Fakultät für Philosophie, Wissenschaftstheorie und Religionswissenschaft

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Benedetta Romano

Benedetta Romano

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My project is mainly concerned with topics in the Philosophy of Emotions. I am particularly interested in the epistemic function of emotions, especially in relation to political issues. I am also interested in the intersection between emotions, literature and psychology of reasoning. Specifically, I work on the capacity of emotions to establish a connection between narrated events, and on the function that detecting emotions performs in processing narrative analogies. Finally, I have an interest in the emotional dimension of different issues in contemporary applied ethics, such as torture and immigration.

Erstprüfer: Prof. Dr. Stephan Sellmaier
Zweitprüferin: Prof. Dr. Monika Betzler


October 2015-2019:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Univeristy Munich
PhD at the Graduate School of Systemic Neuroscience
Research center for neurophilosophy and ethics of neuroscience

December 2014-August 2015:
Frontiers, Lausanne
Editorial operations assistant in the journal Frontiers of Neuroscience

2012-2014: University of Amsterdam
ResMSc Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2009-2012: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano
BA Philosophy

Fall semester 2011-2012:

Overseas program at Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY, USA