SERPICO Davide

Assegnista di Ricerca
Docente a contratto
Sede: Via Balbi 4, II piano
Tel: 010 2099795
Email: davide.serpico[at]unige.it / Home Page


Attività di Ricerca

Davide Serpico ha ottenuto nel 2018 il titolo di Dottore di Ricerca in Filosofia presso il Consorzio di Filosofia del Nord-Ovest. Durante il Dottorato ha svolto attivitĂ  di ricerca in Regno Unito e in Giappone. Attualmente è Assegnista di Ricerca e Docente a Contratto per la Laurea Magistrale in Metodologie Filosofiche presso l’UniversitĂ  di Genova. I suoi interessi di ricerca includono: Storia e Filosofia della Biologia, Filosofia delle Scienze Cognitive, Genetica del Comportamento.


Davide Serpico has been awarded the PhD in 2018 at the Northwestern Italian Philosophy Consortium. During the PhD, he conducted research in the UK and in Japan. He is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Genoa and Module Leader of the course Philosophy of Human Sciences (M.A. Course). His research interests include: History and Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Behavioural Genetics.

Research Activities and Major Collaboration

  • Mar-Jun 2018. Visiting Research Fellowship. School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds, UK
  • Jul-Sep 2017. Visiting PhD Studentship. Department of Evolutionary Studies and Biosystems, SOKENDAI, Hayama, JP
  • Jan-Feb 2017. Visiting PhD Studentship. Egenis (The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences), University of Exeter, UK
  • Oct-Nov 2016. Visiting PhD Studentship. Egenis (The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences), University of Exeter, UK
  • Apr-Jun 2016. Visiting PhD Studentship. Egenis (The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences), University of Exeter, UK
  • 2015-2016. Italian Society of Psycho Neuro Endocrine Immunology (SIPNEI)
  • 2013-2016. Mondi Multipli. DISFOR, University of Genoa, IT

Publications

  • Serpico, D. (2019). Book-review of V. Tripodi (ed.), Philosophy and Medicine, in: “Medicina e Storia”, vol. IX-X, 2016. Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia, 10(1), 94-97. doi.org/10.4453/rifp.2019.0007
  • Serpico, D., & Frixione, M. (2018). Can the g Factor Play a Role in Artificial General Intelligence Research? Proceedings of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour.
  • Serpico, D., & Frasnelli, E. (2018). When the Standard Approach in Comparative Neuroscience Fails and When It Works: General Intelligence and Brain Asymmetries. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, 13, 95-98.
  • Serpico, D. (2017). What Kind of Kind Is Intelligence? Philosophical Psychology, 31(2), 232-252.
  • Serpico, D. (2016). Le basi dell’intelligenza. Due modi di ragionare su geni e ambiente. PNEI News, 5, 13-16.
  • Serpico, D. (2015). Esiste davvero l’intelligenza generale? Prospettive dalle scienze cognitive. In M. Cruciani (ed.) Linguaggio, cognizione e societĂ . Atti del XII convegno annuale AISC. NeaScience, 9, 216-219.
  • Demori, I., Piccinno, T., Saverino, D., Luzzo, E., Ottoboni, S., Serpico, D., & Giuria, R. (2015). Analisi PsicoNeuroEndocrinoImmunitaria (PNEI) di un gruppo di cimentisti invernali. In E. Fulcheri e V.G. Vellone (Eds.) Biologia e salute umana: ricerca pura e traslazionale. Atti 88° Convegno Nazionale SIBS (Italian Society of Experimental Biology) (pp. 68–69). ECIG Edizioni.
  • Serpico, D. (2014). Scienze cognitive e genetica del comportamento. Un confronto tra modelli dell’intelligenza. In M. Cruciani & A. Rega (eds.) Corpi, strumenti e cognizione. Atti del XI convegno annuale dell’AISC. NeaScience, 5, 315-319.
  • Serpico, D., Costa, L. & Rasino, D. (2014). La riproduzione come fine ultimo degli organismi viventi. Genealogia di un paradigma economico. Naturalmente, 3/4, 4-10.

Edited Volumes, Revisions and Translations

  • Guest Editor of the Special Issue “Understanding Hunger: Philosophical, Psychological and Medical Perspectives” (with A. Borghini) (forthcoming), Topoi.
  • Scientific Revision: Ienca, M. (2019). Cervelli e Macchine: Per un’unione di Intelligenza Naturale e Artificiale. Turin: Rosenberg & Sellier.
  • Scientific Revision: Triglia, A., Regader, B., & Garcia-Allen, J. (2018). Che cos’è l’intelligenza? Dal QI alle intelligence multiple. Haschette.
  • Translation: Viveiros de Castro E., Cosmological Deixis and Amerindiam Perspectivism. Solerio A., Serpico D., & Caramella A., I pronomi cosmologici e il prospettivismo amerindio. In AA.VV. (2014) Mondi multipli. Volume 2. Lo splendore dei mondi, S. Consigliere (ed.), Kaiak Edizioni, Lecce.
  • Translation: Viveiros de Castro E., Immanence and Fear. Solerio A., Serpico D., & Caramella A., Immanenza e paura. In AA.VV. (2014) Mondi multipli. Volume 1. Oltre la grande partizione, S. Consigliere (ed.), Kaiak Edizioni, Lecce.

