Michele Nicoletti

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Michele Nicoletti
Michele nicoletti
Born (1956-11-19) 19 November 1956 (age 58)
Trento, Italy
Nationality Italian
Occupation Professor of political philosophy
Member of the Commission of Twelve, elected to the Chamber of Deputies (24–25 February 2013)
Member of the COMMISSION III, Foreign and Community Affairs (May 7, 2013-)
Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (April 7, 2014-)
President of the Italian Parliamentary Delegation to the Council of Europe (August 6, 2014-)
Website
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Michele Nicoletti (Trento, 19 November 1956) is an Italian politician and philosopher with a particular interest in political philosophy and ethics.

He has been elected to the Chamber of Deputies with the political elections of 24–25 February 2013. He is a member of the Commission of Twelve, an advisory body for the implementation of the Statute of the Trentino Alto-Adige in Italy and also Provincial Secretary of the Democratic Party of Trentino until 16 March 2014. On April 7, 2014, he was elected Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.[1] On August 6, 2014, he became President of the Italian Parliamentary Delegation to the Council of Europe.[2] He is also full Professor of political philosophy at the University of Trento, in Italy[3]

Life and career[edit]

He graduated with a degree in philosophy at Bologna and since 2001 has been Professor of Political Philosophy at the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy (Department of Philosophy, History and Cultural Heritage) and the School of International Studies of the University of Trento. Since 2011 he is Director of Studies and Research Center of Antonio Rosmini Rovereto.[4]

He is one of the founders of the Democratic Party of Trento, elected to the Constituent Assembly of the National Democratic Party in Italy. In May 2009 he was nominated for the European Parliament on the list of the Democratic Party for Northeast, making it the third non-elected with 36,931 votes. In October 2009 he was elected Provincial Secretary of the Democratic Party of Trentino.

From 2012, he is a member of the Commission of Twelve of Trentino Alto-Adige, an advisory body for the implementation of the regional statute,[5] appointed by the Minister for Regional Affairs, Piero Gnudi. On April 7, 2014, he was elected Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.[6]

On August 6, 2014, he became President of the Italian Parliamentary Delegation to the Council of Europe.[7]

He completed his training in Trento, Innsbruck and Monaco. He worked then for seven years as a teacher of philosophy and history in high schools. From 1991 to 2000 he worked as a researcher and associate professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Padova and he spent research periods at various European Universities (Cambridge, Exeter, St. Andrews, Cork, Freiburg i.B., Leuven), teaching at Notre Dame University Indiana (USA) too.

Until 2009, he was Director of the Department of Philosophy, History and Cultural Heritage at the University of Trento, where today is particularly concerned with issues of public ethics (in particular of political ethics and social) and political theory addressing issues as the relationship between the political and wrong and between religion and politics. Within the academic world has had assignments for coordination of national and international research projects. One of the research projects, the most famous is called Euroethos and sees the collaboration of seven partner Universities in Europe.[8]

In Trento, he was also one of the founders of the student group Istanze di Base. Gruppo Milani and the magazine-publishing Il Margine. At the national level has been an active member of the Democratic League and with Paolo Giuntella helped found the Rosa Bianca Association where he was also one of the National President. He was a member of the National Presidency of FUCI and he was the Co-director of the magazine Ricerca. He has grown steadily education activities and training as a Scout leader and trainer of AGESCI in numerous regional and national occasions.

He currently lives and works in Trento and in Rome. He is married, with three children.

Political and institutional assignments[edit]

  • President of the Italian Parliamentary Delegation to the Council of Europe
  • Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from 2014
  • Member of the Chamber of Deputies from 2013
  • Member of the Commission of Twelve of Trentino Alto-Adige from 2012
  • Member of the Constituent National PD from 2008
  • Provincial Secretary of the Democratic Party of Trentino from 2009
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the series of studies and texts Methexis (University of Pisa)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the series Ethical Perspectives published by the European Center for Ethics of KU Leuven
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the journal Social Work
  • Member of the Accademia degli Agiati of Rovereto (TN)
  • Director of the yearbook Politics and Religion

Awards and honours[edit]

  • 2001 - Special Mention of the Jury VIII International Award "Salvatore Valitutti" the book La politica e il male;
  • 1987 - First prize "Romano Guardini" (Isola Vicentina - University of Padova) for their contribution Autorità e coscienza. La politica di Romano Guardini.

