Luigi Caranti

Professore ordinario di FILOSOFIA POLITICA [SPS/01]
Email: lcaranti@unict.it luigi.caranti@unict.it
Telefono: 095 7347225
Orario di ricevimento: lun 14-16


Profile
• Professor of Political Philosophy – Università di Catania
• Publications in internationally recognized publishers and major international journals
• Over 10 years of research experience abroad
• Principal investigator of 5 EU funded international projects: 3 Marie S. Curie Individual Grants (Global Fellowship, IEF, ERG); 1 Marie S. Curie RISE Grant; 1 EU/AUS Cooperation in Higher Education and Vocational Training
• Over 1.3M€ attracted for research (544.000€ in the last 5 years)
• Fluent in English, French, Italian; good knowledge of German; basic knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese
• Areas of Specialization: Kant, Political Philosophy, Peace Theories, Human Rights

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

International
Brazil
UF Santa Caterina, Department of Philosophy 21.01-08-04 2018. Visiting Professor
UF Minas Gerais, Department of Philosophy 02.09-01-12 2018. Visiting Professor

Argentina
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Department of Philosophy 07.03-07.06 2019. Visiting Professor

USA
Columbia University, SIPA 06.2011-06.2013, visiting scholar
Columbia University, SIPA Fall 2009, visiting scholar
Boston University, Department of Philosophy, Spring 2002, visiting professor

Germany
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Institut für Philosophie, 1997, Gastwissenschaftler
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Institut für Philosophie, 2001-02, Gastwissenschaftler
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Institut für Philosophie, 2006-08, Gastwissenschaftler

Australia
ANU - Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, 2004-2006, lecturer

Austria
Universität Wien, Institut für Philosophie, 2000-01, Gastwissenschaftler

National)
Università di Catania
Professore ordinario di filosofia politica (Sep 2018 - present)
Professore associato di filosofia politica (Dec 2006 – Aug 2018)

CNR, IRPPS
Visiting researcher (June 2013-June 2014)

LUISS - Guido Carli (2001-2007)
Researcher (2005-2007)
Post-doc (Jan 2001 – Oct 2005)



SCIENTIFIC AND ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

Direction of International Projects (with research funds attracted)
Marie Curie RISE (Catania 2018-2022). Project funded with 545.500€
Marie Curie IOF (Columbia University and CNR - 2011-2014). Project funded with 314.000€
Marie Curie ERG (Università di Catania - 2008-2011). Project funded with 45.000€
Marie Curie IES (Philipps Universität, Marburg - 2005- 2007). Project funded with 197.676€.
Leader of the European Institutions (LUISS, Lancaster, Bielefeld, University of Helsinki) in the EU-Australia Network of Degrees in Ethics, Human Rights and Institutions (2007-2008) within the EU/Australia Cooperation in Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training. EU contribution to the project: 250.000€.

Other International Grants
DAAD Research Fellowship (Germany 2001 – 2002)
ÖAD Research Fellowship (Austria 2000 - 2001)
Post M.A. Teaching Fellowship, Boston University (1997 - 2000)
DAAD Research Fellowship to study Philosophy in Germany (Mar - Aug 1997)
DAAD Language Fellowship for foreign researchers to study German in Germany (July – Aug 1995)

Co-Direction of International Journals
Estudios Kantianos (UNESP, ISSN 2318-0501)

Membership in Scientific Committees of International and National Journals
Kantian Review (Cambridge University Press, ISSN: 1369-4154)
Kant Studien
Public Reason. Journal of Political and Moral Philosophy (CSRB, ISSN 2065-7285)
Studi kantiani (Fabrizio Serra editore, ISSN 1123-4938)
Politica e società (Il Mulino, ISSN 2240-7901
Perspectiva filosófica (UFPE, ISSN 23579986)
Etudes kantiennes

Peer Review Activity
Reviewer for the following national and international journals: American Political Science Review, International Theory, European Journal of Political Theory, Constellations, Review of Metaphysics, Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Review of International Studies, International Journal for the Study of Skepticism, Philosophy in Review, Philosophers’ Imprint.

Direction of Book Series
Political Philosophy Now (University of Wales Press)

Apical Roles in International Scientific Societies
Board Member of the Marie Curie Alumni Association
Chair of the Marie Curie Alumni Association – Italy Chapter
Advisor for the "Center for International and Comparative Political Philosophy, Tsinghua University, China"

Institutional Roles in the Italian University System
Reviewer for the National Agency for the Evaluation of University System and Research (ANVUR -VQR)
MIUR Reviewer of FIRB Projects
Representative of Social and Political Sciences (“Area 14”) in the UNICT Steering Committee on Research (2009-2013)
Member of the Scientific Committee of the Ph.D. in Political Sciences of the Università di Catania

Direction of Ph.D. Programs
Co-Director of Graduate Studies (with Prof. Sebastiano Maffettone), Ph.D. in Political Theory, Luiss - Guido Carli (2003-2007)
Member of ‘Collegio docenti’ Dottorato Scienze politiche UNICT (since 2010)

