Emanuele Coccia is an associate professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. He received his PhD in Florence, Italy and was formerly an assistant professor of history of philosophy in Freiburg, Germany.
His current research topics focus on the ontological status of images and their normative power, especially in fashion and advertising. Among his publications are: The transparency of images. Averroes and Avroism (Milan 2005, Spanish translation 2008), The Sensible Way and Good in Things.