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Alessandro Ferrara

Alessandro Ferrara is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Rome Tor Vergata andteaches Legal Theory at the Department of Law of Luiss. He served as President of the Italian Association for Political Philosophy (2005-2010).

Main publications:

  • Sovereignty Across Generations. Constituent Power and Political Liberalism, Oxford: Oxford UP, January 2023 forthcoming.
  • With Frank I. Michelman, Legitimation by Constitution. A Dialogue on Political Liberalism, (Series: Oxford Constitutional Theory), New York, Oxford UP, 2021. 
  • Rousseau and Critical Theory, Boston and Leiden, Brill, 2017.
  • The Democratic Horizon. Hyperpluralism and the Renewal of Political Liberalism, New York, Cambridge UP, 2014 (Spanish Edition also).
  • The Force of the Example. Explorations in the Paradigm of Judgment, New York, Columbia UP, 2008.  (Spanish and Italian Edition also)
  • Justice and Judgment. The Rise and the Prospect of the Judgment Model in Contemporary Political Philosophy, London, Sage, 1999. (Italian edition also)
  • Reflective Authenticity. Rethinking the Project of Modernity, 1998, London and New York, Routledge. (Spanish and Italian edition also)
  • Modernity and Authenticity. A Study of the Social and Ethical Thought of Jean, Jacques Rousseau, 1993, New York, SUNY Press.

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