Riccardo Pozzo: “Rethinking the History of Philosophy within an Intercultural Framework” (7/12/13)


Time: 15:00–17:00, July 12, 2013

Location: Meeting Room, Department of Philosophy, PKU

Moderator: Prof. Tu Weiming

Organizers: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing


About the speaker:

Riccardo Pozzo received his M.A. from the University of Milan in 1983, his Ph.D. from Universität des Saarlandes in 1988, and his Habilitation from Università di Treviri in 1995. From 2009 to 2012 he was Director of the CNR-Institute for European Intellectual Lexicon and History of Ideas. Beginning in 2013 he has been the Director of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Cultural Heritage of CNR. In 2012, he was elected as a member of the Institut International de Philosophie. He is currently a member of the ESF-Standing Committee for the Humanities, ambassador scientist of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation for Italy and chair of the Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie.

He is author of monographs on the Renaissance (Schwabe, 2012), the Enlightenment (Frommann-Holzboog, 2000), Kant (Akal, 1998; Lang 1989), and Hegel (La Nuova Italia, 1989). He has edited and co-edited the proceedings of the 36th Congresso Italiano di Filosofia (Mimesis, 2009) and recently a miscellany on Kant on the Unconscious (DeGruyter, 2012), as well as volumes on Dilthey and the methodology of the history of ideas (Meiner, 2010; Harrassowitz, 2011; Frommann-Holzboog, 2011), the philosophical academic programs of the German Enlightenment (Frommann-Holzboog 2011), intellectual property (Biblioteca di via Senato, 2005), the impact of Aristotelianism on modern philosophy (CUA-Press 2003), the lecture catalogues of the University of K?nigsberg (Frommann-Holzboog, 1999), and twentieth-century moral philosophy, together with Karl-Otto Apel (Frommann-Holzboog, 1990).

He has published in the following journals: Archiv für Begriffsgeschichte, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Giornale critico della filosofia italiana, Hegel-Jahrbuch, History of Science, History of Universities, Intersezioni, Isis, Jahrbuch für Universitätsgeschichte, Journal of the History of Philosophy, Kant-Studien, Medioevo, Philosophical News, Quaestio, Review of Metaphysics, Rivista di storia della filosofia, Studi Kantiani, and Topoi.