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Stefano Bigliardi

School - School of Humanities and Social Sciences Employment Status - Full-Time Office - Building 6, Office No. 4 Office hours - TBA Office extension - (+212) 535-862-343
Stefano completed his undergraduate studies in Philosophy (2004) in Bologna, with a thesis about the Kantian elements in the philosophy of language of R. B. Brandom, written under the guidance of Prof. E. Picardi. Later on, he obtained a PhD in Philosophy of Science (2008) at the University of Bologna in a joint supervision with the University of Konstnz (Germany), with a thesis about the concept of belief, written under the guidance of Prof. M. C. Galavotti and Prof. W. Spohn, leading European experts in the fields of probability and formal epistemology, respectively. His postdoctoral research complements a Western/analytical philosophical outlook with the study of Islam and of the science/religion relationship. His postdoc project was initially supported by a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Konstanz (Excellence Cluster EXC-16 “The Cultural Foundations of Integration”), where he also worked as a language teacher for five years at the Language Institute (SLI). He later joined the faculty of CMES at Lund University, Sweden, where he served as a researcher and a lecturer. (2011-2013). He worked at Tecnológico de Monterrey (Campus Santa Fé, Mexico City) as a philosophy teacher (2013-2015). Between 2015 and 2016, he was a Fellow of FIRD (Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue), Geneva, Switzerland. Since August 2020, he has been Associate Professor of Philosophy at AUI. In addition, since 2021, he is co-editing, alongside the astrophysicist Nidhal Guessoum (American University of Sharjah), the Cambridge University Press Elements series “Islam and the Sciences.”