About the Editor

Michele Nicoletti is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Trento, and is currently the President of the Società Italiana di Filosofia Politica (SIFP - Italian Society for Political Philosophy). He has authored books on Kierkegaard’s philosophy of subjectivity (1983), Carl Schmitt’s political theology (1990), Politics and the Evil (2000) and edited critical editions and translations of XIX and XX century philosophers - among which Stein, Guardini, Rosmini and Boeckenfoerde. His research interests focus on the intertwining between ethics, anthropology and political theory. Visiting fellow at several international universities (i.a. Freiburg i.B.. KU Leuven, Notre Dame, IN, USA), he has been the scientific coordinator of national and international research projects and is the chief editor of the academic journal Politica e Religione. Annuario di Teologia politica. 2013-2018 he was member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where led the Socialist, Democratic and Green Group. From January to June 2018 he served as President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. During his mandate, he launched the Council of Europe Academic Network initiative, on which he is currently working: a project for the coordination of major universities and academic institutions in the field of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.