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Raffaele Grandoni

Philosophy, University of Warwick

Thesis title:

A tribunal for science: Reading Georges Canguilhem through his archives

My research has two aims: to contribute to the burgeoning field of Canguilhem studies by emphasising the ethical aspect of his history of science, and to elaborate an original method to problematise the relations between science and politics. 
To achieve them, I will bring together Canguilhem’s vitalism and his history of science (through selective study of his complete works and his neglected manuscripts collected in Paris), and develop from his work a philosophical-historical method to ethically evaluate contemporary political uses of science.

Research Area

  • History of Philosophy
  • Philosophy


2020 'Per un’epistemologia critica. Il contributo del metodo foucaultiano', Suite française 3, 205-222


2019 'The politics and the living: normativity and negation in Canguilhem's thought', London Conference in Critical Thought, Centre for Invention and Social Process, Goldsmiths, University of London

2022 Co-organiser of the Warwick Continental Philosophy Conference: Continental Philosophy and Global Challenges.

2021 Co-organiser of the Warwick Continental Philosophy Conference: Continental Philosophy and its Histories.