CARRARA MASSIMILIANO

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A.A. 2017/1018

Il ricevimento riprende regolarmente a partire da Mercoledì 4 Ottobre 2017, dalle ore 12 alle ore 14. Avverrà il mercoledì' dalle ore 12 alle ore 14 e -- solo su richiesta dello studente -- il venerdì dalle ore 12,30 alle ore 13,30.

23 Gennaio 2018. Il ricevimento di mercoledì 24 Gennaio 2018 è sospeso per impegni fuori sede del docente. Chi ha urgenza lo contratti a: massimiliano.carrara@unipd.it

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13 Febbraio 2018. Il ricevimento di mercoledi' 14 febbraio 2018 è sospeso per impegni fuori sede del docente. Chi ha urgenza lo contatti a: massimiliano.carrara@unipd.it

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Mercoledì 27 Giugno 2018. Il ricevimento di Mercoledì 27 Giugno 2018 è spostato a Giovedì 28 Giugno 2018 dalle 12 alle 14. MC

Office hours
Wednesday from 12:00 to 14:00 FISPPA - Sezione di Filosofia presso il Palazzo del Capitanio, P.zza Capitaniato 3, PADOVA
(updated on 06/10/2017 14:14)

Proposals for thesis
Temi di tesi recentemente svolte sotto la supervisione del docente (negli ultimi anni):

Il paradosso di Curry: Soluzioni non-classiche.
Il paradosso del conoscitore.
Il paradosso della conoscibilità.
I paradossi epistemici. Soluzioni.
Logica del paradosso.
Paradossi semantici e revisione della logica.
Logiche di ordine superiore e logicalità.
Quantificazione plurale e logica del secondo ordine.
Generalità assoluta – La quantificazione non ristretta ed il paradosso di Russell.
Teoria dei segnali in Lewis.
Convenzioni in Lewis.
Logica delle implicature.
Presupposizioni ed implicature. Il caso della disgiunzione.
Identità relativa in Deutsch.
Identità assoluta e relativa.
I puzzle dell'identità.
Trattamento dell'implicazione rilevante.
I paradossi dell'implicazione.
Logica della rilevanza.
Il problema di Wason.
Sul trattamento formale della fiducia.
La teoria degli spazi concettuali.
Teorie della similarità.
Realismo sui generi naturali.
Semantica dei termini artefattuali.
Antirealismo sui generi artefattuali.

Per altre informazioni si veda pagina web: http://massimiliano.carrara.lagado.org/

Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Logic and Philosophy of Language FISPPA – University of Padua, P.zza Capitaniato
3, 35139 Padova; (tel. 0498274749, fax. 0498274701, email: massimiliano.carrara@unipd.it, web:
massimiliano.carrara.lagado.org).

Education:
1996: Full-Time Graduate Student in Philosophy, Trinity College, Oxford University - Oxford (UK).
1994–1997: Ph.D. student in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Padova - Padua (Italy).
1992 (May - December): Master in Business Administration at the CUOA, Vicenza (Italy).
1987–1992: Laurea Degree in Philosophy. University of Padua, Padua (Italy).

Academic Positions, Research Positions and Qualifications:
2017 (April / July): Visiting researcher SNS (Scuola Normale Superiore), Pisa.
2017 (February): Visiting scholar at the l’Okkaido University – Sapporo, Japan.
2016 (December): Visiting researcher at the Department of Philosophy, University of Salzburg, Salzburg,
Austria.
2016 (October/ November ): Visiting Professor at the University of Navarra – Pamplona, Spain.
2013-2019: Scientific Qualification to the role of Full Professor, in the macro-area Logic and Philosophy of
Science.
2013 - 2016: Adjunct Professor at the Commercial University Bocconi , Milan.
2015 (October / December): Research Fellow at the ZIF – Center for Interdisciplinary Research. Bielefeld
University (Germany).
2010 - now: Associate professor of Logic and Philosophy of Language – University of Padua (Italy).
2009 - now: Principal investigator (Project of Philosophy of Logic) – Research centre in Philosophy COGITO,
University of Bologna.
2008 (January): Guest researcher at the the Department of Philosophy VU/Amsterdam (NL).
2008 (January): Guest researcher at the ILLC – Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation), UVA –
Amsterdam (NL).
2007 (October-December): Visiting researcher at the Department of Philosophy – Faculty of Technology,
Policy and Management, Delft, University of Technology (Delft, NL).
2007 (July-August): Visiting researcher at the School of Philosophy – University of Melbourne (Melbourne,
AU).
2005 (September-December): Invited researcher at the LOA-CNR – Laboratorio di Ontologia Applicata),
ISTC-CNR (Institute for Cognitive Science and Technology), Trento (Italy).
2004-2005: Tutor at the Galielian School of Higher Education, University of Padua.
2003 (October-December): Invited researcher at the Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Technology,
Policy and Management, Delft, University of Technology (Delft, NL).
2002- 2010: Assistant Professor of Logic, Department of Philosophy - University of Padua (Italy).
1999-2002: Part-time researcher at the Department of Philosophy - University of Padua (Italy).
1998-1999: Post-doc at the Department of Philosophy - University of Padua (Italy).
1998 (2 semesters): Visiting scholar at the Department of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York (NY
- USA).
1997–1998: Junior researcher at the National Research Congress LADSEB-CNR, Padua (Italy).
1993–1994: Junior researcher at the National Research Congress LADSEB-CNR, Padua (Italy).

For the full CV see: http://massimiliano.carrara.lagado.org

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 4EAE96067D5255640B9FA29BDFCDC619.pdf

Research areas
- Composition, Identity and the Nature of Mereology
- Paradoxes, Negation and Non-Classical Logics
- Logic and Semantics of Artifactual Kind Words and Metaphysics of Artifacts
- Ontological commitment and Plural reference

See the webpage: Si veda la pagina personale: http://massimiliano.carrara.lagado.org

Publications
- Composition, Identity and the Nature of Mereology

M. Carrara (with G. Lando) 2017. Composition and Relative Counting. Dialectica forthcoming
M. Carrara (with G. Lando) 2016. Composition, Indiscernibility, Coreferentiality. Erkenntnis 81: 119-142
M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2016. The Mereological foundation of Megethology. Journal of Philosophical Logic 45: 227-235.
M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2015. Grounding Megethology on Plural reference. Studia logica 103: 697-711
M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2011. On the Infinite in mereology with pural quantification. The Review of Symbolic Logic, 4: 54 - 62.
M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2009. On the ontological commitment of mereology. The Review of Symbolic Logic 2: 164-174.
M. Carrara (with F. Berto) 2009. To exist and to count: a note on the Minimalist view. Dialectica 63: 343-356.
M. Carrara (with E. Sacchi) 2007. Cardinality and Identity. Journal of Philosophical Logic 36: 539-556.
M. Carrara (with P. Giaretta) 2004. The Many Facets of identity Criteria. Dialectica 58: 221-232.

- Paradoxes, Negation and Non-Classical Logics

M. Carrara (con. B. Jespersen e M. Duzi) 2018. Iterated Privation and Positive Predication. Journal of Applied Logic, online.
M. Carrara (with D. Chiffi and C. De Florio) 2017. Assertion and hypothesis: a logical framework for their opposition relations. Logic Journal of the IGPL, 25 (2), 131-144.
M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2016. DLEAC: A Dialetheic Logic with Exclusive Assumptions and Conclusions. Topoi, pp. 1-10. Online.
M. Carrara (with G. Bellin and D. Chiffi) 2015. On an Intuitionistic Logic for Pragmatics. Journal of Logic and Computation.
M. Carrara (with J. Murzi) 2015. Denial and Disagreement. Topoi 34: 109-119, 2015.
M. Carrara (with J. Murzi) 2015. Paradox and Logical Revision. A short Introduction. Topoi 34: 7-14.
M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2014. Logical consequence and conditionals from a dialetheic perspective. Logique et Analyse, 227: 359-378.
M. Carrara (with J. Murzi) 2014. More Reflections on Consequence. Logique et Analyse 227: 223-258.
M. Carrara (with G. Bellin, D. Chiffi A. Menti) 2014. Pragmatic and Dialogic Interpretations of Bi-Intuitionism Part I. Logic and Logical Philosophy 23: 449-480.

- Logic and Semantics of Artifactual Kind Words and Metaphysics of Artifacts

M. Carrara (with D. Mingardo) 2013. Artifact Categorization. Trends and problems. The Review of Philosophy and Psychology: 351–373.
M. Carrara (with B. Jespersen) 2013. A new Logic of technical malfunction. Studia Logica 101: 547-58.
M. Carrara (with S. Borgo, P. Garbacz and P. Vermaas) 2013. The design stance and its artefacts. Synthese 190: 1131-1152
M. Carrara (with M. Soavi) 2010. Copies, Replicas and Counterfeits of artworks and artifacts. The Monist 93: 417-435.
M. Carrara (with P.E. Vermaas) 2009. The Fine-Grained Metaphysics of Artifactual and Biological Functional Kinds. Synthese 169: 125-143.

- Ontological commitment and Plural reference

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2010. To be is to be the object of a possible act of choice. Studia Logica, 96: 289-313.
M. Carrara (with E. Sacchi) 2006. Propositions. An Introduction. Grazer Philosophische Studien 72: 1-27.
M. Carrara 2005. Comments on Hughes. Dialectica 59: 481-484.
M. Carrara (with A.C. Varzi) 2001. Ontological Commitment and Reconstructivism. Erkenntnis 55: 33-50.

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Lecturer's Publications (PDF): 4EAE96067D5255640B9FA29BDFCDC619.pdf

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
LE0599 COMMON LEN1032859 9 1st Year Second
semester
ITA MASSIMILIANO CARRARA
LE0610 COMMON LE06105452 6 1st Year Second
semester
ITA MASSIMILIANO CARRARA
LE0610 COMMON SUP8083502 6 1st Year Second
semester
ITA MASSIMILIANO CARRARA
LE0614 COMMON LE14102950 9 1st Year Second
semester
ITA MASSIMILIANO CARRARA