Kristupas Sabolius is an associate professor of philosophy at Vilnius University (Lithuania) and a Fulbright Scholar alumnus at SUNY (Stony Brook). He is the author of Proteus and the Radical Imaginary (2015, Bunkier Sztuki, in Polish and English) The Imaginary (2013, Vilnius University Press, in Lithuanian), and Furious Sleep. Imagination and Phenomenology (2012, Vilnius University Press, in Lithuanian) as well as numerous essays, signalizing the contradictory function of imagination, appearing in all the major theories of Western thought. He is also an active public intellectual and a writer of novels, theatre plays and scripts, including The Gambler, Lithuania’s nomination for the foreign-language category at the 2015 Oscars.