Flavia Padovani, PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Flavia Padovani

Office: 5034 MacAlister Hall


  • PhD, Philosophy, University of Geneva, Switzerland (2008)
  • MA, Philosophy, University of Pavia, Italy (2000)


Research Interests

My research addresses issues in both history and philosophy of science (especially the interplay between science and philosophy in the early twentieth century) and general philosophy of science (the nature of scientific principles, the structure of scientific theories and theory change, and problems surrounding the intertwined themes of measurement and coordination). I published various articles and co-edited several volumes in HPS. I am currently writing a book on Hans Reichenbach’s early work and I am also involved in co-editing a volume on new perspectives on Objectivity from Science and Technology Studies.