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CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME: ITALO TESTA

ADDRESS: Dipartimento DUSIC – Area Filosofia
Università degli Studi di Parma
Via D’Azeglio 85/A
43100 Parma (Italy)

TELEPHONE: +39(0)3473585770

FAX: +39(0)523804122

EMAIL: italo.testa@unipr.it

PERSONAL: Born: September 13, 1972

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University Cà Foscari, Venice, February 2002

B.A. in Philosophy, University Cà Foscari, Venice, (cum laude), June 1997

ADDITIONAL STUDY

Visiting Ph.D. Student, February 1999-October 1999: Ruhr University, Hegel-Archiv, Bochum, (prof. W. Jaeschke)

Visiting Ph.D. Student, April 2000-October 2000: J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt (Prof. A. Honneth)

LANGUAGES

Italian, German, English, French, Spanish, Latin, Ancient Greek

DISSERTATION

Riconoscimento naturale e autocoscienza sociale. Ricostruzione e ripresa della teoria hegeliana dell’Anerkennung [Natural Recognition and Social Self-consciousness. Reconstruction and Reprise of the Hegelian Theory of Anerkennung], 2002

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

2015-present: Associate Professor in Theoretical Philosophy and Social Philosophy (tenured), Department DUSIC – Area Filosofia, University of Parma

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

2009-2015: Senior Researcher (=Assistant Professor with tenure) in History of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Parma

2006-2009 Researcher (=Assistant Professor) in History of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Parma

2006-2009: Visiting Lecturer, “History of Philosophy”, Department of Philosophy, University Ca’ Foscari, Venice

2004-2006: Research Fellow (Full Time), University Ca’ Foscari, Venice

2003-2006: Lecturer for “History of Political Philosophy”, Department of Philosophy, University of Parma

2001-2004: Teacher in “Philosophy and History”, Scientific Lyceum, G. Veronese, Chioggia, Venice

1997-1998: Tutor for Undergraduates, Department of Philosophy, University Ca’ Foscari,Venice

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION

Theoretical Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Social Sciences; History of Philosophy; 19th Century German Philosophy; American Pragmatism; Embodied Cognition; Theory of Argumentation and Rhetoric

AREAS OF COMPETENCE

Aesthetics; Literary Theory and Criticism; Contemporary Poetry

HONORS AND AWARDS

National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor (Ordinarius), scientific-disciplinary sector 11 C1 (Theoretical Philosophy), 19/12/2013

National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor, scientific-disciplinary sector 14/A1 (Political Philosophy), 18/12/2013

National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor, scientific-disciplinary sector 11 C1 (Theoretical Philosophy, 19/12/2013

National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor, scientific-disciplinary sector 11/C5 (History of Philosophy), 5/2/2014

Research Fellowship, University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, September 2004-September 2006 (awarded as a result of a national competition)

Visiting Scholar Grant, October 2005- February 2006, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt

Doctoral Fellowship and Grant, University Cà Foscari, Venice, 1998-2001 (awarded as a result of a national competition)

Doctoral Fellowship, University of Genua, 1998 (awarded as a result of a national competition, declined)

Selected Member of the Italian Delegation at the “Biennale of the Young Artists of Europe and Mediterranean”, Sarajevo, 2001

Undergraduate Scholarship, INDPAP, 1995-1996

Grant for Residential Seminar, IBM Italy, 1996

VISITING PROFESSORSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP

Visiting Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney, November 7, 2014 – February 7, 2015

Visiting Professor, Kentucky University, School of Humanities and Languages, January 2012

Visiting Senior Scholar, January 2019- February 2019, University of New South Wales, School of Humanities and Languages, Sydney

Visiting Scholar, January 2016 – February 2016, University of New South Wales, School of Humanities and Languages, Sydney

Visiting Scholar, Fudan University / Nanjing University, August 2015

Erasmus Lecturer, Universidad de La Laguna, february-March, 2013

Visiting Scholar, June 2010-October 2010 : Université de Provence Aix-Marseille, Centre Ceperc

Visiting Scholar, June 2009-December 2009: École des hautes études en sciences sociales (Paris) and Centre NoSoPhi (Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Visiting Scholar, November 2008-February 2009: École des hautes études en sciences sociales (Paris) and Centre NoSoPhi (Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Visiting Scholar, October 2005- February 2006: Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Institut für Sozialforschung

PARTICIPATION IN FUNDED PROJECTS

Primary Coordinator, HEGNAT, Naturalism in German Classical Philosophy: Nature, Recognition and Freedom in the Hegelian Theory of Social Interaction and Cooperation, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF-GF) (September 2016-)

Partner Investigator, Project "A Diagnosis of Social Pathologies: Variations of Naturalism in Social Philosophy," (Principal Investigators Arvi Saerkela and Martin Hartmann), funded by Swiss National Research Council (2017-present)

Project Leader, Research Group Parma University – within the Research Program of National Interest (PRIN-COFIN 2009) “Ontology, Hermeneutics, and Politics. Historical Articulations and Theoretical Structures”, funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR)

Partner Investigator, Australian Research Council Discovery Project – Macquarie University: “The Social Ontology of Personhood. A Recognition-Theoretical Approach” (2010-2017)

Partner Investigator, Research Program (PRIN 2007-2009) “Truth: Identities and Differences. Ontological Identities, Hermeneutical Differences, Historical Dialectics”, funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research

EVALUATION ACTIVITY

Expert Evaluator for HORIZONS 2020 (2018-)

Expert Reviewer for F.R.S.-FNRS - Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (2016-)

EDITORIAL WORK

Series Editor, “La Ginestra. Collana di classici sull’individualismo solidale”, Diabasis Press (2007-)

Editorial Committee Member, Journal, “La società degli individui. Quadrimestrale di teoria sociale e storia delle idee (2018-)

Editor-in-Chief, Journal “L’Ulisse. Rivista di poesia, arti e scritture”, Lietocolle Press (2007-)

Editor in-Chief, Journal “Le parole e le cose. Letteratura e realtà” (2018-)

Editorial Panel, Member, Journal “Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain” (2009-2016)

Advisory Board Member, Journal “Philosophical Inquiries” (2012-)

Scientific Board Member, Journal “Phenomenology and Mind” (2014)

Advisory Board Member, Series “Teoria Critica”, Mimesis Edizioni (2014)

Scientific Committee Member, Series “Collegio di Sociologia”, Edizioni Il Campano – Arnus University Books (2013-)

Peer-Reviewer, “Philosophy and Social Criticism” (2013-), “Philosophical Inquiries” (2013-), “Between” (2014-), “International Journal of Philosophical Studies” (2015-), “Journal of Social Ontology (2015), “Paradigmi” (2015-), “Bullettin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain” (2016-), “Polity (2016), “Journal of Social Philosophy (2017-), Philosopy of the Social Sciences (2017-), “European Journal of Philosophy (2019-)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Academic Committee Member, Dewey Center, Fudan University, Shanghai (2014-)

Founding Member, “Ergo. Associazione di teoria e pratica dell'argomentazione” (2008-)

Member, “European Pragmatist Association” (2014-)

Board of Directors, Member, “Fondazione per la critica sociale (2015-)

Member, Internationale Hegel Vereinigung (2009-)

Member, ENSO-European Network for Social Ontology (2009-)

Member, Hegel Society of America (2008-)

Member, ISSA. International Society for the Study of Argumentation (2008-)

Member, SIFA; “Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica” (2003-)

Member, Internationale Hegel Gesellschaft (2002-)

Member, Hegel Society of Great Britain (1999-)

ORGANIZING AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITEE

Organizing Committee Member, “Contemporary Relevance of Hegelian Naturalism: Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Outcomes”, University of Parma, June 19-21, 2019

Organizing Committee Member, “Naturalism and Sociality”, Australian Hegel Society & Marie Curie Project, University of New South Wales, Sydney, February 14-15, 2019

Organizing Committee Member, “Naturalism and German Classical Philosophy”, GeorgeTown University, Washington, December 14-16, 2017

Organizing Committee Member, “La filosofia sociale e politica di Dewey”, November 7, 2017

Organizing Committee Member, “The Pragmatist Turn and Embodied Cognition”, University of Parma, 6-7 April, 2017

Organizing Committee Member, Workshop “Forms of Life and Capitalism, A Workshop with Rahel Jaeggi”, University of Parma, February 20, 2017

Section Director, IV Escapes Conference, “Rethinking Migrations, University of Parma”, June 8-9, 2017

Organizing Committee Member, “The Fourth Conference of the European Network on Social Ontology (ENSO IV), University of Palermo, September 24-26, 2015

