Ciclo: 34
Curriculum/Indirizzo: Epistemologico
Convenzione: CSP

Tutor: Frixione Marcello
Supervisor: Bottani Andrea


Progetto: Hylomorphs as mereological atoms

Personal skills and competences
> English: Fluent written and spoken
> Experienced use of Microsoft Word
> XXXIV cycle FINO Ph.D students representative
> Member of local organisational committee of “AISC Midterm Conference 2018” (25-27/06/2018)

2015 - 2018
Tutoring for middle and high school students (mainly private math lessons)

2018 - Today
FINO Consortium – University of Genoa
Ph.D student in Philosophy (Mind, Science, and Language curriculum)

> Supervisor: Andrea Clemente Maria Bottani


26th August 2021 - 31st August 2021

Central European University

Summer School “Identity: Indiscernibility, Essence, Time, and Composition” (prof. G. Rodriguez-Pereyra, D. Baxter, P. Mackie) (online)


1st October 2020 - 31st March 2021

Universität Hamburg

Online Freemover (Sponsor: prof. R. Loss)


30th September 2019 – 14th December 2019

University of St. Andrews

Visiting Student (Sponsor: prof. A. Cotnoir)


27th – 30th August 2019

University of Urbino Carlo Bo

3rd Summer School in Epistemology (prof. J. Brown, H. Kornblith, E. Sosa)


2016 - 2018
University of Genoa
Second Level Degree in Philosophical Methodologies (Epistemological – Cognitive Curriculum)

> Mentor: Massimiliano Vignolo
> Honours degree
> Right of publication


2013 - 2016
University of Genoa
First Level Degree in Philosophy

> Mentor: Maria Cristina Amoretti
> Honours degree

2008 -2013
High School Diploma (Scientific Studies)
> Final grade of 97/100



forthcoming, Italian translation of A. Varzi’s “Mereology” entry in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (with F. Ballarin),

2020 “Why the Debate About the Metaphysics of Biological Species Should Not Be Deflated”, Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy 23(2): 474-497.

2020, “Towards a Particularistic Metaphysics of Recipes”, Argumenta 5(2): 231-246.

2018, “La semantica e gli oggetti tra Wittgenstein e Heidegger” (with G. Vallebona), Idee. Semestrale di Filosofia e Scienze dell’Uomo 8(15-16): 133-164.

2018, “La composizione come identità”, in AphEx – Portale italiano di Filosofia analitica.



Scientific and Didactic Relation, III year



Name: Giulio Sciacca

University: University of Genoa

Name of Supervisor: Andrea Bottani

Cycle: XXIV


Seminars 20/21:

  • Professor Loss's "Mereology" seminar, winter semester, Universität Hamburg
  • "Aspetti semantici e dati sperimentali del concetto di lying" Epilog seminar, summer semester, Università degli Studi di Genova

Talks 20/21:

  • 9th September 2021. “From Extensionalism(s) to Essentialism(s): The Case of Mereological Fusions”, 4th International Congress of Philosophy, University of Minho (online).
  • 13th August 2021. “Are the Groups of Conspiracy Theorists Social Kinds?”, (with T. Ostillio), Social Ontology 2021. 13th Biennial Collective Intentionality Conference, University of San Diego (online).
  • 14th May 2021, “In-group Rhetoric in Polarised Online Communities”, (with P. Ingallina & T. Ostillio), PhiLang & PhilArg 2021, Uniwersytet Łódzki in Łódź (online).
  • 12th April 2021, “Boundaries and Tropes”, Roman Ingarden and Our Times: An International Philosophical Congress, Jagiellonian University in Kraków (online).
  • 13th January 2021, “Boundaries, Tropes, and Paradox”, IV Congreso de Doctorandos en Filosofía, Universidad Católica de Chile (online).