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Annalisa Coliva

Università di Modena



Annalisa Coliva (Milan 1973), MA (Bologna), M. Litt. (St. Andrews), PhD (St. Andrews), PhD in Philosophy of language (Vercelli, Italy), Fulbright Fellow 2002-2003 (Columbia, NY), after teaching and researching at Bologna and Fribourg (CH) Universities, is now a lecturer at the University of Modena. Her main interests are in history of analytic philosophy and in philosophy of mind and epistemology. Among her publications: (with Elisabetta Sacchi) Singular Thoughts. Perceptual-Demonstrative Thoughts and I-Thoughts, Macerata, Quodlibet, 2001, Moore e Wittgenstein: scetticismo, certezza e senso commune, Padova, Il Poligrafo, 2003. She has published several papers on the topics of philosophy of perception, I-thoughts, philosophy of psychiatry, current interpretations of Moore's proof of an external world and history of analytic philosophy, appeared in journals such as The Journal of Philosophy, Dialectica, Philosophy, Psychology and Psychiatry and in collected volumes both in English and Italian.
At the Academy she will be working on an on-going project on the topic of our knowledge of our own mental states.