Organizing Committee Member, International Workshop “The Recognitive Structure of Social Reality. Post-Hegelian Approaches to Social Philosophy and Ontology”, University of Parma, May 4, 2014

Organizing Committee Member, “Della critica – Filosofia e teoria sociale in Luc Boltanski”, University of Parma, March 5, 2015

Organizing committee member, International Workshop “Individuazione e emancipazione. Filosofia sociale e diagnosi del presente. II seminario italo-francese di Teoria Critica”, University of Parma, October 14-15, 2013

Scientific Committee Member, International Conference "Estetica, etica e sapere enciclopedico. Attualità in Diderot" – October 10-11, 2013 University of Milan and University of Parma

Organizing committee member, International Conference "Schleiermacher e l'individualismo moderno”, University of Parma, September 27, 2013

Organizing committee member, International Conference “I that is We, We that is I”, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice, june 5-7, 2013

Organizing committee member, Workshop “Perspectives on Recognition and Personhood”, University of Parma, September 10-11, 2012

Organizing committee member, Workshop Pratica e Teoria dell’Argomentazione,  "Lo stato dell'arte della teoria e della pratica argomentativa in Italia", University of Padua, November 18, 2011

Organizing committee member, Workshop “L’individuo nella teoria critica”, Università of Parma, May 6, 2010 

Organizing committee member, Workshop “Harry G. Frankfurt. L’io e le sue cure”, University of Parma, February 25, 2010

Organizing committee member, “Towards an Analytic Pragmatism. Workshop on Bob Brandom's Recent Philosophy of Language”, University of Genoa, April 20-23, 2009

Organizing committee member, Workshop “La svolta argomentativa. 50 anni dopo Perelman e Toulmin: 1958-2008. 1° Workshop di Teoria e Pratica dell’Argomentazione”, Padova, October 31, 2008

Director, “Pensieri viandanti. Antropologia ed estetica del camminare”, Conference, University of Parma, Berceto, 14-15 June, 2007

Director, “Pensieri viandanti. L’etica dal camminare e il passo del testimone”, Conference, University of Parma, Berceto, June 13-14, 2008

Director, “Pensieri viandanti. Le poetiche del camminare”, Conference, University of Parma, Berceto, May 30-June 1, 2009

Co-director, “The Social Space of Reason. From Hegel Onwards”, International Conference, University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, September 28-30, 2006

Co-director, “Contemporary Hegel. American Readings of Hegel in Comparison with the European Tradition”, International Conference, University Ca’ Foscari,Venice, May 15-18, 2001

Co-director, "Giuseppe Veronese. Matematica, filosofia, politica e tutela della laguna", Conference, Chioggia, May 23, 2003

PHD SUPERVISION

Supervisor – Giulia Lasagni,, Dissertation’s Project on “On shared agency. A critical study in Social Ontology”, PhD Program “Scienze filologico-letterarie, storico-filosofiche e artistiche”, Ciclo XXX, Università degli Studi di Parma, defended in the academic year 2017-8

Supervisor - Francesca Sofia Alexandratos, Dissertation’s Project on “Recognition in Left-Hegelianism”, PhD Program in “Scienze filologico-letterarie, storico-filosofiche e artistiche”, Ciclo XXXIII, Università degli Studi di Parma (2017-)

Supervisor – Teresa Roversi, , Dissertation’s Project on “The Narrative Self”, PhD Program in “Scienze filologico-letterarie, storico-filosofiche e artistiche”, Ciclo XXXIV, Università degli Studi di Parma (2018-)

Supervisor - Sandra Manzi-Manzi, Dissertation’s Project on "Individuo e relazione nella filosofia di Spinoza", PhD Program “Filosofia e Antropologia”, Ciclo XXVII, Università degli Studi di Parma, defended in the academic year 2015-6

Supervisor - Rosa Lanzafame, Dissertation’s Title: "Agire e e conoscere. La teoria dell'esperienza in Wilhelm Dilthey e John Dewey", PhD Program “Filosofia e Antropologia”, Ciclo XXIII, Università degli Studi di Parma, defended in the academic year 2010-2011

Reviewer, Lauri Laikinen,“Individual Responsibility for Climat Change”, University of Tampere, 2018

Reviewer, Eleonora Cugini, “La libertà che si realizza. Normatività immanente e seconda natura nella filosofia di Hegel” Università di Padova, 2018

Reviewer, Matteo Santarelli, “John Dewey e il concetto di interesse. Inquadramento storico, prospettive teoriche, applicazioni socio-politiche”, Università del Molise, 2018

Member, Phd Program in “Scienze Umane”, Università di Parma (2017-)

Member, PhD Program "Scienze Filologico-letterarie, storico-filosofiche e artistiche”, Università di Parma, 2013-2016)

Member, PhD Program “Filosofia e antropologia”, Università di Parma, 2007-2012

Member, PhD International Jury, Università Ca’ Foscari/Goehte Universitaet Frankfurt, March 31, 2014

Member, PhD Jury, Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Milano, April 20, 2015

Section Director, Conference, “Problemi della teoria critica”, XXIV National Conference PhD Projects, Filosofia | Fondazione San Carlo di Modena (Italia), 2-3 settembre 2015

PUBLICATIONS

A) I. Books:
1) Hegel critico e scettico. Illuminismo, repubblicanesimo e antinomia alle origini della dialettica[Hegel as Critic and Skeptic. Enlightenment, Republicanism and Antinomy at the Roots of Dialectics], Il Poligrafo, Padova, 2002
Riconoscimento naturale e autocoscienza sociale. Ricostruzione e ripresa della teoria hegeliana dell’Anerkennung[Natural Recognition and Social Self-Consciousness. Reconstruction and Reprise of the Hegelian Theory of “Anerkennung”], (Dissertation), Venezia, 2002
La natura del riconoscimento. Riconoscimento naturale e ontologia sociale in Hegel [The Nature of Recognition. Natural recognition and social ontology in Hegel], Mimesis, Milano, 2010
(with P. Cantù) Teorie dell’argomentazione. Un’introduzione alle logiche del dialogo[Theories of Argumentation. An Introduction to the Logics of Dialogue], Bruno Mondadori, Milano, 2006
(with R. Genovese), Ragione impura. Una jam session su metafisica e immaginazione[Impure Reason. A Jam Session on Metaphysics and Imagination], Bruno Mondadori, Milano, 2006

II. Edited Books:

I that is We, and We that is I. Perspectives on Contemporary Hegel, ed. by I. Testa, L. Ruggiu,, Brill Books, Leiden/Boston, 2016
M. Bianchin and I. Testa (eds.), Life and Action in Ethics and in Politics, “Philosophy and Public Issues" (New Series), Supplementary Volume, Luiss University Press, Rome, 2015
Ragionevoli dubbi. La critica sociale tra universalismo e scepsi[Reasonable Doubts. Social Criticism between Skepticism and Universalism], ed. and with an introduction by Paolo Costa, Massimo Rosati and Italo Testa, Carocci, Roma, 2001
Hegel contemporaneo. La ricezione americana di Hegel a confronto con la tradizione europea[Contemporary Hegel. American Readings of Hegel in Comparison with the European Tradition], edited and with an introduction by Luigi Ruggiu and Italo Testa, (with essay by R.J. Bernstein, R.B. Pippin, J. McDowell, T. Pinkard, R. Rorty, R.B. Brandom, V. Hösle, P. Redding, W. Maker, R.R. Williams, S. Houlgate, A.B. Collins, T. Rockmore, L. Lugarini, L. Goldoni, D. Zucca, I. Testa, S. Poggi, A. Bellan, L. Cortella, F. Chiereghin, F. Berto, L. Perissinotto, R. Racinario, L. Ruggiu, M. Ruggenini, A. Masullo, L. Tarca), Guerini, Milano, 2003
Hegel e la teoria sociale [Hegel and Social Theory], edited and with an introduction by Alessandro Bellan and Italo Testa, (with essays by G. Rose, V. Hösle, P. Redding, M. Quante & D. Schweikard, F. Neuhouser, C. Kantner & U. Tietz, A. Bellan, A. Sartori, I. Testa), “Quaderni di Teoria Sociale”, 5, Morlacchi, Perugia, 2005, pp. 1-310
Pensieri viandanti. Antropologia ed estetica del camminare[Wandering Thoughts. Anthropology and Aesthetics of Walking] , edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, Diabasis, Reggio Emilia, 2008
Etica del camminare. Pensieri viandanti II [Ethics of Walking. Wandering Thoughts II], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, Diabasis, Reggio Emilia, 2009
Poetiche del camminare. Pensieri viandanti 3[Poetics of Walking. Wandering Thoughts III], a cura e con un’introduzione di Italo Testa, Diabasis, Reggio Emilia, 2010
Lo spazio sociale della ragione. Da Hegel in avanti[The Social Space of Reason. From Hegel Onwards], edited and with an introduction by Luigi Ruggiu and I. Testa (with essays by R.B. Brandom, N. Fraser, Ch. Larmore, R. Tuomela,V. Descombes, J.-F. Kervégan, D. Macbeth, K.R. Dove, H. Ikäheimo, S. Poggi, B. De Giovanni, G. Marramao, U. Fabietti, L. Ruggiu, I. Testa, V. Vitiello, S. Natoli, F. D’Agostini, G. Cantillo, G. Bonacina, F. Di Lorenzo, F. Mora, D. Zucca), Mimesis, Milano, 2009
La svolta argomentativa. 50 anni dopo Perelman e Toulmin[The Argumentative Turn. 50 Years after Perelman and Toulmin], edited and with an introduction by Paola Cantù, Adelino Cattani, Paolo Vidali and Italo Testa, Loffredo University Press, Napoli, 2009
T.W. Adorno, La crisi dell’individuo[The Crisis of the Individual], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, Reggio Emilia, Diabasis, 2010
La socialità della ragione. Scritti in onore di Luigi Ruggiu [Reason's Sociality], edited by L. Cortella, F. Mora, I. Testa, Mimesis, Milano, 2011
Da >verso. Transizioni Arte-Poesia [From>Verse. Trasitions Art-Poetry], edited by Margherita Labbe, Anna Mariani, Italo Testa, edizioni da>verso, Accademia di Brera, Iachetti Stampa, 2012
Terry Pinkard, La Fenomenologia di Hegel. La socialità della ragione, Italian edition edited by A. Sartori and I. Testa, preface by I. Testa, Mimesis, Milano, 2013

