval France, written under the aegis of and for the European Office for Aerospace Research and Development, LIUM FRE-CNRS Computer Science Laboratory, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), IEEE France section and l’UNESCO, EOARD, London, pp. 50-67.

L. Magnani- (2008), Discovering and communicating through multimodal abduction, in: Iwata, S., Oshawa, Y., Tsumoto, S., Zhong, N., Shi, Y. and Magnani, L. (eds.). Communications and Discoveries from Multidisciplinary Data, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Springer, Berlin/New York, pp. 41-63.

L. Magnani- (2008), Chances, affordances, niche construction, in I. Lovrek, R. J. Howlett, and L. C. Lakhmi (eds.), Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, 11th International Conference, KES 2007, Vietri sul Mare, Italy, September 12-14, 2007, Proceedings, Part II, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS/LNAI 4693, pp. 917-926.

L. Magnani- (2008) Foreword to Joseph Brenner, Logic in Reality, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2008, pp xi-xiii.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2008). Sharing representations and creating chances through cognitive niche construction. The role of affordances and abduction, in: Iwata, S., Oshawa, Y., Tsumoto, S., Zhong, N., Shi, Y. and Magnani, L. (eds.). Communications and Discoveries from Multidisciplinary Data, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Springer, Berlin/New York, pp. 3-40.

E. Bardone, L. Magnani, and D. Secchi, D. (2008), The docile hacker: open source as a way of creating knowledge, C. Schmidt (ed.), Proceedings of iC&P 2006, Le Mans University, pp. 583-596.

2007

L. Magnani (2007), Creating chances through niche construction. The role of affordances, in B. Apolloni, (ed.) Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, 11th International Conference, KES 2007, Vietri sul Mare, Italy, September 12-14, 2007, Proceedings, Part II,  Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4693, Subseries: LNAI, pp. 917-925.

L. Magnani (2007), Logic and Abduction: cognitive externalizations in demonstrative environments, Theoria. Revista de teoría, historia y fundamentos de la ciencia 22(3) N° 60:275-284 (Forum on Atocha Aliseda’s Abductive Reasoning).

L. Magnani (2007), Abduction and chance discovery in science, International Journal of Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Engineering Systems 11(5):273-279.

E. Bardone and L. Magnani (2007), Sharing representations through cognitive niche construction, Data Science Journal 6:S87-S91.

L. Magnani- (2007), Creative Multimodal Abduction. Neural Processes, External Semiotic Anchors, Hybrid Representations, in: O. Pombo and A. Gerner, Abduction and the Process of Scientific Discovery, Centro de Filosofia das Ciências da Universitade de Lisboa, Lisbon,   pp. 365-382.

L. Magnani- (2007), Distributed morality and technological artifacts, in: N. Omelchenko and V. Guliciuc (eds.), Human Being in Contemporary Philosophical Conceptions, Proceedings of the 4th Conference, Volgograd, Russia,  pp. 76-92.

L. Magnani- (2007), Animal abduction. From mindless organisms, to artifactual mediators, in: L. Magnani and P. Li (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science, Technology, and Medicine, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Vol. 64, Springer, Berlin/New York, pp. 3-37.

L. Magnani (2007), Knowledge as a duty. The ethical significance of the interest in information and knowledge, Proceedings of the Second Asia-Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference (AP-CAP 2005), January 7 - 9, 2005, Bangkok, Thailand: S. Hongladarom (eds.), Computing and Philosophy in Asia, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge.

L. Magnani (2007), Computational abduction. Epistemic mediators and the extra-theoretical dimension of scientific creativity, Proceedings of the Second Asia-Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference (AP-CAP 2005), January 7 - 9, 2005, Bangkok, Thailand: S. Hongladarom (eds.), Computing and Philosophy in Asia Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge..

L. Magnani (2007), The mediating effect of material cultures as human hybridization, in: S. Hongladarom and C. Ess (eds.), Information Technology Ethics, Cultural Perspectives, Idea Group Inc. (now IGI Global), Hershey, PA, pp. 31-53.

L. Magnani (2007), Semiotic brains and artificial minds. How brains make up material cognitive systems, in: R. Gudwin and J. Queiroz, eds., Semiotics and Intelligent Systems Development, Idea Group Inc. (now IGI Global), Hershey, PA, pp. 1-41.

L. Magnani (2007), Moral mediators. How artifacts make us moral, i-lex Scienze Giuridiche, Scienze Cognitive e Intelligenza Artificiale, on-line journal, www.i-lex.it, 7:1-23.

L. Magnani and E. Belli (2007), Abduction, fallacies and rationality in agent-based reasoning, in O. Pombo and A. Gerner, Abduction and the Process of Scientific Discovery, Centro de Filosofia das Ciências da Universitade de Lisboa, Lisbon,   pp. 283-302.

S. Luan, L. Magnani, and G. Dai (2007), An algebraic approach to model-based diagnosis, in: L. Magnani and P. Li (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science, Technology, and Medicine, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Vol. 64, Springer, Berlin/New York, pp. 467-496.

R. Dossena and L. Magnani (2007), Mathematics through diagrams: microscopes in non-standard and smooth analysis, in: L. Magnani and P. Li (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science, Technology, and Medicine, Series “Studies in Computational Intelligence”, Vol. 64, Springer, Berlin/New York, pp.193-213.

2006

S. Luan, L. Magnani, and G. Dai (2006), Algorithms for computing minimal conflicts, Logic Journal of the IGPL 14(2): 391-406.

