Research

The following offers a sample of stuff I write about. Links are to the published versions. Some penultimate drafts are available here.

For an almost complete list of publication and talks, see the CV.

Books

[2] 2014. Le Tribolazioni del Filosofare. Comedia Metaphysica, ne la quale si tratta de li errori e delle pene de l’ ’Infero (with A. C. Varzi). Laterza, Bari/Roma. ISBN 978-88-581-1089-8—English Translation in Progress: The Tribulacions of Philosophye. A Metaphysicall Comedye wherein ’tis Told of the Errours and the Peynes of Helle.

Edited Volumes

[2] 202x. Rediscovering Relational Quantum Mechanics. Foundations of Physics.

[1] 2014. Mereology and the Sciences (with P. Graziani), Berlin, Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-05355-4

Selected Articles

[36] Forthcoming. Inheriting Harmony. Analysis.

[35] Forthcoming. The General Realtivistic Case for Supersubstantivalism (with P. Dürr). Synthese.

[34] Forthcoming. There are no Saints. Or, Quantum Multilocation. Grazer Philosophische Studien.

[33] Forthcoming. The Bound State Answer to the Special Composition Question. Philosophy of Science.

[32] Forthcoming. Gappy, Glutty, Glappy. Synthese.

[31] Forthcoming. On the Contingency of Universalism. Erkenntnis.

[30] Forthcoming. Metaphysical Indeterminacy in the Multiverse (with J. Wilson). In Allori, V. (Ed.) Quantum Mechanics and Fundamentality: Naturalizing Quantum Theory between Scientific Realism and Ontological Indeterminacy, Springer.

[28] Forthcoming. The Multilocation Trilemma (with D. Costa). Erkenntnis.

[29] 2021. Quantum Indeterminacy and the Double-Slit Experiment (with J. Wilson). Philosophical Studies. 178: 3291–3317.

[27]  2021. Is the World a Heap of Quantum Fragments? (with S. Iaquinto). Philosophical Studies, 178: 2009-2019.

[26] 2021. Relational Quantum Mechanics and the PBR Theorem: A Peaceful Coexistence (with A. Oldofredi). Foundations of Physics. 51: 82-103.

[25] 2021. Determinables, Location, and Indeterminacy. Synthese, 198: 4191-4204.

[24] 2021. Is Parthood Identity? Synthese, 198: S4503-S4517.

[23] 2021. Quantum Indeterminacy. Philosophy Compass 16 (4): e12731.

[22] 2021. Interpreting Quantum Entanglement. Steps Towards Coherentist Quantum Mechanics (with M. Morganti). The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 72 (3): 865-891.

[21] 2020. Priority Monism, Dependence, and Fundamentality. Philosophical Studies, 177: 1-20.

[20] 2020. Quantum Relational Indeterminacy (with C. Mariani). Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 71: 158-169.

[19] 2019. Quantum Metaphysical Indeterminacy (with J. Wilson). Philosophical Studies, 176 (10): 2599-2627.

[18] 2018. Solving a Mereological Puzzle. Thought, 7 (4): 271-277.

[17] 2018. Quantum Monism. An Assessment. Philosophical Studies, 175 (12): 3217-3236.

[16] 2018. Failure or Boredom. The Pendulum of Composition is Identity. American Philosophical Quarterly 55 (3): 281-291.

[15] 2017. On the Possibility of Submergence, Analysis. 3: 501-511.

[14] 2017. A Love Letter on Metaphysics, Poetry and Death, On the 400th Year from Shakespeare’s Death, Written by W.H. Shortly Before His Death, RIFAJ 7(1): 21-33.

[13] 2016. Composition is Identity and Mereological Nihilism, The Philosophical Quarterly 66: 219-235.

[12] 2016. An Elegant Universe, Synthese: 1-16.

[11] 2016. Humean Supervenience, Composition as Identity and Quantum Wholes (with M. Morganti), Erkenntnis 81 (6): 1173-1194.

[10] 2016. Relativity and Three Four-dimensionalisms (with C. Gilmore, D. Costa), Philosophy Compass 11 (2): 102-120.

[9] 2016. Composition, Identity and Emergence, Logic and Logical Philosophy 25: 429-443.

[8] 2016. Back to Black (with A. Varzi), Ratio 29(1): 1-10.

[7] 2015. The Relativistic Invariance of 4D Shapes, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 50: 1-4.

[6] 2015. Multilocation, Fusions and Confusions (with D. Costa), Philosophia, 43(1): 25-33.

[5] 2015. A New Taxonomy of (Relativistic) Persisting Objects (with V. Fano), Topoi, 34 (1): 283-294.

[4] 2015. Divisibility and Extension (with V. Fano), Acta Analytica, 30 (2): 117-132.

[3] 2014. Quantum Mechanics and Priority Monism, Synthese, 191 (5): 915-928.

[2] 2014. Extensionality, Multilocation, Persistence, dialectica, 68(1): 121-139

[1] 2014. Metaphysics of Time in Spacetime, Thought, 3: 1-8.