Conference for the 10th Anniversary of Associazione Pragma


Academic Meeting
Conference for the 10th Anniversary of Associazione Pragma

The Pragmatist Attitude: Habits, Practices, and Gestures in a Pluralistic Lands

Tuesday, 17 October

Chair: Rosa M. Calcaterra (Università di Roma Tre)
9,15-9,30 Luca Bianchi (Head of the Department of Philosophy), Welcome Address.
9,30-10,00 Rossella Fabbrichesi (Vice-President of the Peirce Society, Dept. of Philosophy, Milan) and Carlo Sini (Accademia dei Lincei), Introduction and Presentation of the monographic issue of “Rivista di Storia della Filosofia” (3-2017) on Pragmatism. Some New Ways of Thinking for an Old Name.
10-10,40 Vincent Colapietro (Penn State University, USA): Toward a Pragmatist Theory of Unconscious Mind: Unwitting Ingenuity and Ingenious Stupidity.
10,40-11,00 coffee break.
11,00-11,40 Mathias Girel (ENS, France): Seven Styles of Pragmatism, and some variants.
Discussion and pause.

Chair: Giancarlo Marchetti (Università di Perugia)
14,30-15,10 Rosa Mayorga (Miami Dade College, USA): Musement and Amusement in Peirce.
15,10-15,50 Ivo Ibri (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil): Habits and Peirce’s Kinds of Induction – some Forgotten Remaining Cases.
Discussion and coffee break.
16,10-18 Round Table: The Future of Pragmatism: Conduct, Experience, Cognition.
with Michela Bella (Università Roma Tre), Maria Regina Brioschi (Università di Milano), Marta Caravà (Università di Bologna), Claudia Cristalli (UCL, London), Sarin Marchetti (Sapienza – Università di Roma), Matteo Santarelli (Università del Molise).
Chair and discussant: Stefano Oliverio (Università di Napoli).

Wednesady, 18 October

Chair: Maura Striano (Università di Napoli)
9,30-10,10 Fernando Zalamea (Universidad Nacional de Bogotà, Colombia): Two New Gestures on Peirce’s Continuum and the Existential Graphs: Plurality of the Imagination.
10,10-10,50 Richard Atkins (Boston College, USA): Gestures and Propositions.

Discussion e coffee break.

11,15-12,45 Round Table: The future of Pragmatism: Science, Culture and Common Sense.
with Anna Boncompagni (Università di Firenze), Gabriele Gava (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Roberto Gronda (Università di Pisa), Laura Rossi (Universidad de València, Spain), Tullio Viola (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany).
Chair and discussant: Giovanni Maddalena (Università del Molise).


Chair: Anna Maria Nieddu (Università di Cagliari)
15-15.40 Roberta Dreon (Università di Venezia): Emotional and Verbal Gestures. Mead’s Investigations on the Sensitive Roots of Language.
15,40-16,20 Francesca Bordogna (University of Notre Dame, USA): Psychological Pragmatism as an Anthropotechnics.
Discussion and concluding remarks

Scientific Committee: Rosa M. Calcaterra, Rossella Fabbrichesi, Giovanni Maddalena.
Organizing Committee: Guido Baggio, Andrea Parravicini.
For info: Guido Baggio (guido.baggio [at], Andrea Parravicini (andrea.parravicini [at]

Meeting: October 17, 2017 (All day) to October 18, 2017 (All day)
Università degli Studi di Milano
Oct 02, 2017, 13:08 by Mats Bergman
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Oct 02, 2017, 13:39 by Mats Bergman