Online Papers in English
Pragmatism and the Definition of the
Idea of Disease (2002)
Ideas and the Knowability of Essence: Interpretations of Locke's
Theory of Knowledge (abstract)
General Ideas and the
Knowability of Essence: Interpretations of Locke's Theory of
Knowledge (Oxford, 2004)
|o The Mental and the
Normative: a Non-psychological Account (2005)
(draft; call for comments)
|o Meta-Ethics and
Analysis of Language to Wittgenstein to Deontic Logic Systems
(Analysis and Metaphysics, vol. 6, 2007, pag. 120-135)
last updating 9 . 8 . 2013
Lovatti was born in Brescia (Italy) on June, 2nd 1954. He graduated in
Philosophy on February, 24th 1978, from the State University of Milan,
with a dissertation on David Hume’s Philosophy of Religion (prof. Enrico
Rambaldi, thesis teacher; prof. Mario Dal Pra, “controrelatore”,
adviser thesis teacher).
is married with Pierangela and he has two children: Giulio (1991) and
worked as government official at State Department of Finance from 1979 to
was teacher of Literature from 1983 to 1987.
started teaching Philosophy and History in Liceo (secondary school) since
currently teaches Philosophy and History at “Nicolò Copernico” State
Liceo in Brescia.
is “Cultore della Materia” (Assistant Professor without tenure) in
Ethics and History of Philosophy at the Catholic University in Brescia. He
has been studying the Philosophy of 20th Century for the last years, and
especially he has written essays on Wittgenstein, Popper, Hare and
1995 he has made researches about John Locke’s thought and in particular
about the Essay on Human
Understanding. He was a lecturer at Tercentenary John Locke Conference,
St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford (2004).
In the last years, he has mostly studied Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Medicine, and he was a lecturer at International School of Philosophy and History of Biology and Medicine in Nettuno (Roma, 2001, 2003) and in Sora (Frosinone, 2006).