Maurizio Ferraris

An Italian philosopher and scholar, a Full Professor at Department of Literature and Philosophy, University of Turin, where he also runs the CTAO (Inter-University Centre for Theoretical and Applied Ontology) and the LabOnt (Laboratory for Ontology). One of the leading figures of the Italian philosophical current named new realism and author of Manifesto of New Realism. Author on numerous articles in the cultural section of La Repubblica and winner of many philosophical awards, including Ringrose Prize awarded by Berkeley University. His main areas of expertise are hermeneutics, aesthetics and ontology.