Delia Belleri

Academic Degree:
Professional Category:
Assistant Professor

Research Group: LanCog

I am an Assistant Professor at the Centre of Philosophy at the University of Lisbon (starting September 2023). Previously, I was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at Uppsala University (2022-2023) and a FCT Junior researcher at the University of Lisbon (2021-2022). For several years, I was a Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin at the University of Vienna (2015-2021). I have held positions at the universities of Hamburg, Barcelona, and UNAM. I obtained my Ph.D at the University of Bologna in 2012.

Selected Publications


Belleri, D. (2021). Semantica e Pragmatica: un’introduzione. Da Grice ai giorni nostri, Bologna: Clueb. [in Italian]

Belleri, D. (2014). Semantic Under-determinacy and Communication, London/Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.


Belleri, D. (2023). Conceptual Engineering Between Representational Skepticism and Complacency: Is There a Third Way? Topoi, Early View:

Belleri, D. (2022). Ontological Disagreements, Reference, and Charity: A Challenge for Hirsch’s Deflationism, Theoria: A Swedish Journal of Philosophy, Early View:

Belleri, D. (2021). Downplaying the Change of Subject Objection to Conceptual Engineering Inquiry. OnlineFirst: DOI: 10.1080/0020174X.2021.1908161.

Belleri, D. (2020). Ontological Disputes and the Phenomenon of Metalinguistic Negotiation: Charting the Territory, Philosophy Compass, vol. 15, n. 7, pp. 1-11. DOI: 10.1002/PHC3.12684.

Belleri, D. (2017). Verbalism and Metalinguistic Negotiation in Ontological Disputes, Philosophical Studies, 174(9): 2211–2226.

Belleri, D. (2014). You Can Say What You Think: Vindicating the Effability of Our Thoughts, Synthese, 191(18): 4431-4450.