L. Magnani (2006), La moralidad distribuida y la tecnología. Cómo las cosa nos hacen morales, Isegoría 34: 63-78.

L. Magnani (2006), The rationality of scientific discovery, Mind and Society 5(2), 213-228.

L. Magnani (2006). Multimodal abduction. External semiotic anchors and hybrid representations, Logic Journal of the IGPL 14(2): 107-136.

L. Magnani (2006) Building mimetic minds. Form the prehistoric brains to the universal machines, La Nuova Critica 47/48: 85-104.

E. Bardone and L. Magnani (2006), The Internet as a moral mediator. The quest for democracy, Triple C (http://triplec.uti.at/ a refereed web open-access journal), (special issue edited by G. Crnkovic, Proceedings of the International European Conference Computing and Philosophy (E-CAP2005).

L. Magnani (2006), Abduction and Chance. The Extra-Theoretical Dimension of Chance Discovery in Science, in: 2006 IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, October 8-11, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 1747-1753.

L. Magnani- (2006), Inferring through doing: the non demonstrative effect of external representations, in: C. Cellucci and P. Pecere (eds.), Demonstrative and Non-Demonstrative Reasoning in Mathematics and Natural Science, Edizioni dell’Università degli Studi di Cassino, pp.55-98.

L. Magnani (2006), Disembodying minds, externalizing minds, how brains make up creative scientific reasoning, in. L. Magnani, Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Engineering. Cognitive Science, Epistemology, Logic, College Publications, London, pp. 185-202.

L. Magnani (2006), Prefiguring ethical chances: the role of moral mediators, in Y. Oshawa and S. Tsumoto (eds.), Chance Discoveries in Real World Decision Making: Data-based Interaction of Human Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence, Studies in Computational Intelligence 30, Springer, Berlin, pp. 205-229.

L. Magnani (2006), Hasty generalizers and hybrid abducers, in: P. A. Flach, A. C. Kakas, L. Magnani, O. Ray (eds.), Workshop Abduction and Induction in AI and Scientific Modeling, University of Trento, Italy, pp. 1-8.

L. Magnani (2006), Mimetic minds, meaning formation through epistemic mediators and external representations, in: A. Loula, R. Gudwin, and J. Queiroz, eds., Artificial Cognition Systems, Idea Group Inc. (now IGI Global), Hershey, PA, pp. 327-357.

L. Magnani, D. Secchi, and E. Bardone (2006), Docility and “through doing” morality. An alternative framework for Ethics, Working Paper, University of Insubria, Varese (Italy): http://econpapers.repec.org/paper/insquaeco /qf0607.htm.

L. Magnani and E. Belli (2006), Agent-based abduction: being rational through fallacies, in L. Magnani (ed.) Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Engineering. Cognitive Science, Epistemology, Logic, College Publications, London, pp. 415-439.

L. Magnani, E. Bardone, and M. Bocchiola (2006), Moral mediators in HCI, in C. Gahoui (ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction, Idea Group Inc. (now IGI Global), Hershey, PA, pp. 407-413.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2006), Abduction and WEB interfaces design, in: C. Gahoui (ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction, Idea Group Inc. (now IGI Global), Hershey, PA, pp 1-7.

L. Magnani, Foreword to Maria Gabriella Martini, Il Contado Comasco.Un'immagine significativa del Riformismo Teresiano, Sampietro, Menaggio, 2006, p. 13.

2005

L. Magnani and R. Dossena (2005), Perceiving the infinite and the infinitesimal world: unveiling and optical diagrams and the construction of mathematical concepts, Foundations of science 10 (2005) 7-23.

L. Magnani and M. Piazza (2005), Morphodynamical abduction. Causation by attractors dynamics of explanatory hypotheses in science, Foundations of science 10 (2005) 107-132.

L. Magnani (2005), An abductive theory of scientific reasoning, Semiotica 153(1/4) (2005) 261-286.

L. Magnani (2005), Technological artifacts as moral carriers and mediators, in: Machine Ethics, Papers from AAAI Fall Symposium, AAAI Press, Technical Report FS-05-06, M. Anderson, S. Anderson, and C. Armen (eds.), AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA, pp. 62-69.

L. Magnani (2005), Abduction and cognition in human and logical agents, in: S. Artemov, H. Barringer, A. Garcez, L. Lamb, and J. Woods (eds.), We Will Show Them: Essays in Honour of Dov Gabbay, vol. II, College Publications, London, pp. 225-258 (Chinese version in: L. Magnani and P. Li. (eds.), Philosophical Investigations from a Perspective of Cognition, Guangdong People’s Publishing House, Guangzhou, pp. 3-46 (published in Chinese: [] 伦佐·玛格纳尼、李平主编,《认知视野中的哲学探究》,中国广州:广东人民出版社2006, translated by R. Yuan and L. Yuyu).

L. Magnani (2005). Moral mediators. How technology makes us moral, in: L. Magnani and R. Dossena (eds.), Computing, Philosophy and Cognition, College Publications, London (Proceedings of the conference E-CAP2004), pp. 21-36.

L. Magnani (2005), Menti mimetiche. Il ruolo dei mediatori cognitivi e delle rappresentazioni esterne, in: M. Cappucci.(ed.), L’eredità di Alan Turing, Albo Versorio, Milan, pp. 175-195.

L. Magnani (2005), Withdrawing hypotheses using negation as failure, in: S.Probst, A. Erdélyi, A. Moretto, K. Chemla, Liberté et négation. Ceci n’est pas un festschrift pour Imre Toth, Archive ouverte en Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société, Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe, CNRS, Paris, Web Site http://halshs.ccsd.cnrs.fr/halshs-00004274.

L. Magnani (2005), Chance discovery and the disembodiment of mind in: R. Khosla, R.J. Howlett, and L.C. Jain, eds., Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems: 9th International Conference, KES 2005, Melbourne, Australia, September 14-16, 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS/LNAI 3681, pp. 547-553.

L. Magnani (2005), Creativity and the disembodiment of mind, P. Gervás, T. Veale, and A. Pease (eds.), IJCAI-05 Workshop on Computational Creativity, Working Notes, Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Edinburgh, 30 July- 5 August 2005, pp. 60-67.

L. Magnani (2005), Chance discovery and the disembodiment of mind, in: R. Oehlmann, A. Abe, and Y. Ohsawa (eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Chance Discovery: From Data Interaction to Scenario Creation, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2005), CD-ROM, pp. 53-59.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2005), Abduction and HCI. A cognitive model for evaluating and designing human interfaces, HCI International 2005, Las Vegas, US, 22-27 July 2005.

L. Magnani and E. Bardone (2005), Designing human interfaces. The role of Abduction in: L. Magnani and R. Dossena (eds.), Computing, Philosophy, and Cognition, College Publications, London (Proceedings of the conference E-CAP2004), pp. 131-146.

A. Gatti and L. Magnani (2005), On the representational role of the environment and on the cognitive nature of manipulations, in: L. Magnani and R. Dossena (eds.), Computing, Philosophy, and Cognition, College Publications, London (Proceedings of the International Conference E-CAP2004), pp. 227-242.

P. Thagard, P. Langley, L. Magnani, and C. Shunn (2005), Generating explanatory hypotheses: mind, computer, brain, and world, Proceedings of the 27th International Cognitive Science Conference, Stresa, Italy, June 2005, CD-Rom.

2004

L. Magnani (2004), Model-based and manipulative abduction in science, Foundations of Science 9 (2004) 259-257.

L. Magnani (2004), Conjectures and manipulations. Computational modeling and the extra-theoretical dimension of  scientific discovery, Minds and Machines 14 (2004) 507-537.

L. Magnani (2004), Reasoning through doing. Epistemic mediators in scientific discovery, Journal of Applied Logic 2(4) (2004) 439-450

L. Magnani- (2004), Invenzione scientifica, incommensurabilità, comparabilità fra le teorie, in E. Bardone and E. Rossi (eds.), Oltre le culture. Valori e contesti della comunicazione interculturale, Ibis, Como-Pavia, 2004.

L. Magnani (2004), Abductive Inferences in Science (with A. Aliseda, T. Addis, D. Gooding, J. Woods, D. Gabbay, L. Magnani, J. Meheus, M. Sintonen, S. Paavola, Chicago, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2004), Chicago, 2004, p. 17.

L. Magnani (2004), Creative abduction as active shaping of knowledge. Epistemic and ethical mediators, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2004), Chicago, 2004, pp. 879-884.

L. Magnani (2004), Computational abduction. The extra-theoretical dimension of scientific creativity, P. Gervás and K. M. Gupta (eds.), Proceedings of the First Joint Workshop on Computational Creativity, Seventh European Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ECCBR-04), Madrid, Spain, pp. 281-293.

L. Magnani (2004), Prefiguring ethical chances. The role of moral mediators, A. Abe and R. Oehlmann (eds.), First European Workshop on Chance Discovery, ECAI04 European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Valencia, Spain, pp. 9-22.

2003

L. Magnani (2003), Euristiche abduttive per la scoperta, Sistemi Intelligenti 15(1) (2003) 81-87.

L. Magnani (2003), Moral mediators. Prefiguring ethical chances in a human world, in H. Shoji and Y. Matsuo (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Chance Discovery, HCI International Conference, Greece, pp. 1-20.

L. Magnani (2003), Epistemic mediators and manipulative abduction in model-based reasoning, in: Proceedings of CogSci2003, CD-ROM produced by X-CD Technologies, Boston, MA.

L. Magnani (2003), Perceiving abstract entities I: mirror diagrams in geometrical discovery, EuroCogSci03, poster presentation, 2003.

L. Magnani (2003), Reasoning through doing: epistemic mediators in scientific reasoning, in: C. Delrieux and J. Legris., eds., Computer Modeling of Scientific Reasoning, Third International Workshop Computational Models of Scientific Reasoning and Applications, September 14-15, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Computadoras, pp. 121-133 (now in Journal of Applied Logic, see above).

L. Magnani (2003), Creative abduction as active shaping of knowledge. Epistemic and ethical mediators, in: P. Gervas and S. Colton, eds., Proceedings of the Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Creativity in Arts and Science, AISB’03 Convention Cognition in Machines and Animals, Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behavior, University of Wales, UK, pp 21-29.

L. Magnani, M. Piazza, and R. Dossena (2003), The logic of discovery in the cyberage, Computing and Philosophy Conference (CAP 2003), Department of Philosophy and HATII (Humanities Advanced Technology Information Institute), University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, 27-29 March 2003.

L. Magnani and R. Dossena (2003), Perceiving the infinite and the infinitesimal world: unveiling and optical diagrams and the construction of mathematical concepts, in: Proceedings of CogSci2003, CD-ROM produced by X-CD Technologies, Boston, MA.

