Gualtiero Lorini

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Professional Category:
Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Technische Universität Berlin

Gualtiero Lorini received his PhD in 2010 from both the Universities Paris-IV Sorbonne, and Salento (Lecce, Italy). His PhD dissertation approached the concept of ontology in Kant’s Lectures on Metaphysics. He was visiting researcher at the Thomas-Institut, Universitat zu Köln (2008-2009) and research fellow at the Herzog-August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (2009, 2013). He was DAAD-Post-Doc-Fellow at the Technische Universität Berlin (2013), and research fellow at the Center of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon (2013-2016). Since November 2016, he is an Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of the Technische Universität Berlin. He is member of the Kant-Gesellschaft, the North American Kant Society, the Società Italiana di Studi Kantiani, and of the Société d’Etudes Kantiennes de Langue Française. His research interests concern Classical German Philosophy, Aetas Kantiana, Modern Philosophy, Quellengeschichte, Aufklärung, History of Metaphysics, and the interaction between Kantianism, Phenomenology and “Interpretationsphilosophie”.

Selected Publications

Fonti e Lessico dell’Ontologia Kantiana. I Corsi di Metafisica (1762-1795), Pisa: ETS, 2017;

– “The Contribution of Kant’s Lectures to a Better Comprehension of the Architectonic”. In B. Dorflinger, C. La Rocca, R. Louden, and U. Rancan (Eds.), Kant’s Lectures, Berlin-New York: de Gruyter, 2015, pp. 233-246;

– “The Origins of the Transcendental Subjectivity: On Baumgarten’s Psychology”, Philosophica, 44, 2014, pp. 107-126;

– “Raum und Zeit als Bedingungen fur Kants neue Definition der Ontologie”. In C. La Rocca, A. Ferrarin and S. Bacin (Eds.), Kant und die Philosophie in weltbürgerlicher Absicht, Berlin-New York: de Gruyter, 2013, pp. 659-668.