Damiano Costa is a lecturer and the coordinator of the Master in Philosophy at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). He is a lecturer and the supervisor of studies at the Institute for Philosophical Studies in Lugano as well as the director of Aristotle College.
He earned his PhD in Philosophy at the University of Geneva (2014), conducted research at Columbia University (2013-14), at the University of Neuchâtel (2014-15) and at the University of Fribourg (2014-17) and taught in Geneva, Fribourg and Lugano.
(forthcoming 2018), Essere nel Tempo: Un’Indagine sulla Temporalità e la Persistenza, Milan: Mimesis.
(forthcoming 2018) “The Connective View of Temporal Existence” (with K. Mulligan), in J. Cumpa (ed.), Categorial Ontologies. London: Routledge.
(2017) “The Transcendentist Theory of Persistence”, The Journal of Philosophy, 114 (2), 57-75.
(2017) “The Limit Decision Problem and Four-Dimensionalism”, Vivarium, 55 (1-3), 199-216.
(2016) “Relativity and Three Four-Dimensionalisms” (with C. Gilmore and C. Calosi), Philosophy Compass, 11:2, 102-120.
(2016) “In Defence of Transcendentism” (with A. Giordani), Acta Analytica, 31:2, 225-234.
(2015) “Multilocation: Fusions and Confusions” (with C. Calosi), Philosophia, 43, 25-33.
(2014) “Temporal Parts and Spatial Location”, in A. Reboul (ed.), Mind, Values and Metaphysics, Berlin: Springer, (2014), 199-207.
(2013) “From Times to Worlds and Back Again: A Transcendentist Theory of Persistence” (with A. Giordani), Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 2:3 (2013), 210-220.