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Matteo Grasso

Matteo Grasso is currently a PhD student in philosophy at Roma Tre University, and a visiting student at Oxford University. His research centers on the problem of consciousness across metaphysics, philosophy of mind and cognitive neuroscience (specifically IIT).

PPP Contributions


  • De Caro, M. & Grasso, M. (forthcoming): Three views on mental downward causation. In Philosophical and scientific perspectives on downward causation. Orilia, F. & Paoletti, M. P. (eds.), London: Routledge.

  • Grasso, M. (2015): The Metaphysics of Free Will: A Critique of Free Won’t as Double Prevention. Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia, 6(1), 120-129.

  • Grasso, M. (2014): Cognitive neuroscience and animal consciousness. In Naturalism and Constructivism in Metaethics. Sofia Bonicalzi, Leonardo Caffo and Mattia Sorgon (eds.), Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 182-203.