Massimo Dell’Utri

    Birthplace: Rome
    Home address: Stretta Gavino Farina 1, 07100, Sassari, Italy.
    University address: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sassari,
    via Roma 151, 07100, Sassari, Italy.
    Office phone numbers: +39-079-229696
    Cellular phone: +39 320 421 2221
    Fax: +39-079-229645
    Orcid Id: 0000-0002-7822-2346

    Massimo Dell’Utri ( is Full Professor of Philosophy of Language at the University of Sassari, Italy, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. He teaches courses in philosophy of language, philosophy of multiculturality, and philosophy of literature and the arts. He has served as President of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (2018-2021), and he currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Argumenta (, as member of the European Cultural Parliament and of the Italian Society for the Philosophy of Language, as well as Director of the Advanced Superior School of Sardinia. He has written four books (in Italian) and many articles on realism, the concept of truth, and Hilary Putnam’s thought (both in English and Italian). The (translated) titles of the books are: The Paths of Realism: Truth, Language, and Knowledge in Hilary Putnam (Angeli, Milano 1992); The False Mirror: Theories of Truth in Analytic Philosophy (ETS, Pisa 1996); The Absurd Deception: Language and Knowledge between Realism and Fallibilism (Quodlibet, Macerata 2004); Putnam (Carocci, Roma 2020). Among the articles are: Choosing Conceptions of Realism: The Case of the Brains in a Vat, “Mind”, 99 (1990), 79-90; “Metaphysics Without Ethics is Blind”: The Legacy of Hilary Putnam, “Journal for General Philosophy of Science”, 48 (2017), 501-15; Alethic Deflationism and Normativity: A Critique, “Veritas”, 63 (2018), 292-303. His research deals with topics in epistemology, metaphysics, and the
    philosophy of language, especially the concept of truth.