Curriculum Docente


I am a Lecturer (RTDa) in Medieval Philosophy at the University of Salerno.

Moreover, I was an an Adjunct Professor in Logic at the University of Eastern Piedmont (2018-19), an ICUB Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Research Institute of the University of Bucharest (2016-18), a Visiting Scholar at the Universities of Graz (2019), Eastern Piedmont (2018), Milan (2017) and Columbia in the City of New York (2016), an Honorary Research Fellow in Archival, Bibliographical and Library Sciences at the University of Eastern Piedmont (2014-17) and in History of Philosophy at the University of Parma (2013-19), a Research Fellow in Computer Science at the University of Eastern Piedmont (2013-14), a Teaching Assistant in History of Political Philosophy at the University of Parma (2012-14) and an Honorary Visiting Research Associate at the Durham University (2012).

In 2013, I obtained a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Human Science at the University of Verona with a dissertation entitled “The Riddle of Reality: E.J. Lowe’s Metaphysics, Ontology, and Philosophy of Mind”. Currently, my main interests of research include Metaphysics, Formal Ontology, Philosophy of Geography, Geo-ontologies and the Philosophy of E.J. Lowe.

I am Editor-in-chief of the philosophical journal Quaderni della ginestra, and member of the editorial board of La società degli individui, Asia-Pacific Studies, Canadian Social Science, Philosophy Study, Filozofski pogledi/Philosophical Views and of the International editorial board of Calamò.

Among my recent publications there are:

1. Tambassi, T. (2017): The Philosophy of Geo-Ontologies. Cham. Springer. 55+viii pp.

2. Tambassi, T. (2018): What kind of ontological categories for geo-ontologies?. Acta Analytica, DOI: 10.1007/s12136-018-0370-7

3. Tambassi, T. (2018): From Geographical Lines to Cultural Boundaries. Mapping the Ontological Debate. Rivista di Estetica 67, 150-64, DOI: 10.4000/estetica.2752

4. Tambassi, T. (2019): What a Geographical Entity Could Be. In: The Philosophy of GIS. Ed. Tambassi, T. (Cham: Springer), 177-205, DOI:

5. Tambassi, T. (2018): The Riddle of Reality. In: Studies in the Ontology of E.J. Lowe, Ed. Tambassi, T. (Neunkirchen-Seelscheid: Editiones Scholasticae).