Melanie Sarzano

Melanie Sarzano

Doktorandin / PhD Candidate (SNF)

Address: UZH, Philosophisches Seminar, Zürichbergstrasse 43, CH-8044 Zürich

Room number: E-2

melanie.sarzano@philos.uzh.ch

Areas of specialization

  • Epistemology
  • Normative epistemology
  • Philosophy of cognitive sciences

Areas of competence

  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of action

Dissertation: Motivated Irrationality: What Kind of Reasons?

09/2018 – 08/2019

Swiss National Science Foundation Doc. Mobility Fellow “Believing under the Influence”, University of Toronto, mentored by Prof. J. Nagel

Since 8/2018

PhD student, University of Zurich
Employed in the ‘Cognitive Irrationality Project’ (Swiss National Science Foundation)

08/2015 – 07/2018

PhD student, University of Basel
Employed in the ‘Cognitive Irrationality Project’ (Swiss National Science Foundation)

11/2014

MSc in Philosophy – Specialization in Epistemology
University of Edinburgh
Dissertation: ‘Do We Know the Future?’
Supervised by Dr. A. Hazlett

09/2012

BA of Arts
Philosophy & French Language and Literature
University of Geneva
September 2012