Robert A. Delfino
is an assistant professor of philosophy at St. John’s University in New York
City. He received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo,
where he specialized in metaphysics and medieval philosophy. His current
research interests include the relationship between science and metaphysics, philosophy
of science, philosophy of religion, and ethics.
He has published articles on Aristotle, medieval philosophy, aesthetics,
metaphysics, and human rights, and has edited three books published by Editions
Rodopi B. V.: Plato’s Cratylus: Argument,
Form, and Structure (2005), Understanding
Moral Weakness (2006), and What are
We to Understand Gracia to Mean?: Realist Challenges to Metaphysical Neutralism
(2006). He is the editor of Studies in the History of Western Philosophy
(SHWP), a special series within the Value Inquiry Book Series (VIBS), and he
maintains the official webpage of the American Maritain Association.