B) Articles:
I. Journal articles
a. English, German, French, Portuguese
Dewey’s Social Ontology: A Pragmatist Alternative to Searle’s Approach to Social Reality, “International Journal of Philosophical Studies”, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2017): 40-62; first published on-line 5 dic. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09672559.2016.1260625
Reshaping The Geopolitics of Critical Theory, “Philosophy & Social Criticism”, 43, (3) 2017, pp. 321-322
The Authority of Life. The Critical Task of Dewey’s Social Ontology, “Journal of Speculative Philosophy”, 31, (2) 2017, pp. 231-244
Is Hyperpluralism Compatible with Dualist Constitutionalism? On Alessandro’s Ferrara Concept of Multivariate Democratic Polity, “Jura Gentium”, XIV, (1) 2017, pp. 80-95
Dominant Patterns in Associated Living: Hegemony, Domination, and Ideological Recognition in Dewey's Lectures in China “Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society”, 53, (1) 2017, pp. 29–52.
The Imaginative Rehearsal Model. Dewey, Embodied Simulation, and the Narrative Hypothesis, pp.105-112. “Pragmatism Today”, 8 (1) 2017, pp. 105-112
Dewey, Second Nature, Social Criticism, and the Hegelian Heritage, In “European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy” vol. XI (1), 2017, pp. 1-23
Recognition as Passive Power. Attractors of Recognition, Social Power, and Bio-Power, “Constellations” 24 (2), pp. 192–205
Ontology of the False State. On the Relation Between Critical Theory, Social Philosophy, and Social Ontology, “Journal of Social Ontology”, 1, 2, 2015, pp. 271-300
Why is the Amphibian Status of the Human Unavoidable? Some Remarks on Robert Pippin's "After the Beautiful", "Lebenswelt", 7, 2015, pp. 21-27
Some Consequences of Michael Thompson’s Life and Action for Social Philosophy, in M. Bianchin and I. Testa (eds.), Life and Action in Ethics and in Politics, “Philosophy and Public Issues" (New Series), Supplementary Volume (2015), pp. 69-84
Introduction, in M. Bianchin and I. Testa, Life and Action in Ethics and in Politics, “Philosophy and Public Issues" (New Series), Supplementary Volume (2015), pp. 3-6
How does Recognition Emerge From Nature? The Genesis of Consciousness in Hegel’s Jena Writings, “Critical Horizons”, 13, 2, 2012, pp. 176-196
Reconstruction and Pragmatist Metaphysics. On Brandom’s Understanding of Rationality, in “Verifiche”, XLI, 1-3, 2012, pp. 175-201
Second Nature and Recognition. Hegel and the Social Space, „Critical Horizons“, 10, 3, 2009, pp. 341-370
Recognition, Skepticism and Self-Consciousness in the Young Hegel, „Fenomenologia e Società“, 32, 2, 2009, pp. 117-132
Intersubjetividade, natureza e sentimentos morais. A teoria crítica de A. Honneth e a regra de ouro[Intersubjectivity, Nature and Moral Feelings. A. Honneth’s Critical Theory and The Golden Rule], “Civitas – Revista de Ciências Sociais”, 8, 1, 2008, pp. 94-124
Criticism from within nature. The dialectic from first to second nature between McDowell and Adorno, “Philosophy & Social Criticism”, 33 (4), 2007, pp. 473-497
Hegelian Pragmatism and Social Emancipation. An Interview with Robert Brandom, “Constellations”, 4, 2003, pp. 554-570
Skeptische Antinomie und Anerkennung beim jungen Hegel[Skeptical Antinomy and Recognition by the Young Hegel], “Kritisches Jahrbuch der Philosophie”, 8, 2003, pp. 171-178

b. Italian (selection)

