Alessandro Ferrara

Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. Teaches Legal Theory at Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome. Former President of the Italian Society for Political Philosophy, currently Co-Director of the Prague Conference on Philosophy and Social Science.

His most recent works include Sovereignty Across Generations. Constituent Power and Political Liberalism (OUP 2023); with Frank Michelman, Legitimation by Constitution. A Dialogue on Political Liberalism (OUP, 2021);  The Democratic Horizon. Hyperpluralism and the Renewal of Political Liberalism (CUP, 2014).


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The end of peace?

Thinking critically about war and the world

World peace depends on consensus among the states that do not directly side with either of the two warring parties in Ukraine. Since this consensus is unlikely to materialise around the superiority of liberal democracy, another basis must be found.

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