Viva Voce: Conversations with Italian Philosophers

Viva Voce: Conversations with Italian Philosophers

by Silvia Benso


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438463780
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Series: SUNY series in Contemporary Italian Philosophy Series
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Silvia Benso is Professor of Philosophy at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She is the author, editor, and translator of several books, including Contemporary Italian Philosophy: Crossing the Borders of Ethics, Politics, and Religion (coedited with Brian Schroeder) and The Face of Things: A Different Side of Ethics, both also published by SUNY Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Italian Philosophy—Threshold between Cultures

Part I. Ethics, Passions, Practices

Logics of Delusion, Passions, and Time
A Conversation with Remo Bodei

Ethics, Bioethics, and Ethical Sentimentalism
A Conversation with Eugenio Lecaldano

Life, Suffering, Happiness, and Virtue
A Conversation with Salvatore Natoli

Truth, Figures of Truth, and Practices of Life
A Conversation with Carlo Sini

Metaphysics, Ethics, and Applied Ethics
A Conversation with Carmelo Vigna

Part II. History, Justice, Communities

Sexual Difference, Relational Space, and Embodied Singularities
A Conversation with Adriana Cavarero

Ontology of Contingency, Power, and Historical Space-Time
A Conversation with Giacomo Marramao

Philosophy of Right, Historiography, and Individuality
A Conversation with Fulvio Tessitore

Interpretation, History, and Politics
A Conversation with Gianni Vattimo

Global Justice, Democracy, Uncertainty, and Incompleteness
A Conversation with Salvatore Veca

Part III. Imagination, Art, Technology

Technology, Communication, and Aesthetics of the Sublime
A Conversation with Mario Costa

Freedom, Guilt, Nihilism, and Tragic Thought
A Conversation with Sergio Givone

Imagination, Rituality, and Transit
A Conversation with Mario Perniola

Part IV.
Rationality, Sciences, Experience

Mathematics, Sciences, Objectivity, and System Theory
A Conversation with Evandro Agazzi

Mathematics, Freedom, and Conflictual Democracy
A Conversation with Giulio Giorello

Science, Knowledge, Rationality, and Empirical Realism
A Conversation with Paolo Parrini

Part V. Being, Nothing, Temporality, Place

Metaphysics, Experience, and Transcendence
A Conversation with Enrico Berti

The Absolute, Finite Beings, and Symbolic Language
A Conversation with Virgilio Melchiorre

Being, Memory, and the Present
A Conversation with Ugo Perone

Being, Becoming, and the Destiny of Truth
A Conversation with Emanuele Severino

Topology, Nothingness, and the Possible God
A Conversation with Vincenzo Vitiello

Part VI. Human Beings, Evil, Transcendence

Religious Experience, Philosophy, and Theology
A Conversation with Giovanni Ferretti

Person, Evil, and Eschatology
A Conversation with Giuseppe Riconda

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