Associate Professor Francesco Borghesi


School of Languages and Cultures

Associate Professor Francesco’s research is concerned with the development of philosophical ideas in European history, especially between the thirteenth and the sixteenth century, and places itself at the intersection of the histories of philosophy, religion, and literature. His current project focuses on the diffusion of the idea of ethical concord during the Renaissance. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Virtual Humanities Lab (VHL) at Brown University, of the editorial board of Italian Culture, the journal of the American Association for Italian Studies, of the advisory board of the “Edinburgh Studies in Comparative Political Theory and Intellectual History”, and the general editor of the series “Global Perspectives on Medieval and Early Modern Historiography” published by Brepols Publishers.