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Massimo Pigliucci

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy, City College of New York

Full Biography

Massimo Pigliucci is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He has a PhD in evolutionary biology from the University of Connecticut and one in philosophy from the University of Tennessee. His books include: How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life (Basic Books, 2017); Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk (second edition, University of Chicago Press, 2018); and A Handbook for New Stoics: How to Thrive in a World Out of Your Control, by Massimo Pigliucci and Gregory Lopez (The Experiment, 2019).