Giorgio Pini

Associate Professor

PhD, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy


Fordham University

Philosophy Department,

113 W. 60th Street

New York NY 10023–7484

Office: LL 917G

Telephone: 212–636–7484



Medieval Philosophy

Curriculum vitae

Complete list of publications


Selected Publications


  1. “What Lucifer Wanted: Anselm, Aquinas, and Scotus on the Object of the First Evil Choice.” Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy 1 (2013): 61–82.

  2. “Can God Create My Thoughts? Scotus’s Case against the Causal Account of Intentionality.” Journal of the History of Philosophy 49 (2011): 39–63.

  3. “Scotus on Knowing and Naming Natural Kinds.” History of Philosophy Quarterly 26 (2009): 255–72.

Book Chapters

  1. “Scotus’s Questions on the Metaphysics: A Vindication of Pure Intellect.” In A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle’s Metaphysics, edited by Fabrizio Amerini and Gabriele Galluzzo (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014), 359–384.

  2. “The Individuation of Angels from Bonaventure to Duns Scotus.” In A Companion to Angels in Medieval Philosophy, edited by Tobias Hoffmann (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2012), 79–115.

  3. “The Development of Aquinas’s Thought.” In The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas, edited by Brian Davies and Eleonore Stump (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), 491–510.

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