Giovanni Leghissa

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Giovanni Leghissa (Trieste, 1964) is Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Educational Sciences at the Università di Torino. He is editor of "aut aut", and director of the online journal of philosophy "Philosophy Kitchen". He has taught philosophy at the Universities of Vienna, Trieste, and at the Hochschule für Gestaltung di Karlsruhe. Among its publications: Per la critica della ragione europea. Riflessioni sulla spiritualità illuminista (Mimesis, Milano 2019); (WITH G. Becchio) The Origins of Neoliberalism (Routledge, London 2016); Postumani per scelta. Verso un’ecosofia dei collettivi (Mimesis, Milano 2015); Neoliberalismo. Un’introduzione critica (Mimesis, Milano 2012); Incorporare l’antico. Filologia classica e invenzione della modernità (Mimesis, Milano 2007). He has edited, with Enrico Manera, the volume Filosofie del mito nel Novecento (Carocci, Roma 2015). His investigations have as their focal points: phenomenology, psychoanalysis, epistemology of economics, epistemology of the humanities (with particular reference to anthropology, history of religions, classical philology and biblical philology), the relationship between religion and modernity, philosophy of the post-human, philosophy of technology, contemporary Jewish thought, intercultural philosophy, Postcolonial and Gender Studies.