Authors

Riccardo Campa

Institution

Jagiellonian University in Krakow

Bio-Notes

Riccardo Campa, sociologist; professor at Jagiellonian University in Krakow. His research focuses mainly on science and technology studies, social theory, philosophy and the sociology of science, bioethics, futurism, and the history of ideas.

Michel Henri Kowalewicz

Dawid Kamil Wieczorek

Institution

Jagiellonian University in Krakow

Bio-Notes

Dawid Kamil Wieczorek, PhD candidate at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. His research focuses mainly on the history of ideas, especially the ideas of honor, education, social norms and deviance.

Gunter Scholtz

Institution

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Bio-Notes

Gunter Scholtz, philosopher, professor emeritus at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. His research focuses on the philosophy of history, religion and art, hermeneutics, Dilthey studies, Schleiermacher’s philosophy, and the history of concepts (Begriffsgeschichte).

Karl Acham

Institution

University of Graz

Bio-Notes

Karl Acham, sociologist, philosopher, and historian of science; professor emeritus at the University of Graz. His research focuses on the history of philosophical and sociological ideas, the theory and methodology of the humanities and the social sciences, and the philosophy of culture.

Luciano Pellicani

Institution

LUISS University in Rome

Bio-Notes

Luciano Pellicani, political scientist; professor of political sociology at the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS), director of the Scuola Superiore di Giornalismo di Roma; director of "Mondo Operaio". His research focuses on sociology, revolution, and totalitarism.

Hermann Lang

Institution

University of Würzburg

Bio-Notes

Hermann Lang, psychiatrist, philosopher, professor at the University of Würzburg. His research focuses on psychoanalysis, psychosomatics, psychotherapy, medical psychology, psychiatry, philosophy, and the history of ideas.

Paweł Dybel

Institution

University of Warsaw / Polish Academy of Sciences

Bio-Notes

Paweł Dybel, philosopher, professor at the University of Warsaw, and the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. His research focuses on the history of ideas, hermeneutics, phenomenology, psychoanalytic theories, and political philosophy.

Eric S. Nelson

Institution

University of Massachusetts

Bio-Notes

Eric S. Nelson, philosopher, professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. His research focuses on ethics, hermeneutics, Chinese philosophy, the history of ideas, and the philosophy of culture, nature, and religion.

Helmut Pulte

Institution

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Bio-Notes

Helmut Pulte, philosopher; professor at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. His research focuses on the philosophy and history of science and mathematics, the history of modern philosophy and on epistemology and philosophical anthropology.

Paweł Prüfer

Institution

Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa im. Jakuba z Paradyża w Gorzowie Wielkopolskim

Bio-Notes

Paweł Prüfer (born on January 3, 1972 in Międzyrzecz, Lubuskie), assistant professor. He graduated from Papieski Fakultet Teologiczny in Wroclaw in 1997. He defended his doctorate in social sciences at the Pontifical University of the Holy Thomas Aquinas “Angelicum” in Rome, at the Faculty of Social Sciences in 2004. The title of his doctoral dissertation “Lo sviluppo umano in agricoltura e la dottrina sociale della Chiesa. Il caso polacco (1989-2002)”.

Scientific work associated with conducting classes at several educational and research institutions. For several years a professor of Catholic social teaching in Zielonogórsko-Gorzowskie Wyższe Seminarium Duchowne in Gościkowo-Paradyż, and of the ethics of economic life in Instytut Filozoficzno-Teologiczny im. Edyta Stein in Zielona Gora. Implementation of the teaching of general sociology, sociology of education and sociology of free time at Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa im.  Jakuba z Paradyża in Gorzow Wielkopolski. 

Jadwiga Guerrero van der Meijden

Institution

Jagiellonian University in Krakow

Bio-Notes

Jadwiga Guerrero van der Meijden, Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Her research focuses on classical metaphysics, ancient and me- dieval anthropology, phenomenology and hermeneutics.

Karol Wilczyński

Institution

Jagiellonian University in Krakow

Bio-Notes

Karol Wilczyński, Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at Jagiellonian University in Krakow. His research and teaching interests include ancient and medieval philosophy and philosophy of religion.

