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Carlo Gentili

Full Professor

Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies

Academic discipline: M-FIL/04 Aesthetics

Curriculum vitae

Carlo Gentili (Grosseto 1951) is full professor of Aesthetics at the University of Bologna (Dept. Philosophy). In the last years, he has taken part in the following congresses: "La traduction entre philosophie et littérature", organised by Italian Institut of Culture in Paris (Paris, 3-4 April 1998); "Normativity and Legitimacy", organised by University of Rome-Tor Vergata and by National Council of Researchs, in cooperation with New York University, New School for Social Research, Columbia University (New York, 12-14 October 1999); "La volontà di potenza: eccesso e misura in/a partire da Nietzsche", organised by University of Macerata (Macerata, 3-4 May 2000); "Figuren der Geschichte. Bilder der Zukunft", organised by Stiftung Weimarer Klassik (Weimar, 27-29 October 2000); "Nietzsche e il superuomo: una provocazione per una nuova misura dell'agire", organised by University of Macerata (Macerata, 9-10 May 2001); "Teoria e pratica dell'aforisma" , organised by University of Venice "Ca' Foscari" (Venice, 28-30 November 2002); "Schiller e la tragedia" (Centro Italo-Tedesco di Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, 28-30 june 2005); "Nietzsche e la morte di Dio" (Centro Italo-Tedesco di Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, 10-13 september 2007); "Nietzsche y la hérmenéutica" (Universitat de València, 5-7 november 2007). Together with Giuliano Campioni and Aldo Venturelli, on behalf of the University of Bologna, he organised the congress "Nietzsche. Illuminismo. Modernità" (Bologna, 13-15 November 2000); together with Aldo Venturelli, on behalf of the University of Bologna, he organised the Congress "Metafisica e nichilismo. Löwith e Heidegger interpreti di Nietzsche" (Bologna, 1-2 April 2004). Together with Aldo Venturelli, Friedrich Wilhelm Von Herrmann and Sergio Givone, he organised the congress “Martin Heidegger trent'anni dopo” for Martin Heidegger's thirtieth death-anniversary.He translated and edited the Italian edition of works of H.R. Jauss, W. Wieland, H. Blumenberg, E. Grassi, H. Fränkel, G. Figal. He cooperated, and still cooperates, with many reviews; among these: "Il Verri", "Studi di estetica", "Rivista di Letterature moderne e comparate", "Rivista di estetica", "Nietzscheforschung", "Estetica", "Oltrecorrente" "Nietzsche-Studien". In 2006 he became a member of the scientific committee of the "Nietzsche-Studien". He is a member of the "Friedrich-Nietzsche-Stiftung". He has dedicated the lessons of his universitary courses to the thought of Nietzsche and of other German philosophers of modern time.