Scetticismo, mondo, autoriflessione. Il superamento della scepsi moderna del mondo esterno tra Moore, Wittgenstein, Austin e Apel (passando per Hegel)[ Skepticism, World, Self-Reflection. The Overcoming of Modern Skepticism on External World between Moore, Wittgenstein, Austin and Apel (through Hegel)], “Fenomenologia e Società”, 3, 1997, pp. 94-121
Individualismo e scepsi antirazionalista[Individualism and Anti-Rationalist Skepticism], “La Società degli Individui”, 1999 (1), pp. 166-170
Hegel. Così Europa e America rileggono le sue pagine[Hegel. That’s How America and Europe Read his Pages Today], “Reset”, 67, 2001, pp. 54-5
(with P. Cantù) Dalla Nuova retorica alla Nuova dialettica. Il dialogo tra logica e teoria dell’argomentazione[From New Rhetoric to New Dialectic. The Dialogue between Logic and Argumentation Theory], “Problemata”, I, 2001, pp. 123-173
Ermeneutica, riflessività, riconoscimento di validità[Hermeneutic, Reflexivity and Validity’s Acknowledgment], “Fenomenologia e Società”, 3, 2001, pp. 118-127
Idealismo e normatività. Robert Brandom e la ricezione americana di Hegel[Idealism and Normativity. Robert Brandom and Hegel’s American Readings], “Iride”, 36, 2002, pp. 297-314; reprinted in: Hegel contemporaneo, Guerini e Associati, Milano, 2003, pp. 318-337
Familiarità con sé e relazione ad altri. Sulle aporie dell'autocoscienza riflessiva[Self-Familiarity and Relation to Others. On the Aporias of Reflexive Self-consciousness], “La Società degli Individui”, 2, 2003, pp. 33-50
Ragione e relazione. La Fenomenologia di Hegel come tropologia[Reason and Relation. Hegel’s Phenomenology as Tropology], “Giornale di Metafisica”, XXV, 2003, pp. 371-392
Giustizia comunicativa ed etica del conflitto[Communicative Justice and Ethics of Conflict], “Iride”, 40, 2003, pp. 619-623
Riconoscere l’antinomia[Acknowledging Antinomy], in L’esordio pubblico di Hegel. Per il bicentenario della Differenzschrift, Guerini e Associati, Milano, 2004, pp. 333-346
Conoscere è riconoscere. L’epistemologia hegeliana del riconoscimento e il passaggio dalla prima alla seconda natura[Cognition is Recognition. Hegel’s Epistemology of Recognition and the Move from First to Second Nature], “Giornale di Metafisica”, XXVII, 2005, pp. 121-144
Naturalmente sociali. Per una teoria generale del riconoscimento, in Hegel e le scienze sociali[Naturally Social. Toward a General Theory of Recognition], “Quaderni di Teoria Sociale”, 5, 2005, pp.165-218
(with A. Bellan), Hegel e le scienze sociali. Saggio introduttivo[Hegel and Social Sciences. Introductory Essay], in “Quaderni di Teoria Sociale”, 5, 2005, pp. 3-9
Falsi dilemmi. Scienza o filosofia?[ False Dilemmas. Science or Philosophy?], “Il Ponte”, 7, 2005, pp. 125-133
Uguaglianza opaca. Rispetto, carattere e riconoscimento espressivo in Richard Sennett[Opaque Equality: Respect, Character and Expressive Recognition by Richard Sennett], “La società degli Individui”, 3, 2005, pp. 155-161
Il rinvio della felicità[The Delay of Happiness], “Dalla parte del torto”, 30, 2005, pp. 10-11
Anatomia dell’Io. Un dialogo con Durs Grünbein su lirica e soggettività[Anatomy of the I. A Conversation with Durs Grünbein on Poetry, Subjectivity and Philosophy], “La Società degli Individui”, 1, 2006, pp. 99-124
Il naturalismo, l’”idealismo” e la fallacia normativistica[Naturalism, Idealism and the normativistic fallacy]”, “Iride”, 48, 2006, pp. 426-429
Storia naturale e seconda natura. Adorno e il problema di una conciliazione non fondativa[Natural History and Second Nature], “La Società degli Individui”, 1, 2007, pp. 37-52
Dopo la natura [After Nature], “La Società degli Individui”, 1, 2007, pp. 5-8
(with P. Cantù) Falli d’appello [Fallacies in Court], “Diogene. Filosofare oggi”, 2 (7), 2007, pp. 63-65
La felicità improrogabile[Happiness not to be delayed], “Segni e comprensione”, 63, 2007, pp. 100-104
I giardini culturali del relativismo[The Cultural Gardens of Relativism], “L’ospite ingrato”, I, 2008, pp. 59-72
Giustizia poetica[Poetic Justice], “Atelier”, XIII, 50, 2008, pp. 138-143
Parità. Quale sinistra nel Pd?[Parity], “Reset”, 105, 2008, pp. 91-95
Lo spazio sociale e l’ontologia del riconoscimento[Social Space and the Ontology of Recognition], “Quaderni di teoria sociale”, 8, 2008, pp. 197-215
Uno sguardo di passaggio. Mimesi e desiderio in Horae canonicae di Wystan H. Auden [A Passing Glance. Mimesis and desire in Horae canonicae by Wystan H. Auden], “La società degli individui”, 33, 3, 2008, pp. 68-83
Pluralismo discorsivo e ragionamento giuridico: forme dell’argomentazione, “Ars interpretandi”, 15, 2011, pp. 71-84
(with P. Cantù) Algoritmi e argomenti. La sfida dell’intelligenza artificiale [Algorithms and Arguments. The Challenge of AI], “Sistemi intelligenti”, XXIV, 3, 2012, pp. 395-413
Metriche della felicità [The Metrics of Happiness], “Città in controluce”, 23-24, 2013, pp. 160-166
(with Andrea Inglese and G. Mazzoni), Dire l’individuale. Tra poesia, romanzo e filosofia (Saying the Individual. Between Poetry, Novel, and Philosophy], “La società degli individui”, 50, 2014, pp.111-130
La teoria critica ha bisogno di un'ontologia sociale (e viceversa)? [ Does Contemporary Critical Theory Need A Social Ontology, and Viceversa? ],  “Politica & Società”, 1, 2016, pp. 47-72
Posizionalità, partecipazione e accesso allo spazio delle ragioni [Positionality, Participation in, and Access to the Space of Reasons], “Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics”, XIX, 2, 2016, pp. 253-262
I fatti sociali dipendono da atteggiamenti individuali? Sul pluralismo metafisico di Brian Epstein, «Iride», a. XXX, n. 80, 2017, pp. 222-229
Vita e dominio. Servo-padrone, assoggettamento, riconoscimento, “La società degli individui”, 2/2018, pp. 123-139

II. Articles in Books and Conference Proceedings

a. English, German, French

1) Attractors of Recognition, in I. Testa and L. Ruggiu, I that is We, and We that is I. Perspectives on Contemporary Hegel, Brill Books, Leiden/Boston, 2016, pp. 230-249
2) Hegelian Resources for Contemporary Thought, in I. Testa and L. Ruggiu, I that is We, and We that is I. Perspectives on Contemporary Hegel, Brill Books, Leiden/Boston, 2016, pp. 1-28
3) Verkörperte Freiheit. Erste Natur, Zweite Natur und Fragmentierung, in Julia Christ, Titus Stahl (eds.), Momente der Freiheit, Klostermann, Frankfurt a. M., 2015, pp. 73-91 
4) (with V. Ottonelli), Politics, in T. Andina (ed.), Bridging the Analytical Continental Divide. A Companion to Western Philosophy, Brill, Leiden/Boston, 2014, pp. 241-269
5) La genèse naturelle de la conscience et la reconnaissance, in J-M. Buée, E. Renault (eds.), Hegel à Jéna, ENS Editions, Lyon, 2015, pp. 143-156
6) Scepticisme et dialectique des lumières chez le jeune Hegel [Skepticism and Dialectics of Enlightenment in the Young Hegel], in S. Charles, P. Junqueira-Smith (eds.), Scepticism in the Eighteenth Century: Enlightenment, Lumières, Aufklärung, International Archives of the History of Ideas / Archives internationales d'histoire des idées, Volume 210, Springer, Heidelbergh/New York/Berlin, 2013, pp 281-297
7) Scepsis and Scepticism, in A. De Laurentis, J. Edwards (eds.), The Bloomsbury Companion to Hegel, Bloomsbury/Continuum, London and New York, 2012, pp. 273-278
8) Hegel's Naturalism, in D. Stern (ed.), Essays on Hegel's Philosophy of Subjective Spirit, SUNY Press, Albany, New York, 2012, pp. 19-35
9) The Respect Fallacy: Limits of Respect in Public Dialogue, in Ch. Kock & L. Villadsen (eds.), Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation, Penn University Press, University Park, 2012, pp. 77-92
10) Social Space and the Ontology of Recognition, in H. Ikaeheimo and A. Laitinen (eds.), Recognition and Social Ontology, Brill Books, London, 2011, pp. 287-308
11) (with P. Cantù), Algorithms and arguments. The foundational Role of the ATAI-Question, In F.H. van Eemeren, B.J. Garssen, D. Godden & G. Mitchell (eds.), Proceedings of the 7th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation, Rozenberg/Sic Sat., Amsterdam, 2011, pp. 192-203
12) The Universal Form of Spirit. Hegel on habit and sociality, in A. Arndt, P. Cruysberghs, A. Przylebski (eds.), Geist? Zweiter Teil. Hegel-Jahrbuch 2010, Akademie Verlag, Berlin, 2011, pp. 215-220
13) Brandom's Reconstructive Rationality. Some Pragmatist Themes, in Towards an Analytic Pragmatism. Workshop on Bob Brandom's Recent Philosophy of Language”, edited by C. Penco, C. Amoretti and F. Pitto, CEUR Workshop, Aachen, 2009: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-444, pp. 1-7
14) Criticism and normativity. Brandom and Habermas between Kant and Hegel, in G. Tuzet and D. Canale (eds.), The Rules of Inference. Inferentialism in Law and Philosophy, Egea, Milano, 2009, pp. 29-44
15) Selbstbewußtsein und zweite Natur, in Hegels Phaenomenologie des Geistes, edited by K. Vieweg and W. Welsch, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt, 2008, pp. 286-307
16) with P. Cantù), Is Common Ground a Word or just a Sound? Second Order Consensus and Argumentation Theory, in Dissensus and the Search for Common Ground, ed. by Hans V. Hansen, Christopher W. Tindale, J. Anthony Blair, Ralph H. Johnson and David M. Godden, OSSA,Windsor, ON, 2007, CD-ROM (pp. 1-9)
17) (with P. Cantù), Reply to our Commentator, in Dissensus and the Search for Common Ground, ed. by Hans V. Hansen, Christopher W. Tindale, J. Anthony Blair, Ralph H. Johnson and David M. Godden, OSSA,Windsor, ON, 2007, CD-ROM (pp. 1-2)
18) Riconoscimento naturalizzato. Una soluzione scettica al dibattito sull’autocoscienza tra Henrich, Tugendhat e Habermas[Naturalized Recognition. A Skeptical Solution to the Debate on Self-Consciousness between Henrich, Tugendhat and Habermas], in: AA.VV., Ragionevoli dubbi. La critica sociale tra universalismo e scepsi, edited and with an introduction by Paolo Costa, Massimo Rosati e Italo Testa, Carocci, Roma, 2001, pp. 67-90

b. Italian (selection)