Books and Bibliography[edit]

  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), Conservare l'intelligenza: lezioni rosminiane, Trento: Università degli Studi di Trento, 2012, (Quaderni; I);
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), Dialogo del conforto nelle tribolazioni, di T. More, Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2011 - (Ceralacca; 1);
  • M. Nicoletti, O. Weiss (ed.), Il modernismo in Italia e in Germania nel contesto europeo, Bologna: Il Mulino, 2010 - (Annali dell'Istituto Storico Italo-Germanico; Quaderni 79);
  • M. Nicoletti, M. Dossi (ed.), Antonio Rosmini tra modernità e universalità, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2007;
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), Cristianesimo, libertà, democrazia, di E. Boeckenfoerde, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2007;
  • M. Nicoletti, S. Zucal, F. Olivetti (ed.), Da che parte dobbiamo stare: il personalismo di Paul Ludwig Landsberg, Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2007;
  • M. Nicoletti, S. Zucal (ed.), Soren Kierkegaard: filosofia ed esistenza, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2007;
  • M. Nicoletti, M. Dossi (ed.), Antonio Rosmini tra modernità e universalità, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2007;
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), Persona e personalità, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2006;
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), La formazione dello Stato moderno come processo di secolarizzazione, di E. Boeckenfoerde, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2006;
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), Persona e personalità, di R. Guardini, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2006;
  • M. Nicoletti, O. Brino (ed.), Stato, costituzione, democrazia, Milano: Giuffré, 2006 - (Civiltà del diritto; 73);
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), Scritti politici, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2005 - (Opera omnia di Romano Guardini; 6);
  • M. Nicoletti, L. Galvagni (ed.), La sfida dell'eugenetica: scienza, filosofia, religione, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2004 - Numero monografico della rivista Humanitas (4, 2004);
  • M. Nicoletti, S. Zucal (ed.), Etica, di R. Guardini, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2001 - (Opere di Romano Guardini);
  • M. Nicoletti, La politica e il male, Brescia: Morcelliana, 2000;
  • M. Nicoletti, G. Penzo (ed.), Kierkegaard. Filosofia e teologia del paradosso, Brescia: Morcelliana, 1999;
  • M. Nicoletti, S. Zucal (ed.), Tra coscienza e storia. Il problema dell’etica in Romano Guardini, Brescia: Morcelliana, 1999;
  • M. Nicoletti, G. Penzo (ed.), Kierkegaard. Filosofia e teologia del paradosso, Brescia: Morcelliana, 1999;
  • M. Nicoletti, S. Zucal (ed.), Tra coscienza e storia: il problema dell’etica in Romano Guardini, Brescia: Morcelliana, 1999 - (Religione e cultura; 13);
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), Homo politicus. I dilemmi della democrazia, Padova: Gregoriana, 1998 - (Centro di Studi filosofici di Gallarate);
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), ROMANO GUARDINI, La Rosa Bianca, Brescia: Morcelliana, 1994;
  • M. Nicoletti, G. Penzo (ed.), Nietzsche e il cristianesimo, Brescia: Morcelliana, 1993;
  • M. Nicoletti, L. Sartori (ed.), Teologia politica, Bologna: EDB, 1991;
  • M. Nicoletti, Trascendenza e potere. La teologia politica di Carl Schmitt, Brescia: Morcelliana, 1990;
  • M. Nicoletti (ed.), EDITH STEIN, L'empatia, Milano: Franco Angeli, 1986.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1],[2] COE, accessed 6 July 2014.
  2. ^ [3], SguardoEuropeo, accessed 4 September 2014,[4], Parlamento Italiano, accessed 4 September 2014
  3. ^ [5], University of Trento, accessed 9 September 2012.
  4. ^ [6], Studies and Research Center of Antonio Rosmini, accessed 9 September 2012.
  5. ^ [7], Provincia Autonoma di Trento, accessed 9 September 2012.
  6. ^ [8],[9] COE, accessed 6 July 2014.
  7. ^ [10], SguardoEuropeo, accessed 4 September 2014,[11], Parlamento Italiano, accessed 4 September 2014
  8. ^ [12], University of Trento, accessed 9 September 2012.

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