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Department of Philosophy

Marcello Di Bello

Marcello Di Bello (PhD, Stanford) is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lehman College. His research interests include legal reasoning, philosophical foundations of evidence  Law, legal and social epistemology, statistics, probability, and narratives in trial proceedings, judicial disagreements, and epistemic closure and topical knowledge. In 2016-2017 he will be a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in the School of Social Science in Princeton.

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Recent Publications

  • "Evidential Reasoning" (co-authored with Bart Verheij), in Handbook of Legal Reasoning and Argumentation, eds. Giorgio Bongiovanni et al. (Springer, forthcoming)
  • Review (co-authored with Bart Verheij) of "Argument Evaluation and Evidence" by Douglas Walton, Argumentation (forthcoming)
  • "Epistemic Closure, Assumptions and Topics of Inquiry", Synthese 191 (2014)
  • "Betraying Davidson: The Quest for the Incommensurable", in Language, Knowledge, and Metaphysics, eds. Massimiliano Carrara and Vittorio Morato (College Publications, 2009)
  • "LKIF Core: Principled Ontology Development for the Legal Domain", in Law, Ontologies and the Semantic Web: Channelling the Legal Information Flood – Volume 188 Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, eds. Joost Breuker, Pompeu Casanovas, Michel C. A. Klein, and Enrico Francesconi (IOS Press, 2009)