BA, State University College at Brockport; MA, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Lawrence Torcello specializes in social and political philosophy, moral theory, and applied ethics. His current research interests focus on democratic theory, liberalism, and issues of climate justice. Recent work explores the moral implications of climate change denialism and other forms of science denial.
In the News
June 19, 2023
Fascism lurks behind the dangerous conflation of the terms ‘partisan’ and ‘political’
Essay by Lawrence Torcello, associate professor of philosophy, published by The Conversation.
February 16, 2023
Bad beliefs: Misinformation is factually wrong – but is it ethically wrong, too?
Essay by Lawrence Torcello, associate professor of Philosophy, published by The Conversation.
October 11, 2021
Connections: Discussing how to honor Indigenous peoples and Italian heritage
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Lawrence Torcello, associate professor of philosophy.