19) (with L. Ruggiu) Hegel contemporaneo. Saggio introduttivo[Contemporary Hegel. Introductory Essay], Guerini e Associati, Milano, 2003, pp. 11-15
20) Doppia svolta. L’ontologia allegorica del primo Adorno e l’ombra di Heidegger[Double Turn. Adorno’s Allegorical Ontology and the Shade of Heidegger], in Adorno e Heidegger. Soggettività, arte, esistenza, ed. by Lucio Cortella, Mario Ruggenini and Alessandro Bellan, Donzelli, Roma, 2005, pp. 159-179
21) Intersoggettività, natura e sentimenti morali. La teoria critica di A. Honneth e la Regola d’oro[Intersubjectivity, Nature and Moral Feelings. A. Honneth’s Critical Theory and The Golden Rule], in La regola d’oro come etica universale, ed. by Carmelo Vigna and Susy Zanardo, Vita e Pensiero, Milano, 2005, pp. 397-436
22) Poteri espressivi e capacità normative. Critica e riconoscimento a partire dal dibattito tra Brandom e Habermas[Expressive Powers and Normative Capacities. Criticism and Recognition between Brandom and Habermas], in Soggettività ontologia linguaggio, ed. by Francesco Mora and Luigi Ruggiu, Cafoscarina Editrice, Venezia, 2007, pp. 42-60
23) L’immaginazione metafisica[The Metaphysical Imagination], “aut aut”, 336, 2007, pp. 159-186
24) La seconda natura del camminare[The Second Nature of Walking], in Pensieri viandanti. Antropologia ed estetica del camminare, Diabasis, Reggio Emilia, 2008, pp. 9-13
25) Anima e corpo nell’Enciclopedia o il naturalismo di Hegel[Soul and Body in Hegel or Hegel’s Naturalism], in Il problema Mente-Corpo: genealogia, modelli, prospettive di ricerca, edited by M. Giannasi and F. Guadalupe Masi, Mimesis, Milano, 2008, pp. 137-155
26) (with Paola Cantù), Consenso e dissenso[Consensus and Dissensus], in La svolta argomentativa. 50 anni dopo Perelman e Toulmin, edited and with an introduction by Paola Cantù, Adelino Cattani, Paolo Vidali and Italo Testa, Loffredo University Press, Napoli, 2009, pp. 87-96
27) Seconda natura e riconoscimento[Second Nature and Recognition], in Lo spazio sociale della ragione, Edited and with an introduction by L. Ruggiu and I. Testa, Mimesis, Milano, 2009, pp. 315-342
28) Una totalità opaca. Motivi metafisici nel ‘Pensiero post-metafisico’ di Habermas[An Opaque Totality. Metaphysical Motifs in the “Post-metaphysical Thought of Habermas], in L. Cortella (ed.), Teoria critica e metafisica, Mimesis, Milano, 2009, pp. 183-209
29) Motivi della renaissance hegeliana nel pensiero angloamericano[Motifs of the Hegelian Renaissance in the Anglo-American Thought], in F. Rossi (ed.), Cristianesimo teologia filosofia, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2010, pp. 391-408
30) Sub specie individuationis. Amministrazione della vita e 'nuova antropologia' in Adorno [Sub specie individuationis. Life’s Administration and new Anthropology in Th.W. Adorno], in Th.W. Adorno, La crisi dell’individuo, ed. by I. Testa, Diabasis, Reggio Emilia, 2010, pp. 9-32
31) La metacritica di Adorno nella costellazione contemporanea. Epistemologia dialettica e post-empirismo [Adorno's Metacritic in the Contemporary Constellation. Dialectical Epistemology and post-empirism], in M.L. Lanzillo, S. Rodeschini (eds.), Percorsi della dialettica nel Novecento. Da Lukacs alla cibernetica, Carocci, Roma, 2011, pp. 93-124
32) Philia e azione sociale. Da Aristotele a Hegel [Philia and Social Action. From Aristotle to Hegel], in L. Cortella, F. Mora, I. Testa (eds.), La socialità della ragione. Scritti in Onore di Luigi Ruggiu, Mimesis, Milano, 2011, pp. 249-262
33) (with V. Ottonelli), Politica (o del governo della comunità) [Politics or the Goverment of Community], in T. Andina (ed.), La filosofia contemporanea, Carocci, Roma, 2012, pp. 295-398
34) Corpus. Reificazione e anamnesi della natura nella Dialettica dell’illuminismo [Corpus. Reification and Anamnesis in the Dialectics of Enlightenment], in A. Bellan (ed.), Teorie della reificazione. Storia e attualità di un fenomeno sociale, Mimesis, Milano, 2013, pp. 143-166
35) Il nuovo Hegel[The New Hegel]. Preface to the Italian Edition of T. Pinkard, La fenomenologia di Hegel. La socialità della ragione, Mimesis, Milano, 2013, pp. VII-XXVII
36) Dissenso e legittimità democratica[Dissent and Political Legitimacy], in P. Costa (ed.), Tolleranza e riconoscimento, EDB, Bologna, 2014, pp. 143-159
37) Individuo e Stato nel pensiero di Adorno[Individual and State in Adorno’s Thought], in F. Andolfi (ed.), Il senso degli opposti, Diabasis, Parma, 2014, pp. 113-126
38) La nostra forma di vita. Piccolo trattato su riconoscimento naturale e seconda natura, in F. Gregoratto, F. Ranchio (eds.), Contesti del riconoscimento, Mimesis, Milano-Udine, 2014, pp. 207-231
39) '’Ragione eversa’. L'’afilosofia’ dell'ultimo Caproni, in D. Colussi, P. Zublena (eds.), Giorgio Caproni. Lingua, stile, figure, Quodlibet, Macerata, 2015, pp. 213-243
40) Nos numerus sumus. Lingua e physis nel primo Gruenbein, in Versi per dopodomani. Percorsi di lettura nell’opera di Durs Gruenbein, a cura di Daniele Vecchiato, Mimesis, Milano/Udine, 2019, pp. 23-44

C) Other Editions:
1) Hegel. La riscoperta viene dagli USA[Hegel. The Rediscovery Comes From the USA], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, “Reset”, 67, 2001, pp. 51-69
2) Individui a Francoforte[Individuals in Frankfurt], ed. and with an introduction by Italo Testa, “La Società degli Individui”, 3/2000, pp. 113-151
3) Hegel in America, edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, „Iride“, 34, 2001, pp. 525-595
Giuseppe Veronese: matematica, filosofia, politica e tutela della laguna[Giuseppe Veronese. Mathematics, Philosophy, Politics], edited by Italo Testa and Paola Cantù, with an introduction by Italo Testa, in AA.VV., 50 anni di Veronese, il Leggio, Chioggia, 2004, pp. 78-162
Ragione e espressione. Poesia e filosofia I[Reason and Expression. Poetry and Philosophy I], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, “La Società degli Individui”, 3, 2004, pp. 145-175
Terrain vague. Poesia e filosofia II[Wasted Ground. Poetry and Philosophy II], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, “La Società degli Individui”, 1, 2005, pp. 141-160
Al di là del linguaggio, più in là di questa vita. Poesia e filosofia III[Beyond Language, further away than Life. Poetry and Philosophy III], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, “La Società degli Individui”, 2, 2005, pp. 135-153
Dopo la natura[After Nature], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, “La Società degli Individui”, 1, 2007, pp. 5-133
Letteratura e filosofia [Literature and Philosophy], edited and with an introduction by Italo Testa, “La Società degli Individui”, 2, 2008, pp. 7-97; 3, 2008, pp. 7-100
Democrazie immaginate, edited by Marco Deriu and Italo Testa, “La Società degli individui,” 3, 2009, pp. 7-100
“Cornelius Castoriadis, L’immaginario in quanto tale”, Edited and with an Introduction by Italo Testa, “La Società degli individui,” 3, 2009, pp. 113-129

D) Reviews:
1) R.B. Brandom, Articulating Reasons, “Iride”, 35, 2002, pp. 211-213
2) Raffaela Giovagnoli, Razionalità espressiva. Scorekeeping: inferenzialismo, pratiche sociali e autonomia, “Iride”, 48, 2006, pp. 440-441
3) Kant e l’idea di Europa, a cura di Paolo Becchi, Gerardo Cunico e Oscar Meo, il melangolo, Genova, 2005”, “Rivista di Storia della Filosofia”, LXII, 1, 2007, pp. 167-170
4) G.W.F. Hegel, La fenomenologia dello spirito, trans. by G. Garelli, Einaudi, Torino, 2008, “Rivista di Filosofia”, pp. 150-153

