Mauro Dorato received a MA in Philosophy, a MS in Mathematics from the University of Rome La Sapienza, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the Johns Hopkins University. Since 2001 he is full professor for philosophy of science at the Department of Philosophy, Communication and Media Studies at the University Roma Tre. He is member of the Academy of Europe and of the Académie Internationale des Philosophie des sciences. He has served in the steering committee of the European Philosophy of Science Associate, has been president of the Italian Society for History and Philosophy of Science (2011) and has been co-editor with Carl Hoefer of the European Journal for Philosophy of Science. He is the author of over 100 publications in international and Italian journals and has published various monographies in Italian and English. In addition to the philosophy of time and spacetime, he has worked on the metaphysics of quantum mechanics and on laws of nature. Lately, he has written a monography in Italian on the relation between science and democracy, part of which will be translated for Bloomsbury.