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Melanie Sarzano, Dr.

Research

 

Areas of specialisation

  • Epistemology

  • Philosophy of cognitive sciences

Areas of competence

  • Metaphysics

  • Philosophy of action

Curriculum vitae

 

2020

Ph.D. in philosophy, University of Zurich

Title: Believing Rationally Under the Influence

09/2018 – 08/2019

Swiss National Science Foundation Doc.Mobility Fellow “Believing under the Influence”, University of Toronto, mentored by J. Nagel

 

Since 8/2018

PhD student, University of Zurich
Employed in the ‘Cognitive Irrationality Project’ Swiss National Science Foundation

 

08/2015 – 07/2018

PhD student, University of Basel
Employed in the ‘Cognitive Irrationality Project’

Swiss National Science Foundation

 

11/2014

Msc in Philosophy
University of Edinburgh

 

09/2012

BA of Arts
University of Geneva
September 2012

Selected publications

Sarzano, Melanie (2020). L'empiètement pragmatique est-il pragmatiste ?

Klēsis Revue Philosophique, 45.

Sarzano, Melanie (2018). Costly False Beliefs: what self deception and pragmatic encroachment can tell us about the rationality of beliefs Les ateliers de l’éthique/The Ethics Forum, 3 (2), 119-134. 

Sarzano, Melanie (2016). La Connaissance (Grand Public)

L’encyclopédie Philosophique en Ligne, http://encyclo philo.fr/, ed. M. Kristanek, 2016.

Sarzano, Melanie (2016). Quelques problèmes de la conception duale de la norme de l’action et de l’assertion’ (with M. van Loon)

La Connaissance et ses Raisons, Paris: Collège de France, 2016.