Achille C. Varzi

Motto: In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. (Yogi Berra)

John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, New York (USA). A graduate of the University of Trento (Italy), he received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto (Canada). His main research interests are in logic and metaphysics. He is an editor of The Journal of Philosophy, a subject editor of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and an associate or advisory editor of The Monist, Synthese, Dialectica, The Review of Symbolic Logic, and other journals. He also writes for the general public and contributes regularly to some Italian newspapers, and has been teaching for the Prison Education Program sponsored by Columbia University’s Justice-in-Education Initiative.

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Department of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1150 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code 4971, New York, NY 10027, USA
Phone: +1-212-854-3531; Fax: +1-212-854-4986; e-mail: achille dot varzi at columbia dot edu