Andrew Rotondo

Andrew Rotondo, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor, Philosophy

Interim Assistant Academic Director, School of Arts and Humanities


Marcil Hall 306

Andrew Rotondo is an Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy and the Interim Assistant Academic Director of the School of Arts and Humanities. His primary interests in philosophy are in epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy.




Brown University


Current research

Andrew's recent research has been in epistemology and ethics. In epistemology, he has been focused on questions about the epistemic significance of disagreement, epistemic undermining, and the epistemology of memory. In ethics, he's been working on a set of questions surrounding well-being, death, and the proper attitudes to have about our lives.

Selected publications

"Better to Have Children: A Response to Harrison and Tanner", Think, forthcoming

"Disagreement and Intellectual Scepticism", Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2015

Review of The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays, edited by David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey (Oxford University Press), Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2014

"Undermining, Circularity, and Disagreement", Synthese, 2013

Invited plenary presentation

"What Should We Believe in the Face of Disagreement?", March 2014: Eastern Michigan University

"Disagreement and Skepticism", October 2012: Clark University,  February 2012: University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

"Memory Justification and Beliefs with Bad Origins", January 2012: Utah Valley University