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Philosophy Department faculty, August 26, 2016. Not pictured: David Agler, Kathryn Gines, and Paul Taylor.

Francesco Poggiani

Francesco Poggiani

228 Sparks Building

Office Phone: (814) 865-1150

Education

  1. PhD: The Pennsylvania State University, Spring 2016 (expected)
  2. - Thesis: Reflexivity and Identification: A Peircean Account of Normative Self- Constitution
  3. - Committee: Vincent Colapietro, John Christman, Leonard Lawlor, Anne Rose
  4. MA: The Pennsylvania State University (2013)
  5. MA: University of Milan (2011)
  6. BA: University of Milan (2008)

Areas of Specialization

  • Ethics and Moral Psychology (with a focus on Personal Identity and Normative Agency)
  • American Philosophy (with a focus on Charles S. Peirce)
  • 20th Century Continental Philosophy

Areas of Competence

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Modern and 19th Century Philosophy
  • Bioethics
  • Symbolic Logic

Publications

  • “Truth and Satisfaction: The Gist of Pragmaticism”, in Charles S. Peirce in his own Words, Walter de Gruyter, Boston/Berlin 2014, pp. 734-742.
  • “What Makes a Reasoning Sound? C. S. Peirce's Normative Foundation of Logic” (Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, 48/1, 2012).

Courses Taught

  • Spring 2015 — PHIL 010 Critical Thinking
  • Fall 2014 — PHIL 119 Ethical Leadership (2 sections)
  • Summer 2014 — PHIL 005 Philosophy, Art and Film
  • Summer 2014 — PHIL 010 Critical Thinking 
  • Spring 2014 — PHIL 002 Philosophy, Politics and Social Theory
  • Fall 2013 — PHIL 103 Introduction to Ethics (2 sections)
  • Summer 2013 — PHIL 012 Symbolic Logic
  • Spring 2013 — PHIL 001 Basic Problems of Philosophy (2 sections)

Awards

  • Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship for academic year 2012-13