Andrea Borghini

Andrea Borghini, Ph.D.

  • An adjunct professor at the College of the Holy Cross
  • Visiting professor at Columbia, and other universities
  • Publishes regularly in journals such as Aesthetic Review
  • Wrote A Critical Introduction to the Metaphysics of Modality (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016)
  • Awards include a Ford Foundation Grant

Experience

Andrea Borghini, Ph.D. is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who contributed articles on philosophical and ethical subjects for three years. Andrea is an academic, an author, and a research fellow whose experience spans more than 20 years. A  consummate scholar, Andreas's research focuses on highly specialized issues in the general areas of Metaphysics, the Philosophy of Biology, and the Philosophy of Food. Andrea published numerous articles in academic journals and magazines, as well as three books.

Andrea is an associate professor in the Philosophy Department at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He teaches courses in Metaphysics, Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Applied Ethics. Andrea also taught at Columbia University and the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy, among others.

Education

Andrea Borghini received a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Philosophy from Columbia University–New York City in 2007. He also holds a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and a Bachelor Arts (B.A.) in Philosophy from the University of Florence, Italy where he graduated summa cum laude.

Awards and Publications

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