Carlo Penco

Philosopher, Person

1948 –


Who is Carlo Penco?

Carlo Penco is an Italian analytic philosopher and full professor in philosophy of language at the University of Genoa in Italy.

He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy Summa cum Laude at the University of Genoa in 1972 with a specialization in the philosophy of science. He studied with Evandro Agazzi in Genoa, with Michael Dummett in Oxford, and later with Robert Brandom at the University of Pittsburgh. He has received various academic awards and fellowships including: CNR Fellow, NATO Fellow at Oxford University and Fellow of the Center for Philosophy of Science in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has been President of the Italian Society for the Analytic Philosophy, and member of Steering Committee of the Italian Society for Logic and the Philosophy of Sciences and the European Society for Analytic Philosophy. Together with Joao Branquino and Josep Corbi, he begun a series of "Latin Meeting in Analytic Philosophy", in order to foster the exchange of ideas among Analytic Philosophers in the southern countries in Europe, with connection with Latin America.

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Aug 1, 1948
  • University of Genoa

on July 23, 2013


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