Alberto Jori

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Alberto Jori (born 1965), 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 (Freiherren) from Ticino and patricians from Zurich.[1][2] On his mother's side he is related to a long Jewish line of Mantuan rabbis, from which the kabbalists Moses ben Mordecai Zacuto (also known as the Ramaz), Solomon Aviad Sar Shalom Basilea[3] 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 (Paris, Sorbonne).[4] He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tübingen, Germany,[5] and is an exponent of the School of "Practical Philosophy". He is a member 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".


  • La responsabilità ecologica (ed.), Studium, Roma 1990 ISBN 88-382-3624-0
  • Medicina e medici nell'antica Grecia. Saggio sul 'Perì technes' ippocratico, il Mulino, Bologna-Napoli 1996 ISBN 88-15-05792-7
  • Aristotele, De caelo (ed.), Rusconi, Sant'Arcangelo di Romagna 1999 (II ed. Bompiani, Milano 2002)
  • Lessing, Gli ebrei (ed.), Bompiani, Milano 2002
  • Aristotele, Bruno Mondadori, Milano 2003 ISBN 88-424-9737-1
  • Identità ebraica e sionismo in Alberto Cantoni, Giuntina, Firenze 2004 ISBN 88-8057-207-5
  • Hermann Conring (1606–1681). Der Begründer der deutschen Rechtsgeschichte, MVK, Tübingen 2006 ISBN 3-935625-59-6


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