Professor of Philosophy
DeNicola's recent book is Learning to Flourish: A Philosophical Exploration of Liberal Education, published by Continuum/Bloomsbury, August, 2012. Related articles have appeared in several anthologies. He is working on a book on ignorance. It examines the interplay of knowledge and ignorance, using four spatial metaphors: place, boundary, limit, and horizon. DeNicola will direct the London Seminar in fall 2013: Rational Radicals: the Rise of the Utilitarians, that will focus on the life and works of John Stuart Mill and three related thinkers.
Expertise: philosophy of education, ethics, epistemology