Riccardo Pozzo


Dipartimento di Scienze Umane, Università di Verona

Lungadige Porta Vittoria

37129 Verona



Riccardo Pozzo received his M.A. at Università di Milano (1983), his Ph.D. at Universität des Saarlandes (1988), and his Habilitation at Universität Trier (1995). In 1996, he went to the U.S. to teach German Philosophy at the School of Philosophy of the Catholic University of America. In 2003, he came back to Italy to take up the Chair of the History of Philosophy at Università di Verona. From 2009 to 2012, he was Director of the Institute for the European Intellectual Lexicon and History of Ideas of the National Research Council of Italy. From 2012 to 2017, he was Director of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Cultural Heritage of the National Research Council of Italy. Scientific Ambassador for Italy of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2008) Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany on ribbon (2014). Elected full member of the Institut International de Philosophie (2012) and chair of the World Congress of Philosophy Beijing 2018 Programme Committee (2013). Appointed national expert of the Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures Programme Committee (2013) and member of the Scientific Committee of Fondazione Bruno Kessler (2018). He has published 8 monographs, 4 critical editions, 5 translations, 22 edited volumes, 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 74 chapters in books, 24 conference proceedings, 184 book reviews, and 46 articles in national newspapers. Reliable H-index not yet available in the Humanities. However, 75 received book-reviews; Google Scholar H-index: 11; Scopus Author ID: 6603952553;Orcid.org/0000-0001-5535-5894.On Sep. 21, 2015 he appeared on CCTV-News in “Dialogue: Ideas Matter,” moderated by Yang Rui. Born on Jun. 7, 1959, Italian Citizen.