Book by UW–Madison’s Baldacchino is finalist for Malta National Book Prize

A book of literary philosophy by UW–Madison’s John Baldacchino was a finalist in the Literary Nonfiction category for Malta’s National Book Prize.

Baldacchino is a professor of art and education within the School of Education’s Art Department.

Written in his mother tongue, Maltese, “Sejjieħ il-Ħsieb: Limitu u Ħelsien” (Rubble Walls of Thought: Limits and Freedom) is Baldacchino’s first book of philosophy. The work takes a poetic yet rigorous approach to explore the relationship between freedom and the “limit,” and invites readers to explore and dialogue with key concepts of ethics, politics, literature, and epistemology…

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