9 Acknowledgements I would firstly like to thank my teacher, Professor Carlo Gentili, for having carefully followed my work during the last years, ever since the beginning of my doctoral studies at the University of Bologna in the academic year 2004-2005. Then, I would like to thank Professor Günter Figal: during the draft of the book I have greatly benefitted from conversations with him on philosophical hermeneutics. I am also indebted to Professor Figal for having invited me to the Philosophisches Seminar of the University of Freiburg, where I spent fruitful periods of study with the support of a postdoctoral fellowship provided by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung. I thank Professors Beatrice Centi, Mariannina Failla, Gianluca Garelli and Giovanni Matteucci for their ongoing encouragement and valuable suggestions. The countless discussions on philosophical issues and the cooperation in research activities with my colleagues Dr. Francesco Cattaneo and Dr. Rosa Maria Marafioti, as well as the “everyday life philosophizing” with my friends of the SSIS (Institute of Teacher Training at the University of Bologna), have been an important source of inspiration. I would also like to thank everyone at EnglishEdited.com and Leila Jennings for their precious help in the revision and correction of the whole manuscript. Most of all, however, my gratitude goes to my family (my parents Giuseppe and Karin, my brother Giulio), for their constant love and support, and to my beloved wife Valeria: like Joseph Arthur sings, “you teach me how most things have no measure”. I am particularly...
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