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Giorgio Marchetti is a theorist of mind. He took his university degree in foreign languages and literatures at IULM, Milan, in 1989, under the supervision of Silvio Ceccato. In 1995 he began his collaboration with the Laboratory for the Culture of the Artificial directed by Massimo Negrotti at the University of Urbino. A contract professor at the Faculty of Sociology of the University of Urbino and author of various works on mind, consciousness, aesthetics and sociology, in 2002 he founded the www.mind-consciousness-language.com research net. He is review editor of Frontiers in Consciousness Research, editorial board member of the International Journal of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, and member of IEEE Task Force on Towards Human-like Intelligence

 


 
PUBLICATIONS


Books and Journal Special Issues:

1993, The mechanics of the mind, Espansione, Roma.

1997,
La macchina estetica. Il percorso operativo nella costruzione dell’atteggiamento estetico, Franco Angeli, Milano.

2000, (edited with D. Bertasio)
Fra ombre e autoritratti Il critico presenta se stesso, Franco Angeli, Milano.

2003, (ed.) Quel centimetro in meno, by Giuseppe Gabriele, Foreword by Elia Boccara, Mimep-Docete, Pessano c. Bornago (Milano).

2010, (edited with Andrew A. Fingelkurts and Alexander A. Fingelkurts) Brain, Mind and Language Functional Architecture,The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 4, pp. 26-92.

2010, Consciousness, Attention and Meaning, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.

2015, (edited with G. Benedetti and A. Alharbi). Attention and Meaning. The Attentional Basis of Meaning, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.



Articles:

1991, “Dalla linguistica all’estetica”, in Campi immaginabili, 1/2, 175-191.

1991,
“Estetica e linguistica”, in Methodologia, 9, 84-108.

1994,
“A Mind Theory for the Human-Centredness Paradigm”, in AI & Society, 8, 363-376 .

1994,
“Il principio generativo nell’opera di Romolo Calciati”, in Poli F. (ed.) Nuovi territori, IP, Pieve del Cairo.

1997,
“Conoscenza e rappresentazione”, in Braga Illa F. (ed.) Livelli di rappresentazione, QuattroVenti, Urbino.

1997,
“Arte, Artista, Bello, Creatività, Estetica: come li concepiscono gli artisti contemporanei?”, in Bertasio D. (ed.) Professione Artista. Un’indagine sociologica sulla creatività in pittura, Clueb, Bologna.

1997,
“L’importanza che l’opera di Romolo Calciati riveste per uno studioso della mente”, in Caprile L. (ed.) La Musa trasdotta. Romolo Calciati. Opere 1975-1995. La.Musa. IMES - LCA- Università di Urbino.

1998,
“Sociologia dell’arte e obiettività scientifica: un binomio non impossibile”, in Bertasio D. (ed.) Immagini sociali dell’arte, Dedalo, Bari.

1998, (with D. Bertasio)
“Da Urbs Artis ’97”, in Bignardi M, Fiorillo A. P., Bertasio D. and Marchetti G (eds.) Alfabeti. Narrazioni di segni, Università degli Studi di Urbino - Ente Provinciale Per il Turismo di Salerno, Salerno.

1999,
“Sulla creatività”, in Studi Urbinati, anno LXIX, 847-884.

1999,
“Mind design: some considerations in the light of the theory of the artificial”, in Informatologia. Science and Technology, 32, 9-15.

2000, (with D. Bertasio)
“Il critico contemporaneo: un’indagine sociologica”, in Bertasio D. e Marchetti G. (eds) Fra ombre e autoritratti Il critico presenta se stesso, Franco Angeli, Milano.

2000,
“Il critico visto dal critico”, in Bertasio D. e Marchetti G. (eds) Fra ombre e autoritratti Il critico presenta se stesso, Franco Angeli, Milano.

2000,
“Observation Levels and Units of Time: A Critical Analysis of the Main Assumption of the Theory of the Artificial”, in AI & Society, 14, 331-347.

2000, (with D. Bertasio)
“For a Sociology of Art and Artists”, in Culture: Newsletter of the Sociology of Culture Section of the American Sociological Association, Vol. 15, N. 1, 14-17.

2002, (with D. Bertasio) "Invisibility revealed by visibility", in Negrotti M. (ed.) Yearbook of the Artificial. Nature , Culture & Technology, Vol.1, pag. 53-66.

2002,
"The role attention plays in building our subjective experiences", in  The Journal of Non-Locality and Remote Mental Interactions, Vol. 1, nr. 2, http://www.emergentmind.org/marchettiI2.htm.

2002, (with D. Bertasio) "Specchio delle mie brame, chi è la più bella del reame?", in Porrello A. (ed.) L'industria culturale e il prodotto moda, QuattroVenti, Urbino.

2006, “A presentation of Attentional Semantics", Cognitive Processing, Vol. 7, No. 3, 163-194

2009, “Studies on time: a proposal on how to get out of circularity", Cognitive Processing, Vol. 10, No. 1, 7-40

2010, (with Giulio Benedetti, Alexander A. Fingelkurts and Andrew A. Fingelkurts), "Mind Operational Semantics and Brain Operational Architectonics: a Putative Correspondence", The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 4, pp. 53-69

2010, (with Andrew A. Fingelkurts and Alexander A. Fingelkurts), "Brain, Mind and Language Functional Architectures", The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 4, pp. 26-29

2010, "A New Perspective on Human Consciousness" in Salvati G. and Rabuano V. (eds.) Cognitive Psychology Perspectives, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY (pp. 63-115).

