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 currently 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, 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.
  • 2013-2016. Mondi Multipli. DISFOR, University of Genoa, IT.

Publications

  • 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.

Scientific Revisions and Translations

  • Revision: Triglia, A., Regader, B., & Garcia-Allen, J. (2018). Che cos’è l’intelligenza? Dal QI alle intelligence multiple. Haschette Fascicoli.
  • 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

  • 2017-2018. Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2017-2018. Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Cognitive Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2016-2017. Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2014-2015. Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2013-2014. Associate Lecturer, Philosophy of Science (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.
  • 2013-2014. Guest Lecturer, Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences (M.A. Course), University of Genoa.

Organisation of Scientific Meetings

  • 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

  • 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.

 Membership of Scientific Societies

  • ESPP – European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
  • SMS – Society for the Metaphysics of Science
  • AISB – Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour
  • BSHS – British Society for the History of Science
  • BSPS – British Society for the Philosophy of Science