Sergio Armando
Gallegos Ordorica
Assistant Professor
Phone number
Room number
NB 8.63.20

Ph. D. in Philosophy City University of New York-Graduate Center (2011)

B. A. in Philosophy National Autonomous University of Mexico (2001)


I was born in Geneva, Switzerland, but I have lived most of my life in Mexico and the US. I got my undergraduate degree in philosophy at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and my M.Phil. and my PhD at the CUNY-Graduate Center. I live and work in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Courses Taught

Carrent courses

Previous courses

Scholarly Work
(Forthcoming) Mestizaje as an Epistemology of Ignorance: the case of the Mexican Genome Diversity Project. In ​Making the Case: Feminists and Critical Race Theorists Investigate Case Studies (edited by Nancy McHugh and Heidi Grasswick). Albany, NY: SUNY Press   (Forthcoming) The relation between vulnerability and virtue in Plato's PhaedoSouthwest Philosophical Studies   (2018) Agonistic Racial Politics and Anti-Racism Strategies, Radical Philosophy Review, 21 (2), 333-338

(2018) The Racial Legacy of the Enlightenment in Simón Bolívar's political thought. Critical Philosophy of Race, 6 (2), 198-215
  (2018) Epistemic Injustice and the Struggle for Recognition of Afro Mexicans: A Model for Native Americans?, APA Newsletter on Native American and Indigenous Philosophy, 18 (1), 35-42   (2018) Models as signs: extending Kralemann and Lattmann's proposal on modeling models within Peirce's theory of signs. Synthese.   (2017) Building Transnational Feminist Solidarity Networks. In Decolonizing Feminism: Transnational Feminism and Globalization (edited by Margaret McLaren), pp. 231-256. London: Rowman and Littlefield  International.

(2017) Epistemic Injustice and Resistance in the Chiapas Highlands: the Zapatista case. ​Hypatia, ​32 (2), 247-262 (co-authored with Carol Quinn)
(2017) The Functions of Models. Review of How to do Science with Models from Axel Gelfert. Metascience, 26(1), 103-106 

​(2016) The explanatory role of abstraction processes in models: the case of aggregations. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 56, 161-167.

(2015) Are the Empirical and Materialist Stances Really Compatible?  Southwest Philosophy Review31(1), 129-137.

(2015) Measurement and Metaphysics in van Fraassen’s Scientific Representation. Axiomathes25(1), 117-131.

   (2015) Prospects of a Dusselian Ethics of Liberation among US Minorities: The Case of Affirmative Action in Higher Education. Inter-American Journal of Philosophy6(1), 1-15

   (2015) Why privileged self-knowledge and content externalism are compatible. Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 19(2), 197-216   (2014) Identidad, Dios y Persona: dos aproximaciones a la doctrina de la Trinidad. In La identidad: su semántica y metafísica. Una aproximación desde la filosofía analítica, edited by Lourdes Valdivia Dounce, 97-115. Mexico City: UNAM. [Penultimate version]