Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact
in the Digital Era

an exploratory workshop

2009 February 6-8
“Stefan cel Mare” University of Suceava

Lorenzo Magnani


Lorenzo Magnani , philosopher and cognitive scientist, is a professor at the University of Pavia, Italy, and the director of its Computational Philosophy Laboratory.

He has taught at Georgia Institute of Technology , at The City University of New York , and at Sun-Yat-sen University of Guangzhou.

He currently directs international research programs in EU, USA, and China.

His book Abduction, Reason, and Science (New York, 2001) has become a well-respected work in the field of human cognition .

Cambridge University Press published in 2007 his new book Morality in a Technological World. Knowledge as Duty.

In 1998, he started the series of International Conferences on Model-Based Reasoning (MBR).