L. Magnani and A. Gatti (2003), Embodied and distributed aspects of abductive diagnostic reasoning, in: F. Schmalhofer, R. Young and G. Kats, Proceedings of EuroCogSci03, Erlbaum, Mahwah, NJ, 2003, pp. 223-228.

2002

L. Magnani (2002), Conjectures and manipulations: external representations in scientific reasoning, Mind and Society, special issue on “Scientific reasoning: model-based reasoning”, 5(3) (2002) 9-31.

L. Magnani (2002), An abductive theory of scientific reasoning, in: H.R. Arabnia and Youngsong Mun, IC-AI 02, International Workshop on Computational Models of Scientific Reasoning and Applications (CMSRA’02), Vol. III, CSREA Press, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 1226-1232.

L. Magnani (2002), Thinking through Doing. External Representations in Abductive Reasoning, in: AI and Creativity in Arts and Science, AISB 2002 Symposium on AI and Creativity in Arts and Science, Imperial College, London, pp. 21-28.

L. Magnani (2002), Epistemic mediators and model-based discovery in science, in: Model-Based Reasoning. Scientific Discovery, Technology, Values, L. Magnani and N.J. Nersessian, eds., Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, pp. 305-329.

L. Magnani, M. Piazza, and R. Dossena (2002), Abduction as a rational means to creativity: unexpressed knowledge and scientific discovery, in: C. Bento, A. Cardoso, and G.A. Wiggins, Workshop Creative Systems: Approaches to Creativity in AI and Cognitive Science, ECAI 2002, Lyon, pp. 9-16.

L. Magnani, M. Piazza, and R. Dossena (2002), Epistemic mediators and chance morphodynamics, in: A. Abe (ed.), Proceedings of PRICAI-02 Conference, Working Notes of the 2nd International Workshop on Chance Discovery, Tokyo, pp. 38-46.

L. Magnani, M. Piazza, and R. Dossena (2002), The extra-theoretical dimension of creativity. Extracting and manipulating information by abduction, in: S. Lange, K. Satoh, C.H. Smith, eds., Discovery Science, 5th International Conference, DS2002, Lubeck, Germany, Nov. 24-26, 2002, pp. 441-448.

L. Calvi and L. Magnani (2002), Mediated knowledge on the Web: the role of cognitive mediators in design, Proceedings of the ECCE 11, Cognition, Culture, and Design, Catania, Italy.

2001

L. Magnani (2001), Medici automatici, Kéiron 9 (2001) 40-51.

L. Magnani (2001), Limitations of recent formal models of abductive reasoning, in: Abductive Reasoning. KKR-2, A. Kakas and F. Toni, eds., 17th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2001), pp. 34-40.

L. Magnani (2001) Conjectures and manipulations. Action-based abduction in science, in: Machine Learning as Experimental Philosophy of Science, Working Notes, K. Korb and H. Bensusan, eds., 12th European Conference on Machine Learning/5th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases.

L. Magnani-- (2001) Review of Luciano Floridi, Philosophy and Computing. An Introduction, Routledge, London and New York, 1999, 242 pp. ISBN 0-4151-8025-2, Ethics and Information Technology 2, pp. 137–138.

L. Calvi and L. Magnani (2001), Argumentation in hypertext: an AI perspective, in: J.P. Balpe, S. Leleu-Merviel, I. Saleh, and J.M. Laubin, eds, Hypertextes hypermédias. Nouvelles écritures, nouveaux langages, Proceedings of the HPTM’01 Conference, Hèrmes Science Publications, pp. 341-350.

P. Langley, L.Magnani, P.C.-H. Cheng, A. Gordon, S. Kocabas, and D.H. Sleeman (2001), Computational models of historical scientific discoveries, Proceedings of the 23rd Cognitive Science Conference, Edinburgh, p. 3.

2000

L. Magnani (2000), Suppositional reasoning, induction, and nonmonotonic inferences, Review of Isaac Levi, For the Sake of Argument: Ramsey Test Conditionals, Inductive Inference, and Nonmonotonic Reasoning, Modern Logic 8(1/2) (2000) 159-165.

L. Magnani (2000), Action-based abduction in science, in: Workshop Scientific Reasoning in Artificial Intelligence and Philosophy of Science, ECAI 2000 Workshop Notes, A. Aliseda and D. Pearce, eds., Berlin, pp. 46-51.

L. Magnani (2000), Filosofi artificiali. Problemi della filosofia computazionale, in: L’uomo e la macchina Trent’anni dopo. Filosofia e informatica ieri e oggi, M.Di Giandomenico (ed.), Laterza, Bari, pp. 465-477.

1999

L. Magnani (1999), Withdrawing unfalsifiable hypotheses, Foundations of Science 4(2) (1999) 133-153.

L. Magnani (1999), Problem oriented reasoning and basic science reasoning in medical education, Staff and Educational Development International 3(3) (1999) 291-299.

L. Magnani (1999), Inconsistencies and creative abduction in science, in: AI and scientific creativity. Proceedings of the AISB99 Symposium on Scientific Creativity, Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour, Edinburgh College of Art and Division of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, pp. 1-8.

L. Magnani (1999), Incommensurability and creative abduction in science, International Conference on Incommensurability, Hannover, June 1999.

