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Gabriele Cornelli

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Universidade Metodista de São Paulo (UMESP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Religião  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Itália

Gabriele Cornellii is Full Professor of Ancient Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Brasilia (UnB). He is President of the International Plato Society (2013-2016) and Director of the Archai UNESCO Chair on the origins of Western Thought. He works in Post-Graduate Programs in Philosphy, Metaphysics and Bioethics at UnB. It has been coordinator of the 3 Programs. He is also Editor of the Archai journal, the Atlantis journal and the Plato Journal. He is currently editing four monographs Series: Brill's Plato Studies Series (Brill) Archai (Annablume, SP), Cátedra (Paulus, SP) and Filosofia e Tradição (UNESCO, Brazil). He is also Member of the Board of Directors of the Series Classica Digitalia (Coimbra University Press, Portugal), member of the board of Annablume Publ. (Brazil) and of the series Temi metafisici and problemi del pensiero Antico. Studi and testi, series founded by Giovanni Reale (Ed. Vita e Pensiero, Milano - Italy). He has been President of the Brazilian Society of Classical Studies (2012-13) and of the Brazilian Plato Society (2008-2010). He is also an honorary member of the Società Italiana di Storia della Filosofia Antica and a founding member of the International Association for Presocratic Studies. He is visiting professor in PHD Programs both in Philosophy and Classical Studies at University of Coimbra (Portugal) and visiting professor in the Department of Ancient Studies at the University of Stellebosch (South Africa). He has been visiting researcher at the Università degli Studi di Napoli (Italy) and the University of Oxford and Cambridge (UK), as well as Visiting Professor at the Sichuan University (China) . His research focuses mostly on presocratic and platonic literature, with a special emphasis on the Pythagorean traditions. His latest book, In Search of Pythagoreanism: Pythagoreanism as an historiographical Category, was published by De Gruyter (Boston / Berlin, 2013) and try to methodologically challenge the illusion that it is possible to reach the thing in itself, the true history, and instead to consciously accept that each interpretation of Pythagorean traditions throughout its historical development is necessarily mediated. He has been working more recently on topics related to Plato ethics, religion and literary background and published several articles on the topic in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and French. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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