Appraisal Volume 12, No.s 3 and 4, Spring and Autumn 2021
Notes on Contributers
Henrieta Serban is senior researcher at the Institutes of Philosophy and Psychology “Constantin Rădulescu-Motru” and of Political Sciences and International Relations “Ion I. C. Brătianu” of the Romanian Academy. She is PhD Hab. and correspondent member of the Academy of Romanian Scientists. Her research interests focus on political philosophy, (soft) ideology, feminist theory, social epistemology and Romanian philosophy. She has published on these themes various works. Her most recent published books are Symbolical Forms and Representations of Socio-Political Phenomena (in Romanian, 2017) and Neopragmatism and Postliberalism. A Contemporary Weltanschauung (bilingual, Romanian-English, 2021).
Giorgio Baruchello, born in Genoa, Italy, is now an Icelandic citizen and works as Professor of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Akureyri, Iceland. He read philosophy in Genoa and Reykjavík, Iceland, and holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Guelph, Canada (2002). His publications encompass several different areas, especially social philosophy, theory of value, and intellectual history. He is the author of six books, the latest one being Thinking and Talking. Collected Philosophical Essays (2019).
Ársæll Már Arnarsson is a Professor and Head of Faculty at the School of Education of the University of Iceland in Reykjavik, Iceland. He completed a BA degree in Psychology in 1993, an MSc degree in Health Sciences in 1997 and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences in 2009, all from the University of Iceland. For the past decade, his research has focused on the health and well-being of adolescents, and he has published extensively on the subjects of bullying, sexual orientation, mental diseases and suicide. He is the principal investigator for two large international studies –HBSC and ESPAD, and he has been a consultant for both the WHO and UNICE.
R.T. Allen founded Appraisal in 1995 and published it single-handed until 2009 when a committee was formed. He has published articles and books on most aspects of philosophy.