Massimiliano Carrara


  1. Composition, Identity and the Nature of Mereology

M. Carrara (with G. Lando) 2017. Composition and Relative Counting. Dialectica forthcoming [pdf]

M. Carrara (with G. Lando) 2016. Composition, Indiscernibility, Coreferentiality. Erkenntnis 81: 119-142 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2016. The Mereological foundation of Megethology. Journal of Philosophical Logic 45: 227-235 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2015. Grounding Megethology on Plural reference. Studia logica 103: 697-711 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2011. On the Infinite in mereology with pural quantification. The Review of Symbolic Logic,  4: 54 - 62 [link], [pdf]

M. Carrara (with G. Spolaore) 2011. Review of Achille Varzi, Il mondo messo a fuoco. Storie di allucinazioni e miopie filosofiche (The World in Focus. Stories of Philosophical Hallucinations and Myopias). Dialectica 65: 473-477 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with Enrico Martino) 2011. Four theses on the Alleged Innocence of Mereology. Humana.Mente. Journal of Philosophical Studies, 19: 57-77 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2009. On the ontological commitment of mereology. The Review of Symbolic Logic 2: 164-174 [link] [pdf]

M. Carrara (with F. Berto) 2009. To exist and to count: a note on the Minimalist view. Dialectica 63: 343-356 [link] [pdf].

M. Carrara (with V. Morato) 2007. Haecceitism and the problem of individuation. DS. An International Journal of the Philosophical Tradition from the Late Atiquity to the Late Middle Ages 18: 573-586 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with E. Sacchi) 2007. Cardinality and Identity. Journal of Philosophical Logic 36: 539-556 [link], [pdf]

  1. Paradoxes, Negation and Non-Classical Logics

Carrara (with B. Jespersen and M. Duzi) 2017. Iterated Privation and Positive Predication. Journal of Applied Logic. [pdf]

M. Carrara (with D. Chiffi and C. De Florio) 2017. On Assertion and Denial in the Logic for Pragmatics. Journal of Applied Logic, forthcoming. [pdf]

M. Carrara (with D. Chiffi and C. De Florio) 2017. Extending and Applying a Logic for Pragmatics. Logique et Analyse, 239: 227-244, [pdf].

M. Carrara (with D. Chiffi and C. De Florio) 2017. Assertion and hypothesis: a logical framework for their opposition relations. Logic Journal of the IGPL, 25 (2): 131-144, [pdf].

M. Carrara (with G. Bellin, D. Chiffi and A. Menti) 2016. Errata Corrige to “Pragmatic and dialogic interpretation of bi-intuitionism. Part I”. Logic and Logical Philosophy, 25: 225-233 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2016. DLEAC: A Dialetheic Logic with Exclusive Assumptions and Conclusions.Topoi, pp. 1-10. Online October 2016 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with G. Bellin and D. Chiffi) 2015. On an Intuitionistic Logic for Pragmatics. Journal of Logic and Computation Online first july 2015 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with J. Murzi) 2015. Denial and Disagreement. Topoi 34: 109-119, 2015 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with J. Murzi) 2015. Paradox and Logical Revision. A short Introduction. Topoi 34: 7-14 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2014. Logical consequence and conditionals from a dialetheic perspective. Logique et Analyse, 227: 359-378 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with J. Murzi) 2014. More Reflections on Consequence. Logique et Analyse 227: 223-258 [pdf].

M. Carrara (con G. Bellin, D. Chiffi A. Menti) 2014. Pragmatic and Dialogic Interpretations of Bi-Intuitionism Part I. Logic and Logical Philosophy 23: 449-480 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with D. Fassio) 2011. Why Knowledge Should Not Be Typed: An Argument against the Type Solution to the Knowability Paradox. Theoria. A Swedish Journal of Philosophy 77: 180-193 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2011. Curry’s Paradox. A new Argument for Trivialism. LPS – Logic and Philosophy of science 9: 199-206 [pdf].

  1. Logic and Semantics of Artifactual Kind Words and Metaphysics of Artifacts

M. Carrara (con. B. Jespersen e M. Duzi) 2018. Iterated Privation and Positive Predication. Journal of Applied Logic. [pdf]

M. Carrara (with D. Mingardo) 2013. Artifact Categorization. Trends and problems. The Review of Philosophy and Psychology: 351–373 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with B. Jespersen) 2013. A new Logic of technical malfunction. Studia Logica 101: 547-58 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with S. Borgo, P. Garbacz and P. Vermaas) 2013. The design stance and its artefacts. Synthese 190: 1131-1152 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with S. Borgo, P. Garbacz and P. Vermaas) 2011. A Formalization of Functions as Operations on Flows. Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering 11: 031007-1-14 [pdf].

M. Carrara (con P. Garbacz e P. Vermaas) 2011. If engineering function is a family resemblance concept: Assessing three formalization strategies. Applied Ontology 6: 141 -163 [pdf]

M. Carrara (with B. Jespersen) 2011. Two conceptions of technical malfunction. Theoria. A Swedish Journal of Philosophy 77: 117-138 [pdf].

M. Carrara (con S. Borgo, P. Garbacz e P. Vermaas) 2011. Two ontology-driven formalisations of functions and their comparison. Journal of Engineering Design 22: 733-764 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with M. Soavi) 2010. Copies, Replicas and Counterfeits of artworks and artifacts. The Monist 93: 417-435 [link] [pdf]

M. Carrara (with P.E. Vermaas) 2009. The Fine-Grained Metaphysics of Artifactual and Biological Functional Kinds. Synthese 169: 125-143 [pdf], [link]

M. Carrara (with S. Borgo, P. Vermaas, e P. Garbacz) 2009. A formal ontological perspective on behaviors and functions of technical artifacts. AI EDAM. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing 23: 3-21 [link] [pdf]

M. Carrara 2009. Relative identity and the Number of Artifacts. Techne. Research in Philosophy and Technology 13: 108-122 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with M. Soavi) 2008. Ontology for Information Systems. Artefacts as a case study. Mind and Society 7: 143-156 [pdf].

  1. Ontological commitment and Plural reference

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2017. A Notion of Logical Concept Based on Plural Reference. Acta Analytica, Online June 2017 (DOI: 10.1007/s12136-017-0327-2) [pdf]

M. Carrara (with E. Martino) 2010. To be is to be the object of a possible act of choice. Studia Logica, 96: 289-313 (DOI: 10.1007/s11225-010-9282-2) [link] [pdf].

M. Carrara (with E. Sacchi) 2006. Propositions. An Introduction. Grazer Philosophische Studien 72: 1-27. [pdf].

M. Carrara 2005. Comments on Hughes. Dialectica 59: 481-484 [pdf].

M. Carrara (with A.C. Varzi) 2001. Ontological Commitment and Reconstructivism. Erkenntnis 55: 33-50. [pdf] or [link].

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