PhD in Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
Thesis: Education, Democracy and Representation in John Stuart Mill’s Political Philosophy
Primary supervisor: Professor Geoffrey Scarre


Laurea specialistica (MA) in Philosophy and History of Philosophy
Faculty of Philosophy
University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, Rome, Italy
Final dissertation subject: History of Philosophy from Enlightenment to Positivism.
Final dissertation title: John Stuart Mill and Representative Democracy (original title: John Stuart Mill e la democrazia rappresentativa)
Dissertation supervisor: Professor Sergio Bucchi


Laurea (BA) in Philosophy
Faculty of Letters and Philosophy
University of Urbino ‘Carlo Bo’, Urbino (PU), Italy
Final dissertation subject: Bioethics.
Final dissertation title: Hume’s Essay ‘On Suicide’ (original title: Il saggio di Hume “On Suicide”)
Dissertation supervisor: Professor Rocco Donnici


2018     Was Boris Johnson justified in using John Stuart Mill to make the case for Brexit?, in LSE Brexit, London School of Economics and Political Science, 5th March 2018


2016     Criticism of Renzi’s constitutional reform is wide of the mark – it would make Italy’s institutions more efficient and responsive, in EUROPP. European Politics and Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1st December 2016


2016     Beerbohm’s Ethics of Democracy. Review of: Beerbohm, Eric, In Our Name. The Ethics of Democracy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012, in Plurilogue. Politics and Philosophy Reviews, 6 (1), 3-4


2015     Review of: Maloy, J. S., Democratic Statecraft. Political Realism and Popular Power. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, in Political Studies Review, 13 (1), 92-93


2014     The work of JS Mill shows the importance of a common identity to the principle of European federalism, in EUROPP. European Politics and Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, 13th February 2014


2014     Review of: Brink, David O., Mill’s Progressive Principles. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, in Dialogue. Canadian Philosophical Review, 53(2), 349-350

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    • Since 2019 Società Italiana di Filosofia Politica

    • 2013-2017 Postgraduate Member of the Durham University Centre for Nineteenth-Century

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