William Egginton is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at the John Hopkins University. His next book, “The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World”, will be published by Bloomsbury in 2016.
Michael Marder is IKERBASQUE Research Professor at the University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. His most recent books include “The Philosopher’s Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium” and “Pyropolitics: When the World Is Ablaze.” Reach him at email@example.com or on Twitter @michael_marder.
Costica Bradatan is Associate Professor of Humanities at Texas Tech University and Honorary Research Associate Professor of Philosophy at University of Queensland, Australia. He has authored or edited ten books, including Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers (Bloomsbury, 2015), and written for The New York Times, Times Literary Supplement, The Boston Review, Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. He is Religion/Comparative Studies Editor for The Los Angeles Review of Books.
Andrés Ortiz-Osés is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Deusto University, Bilbao and a member of the Eranos Circle. He has elaborated a philosophical hermeneutics of sense in books, such as Love and Sense, Reason and Sense: Contributions, and The Sense of the World.
Nils Heisterhagen is a german political scientist and economist. His area of research comprises political philosophy, especially the question of living a “good” life and justice.
Daniel Innerarity is professor of Social and Political Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country, research professor at the Basque Foundation for Science (IKERBASQUE) and Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance (Globernance).
Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a ‘philosophy of everyday life.’ He’s written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries.
John Milbank is Research Professor of Religion, Politics and Ethics at the University of Nottingham, Director of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy and Chairman of the Respublica Thinktank. His most recent book is Beyond Secular Order: the Representation of Being and the Representation of the People.
Adrian Pabst is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Kent and Visiting Professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lille. He is the author of Metaphysics: the creation of hierarchy (2012), and co-editor of Blue Labour: Forging a New Politics (2015). Currently he is writing (together with John Milbank) The Politics of Virtue: Post-liberalism and the Human Future (2016).
Patrícia Vieira is Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Comparative Literature, and Film and Media Studies and Director of the Comparative Literature Program at Georgetown University. She is the author of “Seeing Politics Otherwise: Vision in Latin American and Iberian Fiction”, “Portuguese Film 1930-1960: The Staging of the New State Regime” and co-editor of “Existential Utopia: New Perspectives on Utopian Thought and of Found Images: Documentary, Politics and Social Change in Portugal”. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org