Paolo Bonardi received his PhD in analytic philosophy of language from the Université de Genève under Kevin Mulligan (main supervisor) and Marco Santambrogio (co-supervisor) in 2012. He visited the Philosophy Departments of the University of Sheffield, New York University, Columbia University, University of California Santa Barbara, University of California Los Angeles, University of Southern California, University of Tokyo and Tokyo Metropolitan University, where he was supervised by Jennifer Saul, Kit Fine, Stephen Schiffer, Nathan Salmon, David Kaplan, Scott Soames, Naoya Fujikawa and Youichi Matsusaka. He taught at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, the University of Sheffield, Rowan University, City University of New York, Rutgers University, Université de Genève and Université de Fribourg. He was a fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. From 2022 he is a Zambrano fellow at the University of Valencia under the supervision of Marc Artiga. His researches focus on Millian Russellianism, semantic relationism, propositions, attitude reports, rational belief, mental files, imaginary objects, directing intention and having in mind.
CRISTINA BORGONI — Homepage
Cristina Borgoni is Professor of Epistemology at the University of Bayreuth (Germany). Her philosophical interests concern various aspects of individuals’ minds (beliefs, rationality, self-knowledge, fragmentation, and implicit biases) as well as various aspects of interpersonal interaction (testimony, deference to first-person authority, epistemic injustice, and communication). She has published extensively in both areas. Currently, she is carrying out the research project “Beyond the typical: authority among diverse and playful minds”, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, and on a stay at the University of Valencia.
BENJAMIN MATHESON – Homepage
Benjamin Matheson is a María Zambrano Fellow at the University of Valencia. He is also Profesor Honorario at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Previously, he was a Lecturer in Moral and Political Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. Before that, he was a Humboldt Research Fellow at LMU, Munich. He has also held full-time positions at Stockholm University and the University of Gothenburg, as well as visiting positions at Tilburg University and the Madrid Institute for Advanced Study. He completed his PhD at the University of Manchester in 2014. He has published on moral responsibility and manipulation arguments, responsibility over time, the nature and ethics of blame, the nature and ethics of honour and admiration, commemoration, regret, apology, collective shame, the desirability of immortality, and the nature of freedom in Heaven and Hell. He is currently researching responsibility over time, apology, and commemoration.
VICTOR VERDEJO – Homepage
Víctor M. Verdejo received his PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) after completing the interdisciplinary CCiL programme (2008). Since then, he has taken up several postdoctoral positions, including a two-year stay at University College London (UCL) supervised by Christopher Peacocke and Michael Martin and a two-year research project with Manuel García-Carpintero at Logos-UB. He has recently joined the Department of Philosophy in Valencia as a lecturer. His work focuses mainly on the nature of thought and concepts and related areas of philosophy of language and cognitive science. His current interests lie in the first person, communication and embodied representation.