Name: Joseph Campisi
Title: Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Office Location: Fontaine 321
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2389
Degrees Held:

B.A. University of Western Ontario
M.A. Duquesne University
Ph.D. Duquesne University


Philosophy of Food, Contemporary Continental Philosophy (Habermas, Levinas); Philosophy of Language; Ethics


“The Joy of Cooking: Slow Food and Borgmann’s ‘Culture of the Table,’” Food, Culture and Society. 16 (2013): 405-419.

“Slow Food,” Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics.  Paul B. Thompson, Richard Bawden, David M. Kaplan & Kate Millar, eds. Springer, 2013.

“Feast and Famine: The Technology of Fast Food,” The Journal of the Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World. 18 (2011): 34-46.


American Philosophical Association

Continental and Comparative Philosophy Circle    

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World                                   

Society for Values in Higher Education


"Slow Food and the Limits of Ethical Consumption."  Gastronomy, Culture and the Arts: A Scholarly Exchange of Epic Portions.  University of Toronto-Mississauga. Mississauga, ON. March 2016.

“The Habermasian Circle: Formal Pragmatics and Forms of Life.”  2012 Annual Meeting of the Continental and Comparative Philosophy Circle.  San Diego, CA. March 2012.

“Feast and Famine: The Technology of Fast Food.” Roundtable Series on Consumption.  Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY. March 2011.

“Feast and Famine: The Technology of Fast Food.” 17th Annual Conference of the Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World.  Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. July 2010.

“Slow Food and Albert Borgmann’s ‘Culture of the Table.’” 3rd Annual Rural Heritage Institute.  Sterling College, Craftsbury Commons, VT.  June 2010.

“Feast and Famine: The Technology of Fast Food.”  Marist College Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies Speaker Series, Poughkeepsie, NY.  April 2010.

“Food for Thought: Using Moral Issues Regarding Food to Introduce Ethics and Ethical Theories.” Far Western Philosophy of Education Society Conference.  University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.  January 2009.