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Luca Oliva, Ph.D.

I am an instructional assistant professor at the University of Houston, a Carnegie-designated Tier-One public research university. I specialize in epistemology and philosophy of mathematics. I have published in the Kantian ReviewRethinking Kant (NAKS Series), and in collections of Cambridge University Press and De Gruyter Publishers. I am currently teaching elective courses in cognitive science, ethics and meta-ethics. In the last years, I was an academic visitor at the University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2016, 2017), a visiting professor of the Institute Vienna Circle at the University of Vienna (summer term 2015, 2017) and a visiting professor at the University of Bergamo in Italy (summer term 2015). (My CV)

Selected Publications

Kantian Approaches to Normativity. Cambridge University Press: under peer review (edited book).
"On Kantian Intuitions and Mathematics". Proceedings of the 12th International Kant Congress. Berlin: De Gruyter, forthcoming 2018.
"On Kantian Intuitions", in P. Muchnik and O. Thorndike (eds), Rethinking Kant 5. NAKS Series. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018: 71-92.
"Review Essay: Paolo Parrini's The Value of Truth"Kantian Review 20/3, 2015: 467-78.
Kant and the Neo-Kantians on Mathematics", in N. De Warren and A. Staiti (eds), New Approaches to Neo-Kantianism. Cambridge University Press, 2015: 406-47.

Recent Teaching

Being Human (Flyer, Syllabus)
Science and Philosophy of Religion (Flyer, Syllabus)
Evil and Injustice (FlyerSyllabus)