Stefano Velotti is Associate Professor of Aesthetics at Sapienza University of Rome. He has taught as Visiting Professor at the University of Stanford and at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles. He also served as Assistant Professor at Yale University. His research focuses on the classical issues of analytic and continental aesthetics, but also on philosophical and socio-political problems related to contemporary art and culture, and new media. Among his publications: La filosofia e le arti. Sentire, pensare, immaginare, Laterza 2012; Estetica analitica. Un breviario critico, Æsthetica Preprint 2008; Storia filosofica dell’ignoranza, Laterza 2003.