Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia
Romance Languages Department at Penn

Center for Italian Studies


Professor of Theoretical Philosophy
Università del Piemonte Orientale in Vercelli, Italy

who will present

Philosophy and Religion in Italy:
From Croce and Gentile to the Present

Introduction by
Jonathan Steinberg, History, Penn

5:00 pm
Thursday, January 25, 2007

Cherpack Lounge
543 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania

Reception will follow

Maurizio Pagano is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the Università del Piemonte Orientale in Vercelli, Italy. His major areas of of study and research include classical German philosophy (with special emphasis on Hegel) and contemporary philosophical and religious thought. He is the author of two volumes on Hegel, devoted to Hegel's philosophy of religion and Phenomenology of Spirit respectively, and of various essays. "Contemporary Italian Philosophy: The Confrontation Between Religious and Secular Thought", published in the volume Contemporary Italian Philosophy: Crossing the Borders of Ethics, Politics, and Religious, is scheduled to appear in April 2007 with SUNY Press.