Giovanni Grandi


Associate Professor – University of Padua

Giovanni Grandi is associate professor of moral philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology of the University of Padua. He teaches theoretical and historical foundations of philosophical anthropology and analysis of conflict, forms of justice and restorative practices in the bachelor courses on innovation and social service at the same University. He was president of the Jacques Maritain Study Center (Portogruaro) and the Jacques Maritain Institute (Trieste). He is a member of the scientific council of the Jacques Maritain International Institute, of the scientific council of the SOUQ - Study Center on Urban Suffering in Milan, and of the board of directors of CIRFIM - Interdepartmental Research Center of Medieval Philosophy of the University of Padua. He is one of the founders of the initiative "Parole O_Stili" for the promotion of non-violent online communication styles. He is the author of numerous scientific studies and popular essays in anthropology and moral philosophy. On YouTube it is possible to follow his reflections based on his academic studies. Since 1996 Giovani takes part in the national alpine and speleological rescue corps in the region Friuli-Venezia Giulia.