Diego Lucci

Education
·        Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Naples Federico II, 2004
·        M.A., Philosophy, University of Naples Federico II, 2001

Teaching interests
·        Introduction to Philosophy (PHI101)
·        Ethics (PHI220)
·        Modern and Contemporary Political Philosophy (PHI304)
·        Philosophy of Sex and Love (PHI301 – Topics in Philosophy)
·        The Philosophy of the Enlightenment (PHI301 – Topics in Philosophy)
·        Modern Philosophy and Film (PHI301 – Topics in Philosophy)

Research interests

·        The philosophy of the Enlightenment
·        The English Enlightenment, especially empiricism, deism, Newtonianism, skepticism, and anti-Trinitarianism
·        The history of Anglophilia
·        Religious toleration from the Reformation Era to the Age of Enlightenment
·        The history of Jewish-Gentile relations, especially in the early modern period

Recent honors
·        2018: Senior Research Fellowship, Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Hamburg
·        2017: “Cosmina Tanasoiu” Excellence in Teaching Award
·        2017: Scholarship, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Bucharest
·        2015: Induction as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
·        2015: Scholarship, Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Hamburg
·        2014: Visiting Fellowship, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London
·        2014: Research Fellowship, Gladstone’s Library

Representative publications

Books (out of 7):
·        John Locke’s Christianity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020), forthcoming.
·        (Co-edited with I. Cerman and S. Reynolds), Casanova: Enlightenment Philosopher (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2016).
·        (Co-edited with W. Hudson and J.R. Wigelsworth), Atheism and Deism Revalued: Heterodox Religious Identities in Britain, 1650-1800 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014).
·        (Co-authored with P. Bernardini), The Jews, Instructions for Use: Four Eighteenth-Century Projects for the Emancipation of European Jews (Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2012).
·        Scripture and Deism: The Biblical Criticism of the Eighteenth-Century British Deists (Bern: Lang, 2008).

Journal articles and book chapters (out of over 40):
·        “The Law of Nature, Mosaic Judaism, and Primitive Christianity in John Locke and the English Deists,” Entangled Religions, 8 (2019), online.

·        “From Unitarianism to Deism: Matthew Tindal, John Toland, and the Trinitarian Controversy,” Études Epistémè, 35 (2019), online.

·        “John Locke on Atheism, Catholicism, Antinomianism, and Deism,” Ethics & Politics, 20 (2018), #3, 201-46.
·        “Political Scepticism, Moral Scepticism, and the Scope and Limits of Toleration in John Locke,” Yearbook of the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies, 3 (2018), 109-43.
·        “Ante-Nicene Authority and the Trinity in Seventeenth-Century England,” Intellectual History Review, 28 (2018), #1, 101-24.
·        “Deism, Freethinking, and Toleration in Enlightenment England,” History of European Ideas, 43 (2017), #4, 345-58.
·        (Co-authored with P. Bernardini), “Casanova on Suicide,” Casanova: Enlightenment Philosopher, eds. I. Cerman, S. Reynolds, D. Lucci (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2016), 135-55.
·        (Co-authored with J.R. Wigelsworth), “‘God does not act arbitrarily, or interpose unnecessarily’: Providential Deism and the Denial of Miracles in Wollaston, Tindal, Chubb, and Morgan,” Intellectual History Review, 25 (2015), #2, 167-89.
·        “William Wollaston’s Religion of Nature,” Atheism and Deism Revalued: Heterodox Religious Identities in Britain, 1650-1800, eds. W. Hudson, D. Lucci, J.R. Wigelsworth (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014), 119-38.
·        “Henry Dodwell the Younger’s Attack on Christianity,” Atheism and Deism Revalued: Heterodox Religious Identities in Britain, 1650-1800, eds. W. Hudson, D. Lucci, J.R. Wigelsworth (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014), 209-28.

My CV, including a complete list of publications, is available at https://aubg.academia.edu/DiegoLucci

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