Dr. Marina P. Banchetti

Ph.D., University of Miami

Associate Professor


Areas of Specialization

  • Phenomenology

  • Philosophy of Language

  • Philosophy of Mind

  • History and Philosophy of Science

  • History and Philosophy of Chemistry


Email: banchett@fau.edu

Office Phone: 561-297-3816


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Dr. Marina Banchetti received her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Miami, from which she had also received an M.A. in philosophy and a B.A. in English and philosophy, with minors in history and chemistry.

Dr. Banchetti has been appointed by the Florida Department of Education as the philosophy Discipline Coordinator for the Statewide Course Numbering System.  In this role, Dr. Banchetti oversees the course numbering and the approval of all new philosophy courses for Florida's state colleges and universities and for participating private colleges and universities.

Dr. Banchetti specializes in phenomenology, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and history and philosophy of science with a current focus on history and philosophy of chemistry.

Her book titled The Chemical Philosophy of Robert Boyle: Mechanicism, Chymical Atoms, and Emergence is forthcoming in July 2020 with Oxford University Press.

She has also published widely in journals such as Synthese, Husserl Studies, Philosophy East & West, Continental Philosophy Review, The Review of Metaphysics, and Foundations of Chemistry.  Dr. Banchetti has contributed numerous chapters to books in phenomenology and philosophy of chemistry and has co-edited two books, The Philosophies of Environment and Technology (1999) and Shifting the Geography of Reason (2007).

In addition to her membership in various philosophical organizations, Dr. Banchetti was recently appointed as Associate Editor of Foundations of Chemistry, which is the leading international journal in her specialization and is the sister journal of Foundations of Physics.  She is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry and has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Society for Phenomenology and Philosophy of Science.

Dr. Banchetti has presented papers at numerous conferences and was the chief organizer of the 20th annual symposium of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry, which was hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Summer 2016.

In Spring 2018, she was invited by the University of Paris to conduct a seminar as part of its seminar series on the history and philosophy of chemistry.  The Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics of the University of Tartu has invited Dr. Banchetti to conduct a week-long workshop in Spring 2021 on the topic of her most recent book.


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  • Logic

  • Symbolic Logic

  • Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

  • Early Modern Philosophy

  • Late Modern Philosophy

  • Phenomenology

  • Philosophy of Science

  • Philosophy of Mind