The Chair of Philosophy
Professor Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen PhD (University of Helsinki) directs the Chair of Philosophy and currently teaches as a visiting professor at the Centre for the Study of Language and Cognition at Zheijang University in China and as a professor at the University of Helsinki. In his previous career he has worked at the Harvard University as the Houghton Library Visiting Fellow, as a visiting professor at the Kyung Hee University in Republic of Korea and as an adjunct professor at the University of Turku and at the University of Helsinki. Professor Pietarinen’s areas of specialization include Philosophy of Logic & Language, Philosophy of Science, Pragmatism, History of Analytic & American Philosophy and the Philosophy of Mathematics. Contacts: ahti-veikko dot pietarinen at ttu dot ee
Pietarinen, A.-V. (2011). A Hedgehog Who Thought He Was a Fox: John Dewey betwixt the One and Manyworlds Philosophies. M. Flamm, L. Hickman, K.P. Skowronski, J.A. Rea (Eds.). The Continuing Relevance of John Dewey: Reflections on Aesthetics, Morality, Science, and Society (-). Amsterdam: Rodopi
Research Fellow Dr. Francesco Bellucci studied Communication and Semiotics at the University of Bologna. He received a Ph.D. in Semiotics from the University of Siena, defending a thesis on the history of diagrammatic thinking (2012). His areas of research include Charles S. Peirce’s Logic, Theory of Semiotics, Philosophy of Language, History and Philosophy of Logic. Contacts: bellucci dot francesco at gmail dot com
Bellucci, F. (2013). Peirce’s Continuous Predicates. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society. ISSN: 0009-1774
Bellucci, F. (2013). Diagrammatic Reasoning. Some Notes on Charles S. Peirce and Friedrich A. Lange. History and Philosophy of Logic. ISSN: 0144-5340
Bellucci, F. (2013) Peirce, Leibniz, and the Threshold of Pragmatism. Semiotica, 195, 331–355. ISSN: 0037-1998.
Research Fellow. Dr. Daniele Chiffi studied Philosophy (Lecce), Logic (ILLC\Amsterdam). He received a PhD in History of Science (Bari). He has been Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Padua and visiting at École Normale Supérieure (Paris). He has been Adjunct Professor of Epistemology and Logic at the University of Salento (Lecce). His research interests include (formal) epistemology and pragmatics, clinical reasoning, non-classical logics and philosophy of science. Contacts: chiffidaniele at gmail dot com
Knowledge and Belief in Placebo Effect (with R. Zanotti), 2017. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Forthcoming
Assertions and Hypotheses: A Logical Framework for their Opposition Relations (with M. Carrara & C. De Florio), 2016. Logic Journal of the IGPL, DOI 10.1093/jigpal/jzw036
Perspectives on Clinical Possibility: Elements of Analysis (with R. Zanotti), 2016. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 22 509–514.
On an Intuitionistic Logic for Pragmatics (with G. Bellin, M. Carrara), 2015. Journal of Logic and Computation, DOI: 10.1093/logcom/exv036
Lecturer Dr. Amirouche Moktefi, PhD (University of Strasbourg, 2007), teaches courses in logic, philosophy, and philosophy of science. His research interests include visual reasoning, the philosophy of mathematical practice, the development of symbolic logic, and the public understanding of science and technology. Contacts: amirouche dot moktefi at ttu dot ee
A. Moktefi (2015), “Is Euler’s circle a symbol or an icon?”, Sign Systems Studies, 43 (4), 597-615
A. Moktefi (2015), “On the social utility of symbolic logic: Lewis Carroll against ‘The Logicians’”, Studia Metodologiczne, 35, 133-150
A. Moktefi & Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (2015), “On the diagrammatic representation of existential statements with Venn diagrams”, Journal of Logic, Language and Information, 24 (4), 361-374
Lecturer Indrek Meos MA (University of Tartu) has previously lectured at Estonian Information Technology College and Estonian Academy of Arts. Contacts: indrek dot meos at mail dot ee
Meos, I. (2011). 10 uut videoloengut: Mis on filosoofia? (35 min), Sokrates (34 min), Platon (51 min), Locke (19 min), Hegel (23 min), Schopenhauer (44 min), Comte (11 min), Peirce (15 min), James (28 min), Spengler (20 min)
Junior Research Fellow Jelena Issajeva MA (Aarhus University) has previously lectured at Lääne-Viru College. Specializing in philosophy of mind and cognitive psychology, she is currently a PhD student at the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Chair of Philosophy, where she is investigating the relations between mental imagery and perception. Contacts: jelena dot issajeva at gmail dot com
Jelena Issajeva (2012). "Book Review: A.W. Carus, Carnap and Twentieth-century thought - Explication as Enlightenment." Studia Philosophica Estonica
Jelena Issajeva & Daniel Cohnitz, “The Vienna Circle and Logical Behaviorism”, In preparation.