SERPICO DAVIDE


Ciclo: 29
Curriculum/Indirizzo: Epistemologico
Sede: UNIGE
Convenzione: CSP

Tutor: Meini Cristina
Supervisor: Frixione Marcello

Email: davide.serpico.ge@gmail.com

Progetto: A Philosophical Analysis of General intelligence: Biological, Cognitive and Ontological Aspects
Curriculum:

Education

  • 2018 - Ph.D., Philosophy - Northwestern Italian Philosophy Consortium
    • Supervisor: Prof. Marcello Frixione and Prof. Cristina Meini
    • Examination Committee: Andrea Borghini, John Dupré, Marcello Frixione
  • 2013 - M.A. Philosophy, Summa cum laude, Publication Recommended. University of Genoa
    • Supervisors: Antonio Guerci and Marcello Frixione External Supervisor: Silvia Viaggi
    • Dissertation: “Intelligence and the Heritability of IQ: A Debate Involving Anthropology, Psychology and Genetics”
  • 2011 - B.A. Philosophy, Summa cum laude, Publication Recommended. University of Genoa
    • Supervisors: Nicla Vassallo and Marcello Frixione. External Supervisor: Cristina Amoretti 
    • Dissertation: “Thought Experiments. Thinking in the Limits of Possibility”

Research Activities and Collaborations

  • Jul-Sep 2017 Visiting PhD Student. Department of Evolutionary Studies and Biosystems, SOKENDAI, Hayama, JP. Host: Yukinori Onishi
  • Jan-Feb 2017 Visiting PhD Student. Egenis (The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences), University of Exeter, UK. Host: Prof. John Dupré
  • Oct-Nov 2016 Visiting PhD Student. Egenis (The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences), University of Exeter, UK. Host: Prof. John Dupré
  • Apr-Jun 2016 Visiting PhD Student. Egenis (The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences), University of Exeter, UK. Host: Prof. John Dupré
  • 2013-2016 Mondi Multipli. DISFOR, University of Genoa, IT.

Teaching Activities

  • 2017 Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Cognitive Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2017 Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2015 Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2014 Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2014 Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.

Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • 2017-2018 Member of the Organizing Committe of the Seminar "Levels of Explanation, Levels of Organization", Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa.
  • Jun 2017 Member of the Organizing Committee of the Workshop “Meccanismi tra Biologia, Medicina e Psichiatria”, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa.
  • Jun 2017 Co-Organizer of the Conference “Geni e Sregolatezza. Evoluzione, Epigenetica e Sviluppo per una Medicina Integrata”, SIPNEI, Starhotel President, Genoa.
  • Feb 2016 Member of the Organizing Committe of the Conference “Cibo per il corpo, cibo per la mente”, SIPNEI, Starhotel President, Genova.
  • Apr 2013 Organizer and Coordinator of the Seminar “L’evoluzione tra selezione naturale e adattamento”, University of Genoa.

Selected Talks

  • May 2018 "Can Quantitative Genetics Account for Behavioural Phenotypic Traits?". HPS Work-in-Progress Seminar, University of Leeds.
  • Apr 2018 "Can the g Factor Play a Role in Artificial General Intelligence Research?" AISB Annual Conference, Philosophy After AI Symposium, University of Liverpool.
  • Oct 2017 “General Intelligence: Biological, Cognitive and Ontological Aspects”, Department of Philosophy, University of Bologna.
  • Jun 2017 “Qualitative and Quantitative Genetics Analyses. Issues in Contemporary Models”, (co-author: Dr. Flavia Fabris), SILFS Conference, University of Bologna.
  • Jun 2017 “Geni e Organismi. Andata e Ritorno”, SIPNEI Conference, Starhotel President, Genoa.
  • Feb 2017 “The Quantitative Genetic View. A Critical Evaluation”, BIG Seminar, Egenis, University of Exeter.
  • Dec 2016 “General Intelligence. A Philosophical Analysis”, Department of Psychology, University of Genoa.
  • Sep 2016 “What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?”, Annual Conference SIFA, University of Pistoia.
  • Jul 2016 “What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?”, Graduate Conference FINO-SIFA, University of Genoa.
  • Jun 2016 “What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?”, ProBio Seminar, Egenis, University of Exeter.
  • Dec 2015 “The Modern Synthesis and its Extensions”, SIPNEI Seminar, Genoa.
  • Nov 2015 “Ambiente e Salute”, VIII Criomare Conference, Museo del Mare, Genoa.
  • Oct 2015 “Intelligence and Cognition”, LIMES, Department of Humanities, University of Eastern Piedmont.
  • May 2015 “Nosografie locali e naturalizzazione della malattia mentale. Quali presupposti?”, University of Genoa.
  • Dec 2014 “Cognitive Science and Behavioral Genetics: A Comparison Between Models of Intelligence”, XI AISC Annual Conference, University of Roma Tre.
  • Dec 2014 “Leggere la Scienza con Coscienza”, VII Criomare Conference, Museo del Mare, Genoa.
  • Apr 2013 “Adattamento e Selezione Naturale”, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa.