E) Interviews:
1) Hegel. Perché propongo di ricominciare da lui. Intervista a R..B. Brandom[Hegel. Why I Propose to Start from Him Again], “Reset”, 67, 2001, pp. 63-69
2) Pragmatismo e metafisica sociale. Intervista a R.B. Brandom[Pragmatism and Social Metaphysics. Interview with R. Brandom], “Iride”, 3, 2001, pp. 575-595

F) Translations:
1) T.W. Adorno, Individuo e Stato[Individual and State], “La Società degli Individui”, 3/2000, (reprinted in: “Reset”, 65, 2001, pp. 119-124; T.W. Adorno, La crisi dell'individuo, Diabasis, Reggio Emilia, 2010, pp. 142-148)
2) W. Jaeschke, Soggettività e intersoggettività nella filosofia classica tedesca[Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity in Classical German Philosophy], “La Società degli Individui”, 1, 2001, pp. 119-124
3) R.B. Brandom, Olismo e idealismo nella Fenomenologia di Hegel[Holism and Idealism in Hegel’s Phenomenology], in Hegel contemporaneo, Guerini e Associati, Milano, 2003. pp. 247-289
4) J. Habermas, Il tempo ha un doppio fondo. Il filosofo Theodor W. Adorno negli anni cinquanta[Time has a Double-Layered Ground. The Philosopher T.W. Adorno in the Fifties], in Adorno e Heidegger. Soggettività, arte, esistenza, ed. by Lucio Cortella, Mario Ruggenini and Alessandro Bellan, Donzelli, Roma, 2005, pp. 3-9
5) M. Quante, D. Schweikard, “… Die Bestimmung der Individuen ist, ein allgemeines Leben zu führen“. La struttura metafisica della filosofia sociale di Hegel[“Individuals are Destined to Conduct a Universal Life”. The Metaphysical Structure of Hegel’s Social Philosophy], in Hegel e la teoria sociale, edited and with an introduction by Alessandro Bellan and Italo Testa, “Quaderni di Teoria Sociale”, 5, Morlacchi, Perugia, 2005, pp. 221-249

COURSES TAUGHT

Lecture Courses:

Second Nature (University of Parma, 2017, Undergraduates)
The Power of Habit (University of Parma, 2017, Graduates)
What is Theoretical Philosophy? (University of Parma, 2016, Undergraduates)
Nature and Personhood (University of Parma, 2016, Graduates)
Life-form, Action, and Social Practices (University of Parma, 2015, Graduates)
Pragmatism and Social Philosophy (University of Parma, 2015, Graduates)
Justice and Social Pathologies (Univerity of Parma, 2015, Undergraduates)
Second Nature. A Hegelian Approach (University of New South Wales, 2014, PhD Students)
Subject and Power (University of Parma, 2014, Graduates)
An Introduction to Contemporary Political Philosophy (University of Parma, Undergraduates)
Critical Theory and Social Ontology (Universidad de La Laguna, 2013, Undergraduates)
Introduction to Contemporary Political Philosophy (University of Parma, 2013, Undergraduates)
Power and Institutions (University of Parma, 2012, Graduates)
Individual and State (University of Parma, 2012, Undergraduates)
Second Nature and Objective Spirit (Kentucky University, 2012, Graduates)
The Porosity of Ethical Life (University of Parma, 2011, Graduates)
The Culture of Freedom (University of Parma, 2011, Undergraduates)
Hegel and Social Philosophy (University of Parma, 2010, Graduates)
Politics, History, and Society: Hegelian Bifurcations ((University of Parma, 2011, Undergraduates)
Critique and Social Space (University of Parma, 2010, graduates)
What is Political Philosophy? (University of Parma, 2010, Undergraduates)
Politics of Life (University of Parma, 2009, Undergraduates)
Dissensus and Consensus (University of Parma, 2009, Graduates)
Metaphysics and Politics (University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, 2009, Undergraduates)
Second Nature (University of Parma, 2008, Undergraduates)
Politics and Ontology (University of Parma, 2008, Graduates)
Metaphysics, Politics and Anthropology (University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, 2008, Undergraduates)
Conflict and Dialogue (University of Parma, 2007, Undergraduates)
Negotiation and Political Argumentation (University of Parma, 2007, Graduates)
Politics and Anthropology (University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, 2007, Undergraduates)
Politics of Nature (University of Parma, 2006, Undergraduates)
Social Ontology and Politics (University of Parma, 2006, Graduates)
Mimesis and Interaction: Rousseau, Hegel, Auden and Girard (University of Parma, 2005, Graduates)
Honour and Politics: Aristotle and Hobbes (University of Parma, 2004, Undergraduates)
Politics of Recognition (University of Parma, 2004, Undergraduates)

Seminars:

Social Ontology and Deontic Power: Searle (University of Parma, 2012, Graduates)
Right and Politics: Hegel’s Philosophy of Right (University of Parma, 2011, Graduates)
Objective Spirit: Hegel’s Encyclopedia (University of Parma, 2011, Undergraduates)
Ontology and Politics: Castoriadis and Dewey (University of Parma, 2010, Graduates)
The Crisis of Individuals: Adorno and Dewey (University of Parma, 2010, Undergaduates)
Human Nature, Conduct and Power: Dewey (University of Parma, 2009, Graduates)
Dialectics of Enlightenment (University of Parma, 2009, Undergraduates)
Reification (University of Parma, 2008, Undergraduates)
Redistribution and Recognition (University of Parma, 2008, Graduates)
Authority: Sennett (University of Parma, 2007, Undergraduates)
Negotiation and Argumentation: Habermas, Elster, Schelling (University of Parma, 2007, Graduates)
Language and Politics: Chomsky, Foucault (University of Parma, 2006, Undergraduates)
Human Capacities and Politics: M.C. Nussbaum, J. Searle (University of Parma, 2006, Graduates)
Human Dignity and Social Decency: Ignatieff and Margalit (University of Parma, 2005, Undergraduates)
Respect and Recognition: Sennett (University of Parma, 2005, Graduates)
Multiculturalism: Taylor, Habermas, Honneth (University of Parma, 2004, Undergraduates)

PRESENTATIONS (selected)

