Welcome to the philosopher Giovanni Piana's Archive. His wide production (29 volumes) has been translated, commented and quoted in a number of scholarly works. Phenomenology, the philosophy of perception and imagination, epistemology, the philosophy of music are just a few of the key interests of the author. Google Scholar include 761 quotes of his works by others. Translator in 1968 of Husserl's Logical Investigations, he taught Theoretical Philosophy from 1970 to 1999 at University of Milan. 

In the Italian section, the integral of his "Complete works" is freely distributed. This English section is a gateway for the international readers, who can easily access also the section on Images (Immagini) and Sounds (Suoni).

In 2020 a special monographic issue of Phenomenological Review has entirely been devoted to Giovanni Piana.

Here is the links to all integral papers, as soon as they will become available.

The book "Phenomenology in Italy" (2020) has devoted him a chapter. Among the authors to which a chapter is explicitly devoted, Piana ranks second in Google Scholar as for the number of papers quoting own works (translations asides), after only Enzo Paci. This Archive has been visited more than 1 million times. Further resources can be found here.

 

There are only very few texts by Piana that have already been translated. This Archive can be contacted for proposing any new translation.

1. Phenomenology as Philosophical Method - translation by Michela Summa - published in Metodo. International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy Vol. 4, n. 1 (2016) ISSN 2281-9177. https://doi.org/10.19079/metodo.4.1.183

2. Phenomenology of materials and field of decisions - Some reflections on the art of composing. Translation by Giovanni Piana - This text was published in The song of Seikilos dedicated to Dino Formaggio in his eightieth birthday by Guerini e Associati, Milan 1995, pp. 45-55

3. A praise of musical imagination - De Musica (1994)

4. History and Existence in Husserl's Manuscripts. English Translation by Anthony Roda, "Telos", October 1972. In 2012 this translation was highlighted as an article whose critical insights continue to illuminate our thinking and challenge our assumptions in this paper  Damien Booth, Intersubjectivity and Time: Piana on Husserl's Manuscripts, August 27, 2012.

5. Piana, G. (1998). Philosophy of music and its aim: a brief account. Axiomathes 9 (1-2), pp. 213-222.


In German:

6. Die Idee eines phaenomenologischen Strukturalismus

In Portuguese / Brazilian language:

7. A filosofia da Música, Edusc, Bauru 2001.

An English-language list of his publication is at the Open Commons of Phenomenology.

 

The philosopher Giovanni Piana has been widely quoted in English (as well as in other languages). Here a selection of such papers.

Rodrigues, Indioney Carneiro. 2019. The Rhythmic Idea and the Musical Representation of Time. Doctoral thesis, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Emotions in Music. An Overview of Musical Expressive Qualities

Intentionality between phenomenology and the cognitive sciences

Husserl’s Ideen  by Lester Embree, Thomas Nenon - in particular in the chapter by Sacconago stating:

"...Giovanni Piana, another decisive figure in the development of phenomenology in Italy" 


Principles of structural phenomenology - a basic outline and commentary by Simone Aurora, Patrick Flack

Ideen I in Italy and Enzo Paci and the Milan School

Sensorium Communis Geographiae Some Introductory Steps to a Geoaesthetics by Mario Nevei

Technology and information under a phenomenological approach - Resca, Univerità Luiss, Roma.

Between Realism and IdealismTranscendental Experience and Truth in Husserl's Phenomenology by Simone Aurora

Gigliucci, Roberto, Music and Poetry: a Call for Interpretation, http://dx.doi.org/10.14195/2183-1718_66_21, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra. Instituto de Estudos Clássicos, ed. lit., Humanitas, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, 2014

Interprating Chromatic Codes through the Ages and in Different Modern Social Context Dario Terzić Visoka škola za turizam i menadžment, Konjic, UDK 159.937.51:340.64 Pregledni članak Review article Primljeno: 02.11.2018.  (it quotes Piana, G. (1982) Colori e suoni, Unicopli, Milan)

Acoustic spaces

Constituting the Musical Object: A Neurophenomenological Perspective on Musical Research - Andrea Schiavio - Teorema: Revista Internacional de Filosofía, Vol. 31, No. 3, Filosofía de la música/Philosophy of Music (2012), pp. 63-80

The space representation in the early Husserl (1891-1901)

Atmospheres: aesthetics of emotional spaces

Formal and material ontology

Spileers S. (1999) Secondary Literature. In: Spileers S. (eds) Edmund Husserl Bibliography. Husserliana (Dokumente), vol 4. Springer, Dordrecht. - Secondary Literature (Part of the Husserliana book series (HUDO, volume 4))

Husserl Bibliography

DIGITAL NARRATIVE MEDICINE

THE PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC IN THE 20th CENTURY Carlo Migliaccio and Anne Goodrich HeckRivista Italiana di MusicologiaVol. 35, No. 1/2, Le discipline musicologiche: prospettive di fine secolo / The musicological disciplines: end-of-century prospects (2000), pp. 187-210

 

La Phenomenologie et l'Ecole de Milan (Elio Franzini)

Entendre (x) comme (une) oeuvre, di Arbo, Volume 37, Numéro 1–2–2017, p. 3–25, Sémiotique et musique. Tome 2, Diffusion numérique : 24 septembre 2018

FUBINI, Enrico. 2007. «Imagination et sentiments: Du formalisme à la signifiance». En Sens et signification en musique, editado por Marta Grábocz, 23-34. Paris: Hermann Éditieurs.

