Giovanni Maddalena (PhD, Roma Tre) is Full Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Molise, Italy. He works on American Philosophy, especially focusing on Charles S. Peirce, classic pragmatists, and communication. He is the author of many books and more than one hundred scientific articles. Fulbright Research Scholar (2010), Professeur Invité at École Normale Supérieure (2015), invited professor at the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) and the Catholic University of Santa Fe (Argentina), he proposed a new paradigm of reasoning in The Philosophy of Gesture (McGill-Queen’s 2015) and The history and theory of post-truth communication (Palgrave, 2021). He is Senior Fellow of the Institute of American Thought (IUPUI, Indianapolis) and Member of the International scientific board of the École Normale Supérieure (Paris).
He is the founder and executive editor of the European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy, founder and president of the Associazione Pragma, founder and director of the Vasily Grossman Study Center (Turin). He directs the series Biblioteca del Leonardo at Editore Carabba. From 2016 to 2021 he had a column in the national newspaper Il Foglio. He writes now for the weekly newspapers Tempi and Zafferano.news. He is a member of the Martens Centre Academic Council.