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Giovanni Giorgini

Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/01 Political Philosophy

Short Bio

Giovanni Giorgini is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Bologna. He is also Life Member of Clare Hall College, Cambridge, where he was previously a Visiting Fellow. Giorgini has held visiting positions in many universities, in Italy and abroad, including Pittsburgh, Chicago, Columbia, Princeton, Bolzano and IMT-Lucca.

Giorgini is member of the scientific board of Il Pensiero Politico and a member of the board of directors of Filosofia Politica and “Etica & Politica”. Giorgini is the author of La città e il tiranno (Giuffre', 1993), Liberalismi eretici (Edizioni Goliardiche, 1999), I doni di Pandora (Bonomo, 2002) as well as of a translation of Plato’s Politicus (Rizzoli, 2005), numerous essays, translations and entries in encyclopedias.He has recently edited, with Elena Irrera, The Roots of Respect (De Gruyter, 2017).

His current research interests are ancient political thought and its revival in contemporary liberal theory; ancient and modern relativism; the Sophists and Machiavelli.

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Contacts

E-mail:
giovanni.giorgini@unibo.it
Tel:
+39 051 20 9 2539
Fax:
+39 051 239548

Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
Strada Maggiore 45, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

Wednesday 11-12 or by appointment in my office
Department of Political and Social Sciences
Strada Maggiore, 45