Life

1965 – Paolo Euron was born in Italy.

1992 – After he studied at the University of Turin (Italy), Heidelberg and Köln (Germany), he graduated in Philosophy at the University of Turin.

1993 – 1999 he teaches Italian Language and Culture at the General Italian Consulate in Stuttgart (Germany) and at the Italian Institute of Culture – Stuttgart. He organizes intercultural activities in charge of the Italian Institute of Culture and the Goethe-Institute of Turin.

1995 – 1997 he is invited to give lectures on Italian literature at the Universities of Stuttgart and Hohenheim (Germany).

1997 – 2001 He researches about romantic philosophy in Marbach, Leonberg, Tübingen and Stuttgart (Germany) and in London, where he is guest of the Warburg Institute.

2001 – He obtains the Ph. D. in Philosophy (Aesthetics) at the University of Bologna.

2001 – He is qualified to teach Philosophy, Psychology and Science of Education.

2001 – 2003 – He is lecturer of Philosophy at the University of Turin, Faculty of Education.

Since 2003 he teaches Philosophy and Creative Writing in the Post-Graduate School for Qualification (SIS) of the University of Turin.

Since 2003 he teaches Moral Philosophy in the Faculty of Education of the University of Turin.

Since 2004 he is working on the History of Western Philosophy for the publisher De Agostini.

2008 – He is visiting scholar at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok where he gives lectures on aesthetics and philosophy.

2009 – He is visiting professor of Selected Studies in Italian Language at the Department of Western Languages of the Faculty of Art, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

2010 – He gives special lectures at Chulalongkorn University and Assumption University, Bangkok.

2010 – He is visiting professor of History of Italian Ideas at the Department of Western Languages of the Faculty of Art, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

 

Interest and fields of research

Aesthetics; philosophy; modern literature.

Italian language and culture; Italian Ideas and Literature.

Introduction to basic philosophical topics; philosophy and movies.

Aesthetics of the early romanticism; the problem of imitation, the ontology of the work of art, the relationship between philosophical reflection and artistic creation.

Reality and knowledge in Kant; knowledge and work of art in Nietzsche; existence and poetry in Heidegger.

His last book Art, Beauty and Imitation. A Historical Outline of Aesthetics (in English) presents some aesthetical issues in historical perspective concerning our usual experience of beauty and of works of art.

In History of Western Philosophy the philosophical-historical point of view is a way to find adequate conceptual tools in order to face and understand current problems and our real experience of knowledge and moral.

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