Sergio Benvenuto is a psychoanalyst and a philosopher. He is Researcher in social psychology at the Istituto di Scienze Cognitive of the CNR in Rome and Professor Emeritus in Psychoanalysis at the International Institute of Depth Psychology in Kiev. He founded and directs the European Journal of Psychoanalysis (established in 1995). He taught at several universities, including Siena, Mexico City, Kiev, and Moscow, and collaborates with numerous international journals. His many books and articles have been translated into different languages. Among his recent publications: Accidia (Il Mulino, 2008), La gelosia (Il Mulino, 2011), Lo jettatore (Mimesis, 2011), Lacan, oggi (Mimesis, 2014), and La psicoanalisi e il reale (Orthotes, 2015).