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Biography

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date and place of birth: 19/09/1980, Genova

CURRENT POSITION

Assistant professor in Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano.

RECENT POSITIONS

Visiting post-doc researcher at Collegio Carlo Alberto,

Torino (funded position) (01/01- 31/03/2013);

PhD student in Neuroscience of Decision Making, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano (second PhD) (01-12/2012);

Post doctoral fellow at the

University of Bologna with a research project titled: “Psychological and social barriers to environmentally responsible behavior” (03/2010-02/2012);

Visiting researcher at FEEM – Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Milan (03-12/2011);

Visiting post-doc at the London School of Economics (Centre for Philosophy of the Natural and Social Sciences, “The Choice Group”) (10-11/2011).

EDUCATION

PhD in Philosophy (Ethics) at University of Bologna; title of dissertation: “Il conflitto tra ragione e passioni nel pensiero morale, economico e politico di Bernard Mandeville”. Grade reported: “Excellent”. Supervisor: prof. Luigi Turco (01/2006-05/2009);

Visiting PhD student at University of Glasgow (

UK); Supervisor: prof. Chris Barry (10-12/2008);

Visiting PhD student at Boston University (MA,

USA); Supervisor: prof. Aaron Garrett (01-04/2007);

B.A./M.A. in Philosophy,

University of Genova. Grade reported: 110/110 cum laude; supervisors: prof. Walter Lapini, prof. Letterio Mauro (09/2001-12/2004);

Erasmus student at Technische Universität di Berlino (03-07/2003);

Studies in Natural Sciences,

University of Genova (1999/00).

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Environmental ethics and environmental decision-making;
  • Cooperative behavior, moral and social norms;
  • Ethics and politics in the modern age.referee for the journal Aphex (Analytical and Philosophical Explanation) (2012);

 

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

FIRB Project (funded by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research) titled “Structures and dynamics of knowledge and cognition”. Duration: 3 years (2013 – 2016). Role in the project: Unit coordinator for the University Vita-Salute San Raffaele – unit project’s title: “Climate change as a cognitive challenge”. Partner institutions: University of Torino (National Coordinator),

University of Roma Tre, University of Bologna, University of Cagliari. Total budget awarded: € 874.849; Unit budget awarded: € 196.205 (2012).

PRIN Project (funded by the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research) titled: “David Hume: Testo, Contesto, Interpretazioni”. Partner institutions:

University of Roma “La Sapienza”, University of Ferrara, University of Milano (2008).

“Marco Polo” Scholarship for spending a research term at the

University of Glasgow, awarded by the University of Bologna (2008);

Scholarship awarded by the Institute of Human Studies (George Mason University, VA, USA) for attending the “Social Change workshop” at Brown University (2008);

“Marco Polo” Scholarship for spending a research term at

BostonUniversity, awarded by the University of Bologna (2007);

Scholarship awarded by the “Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici”,

Bologna, Italy, as financial support for the PhD (2006).

 

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

  • referee for the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (2013);
  • referee for the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (2012);
  • organizer of the seminar “Climate-change: a round-table discussion”, University of Bologna (2012);
  • co-organizer of an interdisciplinary Winter School on climate change at the Department of Physics, University of Bologna (2013, 2012);
  • member of the scientific and editorial board of the online/blog “Climalteranti” (2011);
  • member of the Commission “Energy & research” for the Italian Association of Research (AIR) (2009);
  • organizer of graduate students seminar, Philosophy Department, University of Bologna. Seminar title: “Sul Bene”. Paper presented: “Natura umana e società civile: Hobbes, Locke e Mandeville” (2007-08);
  • elected representative of the graduate students in Philosophy (PhD in History of Philosophy and in Aesthetics and Ethics) (2007-08);
  • appointed “Expert in the field” in History of Philosophy, University of Bologna, member of the examination board (2006-2010).

MEMBERSHIP AND COLLABORATIONS

member of the CESEP – Research Centre in Public Ethics, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele (2012-present);

extended collaboration with the CIRE – Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Education, Faculty of Physics,

University of Bologna (2010-present);

TEACHING AND INVITED SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

2014:

  • Philosophy and human rights (36 hours), University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano;
  • Seminar at IUSS, Pavia. Title of presentation: “Cambiamenti climatici e responsabilità morale dell’individuo”.