Direction of International Colloquia
2009- present: Colloquium on Philosophy and Global Affairs, Università di Catania (http://colloquiumonphilosophyandglobalaffairs.weebly.com/)
2006-2007: Colloquium on Ethics, Politics, and Society, Luiss - Guido Carli, (with Sebastiano Maffettone)

Organization of International Congresses
11-13 October 2018: Kant and the Contemporary World: Philosophy, Science, Politics. Multilateral Kant Colloquium - 8th Edition



INVITED TALKS
Europe

1. 26 novembre 2019, Universidad Complutense, Network RIKEPS, Keynote speaker “Kant’s Critique of Democracy”
2. 12-13 settembre 2019, Universidad de Evora, International Colloquium. Keynote speaker “The Dignity Approach to Human Rights
3. 7 agosto 2019 Universitgy of Oslo, XIII International Kant Congress “What’s Wrong with a Kantian Theory of Human Rights?”
4. 12 giugno 2019 Istituto italiano per gli studi filosofici, “Come il cosmopolitismo riduce i conflitti: una nuova lettura del diritto di visita kantiano”
5. 19 settembre 2018, Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy, Keynote speaker “Human Rights: Three Foundational Approaches and One Proposal”
6. 11 maggio 2018, University of Belgrade, Keynote speaker “Kant on Human Rights and Political Agency”
7. 6 luglio 2018 Universität Mainz. Paper read “The Ultimate Ground of Morality (and Law) in Naturrecht Feyerabend”
8. 18 ottobre 2017, Milano, Politeia: Discussione pubblica di Kant's Political Legacy
9. 30 aprile 2017 Halle. VII. Multilaterales Kant-Kolloquium. Titolo conferenza "The Kantian Federation and its Critics"
10. 11 gennaio 2017, Lucca, Fondazione Silvestro Marcucci Titolo conferenza "Kant e la filosofia politica oggi"
11. 25 settembre 2015, Austria, Universität Wien, XII International Kant Congress, "Defending Kant after Darwin. A Reassessment of Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Purpose"
12. 12 settembre 2014, Spagna, Universidad Complutense, "Is Kant's Teleology in Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Purpose defensible?"
13. 12 novembre 2013, Malta, University of Malta, Titolo della conferenza: "Why Democracies are Less Likely to Fight Each Other"
14. 12 ottobre 2013, Italia, John Cabot University, “How Cosmopolitanism Reduces Conflict. Narrow and Broad Readings of Kant’s Third Ingredient for Peace”
15. 15 ottobre 2013, Italia, Università statale di Milano. “La pace fraintesa”
16. 21 aprile 2012, Russia (Kaliningrad), Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Titolo della conferenza: “Kantian Peace and Liberal Peace. Three Misunderstandings”
17. 23 maggio 2010, Italia, XI International Kant Congress Titolo della conferenza: ‘What’s Wrong with a Guarantee of Perpetual Peace?’
18. 10 settembre 2009, Germania, European Consortium of Political Research, Università di Potsdam, Session: “Kant and the International Relations”; Titolo della conferenza: “Kant’s Theory of Human Rights”
19. 21 aprile 2009, Russia, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Titolo della conferenza: “Kant’s Theory of Human Rights”
20. 20-22 novembre 2008, Germany: Philosophisches Seminar – Universität zu Köln. Titolo della conferenza: “Not All human Beings Are Born Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights. A Reply to Joshua Cohen’s View of Democracy”
21. 19 ottobre 2007, Italia: Università di Roma “Tor Vergata” – Italian American Philosophy Meeting; Titolo della conferenza: “Kant’s Theory of Human Rights”
22. 05 ottobre 2006 Italia: Titolo conferenza “Imperialism and Human Rights” Università di Palermo

Nord America
1. 6.agosto 2016 NYC, USA Hofstra University. Titolo della conferenza: "Kant's Critique of Democracy"
2. 6 aprile 2013, USA, San Francisco, ISA Annual Meeting, Titolo della conferenza: “Kantian Peace and Liberal Peace. Three Misunderstandings”
3. 2 aprile 2013 USA, San Francisco, ISA Annual Meeting, Titolo della conferenza: “Non-Democratic IGOs Also Promote Peace. The Case of the Arab League and ASEAN"
4. 25 ottobre 2012, USA Ney York City, New School of Social Research. Titolo della conferenza: “Kantian Peace and Liberal Peace. Three Misunderstandings”
5. 19 ottobre 2012, USA Paolo Alto, Stanford University, PoliSci Department. Titolo della conferenza: “Kantian Peace and Liberal Peace. Three Misunderstandings”
6. 12 novembre 2011, USA, Durham, Duke University, Titolo della conferenza: “Human Rights and Democracy”
7. 15 aprile 2010, Canada, Montréal, University of Sheerbroke, Titolo della conferenza: “The One Possible Argument for the Existence of the External World”
8. 11 novembre 2009, USA, New Heaven, Yale University, Philosophy department, Titolo della conferenza: “Human Rights and Democracy”
9. 10 novembre 2009, USA, Mansfield, University of Connecticut, Philosophy department. Titolo della conferenza: “Human Rights and Democracy”
10. 5-7 ottobre 2007, USA, La Jolla: UC San Diego; Titolo della conferenza: “Kant’s Theory of Human Rights”