"Musique et métaphores spatiales"

Les règles de l’espace chromatique http://www.implications-philosophiques.org/langage-et-esthetique/implications-de-la-perception/les-regles-de-l%E2%80%99espace-chromatique-1/

Traits : une métaphysique du singulier - Paolo Godani

APONTAMENTOS GERAIS PARA O ESTUDO DA FILOSOFIA DA MÚSICA

O fenômeno da percepção como processo criativo na composição musical - di SERGIO ANDRES MURILLO JEREZ

A trilha sonora teatral em pauta: experiências de criadores de trilha sonora em Porto Alegre

SOBRE SILÊNCIO (MUSICAL): JOHN CAGE E A PROPOSTA DE UMA NOVA MÚSICA PARA NOVOS OUVIDOS. in:____ Anais Simpósio de Estética e Filosofia da Música 2013/ UFRGS

https://eprints.ucm.es/56361/1/T41235.pdf

A disonancia, uma intepretacao do sublime en Kant, 2017.

O fenômeno da percepção como processo criativo na composição musical

Música: universalidade, linguagem e significação

Darius Milhaud: O Nacionalismo Francês e a conexão com o Brasil

O diálogo criativo entre o compositor da música de cena e o encenador contemporâneo à luz de uma macro-harmonia

A HARMONIA DOS LIMITANTES E ILIMITADOS ATRAVÉS DOS NÚMEROS NOS FRAGMENTOS DE FILOLAU DE CROTONA

A MÚSICA COMO SUPERAÇÃO DO PESSIMISMO NA ESTÉTICA DE SCHOPENHAUER

En torno a la nueva visión de Husserl Javier San Martín

Alejandra Spagnuolo Nanni, La relación entre literatura y música –a la luz de la semiótica de Peirce– en Trois Chansons de Bilitis (textos poéticos de Pierre Louÿs, música de Claude Debussy) MEMORIA PARA OPTAR AL GRADO DE DOCTORA, 2018.

Tiempo y Lebenswelt en la fenomenologia de Enzo Paci Davide Eugenio Daturi in EIKASIA REVISTA DE FILOSOFÍA, NÚMERO 6 9 | ABRIL 2016 LA FILOSOFÍA ITALIANA: ENZO PACI Número coordinado por DAVIDE DATURI

Fernando Luis Peligero Escudero, OBJETIVIDAD E IDEALIDAD EN HUSSERL (LA POLEMICA CONTRA EL RELATIVISMO), Universidad Complutense, 1986.

EL PROBLEMA DEL SENTIDO EN LA ESCUELA FENOMENOLÓGICA ITALIANA ACTUAL: ANGELA ALES BELLO, VINCENZO COSTA, VITTORIO DE PALMA Eduardo González Di Pierro

Influencia de Lukács en los movimientos revolucionarios italianos del siglo XX

Review: El Joven Lukács: entre el estructuralismo y la historicidad. Reseña de libros sobre Georg Lukács publicados en diversos países del mundo durante la década 1970-1980

El pensamiento politico de Lukács

György Lukács, la orientación sentimental o el concepto, Carlos Surghi (2015)

La cuesti comunista: Las palabras que conmovieron el mundo

Les illes atapeïdes: del paradís perdut al trast insular

Pathos della Forma Sul pensiero di Emil Lask

Tirannide e filosofia

En la selva - Trotsky

Celebración del pensamiento

IMAGEN Y SENTIDO - REFLEXIONES FENOMENOLÓGICAS Y HERMENÉUTICAS

Julio Cortés Morales, Derecho y transformación social: el rol del derecho en los inicios del capitalismo moderno, Ad Libitum, 2014.

In German:

Leben, Theorie und Wert in Emil Lasks Denken

Ist husserls phänomenologie ein transzendentaler idealismus?

Die Kategorien des Sinnlichen. Zu Husserls Kategorienlehre

Vittorio De Palma, Das sinnlich Gegebene als die wahrhafte Wirklichkeit: Husserls Umstülpung von Hegels Idealismus (2020) DOI: 10.25518/1782-2041.1141

Die Syntax der Erfahrung di V. De Palma

DER SCHATTEN AN DER GRENZE DER EPOCHE (2020) - LUIGI AZZARITI-FUMAROLI

 


In Slovenian language:

Temeljni koncepti filozofije Enza Pacija - pojem sveta (1999). Phainomena (Ljubljana), letnik 9!, številka 27/28, str. 261-322. URN:NBN:SI:DOC-8N0HY157 from http://www.dlib.si

Antonio Banfi and His School of Thinking in Contemporary Musical Aesthetics Antonio Banfi in njegova smer vsodobni glasbeni estetiki 

In Czech language:

György Lukács,otázka marxistické ortodoxie a český marxismus Úvodní slovo k Lukácsovu eseji „Co je ortodoxní marxismus?“ Ivan Landa (2016)

In Bulgarian language: Paper by Andrej Leshkov