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Stefano Gattei graduated in Philosophy at the University of Milan in 2003, with a thesis on the problem of foundationalism in contemporary philosophy. In 2004 he was awarded a Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Science at the University of Bristol, with a dissertation on Thomas Kuhn's "linguistic turn" and the legacy of Logical Positivism.
He did research at the universities of Klagenfurt, Vienna, Oxford, Cambridge, London, Padua and New York. He taught in Milan, Vercelli and Pisa. He is now lecturer at the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca.
He works in the history and philosophy of science, with special focus on the interaction between them. His main research areas include: William Whewell, Karl R. Popper and critical rationalism, Thomas S. Kuhn, the dynamics of theoretical and conceptual change, the incommensurability thesis, the theory of rationality, truth, skepticism and realism; the Scientific Revolution, Johannes Kepler, early-modern astronomy and cosmology, the history and philosophy of mathematics.