Chiara Cappelletto is teaching Aesthetics at the Universita degli Studi in Milano, Italy. Her research focuses on the philosophy of image, visual culture and the aesthetics of theater, paying particular attention to the latest findings in neurosciences. Her publications include Figure della representazione: gesto e citazione in Bertolt Brecht et Walter Benjamin (Milan, 2002), Il rito delle pulci. Wittgenstein morfologo (MIlan, 2004) and Neuroestetica. L’arte del cervello (Rome and Bari, 2009). She is researcher of aesthetics since March 2009 at the Department of Philosophy, University of Milan, where he teaches “aesthetics” and “poetics and rhetoric.” Since 2007, has the title of associate professor. Since 2013 associé membre of the Centre de Recherches sur les Arts et le langage at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris.
After graduating in 2000 in theoretical philosophy magna cum laude from the University of Milan, where he pursued a doctorate in philosophy in 2003, discussing a thesis entitled The presentation clarity. Study on the nature of the form in the thought of Ludwig Wittgenstein , published in 2004 under the title The rite of the fleas. Wittgenstein morphologist , who won the Prix philosophical Castiglioncello IX, Section Antonella Musu young scholars. Also in 2003 he received the Diplôme d’études approfondies “Histoire et civilizations” at the EHESS in Paris with a memoire entitled Ludwig Wittgenstein et Aby Warburg: The presentative forms entre la philosophie de la pensée et l’histoire de l’art . From 2005 to 2006 she was the proprietor of a two-year research fellowship at the University of Milan. During the spring semester of 2010 was a fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University in New York. He is a member of the scientific committee of the journal “Materials aesthetics” and the series “Discourse figure” in Mimesis editions. He is a member of the Italian Society of Aesthetics.