L. Magnani (1999), Model-based creative abduction, in: Model-Based Reasoning in Scientific Discovery, L. Magnani, N. J. Nersessian, and P. Thagard (eds.), Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 1999, pp. 219-238 (Chinese version, translated and edited by Qiming Yu and Tianen Wang, China Science and Technology Press, Beijing, 2001 模型化创造性溯因”).

L. Magnani (1999), I limiti della razionalità scientifica, in: L. Valle (ed.), Cultura e spiritualità, Nardini Editore, Fiesole, 1999,  pp. 23-30.

L. Magnani (1999), Creations and discoveries in science: the role of abductive reasoning, in: V. Cantoni, A. Setti, V. Di Gesù, and D. Tegolo (eds.), Human and Machine Perception 2. Emergency, Attention, and Creativity, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 1999, pp. 137-149.

L. Magnani-(1999), Strategie abduttive spaziali, in: M. A. Zanetti (ed.), Parola e immagine, La Nuova Italia, Firenze, 1999, pp. 81-93.

L. Magnani (chairperson), A. Chella, L. da Fontoura Costa (1999), Symbolism and connectionism paradigms, in: V. Cantoni, A. Setti, V. Di Gesù, and D. Tegolo (eds.), Human and Machine Perception 2. Emergency, Attention, and Creativity, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 1999, pp. 185-194.

L. Magnani and G. Previde Massara (1999), Toward a theory of visual abductive thinking, in: C. Taddei Ferretti, ed, Biocybernetic of Vision. Integrative Mechanism and Cognitive Processes, World Scientific,  Singapore, pp. 271-280.

1998

L. Magnani and G. Previde Massara (1998), Productive and explanatory visual abduction, in: V. M. Abrusci, C. Cellucci, R. Cordeschi, and V. Fano (eds.), Atti del Convegno Triennale della SILFS, ETS, Pisa, pp. 281-291.

L. Magnani (1998), Scienza cognitiva e filosofia, Introduction to the Italian edition (edited by L. Magnani) of P. Thagard, Mind. Introduction to Cognitive Science (The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1996), Guerini & Associati, Milan, 1998, pp. 9-10.

L. Magnani and M. Manganaro (1998), Definire il caos: prevedibilità, determinismo, logica, in: F. M. Guindani and G. Salvadori (eds.), Chaos, Fractals, Models, Italian University Press, Pavia, 1998, pp. 194-201.

1997

L. Magnani (1997), Basic science reasoning and clinical reasoning intertwined: Epistemological analysis and consequences for medical education, Advances in Health Sciences Education 2 (1997) 115-130.

L. Magnani (1997), Il sapere attivo della ragione, in: S. Borutti (ed.), Che cosa vede la filosofia, Ibis, Pavia-Como, 1997, pp. 11-24.

L. Magnani (1997), Definire il caos: prevedibilità, determinismo, paradossi, in: M. Pigazzini and P. Terni (eds.), Nuove frontiere della scienza, Editrice Lecchese, Lecco, 1997, pp. 37-48.

L. Magnani (1997), Paradigmi del ragionamento diagnostico, in: F. Minazzi (ed.), Etica e medicina, Thélema edizioni, Milan, 1997, pp. 191-214.

L. Magnani (1997), Banfi e Poincaré, in: Annali dell’Istituto Antonio Banfi 4 (1997) 153-173.

L. Magnani (1997), Review of Mario Castellana and Franco Palladino (eds.), Giuseppe Battaglini, Raccolta di Lettere (1854-1891) di un matematico al tempo del risorgimento d’Italia, Levante Editore, Bari 1996, 252 pp., L’insegnamento della matematica e delle scienze integrate 208(3):71-73.

1996

L. Magnani (1996), Creative processes in scientific discovery, European Journal for High Ability 6(2) (1996) 160-169.

L. Magnani (1996), Aspetti epistemologici del ragionamento temporale, Quaderni CIRMS 1 (1996) 1-16.

L. Magnani (1996), Visual abduction: philosophical problems and perspectives, comment to R. Lindsay, Generalizing from diagrams, AAAI Spring Symposium, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Stanford, CA, USA, March 25-27, 1996.

L. Magnani (1996), Filosofi artificiali, in: E. Fagiuoli and M. Fortunato (eds.), Soggetto e verità, Mimesis, Milan, 1996, pp. 111-118.

1994

L. Magnani (1994), Intelligenza artificiale e filosofia, Kos 110 (1994) 45-49.

L. Magnani, S. Civita, and G. Previde Massara (1994), Visual cognition and cognitive modeling, in: V. Cantoni (ed.), Human and Machine Vision: Analogies and Divergences, Plenum Press, New York, 1994, pp. 229-243.

L. Magnani (1994), Conoscenza inespressa, filosofia, problem solving, in: S. Borutti and F. Papi (eds.), Confini della filosofia. Verità e conoscenza nella filosofia contemporanea, Ibis, Como-Pavia, 1994, pp. 190-202.

L. Magnani (1994), Filosofia computazionale, Introduction to the Italian edition (edited by L. Magnani) of P. Thagard, Conceptual Revolutions (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1992), Guerini & Associati, Milan, 1994, pp. XI-XXI.

L. Magnani (1994), Review of Mario Dal Pra, Fabio Minazzi, Ragione e storia, Rusconi, Milan, 1992, 250 pp., Epistemologia 17(1): 152-154.