Pubblicazioni:

Peer-reviewed Publications and Proceedings

  • Serpico, D., & Frixione, M. (2018). Can the g Factor Play a Role in Artificial General Intelligence Research? Proceedings of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour.
  • Serpico, D., & Frasnelli, E. (2018). When the Standard Approach in Comparative Neuroscience Fails and When It Works: General Intelligence and Brain Asymmetries. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, 13, 95-98.
  • Serpico, D. (2017). What Kind of Kind Is Intelligence? Philosophical Psychology, 31(2), 232-252.
  • Serpico, D. (2016). Le basi dell’intelligenza. Due modi di ragionare su geni e ambiente. PNEI News, 5 (Anno X): 13-16.
  • Serpico, D. (2015). Esiste davvero l’intelligenza generale? Prospettive dalle scienze cognitive. In M. Cruciani (ed.) Linguaggio, cognizione e società. Atti del XII convegno annuale AISC. NeaScience, 9: 216-219.
  • Demori, I., Piccinno, T., Saverino, D., Luzzo, E., Ottoboni, S., Serpico, D., & Giuria, R. (2015). Analisi PsicoNeuroEndocrinoImmunitaria (PNEI) di un gruppo di cimentisti invernali. In E. Fulcheri e V.G. Vellone (Eds.) Biologia e salute umana: ricerca pura e traslazionale. Atti 88° Convegno Nazionale SIBS (Italian Society of Experimental Biology) (pp. 68–69). ECIG Edizioni.
  • Serpico, D. (2014). Scienze cognitive e genetica del comportamento. Un confronto tra modelli dell’intelligenza. In M. Cruciani & A. Rega (eds.) Corpi, strumenti e cognizione. Atti del XI convegno annuale dell’AISC. NeaScience, 5: 315-319.
  • Serpico, D., Costa, L. & Rasino, D. (2014). La riproduzione come fine ultimo degli organismi viventi. Genealogia di un paradigma economico. Naturalmente, 3/4: 4-10.

Editing

  • Triglia, A., Regader, B., & Garcia-Allen, J. (2018). Che cos’è l’intelligenza? Dal QI alle intelligence multiple. Haschette Fascicoli.

Translations

  • Viveiros de Castro E., Cosmological Deixis and Amerindiam Perspectivism, tr. it. Serpico D., Solerio A. & Caramella A., I pronomi cosmologici e il prospettivismo amerindio. In AA.VV. (2014) Mondi multipli. Volume 2. Lo splendore dei mondi, S. Consigliere (ed.), Kaiak Edizioni, Lecce.
  • Viveiros de Castro E., Immanence and Fear, tr. it. Serpico D., Solerio A. & Caramella A., Immanenza e paura. In AA.VV. (2014) Mondi multipli. Volume 1. Oltre la grande partizione, S. Consigliere (ed.), Kaiak Edizioni, Lecce.

Post-Doc:

May 2018-Present: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Department of Antiquity, Philosophy and History, University of Genoa

Mar-Jun 2018 Visiting Research Fellowship. School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds