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Joe Friggieri

Prof. Joe Friggieri (born 1946) is Professor of Philosophy and a member of the Senate at the University of Malta, poet, playwright and theatre director.[1] Friggieri is the first Professor of Philosophy not to be a Catholic priest and succeeded Peter Serracino Inglott in 1996 upon the latter’s retirement. He holds doctorates from the University of Milan (Cattolica) and The University of Oxford. Friggieri has been guest research scholar and lecturer at the Universities of Venice, Amsterdam, St Andrews, Augsburg and Genova.

Joe Friggieri's publications include three volumes of poetry, three collections of short stories, a number of plays, as well as two volumes entitled In-Nisga tal-Hsieb, the first history of philosophy publications in Maltese. He has won several literary awards, including the National Literary Prize three times (1993, 1999 and 2003). One of the most popular publication is L-Istejjer tar-Ronnie, published in 1994 by Klabb Kotba Maltin, which caricatures father of four ir-Ronnie, a Maltese middle-aged mechanic in a series of short stories. The original publication was so popular that it was eventually turned into a teleserial.[2]

In 2004 Joe Friggieri unsuccessfully contested Malta’s first elections for the European Parliament on behalf of the governing Nationalist Party, garnering a total of 5457 votes on first count.[3]

Selected bibliography

  • L-Istejjer tar-Ronnie, Malta (1992);
  • In-Nisga tal-Hsieb No. 1, Malta (2000);
  • In-Nisga tal-Hsieb No. 2, Malta (2007);
  • Aktar Stejjer tar-Ronnie, Malta (2010);

Notes

References

  • Department of Philosophy, University of Malta
  • Kulturhaupstadt Potsdam 2010
  • Department of Information, Malta
  • Euroaktiv, European Union

See also

  • Philosophy in Malta

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