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    The Structure of Complexity and the Limits of Collective Intentionality
    Philosophy of the Social Sciences 52 (4): 207-234. 2022.
    Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Volume 52, Issue 4, Page 207-234, July 2022. According to Searle’s theory of collective intentionality, the fundamental structure of any society can be accounted for in terms of cooperative mechanisms that create deontic relations. This paper criticizes Searle’s standpoint on the ground that, while his social ontology can make sense of simple systems of interaction like symphony orchestras and football teams, the whole coordinative structure of the modern marke…Read more
  •  1
    The Mystery of Rationality: Mind, Beliefs and the Social Sciences (edited book)
    with Gérald Bronner
    Springer. 2018.
    This book contributes to the developing dialogue between cognitive science and social sciences. It focuses on a central issue in both fields, i.e. the nature and the limitations of the rationality of beliefs and action. The development of cognitive science is one of the most important and fascinating intellectual advances of recent decades, and social scientists are paying increasing attention to the findings of this new branch of science that forces us to consider many classical issues related …Read more
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    Rethinking Boudon’s Cognitive Rationality in the Light of Mises’ Apriorism and Gadamer’s Hermeneutics
    with Enzo Di Nuoscio
    Journal de Economistes Et des Etudes Humaines 20 (2): 129-142. 2014.
    The purpose of this article is to show that Boudon’s explanation of action in terms of “good reasons” can be philosophically enriched by merging his methodological perspective with Mises’ praxeology and Gadamer’s hermeneutics. In order to develop our goal of merging Boudon’s approach with Mises’ and Gadamer’s, we will focus on two points. The first is the identification of the invariable structure of human action. Unlike Boudon, we suggest that the best way to establish this invariable structure…Read more
  • Introduzione
    with Dario Antiseri and Enzo di Nuoscio
    Nuova Civiltà Delle Macchine 29 (1/2): 6-9. 2011.
  • Da Kant alla complessità: il “nuovo Illuminismo” di Jean Petitot
    Nuova Civiltà Delle Macchine 29 (1/2): 531-556. 2011.
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    World 3 and Methodological Individualism in Popper’s Thought
    Philosophy of the Social Sciences 46 (4): 352-374. 2016.
    Popper’s theory of World 3 is often regarded as incongruent with his defense of methodological individualism. This article criticizes this widespread view. Methodological individualism is said to be at odds with three crucial assumptions of the theory of World 3: the impossibility of reducing World 3 to subjective mental states because it exists objectively, the view that the mental functions cannot be explained by assuming that individuals are isolated atoms, and the idea that World 3 has causa…Read more
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    “Di Iorio offers a new approach to Hayek’s Sensory Order, linking neuroscience to the old Verstehen tradition and to contemporary theories of self-organizing systems; this should be on the reading list of everyone who is interested in Hayek’s thought.” Barry Smith University at Buffalo, editor of The Monist “This impressive and well-researched book breaks new ground in our understanding of F.A. Hayek and of methodological individualism more generally. It shows that methodological individualism s…Read more