Francesca Bordogna

Photo of Francesca Bordogna

Associate Professor
Program of Liberal Studies

Concurrent Associate Professor

Faculty member, Program in History and Philosophy of Science

Dottore in Lettere e Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy (1989)

Ph.D., Committee on the Conceptual Foundations of Science (now “Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science”), University of Chicago, 1998

Research Profile

Bordogna is a member of the Program of Liberal Studies and of the History and Philosophy of Science Program. Her research concentrates on the history of the sciences and technologies of the mind, especially psychology, and their relationships with philosophy. She is the author of William James at the Boundaries: Philosophy, Science, and the Geography of Knowledge (University of Chicago Press, 2008). She is currently working on a book on a group of early twentieth-century European philosophers who transformed the philosophy of pragmatism into a philosophical, scientific, and political way of life. Her research has been sponsored by grants from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin), the National Humanities Center, and the Franke Institute for the Humanities.

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information:

215 O'Shaughnessy Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5639