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Selected Publications

This is a representative list of what I do, especially in the History of Philosophy.

For the complete list, please download my CV below.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Forthcoming    “Education, Equality, and Proto-Feminism in Maria Gaetana Agnesi”, in Hypatia.

Forthcoming     “Spinoza and the Hybrid Distinction of Attributes”, in History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis.

Forthcoming    “Triadic Metaphysics: Spinoza’s Expression as Structural Ontology”, in Journal of Early Modern Studies (12:1).

2022     “David of Dinant and Negative Panentheism”, in History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis (26:1). DOI: 

2022    “Spinoza’s Metaphysics of Freedom and Its Essential Paradox”, in Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica (114:3), pp. 643–658. 

2022    “Spiritual Automata and Bodies Without Organs: Spinoza, Deleuze, and Parallelism”, in LaDeleuziana (14), pp. 80-93.

2022    “Toward Linguistic Responsibility: The Harm of Speech Acts”, in Public Philosophy Journal (4:1). DOI: 10.48413/ppj.4.1-02.

2020    “Discrimination, Othering, and the Political Instrumentalizing of Pandemic Disease: Two Case Studies”, in Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas (9:18) [with M. Baradel]. DOI: 10.13135/2280-8574/5248.

2016    “Leibniz on Relations: From (Soft) Reductionism to the Expression of the Universe”, in Journal of Early Modern Studies (5:1), pp. 143–167.

2014    “A Systemic Spinoza: A Gateway to a Systemic Interpretation of Spinoza’s Thought”, in Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica (106:3), pp. 525–535. 

2013    “Spinoza, Jonas, and the Theory of Organicism”, in Interpretationes: Studia Philosophica Europeanea (3:2), pp. 63–70.

Book Chapters
Forthcoming    “Spinoza’s True Prophecies: Justified Good Belief”, in D. Taylor and M. Wuth (eds.), Title TBC. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Forthcoming    “A Transhuman Ontology: Spinoza and the Good Change”, in J. Muller (ed.), Title TBC. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Forthcoming    “Elizabeth on Attributal Predication: Exclusive and Non-Exclusive Dualism”, in C. Carus (ed.), New Voices on Women in the History of Philosophy. Dordrecht: Springer.

Forthcoming    “Necessity in the Cosmology of Tommaso Campanella”, in Y. Melamed and S. Newlands (eds.), Necessity: A Conceptual History, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Forthcoming    “Spinoza’s Friendship: Conatus Federation or Ontological Fusion?”, in S. Nadler, L’amicizia tra Spinoza e Aristotele: Lezioni Milanesi per la Cattedra Rotelli, edited by G.M. Arrigo, Milan: Mimesis. 

2022    “Transcendence and Immanence in Anne Conway”, in L. Bastos Andrade and R. Casales Garcia (eds.), Dios y la filosofía. Una aproximación histórica al problema de la trascendencia. Ciudad de México: Tirant Umanidades, pp. 247-262.

2021    “Spinoza and Scholastic Philosophy”, in Y. Melamed (ed.), A Companion to Spinoza, London: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 47–55.

2021     “Whole-Part Relations in Early Modern Philosophy”, in C. Wolfe and D. Jalobeanu (eds.), Encyclopedia of Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences, Dordrecht: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-20791-9_609-1.

2011     “Spinoza’s Anthropology”, in E.S. Storace (ed.), Estetica del Desiderio, Milan: Mimesis, pp. 29–66. 

Encyclopedia and Archive Entries 
2022    “Individual Anarchism in Leda Rafanelli”, in R. Hagengruber and M.E. Waithe (eds.), Encyclopedia of Concise Concepts by Women Philosophers.
In press    “Anne Finch Conway (1631-1679)”, in The Archive of Women Philosophers, edited by the Society for Women in Philosophy (Italy).

Book Reviews
2022    “Review of P.R. Hardie, V. Prosperi, and D. Zucca (eds.), Lucretius Poet and Philosopher, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020”, in Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica (114:1), pp. 212-214.

2022    “Review of M. Della Rocca, The Parmenidean Ascent, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020”, in Philosophy (97:2), pp. 259-263.

2020    “Review of F. Benigni: Itinerari dell’anti-spinozismo. Spinoza e le metafisiche cartesiane in Francia (1684-1718), Firenze: Le Lettere, 2018”, in Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica (112:1), pp. 301–303.

2019     “Review of S. Newlands: Reconceiving Spinoza, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018”, in Philosophy (95:1), pp. 139–141.

Translations and Scholarly Editions
2020    La metafisica di Spinoza: sostanza e pensiero, by Y. Melamed. Edited and translated into Italian by E. Costa, Milan: Mimesis.  ISBN: 9788857565835.

Public Philosophy Engagement
2021    “Inventing the New World: Can AIs Have Intellectual Property?”, Daily Philosophy, August 16th. 

2020    “Spinoza: The Rebel or the Enemy?”, The Square – Mediterranean Centre for Revolutionary Studies; November 12th. 

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