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Rita Fulco is postdoc fellow in Theoretical Philosophy, since 2016. She qualified as Associate Professor (“Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale di II Fascia”) in Theoretical Philosophy (2015), Political Philosophy (2014) and Moral Philosophy (2014). After a Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of Palermo (“Diritti umani: evoluzione, tutela e limiti” ) and another one from the University of Messina (“Metodologie della Filosofia” ), she obtained a two year Post-Doc fellowship from the University of Messina and a DAAD fellowship from the University of Freiburg-im-Breisgau. She is a member of the Association pour l’étude de la pensée de Simone Weil; of the Centro europeo di studi su mito e simbolo (Centro interdipartimentale, Università degli Studi di Messina); of the Associazione italiana Walter Benjamin; of the Centro di Studi sul Pensiero continentale e sulla Geofilosofia (affiliated to the international research network Italian Thought Netiwork) and a member of the editorial board of the collection of philosophy books “Novecento”, published by “Mimesis”. She has worked on the theoretical, religious, ethical and political entailments of 21st century’s philosophy, and most specially on the writings of Simone Weil, Emmanuel Levinas, Sergio Quinzio and Manlio Sgalambro. Her research has been published in books and in numerous articles and essays in collective books and in international scientific reviews. She has also presented her work in many seminars and conferences, both in Italy and abroad.