Marco Lamanna (PhD 2008) is qualified as an Associate Professor of History of Philosophy according to the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. Currently he is a Researcher at the Faculty of Theology (Chair of Philosophy) of the University of Lucerne, within a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Lamanna was a Researcher at the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa) and Fellow in some German libraries (Gotha, Wolfenbüttel). His studies focus on modern theology, ontology, and psychology, showing the link between the Italian Renaissance and Jesuit and Protestant metaphysics. In 2017, he was awarded The Natalie Zemon Davis Prize in Toronto (Canada). In 2019-2020 he has been a fellow of the Harvard University at Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (Settignano, Florence).