Jorge J. E. Gracia

PhD

Jorge J. E. Gracia.

Jorge J. E. Gracia

PhD

Jorge J. E. Gracia

PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor
Samuel P. Capen Chair, Emeritus

Areas of Specialization

Metaphysics/Ontology, Medieval Philosophy, Hispanic/Latino/Latin-American Philosophy.

Contact Information

123 Park Hall

UB North Campus

Buffalo NY, 14260-4150

Phone: (716) 645-0158

Fax: (716) 645-6139

jgracia@rocketmail.com

Education

PhD, Toronto

Current Research

Meta-Metaphysics, Categories, and Race/Ethnicity/Nationality Issues.

Courses

  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Interpretation
  • Philosophy of Literature
  • Meta-metaphysics

Selected Publications

  • Cuba before Castro: A Century of Family Memoirs. Hamilton Books. 2020. 
  • With a Diamond in My Shoe: A Philosopher’s Search for Identity in America. SUNY Press, 2019.
  • La Interpretacion de la Literatura, el Arte, y la Filosofia. Chapters on literature, art, and philosophy; interpretation; prpoblems and strategies; limits of interpretation; and definitive interpretations. Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, 2016.
  • (with others) Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality: Philosophical Dialogues Between Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics, edited by Ivan Jaksic, fifteen philosophers: Gracia, Alcoff, Appiah, Bernstein, Bloom, Garcia, Gonzalez, Gooding-Williams, Llorente, Mendieta, Nuccetelli, Outlaw, Pappas, Stavans, and Stigol. Columbia University Press, in press. Critical articles with Gracia's responses. 2015. APA Eastern Division session, Jan, 2016.
  • The Fundamental Character of Metaphysics," American Philosophical Quarterly, 2014.
  • Painting Borges: Philosophy Interpreting Art Interpreting Literature. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2012.
  • Forging People: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in Hispanic and Latino/a Thought, ed. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2011.
  • Latinos in America: Philosophy and Social Identity. Malden, MD: Blackwell, 2008.