Andrea Gambarotto

Research InterestsEducationExperiencePublications

Personal info

PositionMaria Zambrano Fellow
AddressEHU/UPV, Department of Philosophy, Avenida de Tolosa 70, 20080 Donostia – San Sebastián


I’m into Philosophy of Science and German Idealism, I do my best to argue it’s not schizophrenia

Research interests

  • Complex systems
  • Teleology
  • Agency
  • Cognition
  • Naturalism
  • German Idealism


PhD, Philosophy, Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France (2014)

MA, Philosophy, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy (2009)


Marie Curie Individual Fellow, UC Louvain, Belgium (2019-2021)

FNRS Post-Doctoral Fellow, UC Louvain, Belgium (2016-2019)

DAAD Research Fellow, Uni Kassel, Germany (2015-2016)

Research assistant, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy (2014-2015)

Selected Publications

Gambarotto A, Nahas, A. (2023), Nature and Agency: Towards a Post-Kantian Naturalism, Topoi,

Gambarotto A., Mossio, M. (2022), Enactivism and the Hegelian Stance on Intrinsic Purposiveness, Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. DOI:

Gambarotto, A., Nahas, A., (2022), Teleology and the Organism: Kant’s Controversial Legacy for Contemporary Biology,  Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 93: 47-56. DOI:

Gambarotto A., Illetterati L. (2020), Hegel’s Philosophy of Biology? A Programmatic Overview, Hegel Bulletin, 41(1), 349-370. DOI:

Gambarotto, A. (2020), Teleology, Life and Cognition: Reconsidering Jonas’ Legacy for a Theory of the Organism, in: A. Altobrando, P. Biasetti, Natural Born Monads: On the Metaphysics of Organisms and Human Individuals, Berlin: De Gruyter, 243-262. DOI:

Gambarotto, A. (2019), Teleology: A Case Study in Integrated HPS, in: E. Herring, K. Jones, K. Kiprijanov, and L. Sellers (eds.), Past, Present and Future of Integrated History and Philosophy of Science, Routledge, 150-166. DOI: