Paolo Stellino is researcher at the Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) and invited professor at the Department of Philosophy (FCSH). 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 the coordinator of the “Lisbon Nietzsche Group” and member of the association “Hyper Nietzsche”, the “Red Iberoamericana de Estudios Nietzscheanos”, and the “Seminario Permanente Nietzscheano”. He is also a collaborator of the “Internationale Nietzscheforschungsgruppe Stuttgart”.
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 are Nietzsche et le relativisme (Ousia, 2019), Violence and Nihilism (de Gruyter, 2022) and The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Suicide (Oxford University Press, expected 2024). 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), and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berlin).