Alberto Pirni

Alberto Pirni (PhD) is Associate Professor in Moral Philosophy at the Institute of Law, Politics and Development by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa), where he coordinates the Research Area in “Ethics and Global Challenges”.

Prof. Pirni is a member of the Scientific Board of the PhD Programmes in “Human Rights, Global Politics and Sustainability: Legal and Philosophical Profiles” and he is the coordinator of the Curriculum 4. “Theories, Institutions and Cultures of Ecological Transition” belonging to the National PhD School in “Sustainable Development and Climate Change”. He is also the coordinator of the Seasonal School entitled “The Ethics of Climate Change: Reshaping Responsibilities for Present and Future Generations” at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. 

Prof. Pirni participated in COP26 (Glasgow) and COP27 (Sharm-El-Sheikh) as an institutional observer and member of the institutional mission coordinated by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. He is the author of more than 200 publications as monographs, and essays in refereed scientific journals (in 6 languages). His main research fields involve German Classical Philosophy, public ethics, ethics of technology, ethics and institutions, theories of motivation, ethics of sustainability, and theories of (climate, energy, and intergenerational) justice.

Alberto Pirni in a suit and tie standing in front of a window.