Jorge J. E. Gracia

PhD

Jorge Gracia.

Jorge J. E. Gracia

PhD

Jorge J. E. Gracia

PhD

Samuel P. Capen Chair
SUNY Distinguished Professor

Contact Information

631 Clemens Hall

jgracia@rocketmail.com

Education

  • PhD, University of Toronto (1971)
  • MSL, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (1970)
  • MA, University of Chicago (1966)
  • BA, Wheaton College (1965)

About

He holds a Samuel P. Capen Chair and is a Distinguished Professor. He was educated in Cuba, the United States, Canada, and Spain. His PhD is from Toronto and he holds American and Canadian citizenships. Gracia is the author of sixteen books. He sits on the boards of more than a dozen philosophy journals and edits an interdisciplinary series on Iberian and Latin American culture and thought. He has received several fellowships, including an NEH Research Fellowship, and has directed an NEH Summer Institute and an NEH Summer Seminar. He is currently working on such topics as categories, the visual dimensions of ethnicity in art, the interpretation of literature, and Cuban art.

Research Areas

Metaphysics/Ontology, Philosophical Historiography, Philosophy of Language/Hermeneutics, Ethnicity/Race/Nationality, Hispanic/Latino Issues, Medieval/Scholastic Philosophy, Hispanic/Latino/Latin-American Philosophy

Selected Publications

Office Hours

  • By appointment