Category Archives: History of philosophy

Analytic and Continental Philosophy: playing around with quantitative methods

by Pietro Lana   What can quantitative methods tell us about the differences between the Analytic and the Continental philosophical traditions? Attempts to define, characterize and distinguish the two have led to such a variety of positions that even the … Continue reading

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Analytic philosophy and the later Wittgensteinian Tradition

Paolo Tripodi’s book Analytic Philosophy and the Later Wittgensteinian Tradition has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan in the History of Analytic Philosophy series edited by Mike Beaney. Here is the cover:   And here the back cover: This book aims … Continue reading

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Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas

The following papers, delivered at the first DR2 Conference (Turin 2017) and then  submitted to Open Peer Review, have now been accepted by the  Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas and will appear on the next issue of the journal: Eugenio Petrovich … Continue reading

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Arianna Betti teaching in Turin in 2020

We are pleased to announce that prof. Arianna Betti (University of Amsterdam) will be teaching a course at the University of Turin during the second semester of the Academic Year 2019/2020. More information below.    

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A short and informal replication of Petrovich and Buonomo 2018

We receive and gladly publish this post from Maximilian Noichl, a MA student at the University of Vienna (check his website and his recent publication). I recently came across a very interesting study by Eugenio Petrovich and Valerio Buonomo (2018), … Continue reading

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A quantitative history of “Philosophy of Science”

Three reseachers from the University of Québec, Montréal – Christophe Malaterre, Jean-François Chartier, and Davide Pulizzotto (the latter also being an affiliate member of DR2 group) have recently published an intriguing paper entitled What Is This Thing Called Philosophy of Science? … Continue reading

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DR2 Conference: a not too late report

As is well known, in the last twenty years Franco Moretti’s distant reading approach has provided a fresh under­standing of literature and its historical development. The first DR2 Conference, held at the University of Turin (Italy) on January 16-18 and organized by Guido … Continue reading

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