Evandro Agazzi

Evandro Agazzi is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Genoa, Italy, and Full Professor in the Department of Bioethics at the Panamerican University of Mexico City, Mexico. He obtained the venia legendi in Philosophy of Science and in Mathematical Logic, and occupied several teaching positions: at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Genoa, at the Higher Normal School of Pisa, at the Catholic University of Milan, at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and at the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Mexico City. He also taught as visiting professor at the Universities of Düsseldorf, Berne, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Geneva, as well as at other universities for shorter times. He is Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universities of Cordoba, Santiago del Estero and Cuyo/Mendoza (Argentina), Ricardo Palma of Lima (Peru), Urbino and Varese (Italy), Colegio de Estudios de Posgrado de la Ciudad de México, Valladolid (Spain), Brazilian Academy of Philosophy. He was treasurer of the International Council for Philosophy and Humanities of Unesco, and president of the Italian Society of Logic and Philosophy of Science (for two terms), of the Ligurian Philosophical Association, of the Italian Philosophical Society, and of the Swiss Society of Logic and Philosophy of Science. He was president, and is now Honorary President, of the International Federation of the Philosophical Societies (FISP), of the International Institute of Philosophy (Paris), and of the International Academy of Philosophy of Science (Brussels). He was member of the Italian National Committee for Bioethics and is currently member of the Committee for the Ethics of Research and Bioethics of the Italian National Research Council.