I. International Conferences, Workshops, and Talks:

“Are We Creatures of Habit? Some Pragmatist Approaches”, Invited Speaker, Conference “Naturalism and Sociality”, Australian Hegel Society & Marie Curie Project, University of New South Wales, Sydney, February 14-15, 2019
“Habit, Embodiment, and Social Action”, Invited Speaker, Workshop “Habit and Social Experience”, UCD Dublin, 7-8 December 2018
“Lucha por el reconocimiento, dominación y subjetivación en Hegel”, Invited Speaker, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Departamento de Filosofía, July 6, 2018
“Nature, Imagery, and Embodied Social Criticism”, Invited Speaker, Workshop, “Naturalism and Social Philosophy”, Department of Philosophy, University of Lucerne, April 6-7, 2018
«L'action habituelle et les conditions naturelles de l'agency», Invited Speaker, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Institut des sciences juridique et philosophique de la Sorbonne, Centre de Philosophie Contemporaine de la Sorbonne, March 19, 2018
“The Saga of Ethnopopulism”, International Workshop, “Ideología, política y populismo de izquierda”, Universidad de Buenos Aires, July 2-4, 2018
“Force, Social Power, and Domination”, Accepted Paper, European Pragmatism Conference, Helsinki, June 13-15, 2018
“Habitual Action and the Natural Conditions of Agency”, International Conference “Naturalism and German Classical Philosophy”, GeorgeTown University, Washington, December 14-16, 2017
“Habits and Critical Social Ontology”, accepted paper, Critical Social Ontology Workshop - 1st Annual Meeting Saint Louis University, June 16th-17th, 2017
"Ontologie sociale et conventions", Invited Speaker, Ecole thématique “Pragmatisme et philosophie américaine », CNRS, Aussois, May 29- June 3, 2017
Pragmatisme et théorie critique: influences, interactions, emprunts Invited Speaker, Ecole thématique “Pragmatisme et philosophie américaine », CNRS, Aussois, May 29 – June 3, 2017
“ Habit Ontology, 4E Cognitive Sciences, and the Critical Theory of Social Institutions”, Accepted Paper, International Conference “Philosophy and The Social Sciences”, Czech Academy of The Sciences, Prague, 17-21 May, 2017
“How are Bundles of Social Practices Constituted”, Workshop “Forms of Life and Capitalism”, University of Parma, February 20th, 2017
Art and Routine”, Invited Speaker, International Conference “Die Kust der zweiten Natur”, Exzellenzcluster ‘Normative Orders, Goethe Universtitaet Frankfurt, July, 1-2, 2016
“Does Critical Theory Need a Social Ontology?”, Accepted Paper, International Conference “Philosophy and The Social Sciences”, Czech Academy of The Sciences, Villa Lana, Prague, May 18-22, 2016
“Dominant Patterns in Associated Living”, Invited Speaker, International Workshop “Re-reading John Dewey's Lectures in Social and Political Philosophy”, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, March 18-19, Paris
“Embodied Recognition and the Constitution of Personhood”, Invited Speaker, International Conference, “The Sociality of Personhood”, University of New South Wales, School of Humanities and Languages, February 18-19, 2016
“The Authority of Life. The Critical Task of Dewey’s Social Ontology”, Talk, “Sydney Workgroup on Recognition”, February 13, Sydney, 2016
“Recognitive Imbalance and Force. On Dewey’s Critical Social Ontology of Habit“, Invited Speaker, International Conference on Dewey and Pragmatist Studies, Fudan University, Shanghai, August 8-10, 2015
“Pragmatism in Europe / Second Nature and Habit from Hegel to Dewey”, Lectures, Nanjing University, August 11-12, 2015
“Is Recognition a Passive Power? On Recognitive Attractors and Recognitional Authority”, Accepted Paper, International Conference “Philosophy and the Social Sciences”, Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2015, May 20-24, 2015
“The Authority of Life: The Critical Task of Dewey’s Habit Ontology”, Invited Speaker, International Workshop “Freedom in view? The Critical Theory of John Dewey”, Institut fuer Sozialforschung, Frankfurt am Main, Apri, 17-18, 2015
“Dewey’s Social Ontology”, Philosophy Seminar, University of New South Wales, School of Humanities and Languages, November 24, 2014
“Debaser. Subjective and Objective Dimensions of Alienation in Brandom’s Take on Spirit”, Invited Speaker, Workshop, Hegel on the Human Person, University of New South Wales, School of Humanities, November 28, 2014
“Spirit and Alienation”, Invited Speaker, International Conference “Language and Modernity: Brandom’s Semantic Reading of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit”, Freie Universitaet, Berlin, 19-21 June, 2014
“Statuses and Habituations. Searlian vs. Deweyan Models of Social Ontology”, Invited Speaker, International Conference, “Social Ontology meets Critical Theory: Social Transformation”. Université Paris Ouest, April 17-18, 2014
“Potere e forme di vita”, Invited Speaker, International Workshop “Nessuna passione spenta. Criticare il capitalismo oggi. Primo seminario italo-francese di Teoria critica”, University of Turin, September 19-20, 2013
“Attractors of Recognition”, International Conference, “I that is We, We that is I”, Ca’ Foscari, Università Ca' Foscari,, 5-7 June 2013
“Recognition as bio-power”, Invited Speaker, Workshop “The Ambivalence of Recognition”, Institut fuer Sozialforschung, Frankfurt am Main, 4-6 April, 2013
“Institutional and Dispositional Background”, Invited Speaker, International Conference “Ontology and Politics of Institutions”, Serbian Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, November 6-7, 2012
“Subjects and social objects”, International Workshop “Perspectives on Recognition and Personhood”, University of Parma, September 11, 2012
“How does recognition emerge from nature? The genesis of consciousness in Hegel’s Jena writings”, Invited Speaker, Stony Brook University, New York —Philosophy Department Colloquium, January 26, 2012
 “’Ontologie des falschen Zustandes’. On the relation between critical theory, social philosophy and social ontology", Invited Speaker, New School For Social Research, New York, Political Theory & Philosophy Colloquium, January 24, 2012
“Critical Theory and Social Ontology”, Invited Speaker, Public Lecture, University of Kentucky, Department of Philosophy, January 20, 2012
“Embodied freedom: Nature, Second Nature and Fragmentation”, Accepted Paper, International Hegel Congress 2011, Freiheit – Liberté – Freedom”, Rathaus Stuttgart, 22.-25 May, 2011
“Naturalism vs. Constructivism? McDowell,Brandom and the Hegelian Heritage”, Invited Speaker, Conference, McDowell and Hegel, Roma III University, Roma, May 26, 2011
“Embodied Recognition”, Invited Speaker, Conference, Forms of Intersubjectivity, Università di Pavia, May 5, 2011
 “L’ontologie de la société fausse. Philosophie et théorie sociale », Invited Speaker, Conference, Philosophie Sociale et Sciences Sociales, ENS, Lyon, March 24-25, 2011
"Constituting Sociality”, Invited Speaker, Conference, The Social Ontology of Personhood, Muenster Universitaet, Center for Advanced Studies in Bioethics,February 21, 2011
(with P. Cantù), “Algorithms and arguments. The foundational Role of the ATAI-Question”, Seventh International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation, June 29 – July 2, 2010
“Scepticisme et dialectique des Lumières chez le jeune Hegel », Invited Speaker, Conference, Scepticisme et Lumières/Scepticisme and Enlightenment, Université de Sherbrooke, Montreal, April 14-16, 2010
“La Genèse naturelle de la conscience”, Invited Speaker, Conference, Hegel et les Esquisses de système d’Iéna, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, November 13, 2009
“Embodiment and Fragmentation”, Invited Speaker, Conference, Objective Spirit. Beyond Recognition?, Nordic Network for German Idealism, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, October 30-November 1, 2009
“Recognition and the background of social practices”, Accepted Paper, Conference, European Network on Social Ontology, University of Constance, Germany, October 16-17, 2009
“Brandom’s Reconstructive Rationality. Some Pragmatist Themes”, Speaker, Towards an Analytic Pragmatism. Workshop on Bob Brandom's Recent Philosophy of Language, University of Genoa, April 20-23, 2009
“Spirit and Habit”, Invited Speaker, Monokl-Cogito International Hegel Congress, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, November 14-16, 2008
“Hegel on Second Nature”, Invited Speaker, Harvard University, Humanities Centre, Cambridge (Mass.), November 21, 2008
“Hegel's Naturalism”, Accepted Paper, 20th Biennial Meeting of the Hegel Society of America, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, November 24-26, 2008
“Limits of Respect in Public Dialogue”, Accepted Paper, International Conference on Rhetorical Citizenship, University of Copenhagen, October 9-10, 2008
“Habit and the Universal Form of Spirit”, Accepted Paper, 27. Internationaler Hegel-Kongress, Leuven, September 9-13, 2008
“Second Nature and Social Space”, Accepted Paper, 14th International Colloquium Evian, “What is Second Nature? - Reason, History, Institutions”, Evian, July 13-19, 2008
“Consensus and Respect in the Second Order”, Invited Speaker, International Conference ”Argumentation 2008”, 12th Biennial Wake Forest University Argumentation Conference, Co-Sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Argumentation, Casa Artom, Venice, June 15-18, 2008
“Transience and Reification in the early Adorno”, Accepted Paper, International Conference “Beyond Reification: Critical Theory and the Challenge of Praxis," John Cabot University, Rome, May 21-23, 2008
“Second Nature, History and Allegorical Ontology“, Accepted Paper, International Conference “Philosophy and Social Sciences 2008”, Prague, Czech Academy of Sciences, May 14-18, 2008
“The ‘Respect Fallacy’”, Accepted Paper, SIFA Midterm Conference, “Equal respect for persons: its foundations and its implications for political and legal institutions”, University of Genova, December 13-14, 2007
“Hegel and the Heritage of Recognition”, Rapporteur at the International Workshop The plural states of recognition/La reconnaissance dans tous ses états, Montreal, Maison de la culture de Côte-des-Neiges, September 27-29, 2007
“Recognition and Second Nature. Hegel and the Critique of Social Space”, Accepted Paper, Society for European Philosophy and Forum For European Philosophy Joint International Conference, University of Sussex, September 8-10, 2007
“Is Common Ground a Word or just a Sound? Second Order Consensus and Argumentation Theory”, Accepted Paper (with Paola Cantù), International Conference “Dissensus & the Search for Common Ground”, 7th Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, University of Windsor, June 6-11, 2007
“Selbstbewußtsein”, Invited Speaker, Conference “200 Jahre Hegels Phänomenologie des Geistes”, University of Jena, October 23-28, 2006
“Seconda natura e riconoscimento”, International Conference “The Social Space of Reason. From Hegel Onwards”, Università Cà Foscari, Venezia, September 28-30, 2006
”Criticism from Within Nature”, Invited Speaker, Frankfurt, Kolloquium für Sozialphilosophie, January 26, 2006
„Anerkennende Macht“, Invited Speaker, International Conference „Anerkennung. Vom Leben eines hegelschen Begriffs”, Basel, October 22-23, 2004
“Glauben, Skepsis und Anerkennen”, Accepted Paper, Conference “Glauben und Wissen. 24. Kongress der Hegel-Gesellschaft“, Jena, August-September 28-1, 2002
“Skepticism and Recognition”, Invited Speaker, International Conference “Skepticism, Antifoundationalism und ‘offenes System’ bei Hegel”, Università di Siena, April 20-21, 2001
“Riconoscere l’antinomia”, Invited Speaker, International Conference “L’esordio pubblico di Hegel.Per il bicentenario della Differenzschrift”, Università di Milano-Bicocca, November 26-28, 2001

