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

  • Present - Ph.D., Philosophy - Northwestern Italian Philosophy Consortium (FINO), IT 
    • Supervisor: Prof. Marcello Frixione Tutor: Prof. Cristina Meini
  • 2013 - M.A. Philosophy, Summa cum laude, Publication Recommended. University of Genoa, IT 
    • Supervisors: Prof. Antonio Guerci and Prof. Marcello Frixione External Supervisor: Dr. 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, IT - 
    • Supervisors: Prof. Nicla Vassallo and Prof. Marcello Frixione. External Supervisor: Dr. Cristina Amoretti 
    • Dissertation: “Thought Experiments. Thinking in the Limits of Possibility”


Research Activities and Collaborations

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

Teaching Activities

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

Conference Organization Experience

  • Jun 2017 Co-Organizer of the Workshop “Meccanismi tra Biologia, Medicina e Psichiatria”, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Jun 2017 Co-Organizer of the Conference “Geni e Sregolatezza. Evoluzione, Epigenetica e Sviluppo per una Medicina Integrata”, SIPNEI, Starhotel President, Genoa, IT.
  • Feb 2016 Co-Organizer of the Conference “Cibo per il corpo, cibo per la mente”, SIPNEI, Starhotel President, Genova, IT.
  • Jun 2015 Co-Organizer of the Conference “Tra percezione e mondo dell’arte. Relativismo vs. Universalismo”, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Apr 2013 Organizer and Coordinator of the Seminar “L’evoluzione tra selezione naturale e adattamento”, University of Genoa, IT.

Public Engagement

  • Jun 2017 “Geni e Organismi. Andata e Ritorno”, SIPNEI Conference, Starhotel President, IT.
  • Nov 2015 “Ambiente e Salute”, VIII Criomare Conference, Museo del Mare, Genoa, IT.
  • Dec 2014 “Leggere la Scienza con Coscienza”, VII Criomare Conference, Museo del Mare, Genoa, IT.

Invited Presentations

  • May 2017 “Genes and Organisms”. SIPNEI Seminar, Genoa, IT.
  • Dec 2016 “General Intelligence. A Philosophical Analysis”, Department of Psychology, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Sep 2016 “Evolution, Epigenetics, Development”, SIPNEI Seminar, Genoa, IT.
  • Jan 2016 “The Great Debate at the High Table of Evolutionary Theory”, SIPNEI Seminar, Genoa, IT.
  • Dec 2015 “The Modern Synthesis”, SIPNEI Seminar, Genoa, IT.
  • Oct 2015 “Intelligence and Cognition”, LIMES, Department of Humanities, University of Eastern Piedmont, IT.
  • May 2015 “Nosografie locali e naturalizzazione della malattia mentale. Quali presupposti?”, University of Genoa, IT.

Talks and Seminars Presentations

  • Jun 2017 “Qualitative and Quantitative Genetics Analyses. Issues in Contemporary Models”, (co-author: Dr. Flavia Fabris), SILFS Conference, University of Bologna, IT.
  • Apr 2017 “Mechanistic Explanation. Why and How?”, EpiLog-Science Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Feb 2017 “The Quantitative Genetic View. A Critical Evaluation”, BIG Seminar, Egenis, University of Exeter, UK.
  • Sep 2016 “What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?”, Annual Conference SIFA, University of Pistoia, IT.
  • Jul 2016 “What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?”, Graduate Conference FINO-SIFA, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Jun 2016 “What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?”, ProBio Seminar, Egenis, University of Exeter, UK.
  • Jan 2016 “Realism and Natural Kinds”, EpiLog Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Nov 2015 On “Testing Theories of Reference”, M. Devitt, Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Apr 2015 On “Reference and Description”, S. Soames, EpiLog Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa, IT.
  • Dec 2014 “Cognitive Science and Behavioral Genetics: A Comparison Between Models of Intelligence”, XI AISC Annual Conference, University of Roma Tre, IT.
  • Apr 2013 “Adattamento e Selezione Naturale”, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa, IT.

Pubblicazioni:

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Serpico, D. (in press). What Kind of Kind is Intelligence? Philosophical Psychology.
  • Serpico, D. (2016). Le basi dell’intelligenza. Due modi di ragionare su geni e ambiente. PNEI News, 5 (Anno X): 13—16.
  • 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.
     

Published Conference Contributions

  • 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.


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.