2013:

  • Seminar presentation at the Collegio Carlo Alberto, Torino. Title of presentation: “Reciprocity – emotions or strategy? An analysis of motivation behind conditional cooperation”;
  • Lecturer at the Winter School on Climate Change (with the Department of Physics of the University of Bologna). Lecture on politics and behaviour relating to climate change;

2012:

  • (fall) Philosophy of Science (10 hours), University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano;
  • (fall) Moral Philosophy (lectures of the Foundation of the Metaphisics of Morals, 6 hours) University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano;
  • Introductory Lecture on Bernard Mandeville, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano;
  • Lecturer at and co-organizer of a Winter School on Climate Change at the Department of Physics of the University of Bologna. Lecture on politics and behaviour relating to climate change;
  • Seminar presentation at ARPA – Agenzia Regionale Prevenzione e Ambiente dell’Emilia Romagna. Title of presentation: “Cambiamenti climatici e processi decisionali individuali”;
  • Seminar organization: “Climate-change: a round-table discussion” at CIS, Università di Bologna. Title of presentation: “Climate Change and individual decision making”;
  • Seminar presentation at Collegio Carlo Alberto, Torino. Title of presentation: “Climate Change and individual decision making”;

2011:

  • Seminar presentation at CIRE (Bologna), with G. Tasquier. Title of presentation: “I problemi ambientali e la loro complessità scientifica e sociale”;
  • Seminar presentation within the Seminar Program at FEEM – Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Milano. Title of presentation: “Climate change and individual decision making”;
  • Seminar presentation at CIRE – Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerche Educative, University of Bologna. Title of presentation: “Processi decisionali individuali. Variabili cognitive ed emotive che influenzano il comportamento nei confronti dei cambiamenti climatici”;
  • Invited speaker at a workshop on Bernard Mandeville, with a talk titled “Mandeville’s political thought: spontaneous order or rational design?” organized by the University of Ghent, Belgium;

2010:

  • Invited speaker at CIS – International Centre for the History of Universities and Science, Bologna, within the PhD seminar programme. Title of the lecture: “Climate change: the individual and society”;

2009:

  • Visiting lecturer at the MSc “Energy Policy and sustainability” – lecture on the Ethical dimension of Climate Change; Exeter University, UK;

2007:

  • History of Moral Philosophy – Lectures on David Hume’s moral and political thought, University of Bologna;
  • History of Philosophy – Seminar on Immanuel Kant: the problem of personal identity, University of Bologna;

2006:

  • Moral Philosophy – Lectures on Bernard Mandeville’s political thought, University of Bologna;
  • Author of teaching material on Immanuel Kant’s Critic of Pure Reason, University of Bologna;
  • History of Philosophy – Seminar on Immanuel Kant: an introduction to the Critic of Pure Reason and to the Critic of Practical Reason, University of Bologna.

CONFERENCES (PEER REVIEWED)

2013:

  • Conference “Eutopia seated in the Brain – Commemorative Conference of Bernard de Mandeville’s 300th Anniversary of The Fable of the Bees”, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Title of presentation (co-authored with Mikko Tolonen, University of Helsinki): “Mandeville and the poor”;
  • Conference “Climate Change, Sustainability and an Ethics of an Open Future – Societas Ethica Annual Conference”, Soesterberg, Netherland. Title of the talk: Beyond selfishness and altruism: acknowledging the moral complexity of climate change;
  • Conference “Mind in Commons”, Institute Jean Nicod, Paris. Title of poster presentation: The motivational power of being “we” instead of “I” in the fight of climate change;
  • Meetings in Ethics and Political Philosophy, Minho University, Braga (Portugal). Title of the talk: Individual responsibility and climate change: what ought the individual do, and why;
  • “World Conference on Educational Sciences”, Roma. Title of the talk (with G. Tasquier and O. Levrini): Climate Change: an educational proposal integrating the physical and social sciences;

2012:

  • Conference “Mandeville in context”, University of Fribourg (Switzerland). Title of the talk: The Essay on Charity and Charity-schools. Mandeville’s contradictions to his theory of passions;

