Ernesto V. Garcia

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University, 2005
Appointed at UMass: 2008

Prior Teaching Appointment:

Alan and Anita Sutton Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Syracuse University Department of Philosophy

Areas of Interest

History of Modern Philosophy (esp. Hume and Kant), 19th-Century Philosophy, Moral and Political Philosophy

Current Research:

Defending non-constructivist approaches to Kantian ethics, theories of autonomy, practical rationality, toleration, and consent

Select Publications:

“Bishop Butler on Forgiveness and Resentment,” forthcoming in Philosopher's Imprint

“Value Realism and the Internalism/Externalism Debate,” Philosophical Studies, Vol. 117, Nos. 1-2 (Jan. 2004), pp. 231-258

“A Kantian Theory of Evil,” Monist, Vol. 85, No. 2 (April 2002), pp. 194-209

“Kant on Founding Civil Society,” in Kant und die Berliner Aufklärung: Akten des IX. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses, Vol. 4, edited by Volker Gerhardt, Rolf-Peter Horstmann, and Ralph Schumacher (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2001), pp. 116-125

Book review of Charles Griswold, Forgiveness: A Philosophical Exploration (Cambridge University Press), in Notre Dame Review  

Book review of Paul Franks, All or Nothing: Systematicity, Transcendental Arguments, and Skepticism in German Idealism (Harvard University Press), forthcoming in Philosophical Review, Vol. 117, No. 2 (2008)

Book review of Essays on Kant’s Anthropology, edited by Brian Jacobs and Patrick Kain (Cambridge University Press), Journal of Moral Philosophy Vol. 3, No. 2 (2006): 240-244