Mauro Bonazzi (PhD Milan, 2003) holds the Chair of History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at the University of Utrecht. Before he was professor at the University of Milan and taught as invited professor in the universities of Bordeaux, Lille, Clermont-Ferrand and the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris.
His main areas of research are Plato and Platonism, and Greek Political Thought. He is also interested in the use and abuses of Ancient Greek thought in modern philosophy, from Nietzsche to the Nazi ideologues, from H. Arendt to L. Strauss. He has recently published a book on the Sophists (The Sophits, Cambridge UP 2020). His main publications include: Processo a Socrate (Laterza, Rome 2018); À la recherche des Idées: platonisme et philosophie hellénistique d’Antiochus à Plotin (Vrin, Paris 2015). He collaborates with the Italian newspaper 'Corriere della Sera'.