Maurizio Ferraris

Università degli Studi di Torino

Documentality: the ontology of social objects


Maurizio Ferraris (Turin, 1956) is professor of philosophy at the University of Turin, where he heads the Center for Theoretical and Applied Ontology and the Laboratory of Ontology.
Awarded many literary and research prizes (fellow of the Italian Academy at the Columbia University, "Claretta" Prize, Valitutti Prize, Castiglioncello Philosophical Prize), he is the author of 30 books and more than 1,000 scientific articles.
A more extensive version of his curriculum, with a complete bibliography, descriptions and reviews of his works can be found at