PATRONE Fabio Dottore di Ricerca
Sede: Via Balbi 30
Email: fabio[dot]patrone[at]unige[dot]com

Skype: fabiopatrone

Education

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Genoa, 2015
advisor: Carlo Penco, Achille Varzi
examiners: Thomas Sattig, Andrea Bottani

Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, NY, 2013-2014
sponsor: Achille Varzi

Laurea Magistrale (M.A.) in Philosophical Methodology, University of Genoa, 2011
dissertation title: Cos’è che conta? Derek Parfit e la “identity-doesn’t-matter view” (What does it matter? Derek Parfit and the “Identity-doesn’t-matter View”);
advisors: Carlo Penco, Andrea Bottani, Nicla Vassallo;
honors: Summa cum laude, right of publication.

Laurea (B.A.) in Philosophy, University of Genoa, 2011
dissertation title: Cogito, ergo sum(us);
advisors: Nicla Vassallo, Carlo Penco, Cristina Amoretti;
honors: Summa cum laude, right of publication.

 

Interests

AOS: Metaphysics, Mereology.

AOC: Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

 

Selected Talks

2016

  • “Pixelims: a theory about time, space, and worlds”, in  SIFA 2016 Conference, UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Firenze [September], (accettato).
  • “Pixelims: a theory about time, space, and worlds”, in  Metaphysics of Space, Time and Spacetime”, UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Sassari [Luglio].
  • “Pixelims: a theory about time, space, and worlds”, in  “5th Italian Conference on Analytic Ontology”, UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Padova [Luglio].

2015

  • “Against Naturalistic Perdurantism”, in GAP 9 (German Analytic Philosophy Society), Osnabruck [September 2015].

2014

  • “8234 Raduno della Confederazione dei Crononauti: I viaggi nel tempo tra paradosso e realtà” with A.C. Varzi, M. Dorato, G. Torrengo, Festival della Scienza, Genoa [October 2014].
  • “Some worms are more equal than others”, in XXI SIFA (Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy) Conference, L’Aquila [September 2014] (accepted).
  • “Deworming Exdurantism” with D. Costa, in ECAP 8 – Congress of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy, Bucharest [August 2014] (accepted).

2013

  • “Persistence without Identity”, in 7th Conference of the Spanish Society for the Analytic Philosophy, Madrid [September], (accepted).
  • “Puzzles of (Personal) Identity”, in 12th International Conference on Persons, Lund [August], (accepted).
  • “Persistence without Identity”, in Swedish Congress of Philosophy 2013, Stockholm [June].
  • “Persistence without Identity”, in Identity Workshop, Philosophisces Seminar UZH, Universität ZĂĽrich, [June].
  • “Rationality and Complex Patterns of Behaviour” (with Samuele Iaquinto), in The 3rd AISB Workshop: “The Emergency of Consciousness”, St. Mary University College, Twickenham, London [May].

2012

  • “IdentitĂ , lombrichi, fasi e identitĂ  personale” (Identity, worms, stages and personal identity), in The Answer of Philosophy: SIFA 20th Anniversary conference, Alghero [September].
  • “Davidson’s missile-dog” (with Samuele Iaquinto), in Emotional Lives of Animals congress, Genoa [May].
  • “Personal identity without thought experiments” in Epilog graduate seminar on Thought Experiments, University of Genoa [April].

2011

  • “Diagnostics for Shared Content: from ‘Say’ to ‘Agree’” (with Samuele Iaquinto), in Epilog graduate seminar on Relativism and Monadic Truth (H. Cappelen, J. Hawthorne), University of Genoa [December].
  • “Dimensioni di rappresentazione e dipendenza contestuale.” (with Silvia Ivani, Maria Scarpati and Cristina Schembri), in Eliza 2011: mente linguaggio e intelligenza artificiale undergraduate congress, University of Genoa [June].

 

Teaching

  • A.Y. 2017/2018:Philosophy of Language [tbd]; Philosophy of Science [tbd]; Methodology of Human Sciences [co-docenza].
  • A.Y. 2016/2017: Filosofia del linguaggio [6 h]; Filosofia della Mente[4h]; Filosofia della Scienza [4h].
  • A.Y. 2015/2016: Undergrad Preparatory Seminar [8h]; Methodologyology of Human Sciences (#) [6h]; Philosophy of Language: Teaching Assistant; Philosophy of Science [6h]
  • A.Y. 2014/2015: Undergraduate Preparatory Seminar [8h]; Philosophy of Science [6h]; Metodology of Human Sciences [4h].
  • A.A. 2012/2013: Philosophy of Science [6h]; Formal Ontology; [6h]; Methodology of Human Sciences; [2h]; Philosophy of Science (Master) [2h].
  • A.A. 2011/2012: Ontology [6h]; Theoretic Philosophy [4h]; Methodology of Human Sciences [2h].

 

Publications

Papers

  • “What we Believe Ourselves to Be: The Influence of Derek Parfit in the Contemporary Debate” (forthcoming), in Argumenta: Journal of Analytic Philosohpy.
  • “Parfitians as Exdurantists” (2017), in Axiomathes. DOI: 10.1007/s10516-017-9331-9
  • “Il ruolo (metafisico) dell’Unione Europea” (2016), in Quaderni della Fondazione Prof. Paolo Erede, 9, pp. 117-129.
  • “RazionalitĂ  e comportamento responsabile: per una teoria davidsoninana radicale” (with S. Iaquinto), (2013), in (ed.) Andreozzi M., Castiglione S., Massaro A., EmotivitĂ  animali: ricerche e discipline a confronto, LED, Milano.

Special Issue Edited

  • “Reasons, Persons, and What Matters: The Philosophy of Derek Parfit” (forthcoming, 2018), S.I. of Argumenta: Journal of Analytic Philosophy. Invited Contributors: John Perry, Eric T. Olson, Martine Nida-RĂĽmelin.

Review

  • Perconti P., Coscienza, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2011, pp. 210 (with S. Iaquinto), in Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia, 4:1, pp. 102-105, 2013.

 

Memberships

Member of Center for Philosophy of Time, University of Milan

Member of SIFA – Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy

Member of AISB – Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour

 

Projects

  • “Derek Parfit”, book (in Italian).
  • “La nave di Teseo: introduzione alla persistenza attraverso il tempo”, with Damiano Costa, book (in Italian).
  • “Against Naturalistic Perdurantism”, under review.
  • “Pixelism”, under review.
  • “Davidson’s Missile Dog” (with Samuele Iaquinto), work in progress.

 

 

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