2011:

  • Conference “CIPESS (Centro Interuniversitario di Economia e Psicologia Sperimentali e Simulative)”, Università di Torino. Title of the talk: Aspetti comportamentali nella valutazione del climate change;
  • Conference “CaEitS 2011 – Causality and Explanation in The Sciences”, University of Ghent, Belgium. Title of the talk: The key role of causal explanation in the climate change issue;

2010:

  • Conference “Humean Readings 10”, Università di Roma, La Sapienza. Title of the talk: Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith: a comparison;

2009:

  • “Sixth Annual Conference in Political Theory”, Manchester University, UK. title of the talk: Bernard Mandeville’s account to Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations;
  • Conference “Limits to rationality in Economics”, Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, UK; title of the talk: Human nature and sustainability policies;

2008:

  • Conference “Globalizzazione, Saggezza e Regole”, Istituto Italiano di Studi Filosofici, Acqui Terme (AL); title of the talk: Saggezza e regole: un approccio mandevilliano alla creazione di leggi globali;
  • “Sixth Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy” – IUSS, Pavia; title of the talk: The making of a political theory: human nature and abilities of reason in the philosophy of Hobbes and Mandeville;

2007:

  • “Fifth Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy” – IUSS, Pavia; title of the talk: Sociability and Human Nature: Rousseau’s criticism of Mandeville.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

  1. Pongiglione (2013). Bernard Mandeville. Tra ragione e passioni. Roma: Edizioni Studium;

Journal articles and chapters in volumes

  1. Tasquier, F. Pongiglione, O. Levrini (accepted and forthcoming, 2013). Climate change: an educational proposal integrating the physical and social sciences. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428);
  2. Pongiglione (2012). The key role of causal explanation in the climate change issue. Theoria – An International Journal of Philosophy of Science, 74, 27/2;
  3. Pongiglione (2012). “Climate-gate” in The Encyclopedia of Global Warming, 2nd Edition, SAGE

Reference, USA 2012;

  1. Pongiglione (2011). Climate change and individual decision making: An examination of knowledge, risk perception, self-interest and their interplay. FEEM Working Paper series;
  2. Pongiglione (2011). Bernard Mandeville’s influence on Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. I Castelli di Yale, Il Poligrafo,

Ferrara;

  1. Pongiglione (2010). Saggezza e regole: un approccio mandevilliano in vista della creazione di leggi globali. In Globalizzazione, saggezza, regole, a cura di A. Pirni, ETS, Pisa;
  2. Pongiglione (2008). Per un approccio alla lettura della Favola delle api di Bernard Mandeville. In Filosofia, Estetica ed Etica: otto percorsi, a cura di S. Bertolini e R. Formisano, Aracne, Roma 2008.

Book reviews

  1. Pongiglione, (2012). Anthropology and Climate Change: from Encounters to Action, and Political Theory and Global Climate Change. Ethics, Policy and Environment, 15, 1; 125-129.

Revise and resubmit

  1. Pongiglione (2013). Motivation for adopting pro-environmental behaviours: the role of social context (revise and resubmit at Ethics, Policy and Environment);
  2. Cherlet, F. Pongiglione (2013). The social dimension of climate change: fundamental but disregarded? (revise and resubmit at the Journal of General Philosophy of Science).

Under review

  1. Pongiglione (2013). Beyond selfishness and altruism: acknowledging the moral complexity of climate change (abstract pre-selected for publication in Philosophy and Public Issues).

Other publications

  1. Pongiglione (2011). Cambiamenti climatici e ostacoli cognitivi: perché si fatica a comprendere il problema – e ancora di più a reagire (pubblicato su Climalteranti.it).

