emanuele Severino, academic at lincei and professor emeritus at universita Ca' foscari in venice, still teaches at the universita San raffaele in Milan. he is author of seminal works already translated in several languages. he writes regularly for the newspaper "Corriere della Sera". Since 2013, he is president of the bi-annual journal of theo-retical philosophy La filosofia futura (Mimesis). Among his most recent books are La morte e la terra (Adelphi, 2011) and Capitalismo senza futuro (rizzoli, 2012).