2012, “Against the view that consciousness and attention are fully dissociable", Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 3, Article 36, pp. 1-14.

2012, "How consciousness builds the subject through relating" in Jenkins R. J. and Sullivan W. E. (eds.) Philosopy of Mind, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY,  (pp. 37-69).

2014, “Attention and working memory: two basic mechanisms for constructing temporal experiences", Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 5, Article 80, pp. 1-15.

2015, "Attentional Semantics: An Overview" in Marchetti G., Benedetti, G. and Alharbi, A. (eds.) Attention and Meaning. The Attentional Basis of Meaning, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY, (pp. 33-76).

2016, "Attention and conscious experience" in Alvarado L. (ed.) Consciousness. Social Perspectives, Psychological Approaches and Current Research, Nova Science Publishers, NY, (pp. 49-68).

2017, (with Giulio Benedetti), "Précis of Attention and Meaning: The Attentional Basis of Meaning", Cognitive Semantics, 3, pp. 121-126

2018, “Consciousness: a unique way of processing information", Cognitive Processing, DOI  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10339-018-0855-8

 

Working Papers:

1994, “Analisi della congiunzione ‘e’”, in Working Papers della Società di Cultura Metodologico-Operativa, 50, 1-14.

2001, “A Theory of Consciousness”, http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/articles giorgio.htm.

2003, “Foundations of Attentional Semantics”, http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/articles giorgio2.htm.

2005, “The importance of non-attentional operations for Attentional Semantics”, http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/articles giorgio3.htm.

2006, “A criticism of Leonard Talmy's Cognitive Semantics”, http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/articles giorgio4.htm.

2007, “Time is energy. A hypothesis on the attentional origin of the conscious experience of time, http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/articles giorgio6.htm

2011, “REL-AT: A relational-attentional account of consciousness”, http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/articles giorgio10.htm.

 

Reviews and Commentaries:

1989, review of Lingua e linguaggio nei testi, by H. Weinrich, Feltrinelli, Milano (1988), in Methodologia, 6, 108-110.

1991, review of Défense et Illustration de l’Introspection. Au service de la Gestion Mentale, by A. de La Garanderie, Édition du Centurion, Paris (1989), in Methodologia, 8, 120-122.

1998, review of Saggio sul cervello e la mente, by A. Civita, Guerini e Associati, Milano (1993), in Imes news, 0/98.

2003, commentary on How Children Learn the Meanings of Words, by P. Bloom, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. (2000), in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm

2004, commentary on A Grammar of Attention. A Treatise on the Problem of Meaning, by Todd Oakley (2003),
www.cwru.edu/artsci/engl/oakley/aga.html, in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm.

2004, commentary on Semantica operativa. La semantica in termini di operazioni mentali. Parte prima. Principi generali, metodologia e tecnica di analisi, by Giulio Benedetti (2001), www.mind-consciousness-language.com/articles benedetti1.htm, in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm.

2005, commentary on Mind Time. The Temporal Factor in Consciousness, by B. Libet, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. (2004), in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm

2006, commentary on Il tempo. Saggio di psicologia sperimentale, by G. B. Vicario, il Mulino, Bologna (2005), in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm

2006, commentary on The Structure of Time. language, meaning and temporal cognition by Vyvyan Evans, John Benjamins Pub. Com., Amsterdam/Philadelphia (2004), in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm

2007, commentary on The Neuroscience of Language. On Brain circuits of Words and Serial Order by Friedemann Pulvermüller, Cambridge University Press, New York (2002), in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm

2008, commentary on The Cognitive Approach to Conscious Machines by Pentti O. Haikonen, Imprint Academic. Exeter, UK (2003) in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm

2009, commentary on The Sense of Space by David Morris, SUNY, Albany, NY (2004) in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm

2010:Mind and Brain Operations: Comment on «Natural World Physical, Brain Operational, and Mind Phenomenal Space-Time», by Andrew A. Fingelkurts, Alexander A. Fingelkurts and Carlos F. H. Neves, in Physics of Life Reviews, Volume 7, Issue 2, 195-249, 2010. The commentary is published in: Physics of Life Reviews, Volume 7, Issue 2, 254-255, 2010

2010: commentary on Attention and Recombinance. A Cognitive-Semantic Investigation into Morphological Compositionality in English by Martina Lampert, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, (2009) in http://www.mind-consciousness-language.com/comm.htm



Translations:


1997, “Simmetria e rottura di simmetria nelle strutture naturali e artificiali” by G. Caglioti, in Braga Illa F. (ed.) Livelli di rappresentazione, QuattroVenti, Urbino.

1998,
“L’arte e la società dei multimedia interattivi: lo shaping socio-estetico dei multimedia” by L. Qvortrup, in Bertasio D. (ed.) Immagini sociali dell’arte, Dedalo, Bari.


Various:


1994, L’iconema calciatiano: per la genesi di una nuova cultura estetica, Ktema, Pieve del Cairo.

1998, (edited with M. Bignardi, A. P. Fiorillo and D. Bertasio) Alfabeti. Narrazioni di segni, Università degli Studi di Urbino - Ente Provinviale Per il Turismo di Salerno, Salerno.

2001,
Costruzioni, Edizioni Pulcinoelefante, Osnago.

2006, “Contemporaneo: le ragioni di una distinzione”, in Bruno Marcucci (ed.) Contemporaneo. 99 definizioni, Ernesto Paleari Editore, Pesaro-Urbino.

 

 

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