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Emmanuele Vimercati, Ph.D.
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Emmanuele Vimercati received his B.A. and M.A. from the Catholic University of Milan (1996-2000), studying Classics and Philosophy, and his Ph.D. in Ancient History and Political Thought from the University of Genoa (2004). After having been Visiting Scholar at the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA; 2008), he is currently Professor of History of Ancient Philosophy at the Pontifical Lateran University (Rome), where he has served as Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy (2014-2020). He is invited Professor at the Patristic Institute ‘Augustinianum’ (Rome) and a member of several scholarly associations (including the ‘British Society for the History of Philosophy’, the ‘International Plato Society’ and the ‘International Society for Neoplatonic Studies’). He also gave Humanities classes in the Departments of Physics and Astronomy as well as Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware (USA; Program of Study Abroad). He specialises in Stoicism and Imperial Platonism, with research interests also in the relation between philosophy and early Christianity and in the influences of ancient philosophy on later thought. His expertise spans cosmology, ethics, and politics. His publications include: Fate, Providence, and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (co-edited, Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2020), Nicholas of Cusa and the Aristotelian Tradition: A Philosophical and Theological Survey (co-edited, Berlin-Boston: De Gruyter, 2020) and several articles on peer-reviewed journals and edited collections.