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Italian: mother tongue

English: fluent (TOEFL Test: 107)

German: very good (European level C1, Goethe Institut)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE – NON ACADEMIC

  • Co-author of an Italian monolingual dictionary for the publishing house Zanichelli (2012-2014);
  • Teacher of Italian as foreign language at the Società Dante Alighieri in Berlin (levels A1-A2-B1) (2010);
  • Free-lance translator (English to Italian) for the publishing house Multiplayer (2009-2013);
  • Free-lance translator (German to Italian) for the science journal “Geo” for the publishing house Gruener Jahr/Mondadori (2009-2010);

Publications

PUBBLICAZIONI

Monografie

 

F. Pongiglione (2019). I diritti umani nel dibattito etico contemporaneo. Carocci, Roma.

F. Pongiglione (2013). Bernard Mandeville. Tra ragione e passioni, Roma: Edizioni Studium.

Articoli su riviste e volumi

F. Pongiglione (2019). I diritti umani nel dibattito etico contemporaneo. Carocci, Roma.

F. Pongiglione (2013). Bernard Mandeville. Tra ragione e passioni, Roma: Edizioni Studium.

 

Articoli su riviste e volumi

  • F. Pongiglione (di prossima pubblicazione). Sui doveri generati dai diritti umani: un argomento in favore di una concezione interazionale. Notizie di Politeia.
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  • F. Pongiglione, R. Sala (2019). Vulnerability, Responsibilities, and Migration. Phenomenology and Mind, 16;
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  • V. Sanchini, F. Pongiglione, R. Sala (2019). On the Notion of Political Agency. Introduction to the special issue of Phenomenology and Mind “Political Agency”;
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  • F. Pongiglione, R. Sala (2018). Migranti climatici: una nuova categoria di migranti? La società degli individui, 61;
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  • G. Tasquier, F. Pongiglione (2017). Knowledge and Behaviour in the Climate Change Issue: Results From Teaching/Learning Experiences at Secondary School Level. International Journal of Science Education;
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  • F. Pongiglione, M. Tolonen (2016). Mandeville and Charity-School: happiness, social order and the psychology of poverty. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 9, 1; pp. 82-100;
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  • M. Bukowski, A. Śniegocki, J. Gąska, R. Trzeciakowski, F. Pongiglione (2015), Report on qualitative assessment of social impacts. DYNAMIX project deliverable D 5.3. Warsaw, Poland: WISE Institute;
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  • F. Pongiglione, J. Cherlet (2015). The social dimension of climate change: fundamental but disregarded? Journal of General Philosophy of Science, 46; pp. 383-391;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2015). The need for a priority structure for the Sustainable Development Goals. Journal of Global Ethics, 1, 11; pp. 37-42;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2015). La responsabilità morale dell’individuo nell’azione collettiva: il caso dei cambiamenti climatici. Iride. Filosofia e discussione pubblica, vol. XXVIII n. 74, pp. 5-29;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2014). Clima: da “chi” si comincia? Una sfida etica per singoli e politici. Etica delle professioni, 1, pp. 81-88;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2014). Motivation for adopting pro-environmental behaviours: the role of social context. Ethics, Policy and Environment, 17, 3; pp. 308-323;
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  • G. Tasquier, F. Pongiglione, O. Levrini (2014). Climate change: an educational proposal integrating the physical and social sciences. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Science, 116; pp. 820-825;
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  • B. Pecori, G. Tasquer, O. Levrini, F. Pongiglione, M. Venturi (2014). The challenge of contemporary society on science education: The case of global warming. Springer Proceedings in Physics. Vol 145; pp. 579-582;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2012). The key role of causal explanation in the climate change issue. TheoriaAn International Journal of Philosophy of Science, 74, 27/2;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2012). “Climate-gate” in The Encyclopedia of Global Warming, 2nd Edition, SAGE Reference, USA 2012;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2011). Climate change and individual decision-making: An examination of knowledge, risk perception, self-interest and their interplay. FEEM Working Paper series – Note di Lavoro della Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, ISSN: 2037-1209;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2011). Bernard Mandeville’s influence on Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. I Castelli di Yale, Il Poligrafo, Ferrara;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2011). Saggezza e regole: un approccio mandevilliano in vista della creazione di leggi globali. In Globalizzazione, saggezza, regole, a cura di A. Pirni, ETS, Pisa;
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  • F. Pongiglione (2008). Per un approccio alla lettura della Favola delle api di Bernard Mandeville. In Filosofia, Estetica ed Etica: otto percorsi, a cura di S. Bertolini e R. Formisano, Aracne, Roma 2008.

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