Marcello Oreste Fiocco

Associate Professor, Philosophy
School of Humanities

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Philosophy


M.A., Tufts University, Philosophy


A.B., Princeton University, Philosophy

Fax: (949) 824-6520
Email: mfiocco@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
92 Humanities Instructional Building
Mail Code: 4555
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Meta-Ethics
   
URL PhilPapers page (for abstracts and links to papers)
   
Academic
Distinctions
Distinguished Assistant Professor Award for Teaching (the highest teaching award for junior faculty at the University of California, Irvine; given annually to one faculty member, recipient 2012-13)
   
Publications “Intentionality and Realism”, Acta Analytica 30 (2015): 219-237
“Fatalism and the Metaphysics of Contingency”, in Freedom and the Self: Essays in the Philosophy of David Foster Wallace, edited by Steven M. Cahn and Maureen Eckert (Columbia University Press, 2015)
“Becoming: Temporal, Absolute and Atemporal”, in Debates in the Metaphysics of Time, edited by L. Nathan Oaklander (Bloomsbury Press, 2014)
“On Simple Facts”, Res Philosophica 91 (2014): 287-313
“An Absolute Principle of Truthmaking”, Grazer Philosophische Studien 88 (2013): 1-31
“Consequentialism and the World in Time”, Ratio 26 (2013): 212-224
“Is There a Right to Respect?”, Utilitas 24 (2012): 533-555
“Temporary Intrinsics and Relativization”, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 91 (2010): 64-77
“Conceivability and Epistemic Possibility”, Erkenntnis 67 (2007): 387-399
“A Defense of Transient Presentism”, American Philosophical Quarterly 44 (2007): 191-212
--Reprinted in L. Nathan Oaklander and Ernâni Magalhães, eds., Presentism: Essential Readings (Lexington Books, 2010)
--Reprinted in L. Nathan Oaklander, ed., The Philosophy of Time: Critical Concepts in Philosophy (Routledge, 2008)
“Passage, Becoming and the Nature of Temporal Reality”, Philosophia 36 (2007): 1-21
“Conceivability, Imagination and Modal Knowledge”, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 74 (2007): 364-380
“Williamson’s Anti-Luminosity Argument” (with Anthony Brueckner), Philosophical Studies 110 (2002): 285-293
   
Grants • Fellowship award, Lise Meitner Programme FWF (Austrian Science Fund) (to support a year of research in Salzburg from September 2015-September 2016)
   
• UCI ADVANCE Spirit Grant for Inclusive Excellence (to found a program to introduce children in elementary schools in Orange County, CA to philosophical discourse and thought, December 2014)
   
• Fellowship award, Scholar-in-Residence Program Borchard Foundation, Center on International Education (to support a term of research in Paris during the fall of 2012)
   
   
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Last updated 08/11/2015