16-17 January 2023

Dipartimento di Filosofia, Sapienza Università di Roma

Villa Mirafiori, via Carlo Fea, 2 – Roma

Links for following through Webex:

16 January, 15:00-19:00

Session 1. Quantitative History of Philosophy: Methodological Peculiarities 

15:00 Enrico Pasini (Torino, Roma), Introduction

15:20 Arianna Betti (Amsterdam), The Status of Philosophy as a Data-Driven Science

16:10 Sander Verhaegh (Tilburg), Toward a Computational History of American Philosophy: Problems and Promises

17:00 Break

17:20 Christophe Malaterre & Francis Lareau (Montréal), Mining Eight Decades of Philosophy and Philosophers of Science 

18:10 Angela Ambrosino & Mario Cedrini (Torino), What is Inside the Cambridge Journal of Economics? A Topic Modelling and Network Analysis

17 January, 9:00-13:30

Session 2. Beyond Digital Humanities

The Problem of Transparency

9:00 Paolo Tripodi (Torino), Introduction

9:10 Teresa Numerico (Roma), Abstraction and Categorization without a Cause: Epistemic Opacity in the Critical Process

9:50 Davide Pulizzotto (Montréal), Methodological Transparency in Computer-Assisted Text Analysis

10:30 Break

Hybrid Figures

10:50 Dino Buzzetti (Bologna), Introduction

11:50 Charles Pence (Louvain), Interdisciplinarity and Collaboration in Digital Philosophy

12:30 Julie Giovacchini (Paris), Building a Philosophical Glossary with TEI: the Multidisciplinary Epicurei Project. Strenght and Weakness of Thematical Named Entities in Context

12:10 Roberto Lalli (Torino), Hybrid Experts and Scientific Cooperation in the Historical Analysis of Socio-Epistemic Networks

Discussant: Cristina Marras (Roma)

17 January, 15:30-18:40

Session 3. TEPT: Turin Enhanced Philosophy Tree

15:30 Guido Bonino (Torino), Introduction

15:50 Stefan Heßbrüggen-Walter (Berlin), Intellectual Genealogies and Canon(s) of Philosophy: Some Reflections

16:40 Break

17:00 Eugenio Petrovich (Tilburg, Torino), Links and Ties. Information Loss in the Translation of Texts into Networks

17:50 Daniele Radicioni (Torino), Reshaping Distant Reading into Probabilistically Oriented DR: the case of the Turin Enhanced Philosophers Tree

Discussants: Michele Alessandrelli (Roma), Michele Ciruzzi (Insubria), Nicola Ruschena (Torino)


Conference co-organised by the DR2 Research Group, ILIESI-CNR, and DISH.

Part of the teaching program of the FINO PhD Consortium.

With the support of CRT Foundation (TEPT project).

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