Born in 1970 in Rome, he studied at the University of Pisa and at the Normale Superiore Scuola. After graduating in philosophy at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and in Bioethics at the Sapienza – University of Rome he became a professor at the University of Paris V (René Descartes), where he still teaches. He directed the Department of Social Sciences of Sorbonne before becoming deputy for the Democratic Party. Author of numerous essays and articles of moral and political philosophy, he has cared for the “Dictionnaire du corps” (PUF, 2007).
He deals with moral and political philosophy and, in particular, the place occupying the human being today as being a carnal. The analysis of the fragility of the human condition is the starting point of his research and philosophical reflections.
In 2014 he won the literary prize Stallion with the volume Love is all. It’s all I know about love published by UTET.