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Roberto Brigati

Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies

Academic discipline: M-FIL/03 Moral Philosophy

Research

Keywords: philosophical anthropology chronic illness/disease relativism justice philosophy as therapy Cynicism, ancient and modern philosophy of social sciences philosophy and psychoanalysis

Ethics, philosophical anthropology, applied ethics, practice studies; history and philosophy of psychology and psychoanalysis, philosophy of illness


Recent topics include:
  1. Ontological turn in anthropology
  2. Relativism (moral, epistemic, cultural)
  3. Justice, both distributive and retributive; the concepts of merit and meritocracy
  4. Philosophy of psychology and psychoanalysis
  5. Theories of illness and definitions of normal/pathological in connection to chronic illness and disability.

Ongoing projects and works in progress:

- The invention of nature: A critique of the nature/culture dichotomy

- Cynicism, old and new: a philosophy of the body and the word