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Marcello Guarini, Research Fellow

Marcello GuariniMarcello Guarini

Dr. Guarini joined the department during July of 2002 and is currently an Associate Professor and a Junior Research Leadership Chair for the Faculty of Arts and Social Science.

He was awarded a University of Windsor Humanities Research Fellowship for the 2003-2004 academic year and an individual SSHRC research grant in 2005. He currently holds a SharcNet Digital Humanities Fellowship. His work has appeared in Erkenntnis, IEEE Intelligent Systems Magazine, Informal Logic, the Journal for Experimental and Theoretical AI, Minds and Machines, Philosophy of Science, and Sythese. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses that engage issues in Philosophy of Mind as well as Cognitive and Computational Epistemology.

He is especially interested in issues at the intersection of the study of mind and knowledge.

Book Chapters

  • Guarini, Marcello, and Paul Bello, “Robotic Warfare: Some Challenges in Moving from Non-civilian to Civilian Theaters,” in P. Lin, K. Abney, and G.A. Bekey, eds., Robot Ethics, MIT Press (2012), pp.129-144.
  • “Computational Neural Modeling and the Philosophy of Ethics,” in M. Anderson and S. Anderson, eds, Machine Ethics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2011), pp. 316-334.

Journal Articles

  • “Computational Theories of Mind, and Fodor’s Analysis of Neural Network Behaviour,” Journal for Experimental and Theoretical AI 21, no. 2 (2009), pp.137-153.
  • “Mental Space Mapping Applied to Argument,” Proceedings of 2008 Cognitive Science Society Meeting. Washington, DC.
  • “Computation, Coherence, and Ethical Reasoning,” Minds and Machines 17, (2007), pp. 27-46.
  • “Critical Notice: BonJour and Sosa on Justification,” Synthese 159 (2007), pp. 131-148.
  • “Particularism and the Classification and Reclassification of Moral Cases,” IEEE Intelligent Systems Magazine, vol. 21, no. 4 (July/August 2006), pp.22-28.
  • “A Defense of Non-deductive Reconstructions of Analogical Arguments,” Informal Logic24, no.2 (2004), pp. 153-168. (Submitted in 2005; appeared January 2006.) A shorter version of this paper won the 2004 AILCT essay prize.

Encyclopedia Article

  • “Analogical Coherence/Correspondence,” (2012) in Encyclopedia of Learning Sciences. Springer.