The Department of Philosophy Research Seminars presents a talk entitled 'A Limited View of Realism' by Prof. Michele Marsonet, University of Genoa. The seminar will be held on Monday 27 February from 17:30 to 19:30 at the Faculty of Arts Library, University of Malta.
Michele Marsonet graduated in Philosophy at the University of Genoa and received the PhD from the University of Pittsburgh (USA, Philosophy of Science). His academic career began as a Research Fellow of the Italian National Research Council (C.N.R.). He is now Full Professor of Philosophy of Science and has been Chairman of the Philosophy Department and currently is Dean of the School of Humanities of the University of Genoa.
His main interests are: Problems of scientific realism, Incommensurability and conceptual schemes, Pragmatism’s philosophy of science, Science and metaphysics, Philosophical Logic, Political philosophy. He published 25 books and 200 articles in Italian, English, French and Polish.