Philosophy, University of Vienna

  Political Science, LUISS University Rome

  Environmental Studies, Loyola University of Rome




Global Justice (MA, 2011- present)

Environment, Population, and Sustainability (2011- present)

Global Sustainability (2016-present)


Environmental Ethics (2018)

Theories of Justice (2017)


The Scientific Bases of Environmental Issues (2018)

Ecology of the Mediterranean (2018)

     CEA Rome 

Environment, Human Culture, and Sustainability (2014- present)

Business Ethics and Management in a Global Context (2012- 2016)

Smart Cities, Sustainable Economies, and Innovation (2016- present)

    University College Utrecht 

Political Theory (2010-2011)

Modern Politics and Political Ideologies (2010-2011)



  *  Plant Ethics: Concepts and Applications, eds. A. Kallhoff, M. Di Paola, M. Schorgenhumer – London: Routledge, 2018

  *  Nell’Antropocene: etica e politica alla fine di un mondo, with G. Pellegrino – Roma: Derive e Approdi, 2018

  *  Ethics and Politics of the Built Environment: Gardens of the Anthropocene – London & New York: Springer International GA, 2017

  *  Cambiamento climatico: una piccola introduzione – Roma: LUISS University Press, 2015

  *  Climate Change and Human Rights, eds. M. Di Paola, D. Kamal – Global Policy e-book Series 2015

  *  Canned Heat: Ethics and Politics of Global Climate Change – eds. M. Di Paola, G. Pellegrino – Delhi: Routledge, 2014

*  Giardini Globali: una filosofia dell’ambientalismo urbano – Roma: LUISS University Press, 2012


The Global Environment: Ethical and Political Issues – London: Routledge, 2021 (under contract)

     Main Articles

“Climate Change and the Challenges to Democracy”, with D. W. Jamieson, University of Miami Law Review, 72 (2), 2018: 369-424

“Virtue”, Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene, vol. 4, eds. D. DellaSala, M. Goldstein – Elsevier, 2018: 119-126

“Political Theory for the Anthropocene”, with D.W. Jamieson, in Global Political Theory, eds. David J. Held and P. Maffettone – Cambridge: Polity Press, 2016: 254-280

“When Ethics and Aesthetics are One and the Same: A Wittgensteinian Perspective on Natural Value”, Journal for the Study of Nature, Religion, and Culture 1 (9), 2015: 19-41

“Virtues for the Anthropocene”, Environmental Values 24 (2), 2015: 183-207

“Climate Change and Global Justice: New Problem, Old Paradigm?”, with D.W. Jamieson, Global Policy 5 (1), 2014: 105-111

“Climate Change and Moral Corruption” Philosophy and Public Issues 3 (1), 2013: 55-67

“Environmental Stewardship, Moral Psychology, and Gardens”, Environmental Values 22 (4), 2013: 503-521


“Climate Change, Liberalism, and the Public/Private Distinction”, with D.W. Jamieson, in Philosophy and Climate Change, eds. T. McPherson, M. Bodulfson, D. Plunkett – New York: Oxford University Press, 2018

      Other Articles

“If Democracy is to Survive It will Have to Resist Internal Populism and Embrace External Cooperation”, with D.W. Jamieson, in The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda, eds. F. Decorte and A. Rudd, United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) and New York University – New York: Routledge, 2018: 42-47.

“Cosmopolitanism in a Gridlocked World”, with P. Maffettone, Philosophy and Public Issues 6 (3), 2016: 3-14.

“Klimawandel und globale Gerechtigkeit: Neues Problem, altes Paradigma?”, with Dale W. Jamieson, in Klimagerechtigkeit und Klimaethik, ed. Angela Kallhoff – Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015: 23-27

“Climate Governance as Human Rights Protection”, with D. Kamal, in Climate Change and Human Rights – Global Policy e-book Series, 2015

“Climate Change: Who Does What, Why, and How”, in Canned Heat: Ethics and Politics of Global Climate Change, eds. M. Di Paola and G. Pellegrino – Delhi: Routledge Publishing, 2014: 144-159

“Causes and Blame: A Pragmatic Analysis”, with D. Santoro, in New Advances in Causation, Agency, and Moral Responsibility, eds. F. Baccini, M. Dell’Utri, S. Caputo – Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014: 106-120

“The Dark Side of Sustainability: Avoiding and Shortening Lives in the Anthropocene”, with M. Garasic – Revue of Sustainability Studies 2, 2013: 59-81

“L’etica all’epoca dell’uomo”, with S. Maffettone, in Antropocene: modifiche naturali e antropiche del fragile equilibrio della Terra. Atti dei Convegni Lincei 278, Roma: Scienze e Lettere Editore, 2013: 105-124

“Sospensione riproduttiva temporanea: etica delle popolazioni e cambiamento climatico”, with G. Pellegrino, Iride XXV (65), 2012/1: 57-76.

“Le virtù ambientali e il paradigma del giardino”, La società degli individui, XIII (39), 2010/3: 61-76

“The Scapegoat Theory of Causality”, Reduction and Elimination in Philosophy and the Sciences, eds. A. Hieke and H. Leitgeb – Proceedings of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, XVI, 2008

       Edited Journal Issues

“Why Global Cooperation Is Failing When We Need It Most: Symposium on David Held’s Gridlock” – eds. M. Di Paola and P. Maffettone, Philosophy and Public Issues 6 (3), 2016

“Globalizing Justice: A Multidimensional Approach” – eds. M. Di Paola and V. Gentile, Global Policy 4 (3-5) 2013 and 5 (1) 2014

“A Changing Moral Climate: Symposium on Stephen Gardiner’s A Perfect Moral Storm” – eds. M. Di Paola and G. Pellegrino, Philosophy and Public Issues 3 (1), 2013