Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Robert Valgenti

Dr. Valgenti



Robert T. Valgenti

Associate Professor Religion & Philosophy

B.A. College of the Holy Cross
M.A.T.
Fairleigh
Dickinson University
M.A.
DePaul University
Ph.D.
DePaul University

 

Dr. Valgenti teaches courses on ethics, Kant, Nietzsche, the history of philosophy, and 19-20th Century Continental philosophy. He is an active translator of Italian philosophy into English and has published and presented in the areas of hermeneutics and contemporary Italian philosophy. His current work focuses on the Italian philosophers Luigi Pareyson and Gianni Vattimo, as well as rethinking the connections between food and philosophy.

Dr. Valgenti's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Valgenti, R. T. (2016, Summer). Go bleep yourself: Why censorship is funny. Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 21(3), 103-114.

Valgenti, R. T.  (2016, Summer). Vattimo at 80: A hermeneutic reality check. Philosophy Today, 60(3), 615-620.

Vattimo, G. (2016). Of reality. (R. Valgenti, Trans.). New York: Columbia University Press.

Dr. Valgenti's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Valgenti, R. T. (2015, June 27). The hungriest concept: Metabolizing biopolitics through gastronomy. Paper Presented at the Joint Annual Meeting of ASFS and AFHVS, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Valgenti, R. T. (2015). Nothing in common: Esposito and Vattimo on community. In A. Calcagno (Ed.), Contemporary Italian political philosophy (pp. 25-37). Albany, N.Y.: SUNY.

Dr. Valgenti's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Valgenti, R. T. (2014). Cucinare come interpretazione. In N. Perullo (Ed.), Cibo, estetica e arte. Convergenze tra filosofia, semiotica e storia (n.p.). Pisa, Italy: ETS.

Valgenti, R. T. (2014, February 19). You are what you eat, but in so many ways: A Conversation between Graham Harman and Robert Valgenti. Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University , New York University, New York, NY.

Valgenti, R. T. (2014, February 24). Territorio: Thinking, eating, and metabolizing our notions of place. Presented at Dickinson College, Program of Italian and Italian Studies, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.

Valgenti, R. T. (2014, January 23). Appetite and a post-Nietzschean ethics of the body. Presented at Mindful Body in the Arts of Eating Conference, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Valgenti, R. T. (2014, June 20). “E.A.T. (Engage Analyze Transform): Collaboration and innovation between academic programs and professional dining services.  Presented at Collaboration and Innovation Across the Food System, Joint Annual Meeting of ASFS and AFHVS, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

Valgenti, R. T. (2014, September 12). The unfamiliarity of kindredness: How to recognize a hermeneutics of community. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Philosophical Hermeneutics (NASPH) , Roanoke College, Roanoke, VA.

Valgenti, R. T. (2015, Forthcoming). Nietzsche the communist?  A Genealogy of interpretation. In S. Mazzini, & O. Glyn-Williams (Eds.), Weakening communism through hermeneutics (n.p.). New York, NY: Springer.

Valgenti, R. T. (2015, Forthcoming). Nothing in common: Esposito and Vattimo on community. In A. Calcagno (Ed.), Interventions: Contemporary Italian political philosophy (n.p.). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Valgenti, R. T. (2016, Forthcoming). Go bleep yourself: Why censorship is funny. Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, n.v., n.p.

Vattimo, G. (2015, Forthcoming). Of reality (R. T. Valgenti Trans.). New York, NY: Columbia University.

Dr. Valgenti's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Valgenti, R. T. (2013). Una cosecha excepcional: El homo sacer y la soberania de la biotecnologia. In A. Quintanas (Ed.), El trasfondo biopolitico de la bioetica (pp. 77-96). Girona: Documenta Universitaria.

Valgenti, R. T. (2013). Translator's introduction: Luigi Pareyson's vindication of philosophy. In S. Benso (Ed.), Truth and interpretation [Verita e interpretazione] (R. T. Valgenti Trans.). (pp. xvii-xxxviii). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Valgenti, R. T. (Trans). (2013).   Benso S. (Ed.), Truth and interpretation [Verita e interpretazione]. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Dr. Valgenti's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2012 Celebration

Valgenti, R. T. (2010). The tradition of tradition in hermeneutics. In J. Malpas, & S. Zabala (Eds.), Consequences of hermeneutics: Fifty years after Gadamer's Truth and Method (pp. 66-80). Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Valgenti, R. T. (2010). Ugo Perone's philosophy at the threshold: Space, time and (simulated) political life. Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, 14(2), 35-44.

Valgenti, R. T. (2011). Foreword. In G. Vattimo (Ed.), Farewell to truth (W. McCuaig Trans.). (pp. vii-xxiv). New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Valgenti, R. T. (2011). Vattimo's Nietzsche. In A. Woodward (Ed.), Interpreting Nietzsche: Reception and influence (pp. 149-163). New York, NY: Continuum Press.