ALTOBRANDO ANDREA

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Proposals for thesis
I particularly welcome theses on the following subjects:
- the self;
- theory of judgement;
- Descartes' Metaphysics and Epistemology;
- Husserl's Epistemology and Metaphysics;
- Sartre's philosophy (especially his theory of subjectivity and consciousness);
- theories of mind;
- philosophy of perception.

Curriculum Vitae
Education and Training
01/01/2009–19/03/2012
Dottore di ricerca
Università degli Studi di Padova
Theoretical and Practical Philosophy
01/01/2003–18/04/2008
Doktor der Philosophie
Bergische Universität Wuppertal & Università degli Studi di Torino
Philosophy and Philosophical Hermeneutics
01/01/2002–30/11/2002
Master in Intercultural Studies
Università degli Studi di Padova
Philosophy of Interculturality; Chinese Philosophy and Culture
01/09/1995–15/03/2001
Diploma di Laurea in Filosofia
Università degli Studi di Milano
Theoretical Philosophy

Academic Teaching and Research Experience
30/04/2019–Ongoing
Senior Lecturer
University of Padova
01/04/2019–Ongoing
Visiting Professor/Foreign Expert
China University of Political Science and Law
01/03/2017–28/02/2019
Special Appointed Professor
China University of Political Science and Law
01/04/2016–31/03/2017
Special Appointed Lecturer
Hokkaido University
01/11/2013–30/11/2015
JSPS Research Fellow
Hokkaido University
22/11/2010–01/04/2011
Teaching assistant and Translator
Scuola di Alta Formazione Filosofica – Torino
01/11/2008–31/10/2009
post-doc Research Fellow
Universität zu Köln - Husserl Archiv (Germany)

Qualifications
2015: National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor (Theoretical Philosophy) – Italy

Involvement in International Research Groups
"International Network Genetic Phenomenology and the Human Sciences", University of Cologne. Scientific coordinator: Prof. Jagna Brudzinska
"Phenomenology and Japanese Philosophy", Hokkaido University. Scientific coordinator: Prof. Shigeru Taguchi

Referee Assignments for Scientific Journals
- Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology
- Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences
- Journal of Japanese Philosophy
- Paradigmi
- Rivista di Metafisica
- Social Imaginaries
- Verifiche

Executive Editor of "Metodo. International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy"

Individual Research Grants:
- Nankai One Hundred Young Academic Leaders Program Award (refused). Duration: 6 years
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Visiting Research Fellowship, Nov. 2013 - Oct. 2015
- University of Padua, Senior Research Grant, (refused), Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2015
- Fritz-Thyssen-Foundation, Post-doc Fellowship, Nov. 2008 – Oct. 2015
- University of Milan, post-lauream Research Abroad Grant, Dec. 2004 – Nov. 2006
- DAAD, research scholarship, Oct. 2004 – Aug. 2005

Group Research Grants:
"The Comparative Study of Phenomenology and Analytic Philosophy" - Qualification: Foreign Expert. PI: Prof. Haojun Zhang (CUPL), supported by The National Social Science Fund of China (NSSFC)
"Disagreement. A Pluralistic Approach". PI: Prof. Massimiliano Carrara (University of Padua). University of Padua, Progetto di Ateneo.
"Individuality-consciousness, community, well-being and nothingness”. PI: Prof. Shigeru Taguchi (Hokkaido Univeristy). Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Kakenhi grant-in-aid, 2013-2015.

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 32457BB77AA103F84C755CEA0E2128CE.pdf

Research areas
Phenomenology, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Epistemology

Publications
Books

(2013), Esperienza e infinito. Contributo per una fenomenologia dell'origine e dell'idea di infinito a partire da Husserl (Experience and the Infinite. Contribution to a phenomenology of the idea of infinity outgoing from Husserl), Verifiche, Trento.

(2013), Il mito come forma e contenuto (Myth as Form and Content), Cleup, Padova.

(2010), Husserl e il problema della monade (Husserl and the problem of the monad), Trauben, Torino.


Articles (selection)

(forthcoming), «Somewhere this Side of the View from Nowhere. On the Phenomenological Prepredicative Grounding of the Idea of Objectivity», 学术界.

(forthcoming), «Monad», in B. Hopkins, C. Majolino, D. De Santis (eds.), Handbook of Phenomenology, Routledge.

(in press), «The Phenomenology of the Pure Ego, and its dialectical Wirklichkeit», in A. Ferrarin, D. Manca, E. Magrì, D. Moran (eds.), Hegel and the Phenomenological Tradition, Springer.

(2018), (with G. Strawson), «Muddling Through: An Episodic Conversation on Self, Narrativity, Transcience, and Other Pleasentries», in A. Altobrando, T. Niikawa, R. Stone (eds.), The Realizations of the Self, Palgrave MacMillan.

(2017), «La negazione: dal rifiuto al contrasto. Brentano e Husserl sul giudizio negativo» (Negation: from rejection to contrast. Brentano and Husserl on negative judgement), Verifiche, II/2017. (A&HCI)

(2017), «Imagining Oneself», in T. Fuchs, M. Summa, L. Vanzago (eds.), Imagination and Social P
(eds.), Investigating Subjectivity: Classical and New Perspectives, Brill, Leiden.

(2017), «Phänomenologie der Wahrnehmungsperspektivität und Alterität», in C. Asmuth and Q. Landenne (eds.), Perspektivität, Königshausen und Neumann.

(2017), «Che cosa vogliamo fare?» (What Do We Want to Do?), in F. Menegoni and N. De Carlo, Etica e mondo del lavoro – 2, Franco Angeli, Milano.

(2016), «Kitarō Nishida and the Essence of Individuality: A Contribution from Eastern Asia to a Transcultural Understanding of the Meaning of Individualism», in G. Campagnolo (ed.), Liberalism and East Asian/Chinese economic development: Perspectives from Europe and Asia, Routledge.

(2015), «Sul bisogno di individualità» (On the Need for Individuality), in F. Menegoni and M. De Carlo, Etica e mondo del lavoro​, Franco Angeli, Milano.

(2015), «The Limits of the Absolute Consciousness», Japanese Husserl Studies, 2015.

(2015), «Dalla coscienza anonima all'io senza qualità» (From the Anonymous Consciousness to the Ego without Qualities), in D. Ciolino, F. Grigenti, Il soggetto possibile, Cleup, Padova.

(2014), (with P. Biasetti), «Some Remarks on Hegel's Philosophy of Subjective Spirit», Hegel-Jahrbuch, 2014.

(2014), «I “soggetti" di Husserl e la questione del soggettivismo» (Husserl's “Subjects" and the Question of Subjectivism), Paradigmi, n. 1, 2014.


Edited volumes (selection)

(due to appear in Fall 2019) with P. Biasetti (eds), Natural Born Monads. On the Metaphysics of Organisms and Human Individuals, De Gruyter.

(due to appear in Fall 2019) with S. Taguchi (eds), ​Phenomenology and Japanese Philosophy​, Springer.

(2018) with R. Stone and T. Niikawa (eds),The Realizations of the Self, Palgrave MacMillan.

(2006) with G. Turus, Biodifferenze, Esedra, Padova.


Translations (into Italian)

(2017) Husserl, E., Meditazioni Cartesiane (Cartesian Meditations), Orthotes, Napoli-Salerno.

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
LE0607 COMMON SUP5070218 6 2nd Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA ANDREA ALTOBRANDO
LE0614 COMMON SUP5070218 6 1st Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA ANDREA ALTOBRANDO
LE0599 COMMON LEL1005560 9 2nd Year (2019/20) Second
semester
ITA ANDREA ALTOBRANDO
LE0600 COMMON LE07103020 6 1st Year (2019/20) Second
semester
ITA ANDREA ALTOBRANDO