My name is Valentina Gentile , I am Vice-Director of the CEGP (Center for Ethics and Global Politics) at LUISS University in Rome and a Lecturer in Political Philosophy at the same University. Since September 2016, I am Guest Professor at the University of Antwerp, CUSANUS Chair in "Interreligious Dialogue and the Ethics of Peace".
I specialize in normative political theory, liberal theory and especially the work of John Rawls. My research focuses on religion and politics, moral stability, pluralism and the principles of reciprocity, toleration, equality and social justice.
My recent publications include:
- 2015: Rawls and Religion, (co-edited with T. Bailey), Columbia University Press, New York.
- 2013: From Identity-Conflicts to Civil Society: Restoring Human Dignity and Pluralism in Deeply Divided Societies, Luiss University Press 2013, (with a Post-scriptum by Neera Chandhoke).
- 2018: “Intellectuals’ Engagement in Italy: Sebastiano Maffettone and the Public Intellectual” in Notizie di Politeia, N. 132.
- 2018: “Rawls’s inclusivism and the case of ‘religious militants for peace’: A reply to Weithman’s restrictive inclusivism“, in Philosphy and Public Issues (New Series); Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018): 13-33.
- 2018: “From a Culture of Civility to Deliberative Reconciliation in Deeply Divided Societies” in Journal of Social Philosophy.
- 2018: "Modus Vivendi, Practice-dependence and Political Legitimacy" in Biblioteca della Libertà, LIII, 2018 maggio-agosto, n. 222.
- 2017: "Clean Trade, Anti-paternalism and Resources' Entitlement", in Philosophy and Public Issues (New Series).
- 2017: “Democratic Justice: The Priority of Politics and the Ideal of Citizenship”, in Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy.
- 2017: "De politiek van ‘interreligieuze dialoog’ Religieuze rechtvaardigingen en ‘rechtvaardige’ verzoening", in Streven, 84(6): 505-516.
- 2014: “Reconsidering contested secessions: unfeasibility and indeterminacy”, in Philosophy and Public Issues (New Series), Vol. 4, No. 1: 35-49.
- 2013: ‘“Epistemic Injustice” and the “Right to not be Poor”: Bringing Recognition into the Debate on Global Justice’, Global Policy 4, no.4.