1993

G. Barosi, L. Magnani, and M. Stefanelli (1993), Medical diagnostic reasoning. Epistemological modeling as a strategy for design of computer-based consultation programs, Theoretical Medicine 14 (1993) 43-65.

L. Magnani and M. Ramoni (1993), Abduzione computazionale, in: M. Bonfantini and A. Martone (eds.), Peirce in Italia, Liguori, Naples, 1993, pp. 457-468.

L. Magnani (1993), Il centro universitario pavese di epistemologia e storia della scienza e delle tecniche, in: F. Bevilacqua, Proceedings of the Conference on “I beni culturali scientifici nella storia e didattica della fisica”, University of Pavia, Pavia, pp. 127-128.

L. Magnani (1993), Abduzione automatica: teorie dell’invenzione scientifica e euristica progettuale, in: M. Bertoldini, G. Nardi, and C. Talamo (eds.), Poiesis. L’informatica nel progetto euristico, Città Studi, Milan, 1993, pp. 151-167.

1992

M. Ramoni, M. Stefanelli, L. Magnani, and G. Barosi (1992), An epistemological framework for medical knowledge-based systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 22, 6 (1992) 1361-1375.

L. Magnani (1992), Interazioni fra filosofia e geometria, in: F. Speranza (ed.), Epistemologia della matematica. Seminari 1989-1991, Progetto Strategico del CNR Tecnologie e innovazioni didattiche, Quaderno 10, 1992, pp. 299-321.

L. Magnani (1992), Abductive reasoning: Philosophical and educational perspectives in medicine, in: D. A. Evans and V. L. Patel (eds.), Advanced Models of Cognition in Medical Training and Practice, Springer, Berlin, 1992, pp. 21-41.

1991

L. Magnani (1991), Modelli epistemologici del sapere psicoanalitico, Rivista di psicologia 1-2 (1991) 111-133.

L. Magnani (1991), Modelli epistemologici del sapere psicoanalitico, Rivista di psicologia 1-2 (1991) 111-133.

L. Magnani (1991), Geymonat, ovvero la filosofia nelle pieghe della scienza, Il Novecento 12- 1 (11) (1991) 20-22.

L. Magnani (1991), Prefazione, in: L. Magnani (ed.), Conoscenza e matematica, Marcos y Marcos, Milan, 1991, pp. 7-38.

L. Magnani (1991), Filosofia e geometria: tra Kant e Poincaré, in: L. Magnani (ed.), Conoscenza e matematica, Marcos y Marcos, Milan, 1991 pp. 185-222.

L. Magnani (1991), Nota sull’epistemologia dell’invenzione scientifica, in: D. Costantini and M. C. Galavotti, Atti del Congresso Nuovi Problemi della Logica e della Filosofia della Scienza, vol. I, CLUEB, Bologna, 1991, pp. 245-252.

L. Magnani (1991), La lezione di Giulio Preti, Critica Marxista 29: 183-186.

L. Magnani (1991) Review of Ian Hacking, Concevoir et expérimenter. Thémes introductifs à la philosophie des sciences expérimentales, Christian Bourgois, Paris, 1989, 459 pp., Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences 41, 140-141.

1990

G. Lanzola, M. Stefanelli , G. Barosi, and L. Magnani (1990), NEOANEMIA: A knowledge-based system emulating diagnostic reasoning, Computer and Biomedical Research 23 (1990) 560-582.

L. Magnani (1990), La géométrie et le conventionnalisme de Poincaré, in: A. Diez, J. Echeverría, A. Ibarra (eds.), Structures in Mathematical Theories, Servicio Editorial de la Universidad del Pais Vasco, 1990, pp. 77-81.

L. Magnani (1990), La metodologia medica: epistemologia per la medicina, in: F. Caronia, C. Malleo, and R. Marcenò (eds.), Ematologia 88, Editoriale Grasso, Bologna, 1990, pp. 5-20.

L. Magnani (1990), Le strutture formali e matematiche della conoscenza in Preti, in: F. Minazzi (ed.), Il pensiero di Giulio Preti nella cultura filosofica del Novecento, Angeli, Milan, 1990, pp. 385-393.

1989

G. Lanzola, M. Stefanelli, G. Barosi, and L. Magnani (1989), A knowledge system architecture for diagnostic reasoning, in: J. Hunter, J. Cookson, and J. Wyatt (eds.) Proceedings of Second European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AIME89), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1989, pp. 234-243.

G. Lanzola, M. Stefanelli, G. Barosi, and L. Magnani (1989), A computational model of diagnostic reasoning, in: Atti del Primo Congresso della Associazione Italiana per l’Intelligenza Artificiale Cenfor, Genova, 1989, pp. 267-273.

M. Ramoni, L. Magnani, and M. Stefanelli (1989), Una teoria formale del ragionamento diagnostico, in: Atti del Primo Congresso della Associazione Italiana per l’Intelligenza Artificiale, Cenfor, Genova, 1989, pp. 267-273.

1988

L. Magnani, M. Stefanelli, and G. Barosi (1988), Inventiva, processi cognitivi e intelligenza artificiale nella diagnosi, in R. Boeri, M. Bonfantini, S. Ferraresi, and M. Somalvico (eds.), Il pensiero inventivo, Unicopli, Milan, 1988, pp. 204-230.

M. Stefanelli, G. Lanzola, G. Barosi, and L. Magnani (1988), Modelling of diagnostic reasoning, in: C. Cobelli and L. Mariani (eds.), Modelling and Control in Biomedical Systems, Preprints, Pergamon, Oxford, 1988, pp. 163-174.

