Emanuele Bottazzi graduated in Philosophy at the University of Ferrara in 2003 (magna cum laude) under the supervision of Claudio Masolo (ISTC-CNR). From 2004 to 2008, he had a research position at LOA, he also collaborated with the Ontology Lab of the University of Turin. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Torino (Italy) on the philosophical issues in social organizations. During 2008 he was visiting scholar at Columbia University, Philosophy department, under the supervision of professor Achille Varzi. He is generally interested in multidisciplinary research, trying to fill the gap between an analytical approach and a humanistic one in philosophy and applied ontology. More specifically he has as its interests: Social Ontology, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law and Metaphysics.