Teaching Activities

  • 2019-2020. Module Leader, Philosophy of Human Sciences (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2018-2019. Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of Mind (B.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2018-2019. Module Leader, Philosophy of Human Sciences (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2017-2018. Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2017-2018. Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Cognitive Science (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2016-2017. Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2014-2015. Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2013-2014. Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa
  • 2013-2014. Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences (M.A. in Philosophy), University of Genoa

Organisation of Scientific Meetings

  • Jul 2019. Organiser of the Symposium “New Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Quantitative Genetics”, ISHPSSB Biennial Conference, University of Oslo, NO
  • May 2019. Co-organiser of the Conference “Philosophical Perspectives on Medical Knowledge”, University of Genoa, IT
  • May 2019. Member of the Organising Committee of the Workshop “Modelli della Mente: Linguaggio e Medicina”, University of Genoa, IT
  • Nov 2018. Co-organiser of the Workshop “Understanding Hunger”, University of Milan, IT
  • Jun 2018. Co-organiser of the Symposium “What Role for Cognitive Science in Modern AI Research?”, AISC Conference, University of Genoa
  • Jun 2018. Member of the Organising Committee of the Conference “Levels of Cognition”, AISC Conference, University of Genoa
  • 2017-2018. Member of the Organising Committee of the Seminar “Levels of Explanation, Levels of Organisation”, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa
  • Jun 2017. Member of the Organising Committee of the Workshop “Meccanismi tra Biologia, Medicina e Psichiatria”, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa
  • Jun 2017. Co-Organiser of the Conference “Geni e Sregolatezza. Evoluzione, Epigenetica e Sviluppo per una Medicina Integrata”, SIPNEI, Starhotel President, Genoa
  • Feb 2016. Member of the Organising Committee of the Conference “Cibo per il corpo, cibo per la mente”, SIPNEI, Starhotel President, Genova

Selected Talks

  • Jul 2019. How a Theory of Phenotypes Became a Theory of Genotypes and What This Implied for Genetics. ISHPSSB Biennial Conference, University of Oslo, NO
  • Apr 2019. General Intelligence: Psychological and Ontological Issues. Seminar, University of Parma, IT
  • Nov 2018. Is Obesity a Phenotypic Trait? (with A. Borghini), Measuring Hunger Workshop, University of Milan, IT
  • Sep 2018. Cognitive Phenotypes and Genetic Causation: A Multilevel Analysis. Causality in the Neuro- and Psychological Sciences Conference, University of Antwerp, BE
  • Sep 2018. Psychological Traits and Genetic Causation: Guidelines for Defining Phenotypic Traits. ESPP Annual Conference, University of Rijeka, HR
  • Aug 2018. Genetic Causation and Behaviours: Guidelines for Defining Phenotypic Traits, SMS Annual Conference, University of Milan, IT
  • Jun 2018. Cognitive Phenotypes and Genetic Causation: A Multilevel Analysis, AISC Mid-term Conference, University of Genoa, IT
  • May 2018. Can Quantitative Genetics Account for Behavioural Phenotypic Traits?, HPS Work-in-Progress Seminar, University of Leeds, UK
  • Apr 2018. Can the g Factor Play a Role in Artificial General Intelligence Research?, AISB Annual Conference, Philosophy After AI Symposium, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Oct 2017. General Intelligence: Biological, Cognitive and Ontological Aspects, Department of Philosophy, University of Bologna, IT
  • Jun 2017. Qualitative and Quantitative Genetics Analyses. Issues in Contemporary Models, (co-author: Fabris F.), SILFS Triennial Conference, University of Bologna, IT
  • Jun 2017. Geni e Organismi. Andata e Ritorno, SIPNEI Conference, Starhotel President, Genoa, IT
  • Feb 2017. The Quantitative Genetic View. A Critical Evaluation, BIG Seminar, Egenis, University of Exeter, UK
  • Dec 2016. General Intelligence. A Philosophical Analysis, Department of Psychology, University of Genoa, IT
  • Sep 2016. What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?, SIFA Annual Conference, University of Pistoia, IT
  • Jul 2016. What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?, Graduate Conference FINO-SIFA, University of Genoa, IT
  • Jun 2016. What Kind of Kind is Intelligence?, ProBio Seminar, Egenis, University of Exeter, UK
  • Nov 2015. Ambiente e Salute, Criomare Annual Conference, Galata Museo del Mare, Genoa, IT
  • Oct 2015. Intelligence and Cognition, LIMES Seminar, Department of Humanities, University of Eastern Piedmont, IT
  • May 2015. Nosografie locali e naturalizzazione della malattia mentale. Quali presupposti?, Workshop, University of Genoa, IT
  • Dec 2014. Cognitive Science and Behavioural Genetics: A Comparison Between Models of Intelligence, AISC Annual Conference, University of Roma Tre, IT
  • Dec 2014. Leggere la Scienza con Coscienza, Criomare Annual Conference, Galata Museo del Mare, Genoa, IT
  • Apr 2013. Adattamento e Selezione Naturale, Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa, IT

Current Membership of Scientific Societies & Research Groups

  • PhilHeaD – Research Center for Philosophy of Health and Disease
  • ISHPSSB – International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology
  • AISB – Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour
  • BSHS – British Society for the History of Science
  • SILFS – Italian Society of Logic and Philosophy of Science