Bottici, Chiara

Chiara Bottici

Chiara Bottici
Associate Professor. PhD 2004, European University Institute.

Chiara Bottici obtained her PhD from the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and taught at the University of Frankfurt before joining the New School for Social Research. She has written on myth, imagination, ancient and early modern philosophy, Frankfurt School, psychoanalysis, contemporary social and political philosophy

Recent Publications:

·   Imaginal Politics (Columbia University Press, 2014)

 ·  Imagining Europe: Myth, Memory, and Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2013, co-authored with Benoit Challand)

·   The Politics of Imagination (Routledge, Birkbeck Law Press 2011,co-edited with Benoit Challand)

·   The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations (Routledge, 2010, co-authored with Benoit Challand)

·   A Philosophy of Political Myth (Cambridge University Press 2007, paperback 2010)

·   Uomini e stati. Percorsi di un'analogia (ETS, 2004, English trans."Men and States" Palgrave 2009)


Office Location:

6 E 16th  Street, 10th Floor Room 1019

New York, NY 10003

Office Hours:
Phone Number/Extension:
212 229-5707 x 3077


Research Interests:
Modern philosophy, social and political philosophy, contemporary Italian, German and French philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy and literature.

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