Publications

Books

Cognitive Autonomy and Methodological Individualism: The Interpretative Foundations of Social Life, Springer, Berlin and New York, 2015 – book series “Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics”.

(French Traslation) Autonomie cognitive et individualisme méthodologique, Éditions Hermann, Paris – book séries « Société et Pensées »  (accepted for publication).

Edited Books

– The Mystery of Rationality. Mind, Beliefs and Social Sciences (Coedited with Gérald Bronner). Under contract at Springer – book series “Lecture Notes in Morphogenesis” (forthcoming 2017)

List of contributors:
 Joseph Agassi (Tel Aviv University), Peter Boettke (George Mason University), Alban Bouvier (Institut Jean Nicod, ENS), Enzo Di Nuoscio (UniMol), Paul Dumouchel (Ritsumeikan University), Shaun Gallagher (University of Memphis), Herbert Gintis (Santa Fe Institute), Ian Jarvie (York University), Roger Frantz (San Diego University), Daniel Little (University of Michigan), Pierre Livet (Aix-Marseille University), Leslie Marsh (University of British Columbia), Karl-Dieter Opp (Leipzig University), Emmanuel Picavet (Sorbonne Paris 1 University).

-Essays in Philosophy of the Social Sciences (in Chinese), China Social Sciences Press (forthcoming 2018).

List of contributors:
Bruce Caldwell (Duke University), Chor-yung Cheung (City University of Hong Kong), Paul Dumouchek (Ritsumeikan University), Uskali Maki (University of Helsinki), Jean Petitot (Ecole des hautes études en Sciences Sociales), Barry Smith (The State University of New York at Buffalo), Stephen Turner (University of South Florida)

Journal Special Issues

Methodological Individualism, Structural Constraints and Social Complexity, Cosmos +Taxis. Studies in Emergent Order and Organization (Simon Fraser University/University of British Columbia), double special issue, Vol. 3 / issues 2+3, 2016 (114 pages).

Liberalismo e Anarcocapitalismo. La Scuola austriaca di economia (Coedited with Dario Antiseri and Enzo Di Nuoscio), Nuova Civiltà delle Macchine, Rai/Eri – Gennaio/Giugno 1/2 2011, special issue (556 pages)  

Chapters in Books

– “Cognitive Autonomy and Epistemology of Action in Hayek’s and Merleau-Ponty’s Thought”  in R. Frantz and R. Leeson (eds.) Hayek and Behavioral Economics (with a foreword by Vernon Smith, Nobel Economics Prize Winner), Palgrave Macmillan 2013 (refereed book chapter).

– “Maurice Merleau-Ponty: dalla neuro-fenomenologia alla critica dell’olismo sociologico” in D. Antiseri (Ed.), La responsabilità del filosofo. Studi in onore di Massimo Baldini, Rubbettino, Soveria Mannelli, 2013.

– “Mind, Market and Open Society in Hayek’s Thought” in P. Heritier, P.Silvestri (Eds.), Good Government, Governance, Human Complexity. Luigi Einaudi’s Legacy and Contemporary Societies , Leo Olschki, Firenze, 2012 (refereed book chapter).

– “Il paradigma enattivo e la sociologia individualistica” in R. De Mucci & Kurt Leube (Eds.), Un austriaco in Italia – An Austrian in Italy. Festschrift in Honour of Dario Antiseri, Rubbettino, Soveria Mannelli, 2012.

–  “The Sensory Order and the Neurophysiological Basics of Methodological Individualism” in William N. Butos (Ed.) The Social Science of Hayek’s the Sensory OrderAdvances in Austrian Economics volume 13, Emerald, UK, 2010 (refereed book chapter).

–  “Self-Organization of the Mind and Methodological Individualism in Hayek’s Thought” in M. D’Agostino, G. Giorello, F, Laudisa, T. Pievani, C. Sinigaglia (Eds.), Silfs. New Essays in Logic and Philosophy of Science (Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science), London, UK, College Publications, 2010 (refereed book chapter).

–  “Hayek’s Connectionist Psychology as a Defense for the Sociology of Good Reasons”, in Mohammed Cherkaoui & Peter Hamilton (Eds.), Raymond Boudon. A life in Sociology. Essays in Honour of Raymond Boudon, 4 volumes, Oxford, UK, The Bardewell Press, 2009.

Articles

– “World 3 and Methodological Individualism in Popper’s Thought”, Philosophy of the Social Sciences 2016, vol. 46(4), pp. 352-374.

– “Hayek and the Hermeneutics of Mind”, Social Science Information, 2015, Vol. 54(2), pp. 177-191.

 “Rethinking Boudon’s Cognitive Rationality in the Light of Mises’ Apriorism and Gadamer’s Hermeneutics” (coauthored with Enzo Di Nuoscio), Journal des Économistes et des Études Humaines, ISSN (Online) 2153-1552, ISSN (Print) 2194-5799, DOI: 10.1515/jeeh-2014-0010, December 2014

– “Hayek and Merleau-Ponty on Mind and Interpretative Sociology” in Logic and Philosophy of Science, Vol. IX, No. 1, 2011, pp. 437-443 (Proceedings of SILFS Conference).

– “Da Kant alla complessità: il “nuovo Illuminismo” di Jean Petitot, in Nuova Civiltà delle macchine, Gennaio/Giugno 1/2 2011

–  “Apriorism and Fallibilism: Mises and Popper on the Explanation of Action and Social Phenomena”, in Nuova Civiltà delle Macchine, anno XXVI, n. 4- 2008.

–  “Why Mises’ Apriorism and Popper’s Fallibilism are not Incompatible (I)”, in Nomoi n. 3, 2008. Revista Digital de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas – Fundacion F. A. Hayek (Argentina) y Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Guatemala)

–  “Why Mises’ Apriorism and Popper’s Fallibilism are not Incompatible (II)”, in Nomoi n. 4, 2008. Revista Digital de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas – Fundacion F. A. Hayek (Argentina) y Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Guatemala)

–  “L’espace poppérien du raisonnement historique: trois critiques contre le dualisme méthodologique de Jean-Claude Passeron” in Nuova Civiltà delle Macchine, n. 2, 2007

Invited Forewords to Books

– “Dalla filosofia alla scienza, e ritorno: l’analisi della conoscenza tra epistemologia e scienze cognitive” (with Enzo Di Nuoscio and Gustavo Cevolani), introduction to J-M. Besnier, Teorie della conoscenza, Rubbettino, Soveria Mannelli 2013 (Les théories de la connaissance, PUF -Italian translation).

Selected Reviews                           

– “The Ant Trap” (Oxford University Press, 2015) by Brian Epstein, Philosophy of the Social Sciences (with Catherine Herfeld, University of Zurich), onLineFirst, DOI: 10.1177/0048393117724757 | First Published August 31, 2017.

–  “Evidence de l’histoire ”, François Hartog, Nuova Civiltà delle macchine, ANNO XXV – N°1 – 2007.

–  “Le rite et la raison. Wittgenstein anthropologue”, Philippe De Lara, Nuova Civiltà delle macchine, ANNO XXV – N°2 – 2007.

–  “Le métier de sociologue. Préalables épistémologiques” (Cinquième édition), P. Bourdieu, J-C. Chanboredon, J-C. Passeron, in Nuova Civiltà delle macchine, ANNO XXV – N°2 – 2007.

–   “Les théories de la connaissance”, J-M Besnier, Nuova Civiltà delle macchine, ANNO XXV – N°2 – 2007.

Working Papers

– “Nominalism and Systemic Approach: On the Non-Reductionist Nature of Methodological Individualism,” CHOPE Working Paper No. 2013-07, Duke University.

– “Hayek’s The Sensory Order and Gadamer’s Phenomenological Hermeneutics”, CHOPE Working Paper No. 2013-10, Duke University.

– “Are Hermeneutics and the Austrian Approach Compatible? A Clarifying Analysis”, CHOPE Working Paper No. 2013-06, Duke University.

– “Dalla teoria della dispersione della conoscenza alla cibernetica economica: l’auto-organizzazine del mercato secondo F. von Hayek”, Quaderni del CMSS Luiss, Rome, Luiss Edizioni, 2006.

Works in Progress

“Methodological Individualism and Agent-Based Simulation” (with Shu-Heng Chen, National Chengchi University)

“Enactivism and Non-instrumental Rationality” (with Leslie Marsh, University of British Columbia)

Social Mechanisms and deductive-nomological explanation (with Enzo Di Nuoscio, University of Molise)

Translation Experience

– P. Nemo & Jean Petitot (eds) Storia del liberalismo in Europa, Rubettino, Soveria Mannelli (book, 1440 pages), translation from French into Italian, with Federico Saviotti and Gustavo Cevolani (French edition : P. Nemo, Jean Petitot (sous la direction de) Histoire du libéralisme en Europe, Paris, Puf, 2006), 2013.

Raymond Boudon, “La conversione di Coleman alla teoria della scelta razionale: impressioni e congetture”/Pierre Demeulenaeire, “Le norme della razionalità”, in Enzo Di Nuoscio (Ed.), Filosofia dell’azione e teorie della razionalità,  edizioni L.U.I.S.S. Roma, 2002, (book chapters – translation from French into Italian/French version: Raymond Boudon “La conversion de Coleman à la théorie du choix rationnel : impressions et conjectures”, Revue française de sociologie 2003/2 – Vol. 44 / Pierre Demeulenaeire, “Les normes de la rationalité”).