Recent and Upcoming Talks

2018

  • Congreso Mundial de Metafísica, VII World Conference on Metaphysics (October 2018), University of Salamanca, "On how to understand an ineffable being".
  • SMS 2018, IV Conference of the Society for the Metaphyiscs of Science (August 2018), Universität Mailand, "Worrall´s structural realism, knowledge, and scientific understanding".
  • EEN, European Epistemology Workshop (June 2018), VU Amsterdam, “Understanding and Explaining. What´s the Role of Truth?”.
  • International Workshop Explanation and Understanding (May 2018), Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (University of Ghent) and Research Group Philosophy of Science and Technology (VU Amsterdam), "On the possibility of understanding without (true) explanation".
  • Workshop Realismo scientifico e spiegazione/Scientific Realism and Explanation (Mai 2018), Universität Urbino: "Sul rapporto tra spiegazione e comprensione scientifica" (On the Relation between Explanation and Scientific Understanding).
  • International Book Symposium “True enough?” (March 2018), with Prof. Catherine Z. Elgin (Harvard University), University of Innsbruck, "Epistemic Authority, Reflective Equilibrium, and Understanding" (with Christoph Jäger).

2017

  • Copenhagen Political Epistemology Workshop (December 2017), organized by Clemens Kappel, University of Copenhagen, "Toward an inquirer model of epistemic authority" (with Christoph Jäger).
  • International Workshop: Understanding Quantum Mechanics (November 2017), organized by Michael Esfeld and Mario Hubert, University of Lausanne, "Do we understand (through) quantum mechanics?".
  • SOPhiA2017, Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy (September 2017), University of Salzburg, "What Worrall’s structural realism might have been about. From the limits of knowledge to the possibility of understanding".
  • ECAP9, 9th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (August 2017), MCMP, LMU Munich, "What Worrall’s structural realism might have been about. From the limits of knowledge to the possibility of understanding".
  • SILFS2017, Triennal International Conference of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science (June 2017), University of Bologna, "Understanding quantum mechanics: a tentative modal account".
  • New Trends in Epistemology, FINO/SIFA Graduate Conference in Mind, Language and Science (June 2017), University of Pavia, "Testimony as a source of understanding?" (with Johannes Findl, Logos Research Group, University of Barcelona).
  • Seminar "Reflections on Scientific Realism" (May 2017), University of Urbino, "Truth and its limits" (with Mario Alai, University of Urbino).
  • Dialoghi: Intorno all’infinito (May 2017), Biblioteca Provinciale Italiana “Claudia Augusta”, "How to think about the Unlimited. Philosophy meets Theology" (with Prof. Paul Renner, University of Bressanone-Brixen).
  • International Workshop: "Believing on authority?" (May 2017) University of Innsbruck, "Testimony as a source of understanding?" (with Johannes Findl, Logos Research Group, University of Barcelona).

 2016

  • SEFA, 8th Meeting of the Spanish Society for Analytic Philosophy (November 2016), University of Oviedo, "How we understand through models in science".
  • Portuguese Philosophical Society, The second Portuguese Congress for Philosophy (September 2016), University of Oporto, "Understanding through models. The role of structure".
  • SIFA, XII Conference of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (August 2016) University of Pistoia, "Scientific realism as the most reasonable choice?"
  • SILFS, Third Postgraduate Conference for Logic and Philosophy of Science (June 2016), University of Urbino, "Understanding through models. The role of structure".

2014

  • GAP, Doktorandenworkshop (2014), University of Köln/Bonn, "Ontologische Relativität. Was bleibt von Quines Realismus übrig?".