SPOLAORE GIUSEPPE MARIO

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Structure Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Telephone 0498273768
Qualification Ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo B
Scientific sector M-FIL/05 - PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY OF LANGUAGE
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Notice and additional information
Monday 11 November, 2019 my office hours will not be held due to imperative academic reasons. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Office hours
Monday from 10:30 to 12:00 Studio docente, primo piano, int. 36, Palazzo del Capitanio, Piazza Capitaniato 3, Padova. Nel periodo estivo il ricevimento è su appuntamento (giuseppe.spolaore@unipd.it).
(updated on 10/09/2019 13:50)

Proposals for thesis
Philosophy and linguistics: topics in the philosophy of language and formal semantics. Truth and relative truth. Temporal logics. Branching time. Semantics and ontology of fictional and narrative discourse.

Communication: topics in the pragmatics of language.

Curriculum Vitae
Giuseppe Spolaore is senior research associate (tenure track) in Philosophy and Theory of Languages (M-FIL/05) at the University of Padua, Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education, and Applied Psychology. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the university of Padua in 2006. He has been research fellow at the universities of Verona and Trieste, and lecturer at the universities of Padua (teachings: logic, semiotics) and Verona (logic, philosophy of language). He is habilitated as associate professor in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Languages (ASN 2012, 2017) and in Logic and the History and Philosophy of Science (ASN 2013). He is member of the committee of the Ph.D. program in Philosophy of the university of Padua. His main interests are in the philosophy of language, logic, metaphysics and formal epistemology. He published three books and about thirty essays, many of which in international peer-review journals, including Analysis, Monist, Synthese, Erkenntnis, Dialectica, Philosophia, Logique et analyse, Argumentation and Thought. He presented many of his works in national and international workshops.

Full CV in the attached file.

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 7486CC583854E44E441750E3683C340A.pdf

Research areas
Topics in the philosophy of language: reference, formal semantics, discourse semantics, semantics of fiction and fictional contexts, relative truth, the contextualism-relativism debate, tense semantics. Topics in logic and the philosophy of logic: tense-modal logics, formal semantics, formal epistemology, the logic of action. Topics in metaphysics: ontology of fiction, common sense metaphysics, the philosophy of time and temporal experience.

Publications
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PAPERS ON JOURNAL (SELECTED)

“The Moving Spotlight(s)“, Inquiry, forthcoming (with G. Torrengo).
“Outline of a Logic of Knowledge of Acquaintance”, Analysis, online first (2018), DOI 10.1093/analys/any005 (with S. Iaquinto).
“The actual future is open”, Erkenntnis, online first (2018), DOI: 10.1007/s10670-018-0020-x (with F. Gallina).
“Out of Nothing”, Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 7 (2018), pp. 132–138, DOI 10.1002/tht3.274 (with D. Sgaravatti).
“Michelangelo’s Puzzle”, Philosophia, 46, 2 (2018), pp. 453–464, DOI 10.- 1007/-s11406-017-9940-y (with P. Giaretta).
“Gunky Time and Indeterminate Existence”, Manuscrito, 40, 1 (2017), 81–86.
“Agency and Fictional Truth”, Synthese, 192, 5 (2015), pp. 1235–1265.
“Transcendental Disagreement”, The Monist, 97, 4 (2014), pp. 592–620 (with G. Lando).
“A Paradoxical Challenge”, The Reasoner, 8, 12 (2014), p. 131 (with M. Plebani).
“Not Just a Coincidence. Conditional Counter-examples to Locke’s Thesis”, Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 1, 2 (2012), pp. 108–115.
“Validity and Effectiveness of Ambiguity: A Famous Argument by Socrates”, Argumentation, 26, 2 (2012), pp. 393– 407 (with P. Giaretta).
“Knowability Principle and Disjunction Property”, Logique et Analyse, 209 (2010), pp. 9–23 (with P. Giaretta).

BOOKS
Fiction, Time, and Agency. An Essay on the Language and Logic of Fiction-Making, Cleup, Padova 2012.
Logos in fabula. Un’indagine filosofica sui personaggi fittizi, Mimesis, Milano 2009.
Esistenza e identità. Temi di logica filosofica, Mimesis, Milano 2008 (with a chapter written by P. Giaretta).

Lecturer's Publications (PDF): 7486CC583854E44E441750E3683C340A.pdf

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
LE0610 COMMON SUP5070960 6 1st Year (2019/20) First
semester
ENG GIUSEPPE MARIO SPOLAORE
LE0614 COMMON SUP5070960 6 1st Year (2019/20) First
semester
ENG GIUSEPPE MARIO SPOLAORE
IF0313 COMMON LE14107542 9 1st Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA GIUSEPPE MARIO SPOLAORE