Garcia, Robert individual record
Associate Professor

Metaphysics (special interests: objects and properties; parts and wholes; uniqueness and personhood)

Philosophy of Religion (special interests: the problem of evil; divine providence; divine ideas; afterlife)

Contemporary Moral Issues (special interests: food ethics; environmental ethics

selected publications
Academic Articles13
  • Garcia, R. K., & Newman, J. A. (2016). Is it Possible to Care for Ecosystems? Policy Paralysis and Ecosystem Management. Ethics, Policy and Environment. 19(2), 170-182.
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  • Garcia, R. K. (2016). Tropes As Character-Grounders. Australasian Journal of Philosophy. 94(3), 499-515.
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  • Garcia, R. K. (2015). Philosophical idling and philosophical relativity. Ratio. 28(1), 51-64.
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  • Garcia, R. K. (2015). Tropes as divine acts: The nature of creaturely properties in a world sustained by God. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion. 7(3), 105-130.
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  • GARCIA, R. (2015). Two Ways to Particularize a Property. Journal of the American Philosophical Association. 1(4), 635-652.
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  • Boeninger, B. P., & Garcia, R. K. (2017). Resting on Your Laurels: Deserting Desert in Paradise?. Byerly, T. R., & Silverman, E. J. (Eds.), Paradise Understood New Philosophical Essays about Heaven.
  • Garcia, R. K. (2015). Food Ethics. Audi, R. (Eds.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
  • Garcia, R. K. (2015). Is trope theory a divided house?. The Problem of Universals in Contemporary Philosophy. (pp. 133-155). Cambridge University Press.
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  • Garcia, R. K., & King, N. L. (2015). Toward Intellectually Virtuous Discourse: Two Vicious Fallacies and the Virtues that Inhibit Them. Intellectual Virtues and Education: Essays in Applied Virtue Epistemology. (pp. 202-220). Routledge.
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  • Garcia, R. K. (2015). Trope. Audi, R. (Eds.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
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Texas A&M University; Philosophy & Humanities; 4237 TAMU
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