Sud America
1. 15 gennaio 2019 UBA Conference “Kant’s Political Legacy: Reply to my Critics”
2. 10 giugno 2019 UBA Workshop “Kant’s Notion of Personhood and the Dignity Approach to Human Rights”
3. 5 settembre 2018 UFMG Graduate Seminar “The Philosophy of Human Rights. An Introduction”
4. 5 marzo 2018 Porto Alegre UFRGS. Titolo della conferenza "Is There a Human Right to Democracy? A Kantian Answer"
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6. 23 gennaio 2018 Florianopolis UFSC. Simposio su Kant's Political Legacy
7. 21 settembre 2017 Brasile Marilia UNESP. Titolo della conferenza: “The Word ‘Democracy’ in Kant’s Political Writings”
8. 22 settembre 2017 Brasile Marilia UNESP. Discusison pubblica di Kant's Political Legacy
9. 6 August 2015, Brazil - Marilia. UNESP. Titolo della conferenza: “Kant's A priori Foundation of Human Rights”
10. 10 August 2015, Brazil - Natal. UFRN. Titolo della conferenza: "A quasi-Kantian Foundation of Human Rights"
11. 14 agosto 2014, Brasile, Porto Alegre. UFRGS. Discussione pubblica di Kant and the Scandal of Philosophy
12. 11-13 agosto 2014, Brasile, Marilia. UNESP. Titolo della conferenza: “The Foundations of Human Rights. The Esteem View”
13. 8 agosto 2014, Brasile, Belo Horizonte. UFMG. Titolo della conferenza: “Kantian Peace and Liberal Peace. Three Misunderstandings”
14. 6 agosto 2014, Brasile, Florianopolis. UFSC. Titolo della conferenza: “How Cosmopolitanism Reduces Conflict. Narrow and Broad Readings of Kant’s Third Ingredient for Peace”
15. 24 agosto 2012, Brasile, Federal University of Rio. Titolo della conferenza: “The One Possible Argument for the Existence of the External World”
16. 20 agosto 2012, Brasile, University of Sao Paolo – Marilia. Titolo della conferenza: “Two Faces of Republicanism: Kant and Rousseau”

Africa
1. 12 March 2010, South Africa, University of Witswaterand, Philosophy department, Titolo della conferenza : “Pogge’s Causal Explanation of World Poverty: Some Refinements”
2. 14-22 December 2006 South Africa: University of Witswatesrand Johannesburg. Titolo della conferenza: “One More Time back to Kant. From the Democratic Peace to the Kantian Peace”

Asia
1. 25 October 2007, China, Tsinghua University, (Beijing), Titolo della conferenza: “Kant’s Theory of Human Rights”, “
2. 29 October 2007, China, Peking University, (Beijing), Titolo della conferenza: “One More Time Back to Kant: From the Democratic Peace to the Kantian Peace”
3. 21 April 2006, China, Pekin University, (Beijing). Titolo della conferenza: “Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace? Reflections on the Realist Critique of Kant's Project”
4. 22 April 2006, China, Tsinghua University (Beijing). Titolo della conferenza: “Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace? Reflections on the Realist Critique of Kant's Project”
5. 24 April 2006, China, Academy of Social Sciences (Shanghai). Titolo della conferenza: “One More Time Back to Kant: From the Democratic Peace to the Kantian Peace”
6. 2 May 2006, China, Wuhan University (Wuhan). Titolo della conferenza: “Can Kant’s Ethics Support Rawls’ Political Theory?”

Australia
1. 14-15 February 2007, Melbourne, University of Melbourne. Titolo della conferenza: “Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace?”
2. 16-17 December 2007, Adelaide, University of Adelaide. Titolo della conferenza: “The Ultimate Betrayal: NOT All Men Are Born Equal in Rights and Dignity”

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03/02/2016
Colloquium on Philosophy and Global Affairs

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Università di Catania                                                             Dipartimento di scienze politiche e sociali

 

 

Colloquium Philosophy & Global Affairs

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Director: Luigi Caranti                                                  Coordinator: Nunzio Alì

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former speakers

Thomas Pogge

Allen Buchanan

Philippe van Parijs

Seumas Miller

Vincenzo Provenzano

Peter Schaber

John Tasioulas

Valeria Ottonelli

Leif Wenar

Chiara Bottici

Alessandro Pinzani

Elisabetta Galeotti

Stefan Dolgert

Daniel A. Bell

Howard Williams

Paulo Licht dos Santos

Patricia Kauark-Leite

Giorgia Cecchinato

James Nickel

 

 

Funding Institutions

Marie Curie ERC

UNICT - DSPS

 

 

Dipartimento di Scienze politiche e sociali

 

 

 

Prof. Alessandro Pinzani

(Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina –Florianópolis)

 

 

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