(see also sections on Medieval/Scholastic philosophy, Theory of Textuality, and, Race and Ethnicity)

Books and Special Journal Issues

(with J. Cumpa) Metaphysical Fundamentals, issue of American Philosophical Quarterly (2014), pp. 98. Articles by Amie Thomasson, Lynne Rudder Baker, Jorge Gracia, Javier Cumpa,Otavio Bueno, John Heil, Dvid Oderburg, Neil Williams, and B. MacDaniels.

The Transcendentals in Medieval Philosophy, issue of Topoi 11(1992), 86 pp. Articles on Thomas Aquinas, John Duns Scotus, Peter Abailard, Philip the Chancellor, and Francisco Suárez, by Jan Aertsen, Stephen Dumont, John Marenbon, Scott MacDonald, and Jorge Gracia.

¿Qué son las categorías? Trans. into Spanish by Emma Ingala Gómez. In Series "Opuscula philosophica." Madrid: Ediciones Encuentro, 2002, 87 pp.

Metaphysics and Its Task: The Search for the Categorial Foundation of Knowledge. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1999, xx, 247 pp.
Trans. into Chinese by Tao Xiuhao (Beijing: Xinjiang People Press, in press).

Individuality: An Essay on the Foundations of Metaphysics. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988; xx, 315 pp.

Trans. into Chinese by Jiang Yi, for series "Contemporary Western Metaphysics," in progress.

Ed., Concepciones de la metafísica, volume of the Enciclopedia Ibero-Americana de Filosofía. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 1998, 357 pp.

Ed., with K. Barber, Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant. Albany. NY: State University of New York Press, 1994, 283 pp.


"El valor como cualidad relacional," Diànoia, Mexico City, 19 (1973), 173-188

"The Meaning of `Desirable,'" Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Buffalo, NY 35 (1975), 398-401

"The Ontological Status of Value," The Modern Schoolman, St. Louis, MO 53 (1976), 393-397

"Querer y tener," in Man and His Conduct (see section on books in cv), pp. 159-168

"La naturaleza ontológica del valor," in La Filosofía en América: Trabajos presentados en el IX Congreso Interamericano de Filosofía (Caracas: Sociedad Venezolana de Filosofía, 1979), pp. 181-183

"Individuals as Instances," Review of Metaphysics 37 (1983), 39-59.

Spanish translation: "Individuos como instancias," Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofía 3 (1982), 197-213

"Los problemas filosóficos de la individualidad," Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofía, Buenos Aires 11 (1985), 3-26

"The Ontological Status of Individuality," Manuscrito 9 (1986), 51-74

"Individuality/Individuation," in H. Burkhard and E. Smith, eds., Handbook of Metaphysics and Ontology (Munich, Philadelphia, and Vienna: Philosophia Verlag, 1991), pp. 385-388

"Good and Evil," in Handbook of Metaphysics and Ontology, pp. 321- 324

"Wolff on Individuation," History of Philosophy Quarterly 10 (1993), 147-164.

Rev. version rep. in K. Barber and J. Gracia, eds., Individuation and Identityin Early Modern Philosophy.

"La meta-metafísica de Strawson: Identificación vs. individuación," in Carlos E. Caorsi, ed., Ensayos sobre Strawson (Montevideo: Universidad de la Repúública, 1992), pp. 92-111. Response by Strawson, "Reply to Jorge J. E. Gracia," pp. 112-117

"The Problem of Individuation," in Individuation in Scholasticism (see section on books in cv), pp. 1-20

"Christian Wolff on Individuation," in K. Barber and Jorge Gracia, eds., Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philosophy (see section on books), pp. 219-244

"Individual," in A Companion to Metaphysics, ed. J Kim and E. Sosa (Blackwell, 1995), pp. 238-239

"Individuation," in The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, ed. R. Audi (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), ibid., pp. 367-8

"Principium individuationis," ibid., pp. 643-644

"The Ontological Status of Categories: Are They Extra-Mental Entities, Concepts, or Words?" International Philosophical Quarterly 39, 3 (1999), 249-264.

"Metafisica y ontologia: Naturaleza y tarea," Actas del Primer Congreso Ibero-Americano de Filosofia (Madrid: CSIC, 1999), pp.

"Concepciones de la metafísica," in Jorge J. E. Gracia, ed., Concepciones de la metafisica (Madrid: CSIC, 1998), pp. 17-26.

"Individuation/Individuality," in Encyclopedia Americana

"Are Categories Invented or Discovered? A Response to Foucault," Review of Metaphysics 55 (2001), 3-20

Rep. in M. Gorman and J. J. Sanford, eds., Categories: Old and New, in "Philosophy and the History of Philosophy Series" (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2002), pp. 268-283

"The Metaphysics of The Matrix," (with Jonathan Sanford), in William Irwin, ed. The Matrix and Philosophy (LaSalle, IL: Open Court, 2002), pp. 55-65

Trans. into Portuguese, "A Metafisica de Matrix," in Matrix (Sao Paulo: Madras, 2002), pp. 89-98

"Metaphysics and Meta-Metaphysics: Response to Sanford," in Robert Delfino, ed., What Are We to Understand Gracia to Mean? Realist Challenges to Metaphysical Neutralism (Amsterdam-New York: Rodopi, 2006), pp. 69-74

"Thomas, Thomists, and the Nature of Metaphyiscs : Response to Delfino," in ibid.,

"Being as Being and the Tasks of Metaphysics: Response to Seifert," in ibid.,

"Being qua Being, the Tarnscendentals, the Divine, and Metaphyiscs: Response to Sullivan and Pannier," in ibid.,

"Making Sense of the History of Metaphysics :Response to Kronen and Novotny," in ibid.,

"The Nature of Philosophy : Response to Redpath," in ibid.,

"Categorical Neutralism: Response to Pannier, Sullivan, Seifert, and Ingala," in ibid.,

"Afterword: Another Beginning," in ibid.,

Metafisica y ontologia, Naturaleza y tarea," in Enrique Romerales, ed., La metafisica (Madrid: in preparation)

"Individuality, Life Plans, and Identity," Journal of Social Philosophy 37, 2 (2006), 283-291

"Categories and Levels of Reality," Axiomathes 2(2009)

With Paul Symington. "Grossmann on the Ontology of Categories," in Javier Arteseros, ed., Studies in the Ontology of Reinhardt Grossmann (New York: Springer, 2010), 133-154.

"Individuation," (with Daniel Novotny), in Richard Cross, et al., eds., The Routledge Companion to Medieval Philosophy, in press

"What Is Metaphysics? Realist, Conceptualist, and Neutralist Answers," in Daniel D. Novotny and Lukas Novak, eds., Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics (New York: Routledge, 2014), pp. 19-41.

"The Fundamental Character of Metaphysics," American Philosophical Quarterly 51, 4 (2014), 305-18.