Nicolas Bommarito


Nicolas Bommarito.

Nicolas Bommarito


Nicolas Bommarito


Assistant Professor

Areas of Specialization

Ethics, Buddhist Philosophy, Moral Psychology

Contact Information

111 Park Hall

UB North Campus

Buffalo NY, 14260-4150

Phone: (716) 645-0145

Fax: (716) 645-6139


PhD, Brown

Current Research

I'm interested in how various kinds of inner states like pleasure, emotion, attention, and imagination relate to moral character and moral development. 


  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Living Well (UB Seminar)

Selected Publications

  • Inner Virtue (2018) Oxford University Press
  • Private Solidarity​ (2016) Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Vol. 19 No. 2
  • "Patience and Perspective" (2014) Philosophy East & West Vol.64 No.2
  • "Modesty as a Virtue of Attention" (2013) Philosophical Review Vol.122 No.1
  • "Bile & Bodhisattvas: Śāntideva on Justified Anger" (2011) Journal of Buddhist Ethics Vol.18
  • Tibetan Philosophy (2010) The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy