1. Education & Jobs
1.1 September 2016 – present: PhD student in Philosophy, Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Research project: Per una revisione del problema della relatività linguistica [Revising the Linguistic Relativity Problem] Supervisor: Prof. Luigi Perissinotto.
1.2 February 2016: MA (cum laude) in Philosophy of Society, Art and Communication, Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Thesis: Mente, linguaggio, cultura, azione: come ampliare il problema della relatività linguistica [Mind, Language, Culture, Action: How to Broaden the Problem of Linguistic Relativity]. Supervisor: Prof. Luigi Perissinotto; co-supervisor: Prof. Cecilia Rofena.
1.3 November 2012: BA (cum laude) in Philosophy, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna. Thesis: Differenti approcci al relativismo linguistico [Different Approaches to Linguistic Relativism]. Supervisor: Prof. Niccoletta Caramelli†
2. Grants & Scholarships
2.1 September 2016 – September 2019: Three-year scholarship [“Borsa di studio”] of € 43.756,76 as PhD funding, received from Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Italy).
3.1 Batisti, F. (2019), “Is Linguistic Relativity A Kind of Relativism?”, (in preparation)
3.2 Batisti, F. (2019), “Il linguaggio come collante tra menti individuali e socialità umana”, (to appear)
3.3 Heidegger and Linguistic Relativity (in preparation)
3.4 Batisti, F. (2017), “Linguistic Relativity and Its Relation to Analytic Philosophy”. Studia Semiotyczne, vol. XXXI, n. 2, pp. 201-226. ISSN 0137-6608, doi: 10.26333/sts.xxxi2.10
4. Edited Journal Issues
4.1 Batisti, F., Perissinotto, L. (eds.), special issue on Linguistic relativity. Paradigmi (in preparation)
5. Refereed Conference Presentations
5.1 Workshop “États imaginaires, entités fictives, expériences de pensée en philosophie”. University of Paris I Sorbonne. Talk title: Se non esistessero i pesci, riusciresti a immaginarli? Esperimenti mentali e mondi extra-terrestri. [If fish did not exist, could you imagine them? Thought experiments and extra-terrestrial worlds]
5.2 Workshop "Different ways of operating with Heidegger”, University of Milan (Italy), 25-26th October 2018. Talk title: Putting the ‘s’ in languages: Heidegger, linguistic relativity and philosophy.
5.3 5th Regional Symposium of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split (Croatia), 12th October 2018 (teleconference). Talk title: Between Universalism and Perspectivism Lies Relativity: The Whorfian Middle Ground.
5.4 ENFA - 7th National Meeting in Analytic Philosophy, University of Lisbon (Portugal), 13th-15th September 2018. Talk title: Is Interactional Linguistic Relativity A Case in Favour of Enactivism?
5.5 26th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, University of Rijeka, (Croatia), 10th-13th September 2018. Talk title: Escaping The Isolation: from Linguistic Relativity to Distributed Cognition.
5.6 27th Convegno Nazionale dei Dottorati in Filosofia [National Philosophy Doctorates Congress], Collegio Fondazione San Carlo di Modena (Italy), 5th-6th September 2018. Talk title: Relatività linguistica e rappresentazioni [Linguistic relativity and representations]
5.7 8th International Conference on Language, Culture and Mind, Denison University at Granville, OH (USA), 17th-19th July 2018. Talk title: From Worldviews to Non-Representationalism: Is Interactional Linguistic Relativity Compatible with Enactivism?
5.8 55th Congreso de Filosofía Joven, University of Murcia (Spain), 16th-18th May 2018. Talk title: From Worldviews to Interaction: Categories and Non-Representationalism in Linguistic Relativity
5.9 3rd International Philosophy Students’ Symposium, University of Maribor (Slovenia), 10th-11th April 2018. Talk title: A Cross-Linguistic Ontology of Action
5.10 5th International Conference on Philosophy of Language and Linguistics (PhiLang 2017), University of Łodź (Poland), 12th-14th May 2017. Talk title: Linguistic Relativity: Why Do We Need Philosophy for a Better Discussion
5.11 2nd International Philosophy Students’ Symposium, University of Maribor (Slovenia), 11th-12th April 2017. Talk title: Why (Analytic) Philosophy is Important for Linguistic Relativity
6. Invited Lectures
6.1 Ateneo Veneto (Venice, Italy), La rappresentazione tra arti visive, letteratura e musica [Representation in Visual Arts, Literature and Music], Meetings on Music and Language, 13th November 2018.
6.2 Università di Roma - La Sapienza (Rome, Italy), Sull’uso scorretto di “post-verità” [On the Incorrect Use of “Post-Truth”], 4th May 2017.
7.1 Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy), discussant for Roberta Dreon’s Il naturalismo culturale di Dewey: il caso della mente [Dewey’s Cultural Naturalism: The Case of The Mind] lecture, within the international workshop Le VariEtà del Naturalismo [The Varieties of Naturalism], organised in collaboration with Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, 14th March 2018.
8.1 40 hours of Teaching Assistance (seminars, tutoring, paper supervision, thesis supervision) for the Philosophy of Language (BA and MA) classes in the 2018-2019 term.
9. Event Organisation
9.1 Scientific and Organizational Committee for the second series of CLAVeS seminars on Cognitive Aesthetics at Ca’ Foscari, titled Ritorno all’Estetico [Back to the Aesthetic]:
- Stefano Velotti (Rome – La Sapienza)
- Alberto Voltolini (Turin)
9.2 Scientific and Organizational Committee for the first series of CLAVeS (Cognition Language Action Affectivity Venetian Seminar) seminars on linguistic relativity at Ca’ Foscari, titled Lingue, cognizione e azione [Languages, cognition and action]:
- Filomena Diodato (Rome – La Sapienza) - Tipi di relativismo: dai neo-humbdoltiani alla semantica strutturale [Kinds of Relativism: from Neo-Humboldtians to Structural Semantics], 16th November 2018.
- Anna Maria Borghi (Rome – La Sapienza/CNR) - Concetti astratti e lingue [Abstract Concepts and Languages], 23th November 2018.
- Margherita De Luca (Rome – La Sapienza), Filippo Batisti, Luigi Perissinotto - Nuove frontiere della relatività linguistica [New Frontiers in Linguistic Relativity], 1st March 2019.
9.3 Organising Secretary – 1st PRIN 2015 [Research Project of National Interest] Conference on Relativismo e indeterminatezza [Relativism and Indeterminacy], Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy), 12th-13th October 2017.
10. Academic Posts (Ca’ Foscari)
10.1 Students’ Representative in the Philosophy and Educational Sciences Ph.D. programme, 2017-2019 term.
10.2 Member of the Ph.D. Students’ Council, 2017 – 2019 term.
10.3 Tutor for students enrolled in the BA and MA Philosophy programmes 2019-2020.
11.1 Fellow of Società di Filosofia del Linguaggio (SFL) [Italian Society of Philosophy of Language], 2017 - present.
11.2 Fellow of Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica (SIFA) [Italian Society of Analytic Philosophy], 2017 – present.
11.3 Fellow of Associazione Italiana di Scienze Cognitive (AISC) [Italian Society of Cognitive Science], 2017 – present.
11.4 Fellow of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), 2018 – present.
12. Spoken Languages
12.1 September – November 2017: Attendance to a 36-hour English “Academic Skills” class at Ca’ Foscari CLA (University of Venice Linguistic Centre).