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Filippo Casati, Ph.D.
Lehigh University Philosophy, Filippo Casati
Visiting Assistant Professor (TT 2019)
Heidegger; Meinong; Wittgenstein; Logic

Professor Casati joined the department in the Fall of 2018.  In the Fall of 2019, he will become a Tenure Track department member.  His area of specialization is Martin Heidegger, with passionate interests in Meinong, Wittgenstein and Deleuze.  He also dabbles occassionally in formal logic with a particular taste for Paraconsistent logics.  Prior to joining the Lehigh department, he was a Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences postdoctoral research fellow at Kyoto University, Japan.  He graduated from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, with a PhD under the supervision of Distinguished Professor Graham Priest in 2017; as well as having completed Tertiray studies at the University of Warwick, the London School of Economics and Universita' Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan.  He has published in such venues as The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Synthese, Logic et Analyse and Philosophy Compass.  He has also edited a special issue of the Australasian Journal of Logic on Richard Routley/Sylvan, as well as co-editing the volume Exploring Meinong's Jungle and Beyond. He is a recipient of a prestigious research grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.