Antonino Falduto

Dr Antonino Falduto is lecturer at the Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany, since 2014) and Feodor-Lynen-Fellow of the Humboldt Foundation at the University of St Andrews (UK, from August 2018 to February 2020). Dr Falduto studied Philosophy in Italy (University of Pavia, University of Turin), Ireland (Trinity College Dublin) and Germany (University of Gottingen, University of Mainz). He got his doctorate in 2012 from the universities of Mainz and Turin (double degree – cotutelle de these). Before moving to Halle, he has been a lecturer at the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz (from 2012 to 2014). His work focuses on Classical German Philosophy and Scottish Enlightenment. Among Dr Falduto’s publications, the revised version of his doctoral thesis should be emphasised. This appeared in the series Kantstudien-Ergänzungshefte under the title The Faculties of the Human Mind and the Case of Moral Feeling in Kant's Philosophy (2012) and has been reprint as paperback in 2014. Dr Falduto’s current research project deals with the concepts of freedom and necessity in the context of the first reception of Kant’s moral philosophy. This project aims at a comprehensive analysis of the constellation, in which Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, and Friedrich Schiller worked.