Publikationen von Federica Malfatti

Artikel in internationalen Fachzeitschriften und Buchkapitel

Malfatti, F.I. Introduction to the topical collection “True enough? Themes from Elgin”. Synthese (2020).

Malfatti F.I. 2020. The Social Fabric of Understanding: Equilibrium, Authority, and Epistemic Empathy. Synthese. (Mit Christoph Jäger.)

Malfatti, F. I. 2020. Can Testimony Transmit Understanding? Theoria (Sweden) 86 (1): 54-72. Doi: Siehe auch die Replik von Eric G​ilbertson, Understanding by Testimony: A Reply to Malfatti. Forthcoming in Theoria (Sweden). 

Malfatti, F. I. 2019. On Understanding and Testimony. Erkenntnis, online first. Doi:

Malfatti, F. I. 2019. Can Testimony Generate Understanding? Social Epistemology 33 (6): 477-490. Doi:

Malfatti, F. I.  2019. Der Wert des Wissens. In: Handbuch Erkenntnistheorie, M. Grajner, G. Melchior (Eds.), J. B. Metzler, Springer, Stuttgart, pp. 102-109 (with Christoph Jäger).

Malfatti, F. I. 2018. On the Epistemological Potential of Worrall’s Structural Realism. Philosophical Inquiries 2: 9-24. Doi:

Malfatti, F.I. 2018. Scientific Realism as the Most Reasonable Choice? Isonomia – Epistemologica:  1-17.


Malfatti F. I. 2019. True Enough? Themes from Elgin. Synthese, Topical Collection. (Guest Editor with Christoph Jäger.)


Malfatti, F. I. 2016. Willard van Orman Quine e l’incertezza ontologica. Mimesis, Milano, pp. 1-120.


 In Vorbereitung

- A paper on the grasping component of understanding. 

- A paper on understanding and epistemic autonomy.

- A paper on the differences between knowledge and understanding.

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