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California State University
College:College of Arts and Letters
Courses:Professor Naticchia regularly teaches courses in moral, political and legal philosophy, including Phil 350: Ethics; Phil 353: Applied Ethics; Phil 361: Social and Political Philosophy; and Phil 362: Philosophy of Law.
Education:Ph.D. Virginia 1995
Research Interests:His research focuses on domestic and international justice and human rights. His latest publications include: “Hobbesian Realism in International Relations: A Reappraisal,” forthcoming in Sharon Lloyd (ed.), Hobbes Today (Oxford); “The Anarchist Within: Natural Duty of Justice Accounts of Political Obligation,” American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Law 7, no. 1 (Fall 2007), 14-18; “The Law of Peoples: The Old and the New,” Journal of Moral Philosophy 2, no. 3 (November 2005) [special issue on Global Justice]; reprinted in Thom Brooks and Fabian Freyenhagen (eds.), The Legacy of John Rawls (London and New York: Continuum, July 2005); “Recognizing States and Governments,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 35, no. 1 (March 2005); “Explanatory Unification and the Demystification of Ethics,” Southern Journal of Philosophy 42, no. 2 (2004), 237-259; and “Recognition and Legitimacy: A Reply to Buchanan,” Philosophy & Public Affairs 28, no. 3 (Summer 1999), 242-257. He has received two Faculty Research Awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities and was recently a visiting scholar at National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan. He is currently at work on a book project entitled, “A Theory of International Recognition.” Professor Naticchia has served as a referee for Social Theory and Practice, The Journal of Social Philosophy, Res Publica, Political Studies, and The American Political Science Review, and is a contributor to the forthcoming Rawls Lexicon (Cambridge), edited by David Reidy and Jon Mandle. He is also co-secretary of the Law and Philosophy Discussion Group of Southern California.
Specialization:Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy.