Massimiliano Carrara

Professore ordinario

M-FIL/02

Address: PIAZZA CAPITANIATO, 3 - PALAZZO DEL CAPITANIO - PADOVA . . .

Phone: 0498274749

E-mail: massimiliano.carrara@unipd.it

Office hours

  • at Dal 2 Marzo fino a diversa comunicazione, via Skype. (Successivamente avrà luogo presso il FISPPA - Sezione di Filosofia presso il Palazzo del Capitanio, P.zza Capitaniato 3, PADOVA)
    A partire dal 2 Marzo 2020, come da disposizioni, il ricevimento avviene telematicamente via Skype. Per fissare un appuntamento telematico scrivere a massimiliano.carrara@unipd.it

Teachings

Curriculum

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: https://sites.google.com/fisppa.it/massimilianocarrara/

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.

(https://sites.google.com/fisppa.it/massimilianocarrara/)

Research Area

- 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: https://sites.google.com/fisppa.it/massimilianocarrara/