Emilio Gattico – RCNL Director
After graduating in Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Milan, in Italy. Emilio Gattico completed his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Pavia with a thesis on Natural Logic and Jean Piaget’s operatory logic. He started his careeras professor and researcher at the University of Cagliari. He currently teaches Psychology and Genetic Epistemology at the University of Bergamo.
Emilio Gattico is interested in the genesis of the Natural Logic and in the reinterpretation of Piaget’s philosophy, according to a historical-critical perspective. Specifically, he considers that Natural Logic could be linked to a logic of discourse. Moreover, that it should be seen mostly as Logic (understood as a scientific discipline) and not as a tool for linguistic analysis. His goal is to analyze the organization and the structuring of individuals’ discourses during their development, using the Natural Logic operations. In addition, Professor Gattico has the objective to determine the conditions under which natural logic is possible, understood as the logic of communication. Furthermore, he is providing contributions to the study of the history of Genetic Epistemology and Logic in general.