II. Selected National Conferences and Workshops:

1) Amore, agency sessuale, struttura”, Invited Speaker, Conference, “L’amore come libertà”, Università di Verona, May, 15, 2018
2) “Anafore”, invited speaker, seminario “Teoria & Poesia. Un dialogo tra critici e poeti”, Libreria Claudiana, Milano, 16 settembre 2017
3) “Second Nature in Philosophy”, Conferenza, Corso di Formazione Clil, Liceo Classico Melchiorre Gioia, 21 Aprile 2017
4) “L’istante Multipolare”, , intervento in occasione della presentazione del volume Bianco è l’istante di Angelo Lumelli, Sala del Grechetto, Palazzo Sormani 19 dicembre 2016
5) “Gli individui e l’etica dell’onore”, intervento in occasione della presentazione del volume di William James L’importanza dell’individuo, Biblioteca Guanda di Parma il 15 dicembre 2016
6) “Un pensiero dell’individuale”, Invited Speaker, “Etica, dialettica e teoria critica. Giornata di studi in ricordo di Alessandro Bellan”, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, 28 novembre 2016”
7) “Forme ed effetti della scrittura elettronica”, Tavola Rotonda, Pordenonelegge, Pordenone, 17 settembre 2016
8) “Spoofing. 7 frames per 1 poetica”, Invited Speaker, “Convegno “Velocità della visione. La poesia delle ultime generazioni”, Spazio Poesia – Laboratorio Formentini per l’editoria, Fondazione Mondadori, Milano, 6-7 maggio 2016
9) “La logica del Controcaproni”, Conferenza, Ciclo di incontri “’Sparai. (A Dio, che non conosco?)’. La ricerca identitaria in Giorgio Caproni”, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, 29 aprile 2016
10) “Democrazia e dissenso”, Conferenza, Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Corsi di laurea in Scienze politiche e in Servizio sociale, 19 Aprile 2016
11) “La critica come attività generica”, Intervento, Seminario “Incontro sulla critica”, Centro di Studi Franco Fortini, Siena, 15 aprile 2016
12) “Dalla parte del critico,” Tavola Rotonda, Spazio Poesia – Laboratorio Formentini per l’editoria, Fondazione Mondadori, Milano, 6 marzo 2016
13) “Come prendere la crisi economica con filosofia, Conferenza, 6 novembre, Palazzo del Governatore, Parma
14) “La teoria critica ha bisogno di un’ontologia sociale?”, Invited Speaker, Seminario di teoria critica, “Soggettività, natura, disuguaglianze”, Cortona, October 16-17, 2015
15) ”Critica della normatività. Teoria critica, potere e forma di vita”, Confernce “Teoria critica: problemi, sviluppi, prospettive”, Università di Chieti-Pescara, April 28-29, 2015
16) “Dialettica dell’illuminismo e scetticismo nel giovane Hegel”, Università Vita-Salute, San Raffaele,, May 9, 2014
17) “Pratiche e disposizioni”, Invited Speaker, Workshop “Michael Thompson, Life and Action”, Università Luiss, Roma, April 19-20, 2013
18) “Dissenso e legittimità democratica”, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Istituto Trentino per le Scienze religiose, Trento, February 20, 2013
19) “Riconoscimento e natura”, Seminario di Teoria Critica, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Teoria delle Scienze, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, January 22, 2013
20) “Ragione eversa. L’a-filosofia dell’ultimo Caproni”, Invited Speaker, Convegno Caproni, Università Milano Bicocca, November 13-14, 2012
21) “La reificazione in A. Honneth”, Seminario di Teoria Critica, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Teoria delle Scienze, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, May 23, 2011
22) “Fallacie nel dibattito pubblico” (con P. Cantù), Invited Speaker, Conference "Argomentare le proprie ragioni: organizzazione, conduzione e valutazione di un dibattito", Università degli Studi di Padova, November 18-19, 2010
23) “Philia e interazione”, Conference “La Politica di Aristotele. Forme e momenti della sua ricezione”, Università di Parma, December 17-18, 2009
24) “Il naturalismo di Hegel”, Workshop “Natura, soggetto, Libertà”, Scuola di Dottorato di Ricerca in Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Padova, December 15, 2009
25) “Lingua e physis nel primo Gruenbein”, Conference “I figli dell’esilio. Versi per Dopodomani. Durs Gruenbein”, Dipartimento di Studi Europei e Postcoloniali, Università Ca Foscari, May 26-27, 2009
26) “Ogni reificazione è oblio. La ripresa del concetto di reificazione nella Dialettica dell’illuminismo”, Seminario di Teoria Critica, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Teoria delle Scienze, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, May 25, 2009
27) “Consenso e dissenso” (with Paola Cantù), Workshop “La svolta argomentativa. 50 anni dopo Perelman e Toulmin: 1958-2008. 1° Workshop di Teoria e Pratica dell’Argomentazione”, Università di Padova, October 31, 2008
28) “Argomentazione e ragionamento giuridico”, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Università di Modena-Reggio, September 22, 2008
29) “Un’occhiata di passaggio. La verità del desiderio in W.H. Auden”, Advanced Course on Literature and Philosophy, Università di Parma, April 18, 2008
30) “Pluralismo discorsivo e ragionamento giuridico”, Seminar “Teorie dell’argomentazione. Sviluppi recenti e antichi: il ragionamento giuridico”, Università La Sapienza di Roma, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche, March 12, 2007
31) “La razionalità trasversale dell’argomentazione”, Conference “Politica, religione e logiche del dialogo”, XVII Seminario di Teoria Critica, Gallarate, Aloisianum, November 25-26, 2006
32) “Poteri individuali e corpi sociali. Osservazioni sull’ontologia del riconoscimento”, Invited Speaker, Conference “Linguaggio, ontologia, società”, Porto Conte, June 1-3, 2006
33) “Anima e Corpo in Hegel”, Invited Speaker, Conference “Il problema mente-corpo: genealogia, modelli, prospettive di ricerca”, Università Cà Foscari, Venezia, April 3-5, 2006
34) “Prima e seconda natura”, Workshop “La mente e la natura: a partire da John McDowell”, Trento, ISTC, December 5, 2005
35) “Lupi Deliberativi. Natura e diagnosi epocali tra McDowell e Adorno”, Workshop “Natura e normatività”, Università di Urbino, June 25-26, 2005
36) “Ragione e Natura”, Workshop “Mente e Mondo”, Seminario di Filosofia e Scienze Sociali, Università di Milano Bicocca, March 8,15, 22, 2005
37) “Conoscere è riconoscere. Osservazioni su Hegel”, Invited Speaker, Conference “Conoscenza e riconoscimento”, Università di Palermo, October 29-30, 2004
38) “Poteri espressivi e capacità riconoscitive. Per un'antropologia del riconoscimento”, Invited Speaker, Conference “Globalizzazione, riconoscimento, diritti umani e ragione”, Seminario di Teoria Critica e Filosofia Sociale, Gallarate, November 16-17, 2002
39) “Ermeneutica e riflessività”, Invited Speaker, Conference “Fine della koiné ermeneutica”, Università Roma II, Roma, December 15-16, 2000
40) “Scetticismo, riconoscimento e autocoscienza nel giovane Hegel”, Accepted Paper, Conference “Congresso nazionale dottorato di ricerca in filosofia”, Gallipoli, October 2-4, 2000
41) “Intersoggettività e coscienza”, Workshop “Antropologia, identità, critica”, Università di Urbino, June 23-25, 2000
42) “Hegel e le dialettiche dell’illuminismo”, Seminario di Teoria critica, Università Cà Foscari, Venezia, January 13, 2000

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