Domenico Losurdo was born on the 14th of November, 1941 in Sannicandro di Bari, Italy. In 1963, he received his doctorate from the University of Urbino where he later became a Philosophy professor and the dean of the Faculty of Education. In 1988, he became the president of the International Association Hegel-Marx for Dialectical Thought. He was also a member of the Leibniz Association, Berlin. In 2016, he helped co-found the Italian Communist Party (PCI). Losurdo wrote more than fifty books dealing with a variety of subjects including (but not limited to) German idealism, Nietzsche, Heidegger in conjunction with his many political critiques. Domenico Losurdo passed away on the 28th of June, 2018.