Konrad Szocik

Institution

University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow

Bio-Notes

Konrad Szocik, philosopher; assistant professor at the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow. His research focuses on cognitive science and philosophy of religion, as well as moral and ethical issues.

Andrzej Gniazdowski

Institution

Polish Academy of Sciences

Bio-Notes

Andrzej Gniazdowski, philosopher; professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, manager of the project "Warsaw School of the History of Ideas and its Relevance in European Humanities". His research focuses on phenomenology and German philosophy.

Caroline Kowalewicz

Institution

University of San Juan del Riio, Mexico

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Salvo Andò

Institution

Jagiellonian University in Krakow

Bio-Notes

Salvo Andò, Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. His research focuses on moral panic and the relationship between power and the new media.

Lucas B. Mazur

Institution

Francis Hiatt School of Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Bio-Notes

Lucas B. Mazur holds a PhD in social psychology from Clark University. His research examines the social cognition underlying categorization, particularly of collective, group-based experiences, and how these processes influence intergroup dynamics.

Giovanni Caporioni

Institution

Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Faculty of International and Political Studies, Programme in International Relations and Area Studies

Bio-Notes

Giovanni Caporioni is a BA student in International Relations and Area Studies, with particular interests in International Security, especially regarding the challenges posed by migrations from the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa to the European Union. From a more theoretical point of view, he is interested in the conceptual foundations of the main International Relations paradigms and in issues of contemporary political philosophy like the crisis of legitimacy of western representative democracies.

Jens Loenhoff

Institution

Essen-Duisburg University

Bio-Notes

Jens Loenhoff studied sociology, philosophy, psychology and communication studies at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bonn. After being an associate professor at the department of intercultural communication at the University of Mainz he is holding the position of a full professor at the department of communication studies, communication technologies, intercultural communication, semiotics and philosophy of Language. 

Gregorio Piaia

Institution

Università di Padova

Bio-Notes

Gregorio Piaia (1944) is full professor of the History of Philosophy in the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy at the University of Padua. He has been vice-president of the Italian Philosophical Society, and is a member of the Accademia Galileiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in Padua and the Ateneo of Treviso. He is currently Director of the Philosophy Department.

His research has developed in three directions: a) political, ethical and religious thought in the late medieval and renaissance period (Marsilio da Padova, Nicolò da Cusa, Erasmus of Rotterdam, Thomas More…); b) the history and theory of philosophical historiography from the medieval period to the 20th century; and c) the philosophical culture of the Veneto in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Marek Drwięga

Emanuele Raganato

Institution

Jagellonian University

Bio-Notes

After studying at the Conservatory and at the University of Salento, he started working as a musicologist, publishing organological essays on The Galpin Society Journal in Oxford. Among the various collaborations are those with the University of Salento (2008, South East Project) and the Conservatory of Lecce, Matera, Brescia and Ferrara (where he currently teaches). He studied, among others, sociologist Riccardo Campa (at the University of Krakow) and anthropologist Eugenio Imbriani (Lecce).

Roberto Paura

Institution

Università degli Studi di Perugia

Bio-Notes

PhD candidate in Science communication at the Department of Physics of the University of Perugia, Italy. A project fundend by INFN-Italian Institute of Nuclear Physics.

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner

Institution

John Cabot University in Rome

Bio-Notes

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner teaches philosophy at John Cabot University in Rome and is director and co-founder of the Beyond Humanism Network, Fellow at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET), Research Fellow at the Ewha Institute for the Humanities at Ewha Womans University in Seoul and Visiting Fellow at the Ethics Centre of the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena. He is author and editor of more than 10 books, e.g. Menschenwürde nach Nietzsche (WBG 2010), Transhumanismus (Herder 2016). In addition, he is Editor-in-Chief and Founding Editor of the “Journal of Posthuman Studies” (a double-blind peer review journal forthcoming with Penn State University Press in 2017). Furthermore, he is in great demand as a speaker in all parts of the world (e.g. TEDx; World Humanities Forum) and a regular contact person of national and international journalists and media representatives (e.g. Die Zeit). www.sorgner.de