The UB Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce that Rowman & Littlefield, one of America's largest book distributors, has published The Philosophical Legacy of Jorge J. E. Gracia. The 2022 volume honors Gracia's timeless contributions to Latin American and Medieval philosophy, including relevant issues on race and ethnicity. The book is edited by UB Philosophy alums Robert M. Delfino, William Irwin and Jonathan J. Sanford.
About the book: Fleeing Cuba in 1961, Jorge J. E. Gracia arrived in the USA at the age of nineteen without family and unable to speak English. Ten years later he was assistant professor of philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Over the next 50 years Gracia published dozens of books and hundreds of articles, making major contributions to numerous areas of philosophy: Latin American philosophy, race and ethnicity, Medieval philosophy, philosophical historiography, metaphysics and ontology, and theory of interpretation. This book is a critical response to Gracia’s work and a tribute to his legacy. It includes a comprehensive bibliography of Gracia’s philosophical works. Learn more.