Telmo Pievani, philosopher of science and evolutionist, holds the first Italian position in Philosophy of Biological Sciences, at the Department of Biology, University of Padua.

Among his books, Serendipity, (2021), Finitude (2020), Imperfection (2019), Homo sapiens and other catastrophes (2018), Evolved and Abandoned (2014), The Unexpected Life (2011). He is a columnist for “Il Corriere della Sera”, the Italian edition of “Scientific American”, and “Micromega”.