Luca Basso, Ph.D. (2004) University of Pisa, studied in Padua and in Berlin. He is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Padua. His previous works include Agire in comune. Antropologia e politica nell'ultimo Marx (ombre corte, 2012), and Marx and Singularity: From the Early Writings to the Grundrisse (Brill, 2012). He is also the editor of the special issue “Republic and Common Good in Leibniz’ Political Thought”, in Studia Leibnitiana (Vol. 43:1, 2011).