Vinicio Busacchi is Associate Professor of Theoretical Philosophy and a member of the Doctoral Committee in the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, and Philosophy at the University of Cagliari, Italy. He is a member of the interdisciplinary research group on “Psychoanalysis, Hermeneutics and Phenomenology” in Rome, Italy. His research interests are focused in hermeneutics, epistemology of the social sciences, theory of psychoanalysis, historical knowledge, and Buddhist studies. He has published 15 books and more than 80 papers on the philosophy of psychoanalysis, neuroscience, Buddhism, bioethics, philosophical anthropology, and the philosophy of history. His published books include Ricœur vs. Freud (2011); Pour une herméneutique critique (2013); Il Budda e la sfida del male (2013); The Recognition Principle: A Philosophical Perspective between Psychology, Sociology and Politics (2015); and Habermas and Ricoeur’s Depth Hermeneutics: From Psychoanalysis to a Critical Human Science (2016).