Alessandro Ferrara

Alessandro Ferrara




Alessandro Ferrara is an Italian philosopher, currently Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Rome and former President of the Italian Association for Political Philosophy.

He is also the founder and Director of the Colloquium Philosophy & Society in Rome and the Director of the Center for the Study of Religions and Political Institutions in Post-Secular Society at the University of Rome.

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Utopia and Ideology

The interaction of political and utopian thought

Alessandro Ferrara, professor of political philosophy at the University of Rome talks about how politics has always been influenced by utopian thought, from Plato's republic to dictatorships, explaining the concept of hyperpluralism, sensible utopias and the legitimation of democracy.

Alessandro Ferrara