Paolo Stellino is researcher at the Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) and invited assistant professor at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, New University of Lisbon and . He teaches the following two courses: Philosophy and Cinema (Master degree in Aesthetics and Artistic Studies) and Introduction to Ethics (through Film) (English Curricula – Social Sciences and Humanities Track). His main fields of interest are history of philosophy (19th and 20th centuries, with a specific focus on the work of F. Nietzsche), ethics (particularly, philosophy of suicide) and philosophy of film. He is particularly interested in the relation between philosophy and literature.
He is member of the“Lisbon Nietzsche Group”, the association “Hyper Nietzsche”, the “International Nietzsche Research Group”, and the “Seminario Permanente Nietzscheano”; he is also a collaborator of the “Internationale Nietzscheforschungsgruppe Stuttgart” and associate member of the “Centre d’Ethique Contemporaine” and the “Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires en Sciences humaines et Sociales” (CRISES) of the University of Montpellier (Paul-Valéry Montpellier III).
He is the author of the books “Nietzsche and Dostoevsky: On the Verge of Nihilism” (Peter Lang, 2015; Greek transl. Govostis, 2020) and Philosophical Perspectives on Suicide: Kant, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein (Palgrave, 2020), and co-editor of several books, among which, Nietzsche et le relativisme (Ousia, 2019). He has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed papers in international journals. He was a visiting researcher at the following universities: Victoria University (Wellington), Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität (Greifswald), McGill College (Montreal), Maison Française d’Oxford (Oxford), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berlin).