Andrew Rotondo

Andrew Rotondo, Ph.D.

Assistant Lecturer


Marcil Hall 306
On campus

Andrew Rotondo is Assistant Lecturer in Philosophy. He joined the department in the fall of 2012 after receiving his PhD from Brown University. His primary areas of research are epistemology and ethics, but he has wide ranging philososphical interests.




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

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

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

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