Ciclo: 32
Curriculum/Indirizzo: Epistemologico
Sede: UPO
Convenzione: CSP

Tutor: Crupi Vincenzo
Supervisor: Crupi Vincenzo


Progetto: The trouble with modus ponens: Failures of modus ponens and their role in paradoxes [working title]

Higher Education

2016 Diplôme de l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris). Title of the thesis: McGee, Carroll et les paradoxes du conditionnel matériel: une tentative d’analyse unifiée à partir de la preuve de Lewis (“McGee, Carroll and the paradoxes of the material conditional: an attempt to provide a unified analysis based on Lewis’s proof”). Thesis supervisor: Prof. Pascal Engel.



  • 25 August: talk at the 9th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, in Munich (Germany). Title of the talk: “On some analogies between the 'counterexamples' to modus ponens and modus tollens: Towards a unified account”.
  • 25 October: talk at the conference "Self-deception: what it is and what it is worth", in Basel (Switzerland). Title of the talk: “Against the 'resolutions conception' of weakness of will”.


  • 29 June: talk at the conference of the European Epistemology Network (Amsterdam). Title of the talk: "From the invalidity of modus ponens to the lottery paradox".
  • 5 September: talk at the 13th conference of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (Novara). Title of the talk: “A challenge to (epistemic) modus ponens (and more)” .
  • 9 October: presentation given in the context of the Science & More Talks (Turin). Title of the talk: "From McGee's puzzle to the lottery paradox".
  • 16 November: talk at the 4th Taiwan Philosophical Logic Colloquium (Taipei). Title of the talk: "From McGee's puzzle to the lottery paradox".