L. Magnani and M. Ramoni (1988), La conoscenza e il ragionamento biomedici: fondamenti epistemologici, in: C. Cobelli, M. Stefanelli, and V. Tagliasco (eds.), La strutturazione del sapere biomedico, Patron, Padova, 1988, pp. 63-75. L. Magnani (1988), On Ludovico Geymonat’s philosophy of science, in: M. L. Dalla Chiara and M. C. Galavotti, Temi e prospettive della logica e della filosofia della scienza contemporeanee, vol II, Clueb, Bologna, pp. 125-128.

L. Magnani (1988), Il rito e le origini della conoscenza matematica, in: AA. VV., Cultura e potere nel rito, Informascienza 88, Amm. Prov. di Pavia, 1988, pp. 54-72.

L. Magnani (1988), Epistémologie de l’invention scientifique, Communication and Cognition XXI (1988) 273-291.

L. Magnani (1988), Epistemologia dell’invenzione scientifica, Epistemologia XI (1988) 117-138.

L. Magnani (1988) La filosofia della scienza in Italia, Critica marxista 26 (1988) 183-188.

EARLIER PUBLICATIONS FROM 1976 TO 1985 (IN ITALIAN)

L. Magnani (1985), Intelligibilità scientifica e linguaggio della divulgazione, Materiali Filosofici 11, pp. 161-186.

L. Magnani (1984), Problemi, strategie, euristiche nell’invenzione scientifica, Materiali Filosofici 10, pp. 89-114.

L. Magnani (1983), Marx matematico: i fondamenti del calcolo differenziale, Materiali filosofici 8 (1983) 55-89.

L. Magnani- (1983), References on mathematics: Calcolo differenziale and Derivata e differenziale, in F. Papi (ed.), Dizionario Marx-Engels, Zanichelli, Bologna, 1983, pp. 45-49 e 129-131.

L. Magnani (1981), Filosofia della scienza, in: F. Papi (ed.), La filosofia contemporanea, Zanichelli, Bologna, 1981, pp. 9-88.

L. Magnani (1980), Le frontiere del tempo, Materiali filosofici 1-2 (1980) 189-193.

L. Magnani (1980), La conoscenza e la sua retta, Materiali filosofici 1-2 (1980) 174-179.

L. Magnani (1980), Modelli scientifici e strutture razionali, in: AA. VV., Antonio Banfi tre generazioni dopo, Il Saggiatore, Milan, 1980, pp. 98-109.

L. Magnani (1979), Teorie scientifiche e ritrascrizioni epistemologiche, Materiali filosofici 2-3 (1979) 1-26.

L. Magnani (1978), I labirinti epistemici del calcolo, Materiali filosofici 4 (1978) 85-90.

L. Magnani (1978), Lobacevskij: le dinamiche epistemiche della prima produzione della geometria non euclidea, Materiali filosofici 3 (1978) 17-48.

L. Magnani (1976-1982) 387 References on History of science, Enciclopedia Europea, Garzanti, Milan (1976-1982),  vols. IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, XI (Euclid; Linnaeus, C.; Schleiden, M.; Schwann, T. - signed; Erasistratus; Eratosthenes; Eudoxus, Euler, L.; Fermat, P. de; Fermi, E.; Fibonacci, L.; Fourier, J. B. J.; Fracastoro, G.; Fraenkel, A.; Franklin, B.; Galenus; Galois, E.; Galvani, L.; Gauss, K. F.; Haeckel, E. H.; Harvey, W.; Helmholtz, H. L. F. von; Helmont, J. B. van; Herschel, F. W.; Humboldt, A. von; Huxley, J. S.; Huygens, C.; Hipparchus; Hippocrates; Hippocrates of Chios; Kirchhoff, G. R.; Lagrange, G. L.; Laplace, P. S. de; Leakey, L. S.; Lomonosov, M. V.; Lorentz, H. A.; Magalotti, L.; Malpighi, M.; Matteucci, C.; Maupertuis, P.-L. M. de; Morgagni, G.; Oken, L.; Pasteur, L.; Pavlov, I. P.; Virchow, R.).

L. Magnani (1975), Premessa, in: Reprint (1975) of R. Bonola, La geometria non-euclidea. Esposizione storico-critica del suo sviluppo, Zanichelli, Bologna, 1906, pp. V-XII.

EDITED TRANSLATIONS

L. Magnani (ed.) (1998), Italian edition of P. Thagard, Mind. Introduction to Cognitive Science (The MIT Press, 1996), Guerini & Associati, Milan, 1998.

L. Magnani (ed.) (1994), Italian edition of P. Thagard, Conceptual Revolutions (Princeton University Press, 1992), Guerini & Associati, Milan, 1994.

TRANSLATIONS

B. d’Espagnat, Alla ricerca del reale, Boringhieri, Turin, 1982 (from French).

S. Sarduy, Barroco, Il Saggiatore, Milan, 1980 (from French).

Enciclopedia Einaudi, Einaudi, Turin, 1977-1984: Headwords translated from French: P. Rosenstiehl, grafo, labirinto, rete; J. Petitot, infinitesimale, locale/globale, unità delle matematiche; P. Delattre, teoria e modello.

Languages: Italian, English, French.

TEACHING

Courses:

Abroad:

Course: SPECIAL STUDIES IN PHILOSOPHY: PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE, Course 3990 (Baruch College, The City University of New York, New York, USA)

2003 (Fall Semester) Introduction to philosophy of science. Problems in philosophy of science: abduction, epistemological problems of human and social sciences, epistemology and cognitive science.

Course: MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, Course PST 4903 (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)

2002 (Fall Semester) Elementary logic. Propositional and first order logic. Resolution and algorithms. Hilbert systems. Nonmonotonic logic. Gödel theorem.

Course: PERSPECTIVES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Course PST 4174 (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)

2002 (Fall Semester) The nature and role of observation, experimentation, reasoning in science and technology a comparative analysis from the perspectives of different interpretive frameworks: philosophical, historical, cognitive, gender, sociological, and anthropological.

Course: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND HUMAN VALUES, Course PST 3127 (courses B and C) (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)

2000 (Fall Semester) Exploration of the boundaries between science, religion and social values. Cognitive models of artifacts, technological thinking, and ethical deliberation. Problems in philosophy of science and technology.

Course: ETHICAL THEORIES, Course PST 3105 (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)

2000 (Spring Semester)  Philosophy and ethics. Ethics and information science. Cognitive models of ethical decision. Science, technology, and human values.

Course: PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE, Course PST 3115 (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)

1999 (Fall Semester) Introduction to philosophy of science. Problems in natural philosophy. Problems in philosophy of science: abduction, epistemological problems of human and social sciences, epistemology and cognitive science.

In Italy:

Course: PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (University of Pavia, Italy, Undergraduate Students, Philosophy)

2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 A. Epistemology and philosophical foundations of science. B. Epistemology, philosophy of technology, and ethical values. The problem of hypothetical reasoning and its eco-cognitive dimensions.

Course: PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (University of Pavia, Graduate Students, Philosophy and Mathematics, Italy)

2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 A. Basic issues in philosophy of science and of technology. Scientific reasoning. Cognitive aspects of epistemology. Computational philosophy and hypothetical reasoning. The problem of distributed cognition.

Course: EPISTEMOLOGY AND FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND OF PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY (University of Pavia, Italy, Graduate Students, Philosophy)

2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08 Basic issues in philosophy of science and of technology. Scientific reasoning. Cognitive aspects of epistemology. Computational philosophy and creative reasoning in science.

Course: PHILOSOPHY OF FORMAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES (University of Pavia, Italy, Graduate Students, Mathematics)

2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08 Basic issues in philosophy of formal and natural sciences. Scientific and mathematical reasoning. Cognitive aspects of formal sciences. Computational philosophy and creative reasoning in formal sciences.

Course: LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (University of Pavia, Italy, for Undergraduate Students, Biotechnology)

2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08 Logic and intelligent reasoning; epistemology and philosophical foundations of science.

Course: LOGIC (University of Pavia, Italy, Undergraduate and Graduate Students Philosophy, Mathematics, Computer Science)

1998/99 Logic and intelligent reasoning; computational philosophy; epistemology today.

1997/98 Logic and artificial intelligence. Abduction in exact and human sciences.

1996/97 Introduction to mathematical logic.

1995/96 Introduction to mathematical logic. Abduction in human and social sciences.

1994/95 Logic and knowledge representation. Elements of computational philosophy.

1993/94 Logic and informatics. Problems of automation of reasoning.

1992/93 Introduction to mathematical logic. The problem of abduction.

1991/92 Introduction to mathematical logic. Logic and artificial intelligence.

Course: EPISTEMOLOGY (University of Pavia, Italy, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Philosophy)

2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07 A. Epistemology and philosophical foundations of science. B. Epistemology, philosophy of technology, and ethical values. The problem of abductive reasoning.

1998/99 Incommensurability and intertheoretic relations. Transcendental philosophy and epistemology. Kant and Poincaré. Science: the human face.

1997/98 Epistemological problems of human and social sciences. Conceptual change in philosophy and science.

1996/97 Scientific discovery and intertheoretic comparison, epistemological problems of human and social sciences.

Course: LOGIC (Collegio Borromeo and Department of Mathematics, Pavia, Italy)

1997/98 Introduction to classical logic and knowledge representation.

Course: PHILOSOPHY - Seminars - (University of Pavia, Italy, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Philosophy)

1990/91 Introduction to cognitive science from a philosophical point of view.

1989/90 The problem of schematism and the philosophy of geometry.

1987/88 1. The problem of scientific explanation. 2. The epistemological foundations of psychoanalysis.

1988/89 Philosophy of geometry in Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason.

1986/87 1. The problem of scientific explanation. 2. The epistemological foundations of psychoanalysis.

1985/86 Philosophy of science in Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason.

1984/85 Epistemological problems of scientific discovery.

1983/84 Science and convention in Poincaré’s thought.

1982/83 Introduction to mathematical logic.

1981/82 Recent epistemological models of rationality.

1980/81 Introduction to mathematical logic.

1979/80 1. Introduction to logic 2. Neopositivistic and postpositivistic models of science.

1978/79 Neopositivistic and postpositivistic models of exact and human sciences.

1976/77 The philosophy of arithmetic in G. Frege.

 



*Phone: +39-0382-986283, +39-0382-986280, Telefax: +39-0382-986341, Cell Phone +39-340-2888768; Home Address: Via Dante Alighieri 12, 27053 Lungavilla (PV), Italy, Phone: +39-0383-371067; Born: July 14, 1952, Nationality: Italian, Married, Children: 2.