Professor Gennaro Auletta
Aggregate Professor of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, where he is also Scientific Director of the Specialization “Science and Philosophy”. Researcher at the University of Cassino. Author of more than 10 books (among them Quantum Mechanics (together with G. Parisi and M. Fortunato), Cambridge University Press, 2009; and Cognitive Biology: Dealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds, Oxford University Press, 2011; together with more than 50 papers. He is director of several research projects, among them: Emergence of New Biological Functionalities through Top-Down Causation; and Planarians’ Regeneration in Space. Areas of interest: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Nature, Logic, Foundations and Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Information, System Biology, Cognitive Biology, Top-Down Causation in Biology and Neurosciences, Mathematical Definition of Complexity.