Alberto Jori

Philosopher, Person

1965 –


Who is Alberto Jori?

Alberto Jori, is an Italian Neo-Aristotelian philosopher.

Born in Mantua, on his father's side he is the descendant of an old noble Swiss family of barons from Ticino and patricians from Zurich. On his mother's side he is related to a long Jewish line of Mantuan rabbis, from which the kabbalists Moses ben Mordecai Zacuto, Solomon Aviad Sar Shalom Basilea and the mathematician Gino Fano were also members. He studied in Padua, Cambridge and Heidelberg and received a grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In 2003, with his book on Aristotle, he won the prize of the International Academy of the History of Science. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and is an exponent of the School of "Practical Philosophy". He is a member a of the following academic institutions: "Accademia Ambrosiana", "Accademia Nazionale Virgiliana", and "International Academy of the History of Science" and is also co-founder of the "Academia Judaica/'Tarbut' - International Academy of Jewish Studies".

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Also known as
  • 阿尔贝托·约里

on July 23, 2013


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