Daniel Sacilotto is a philosopher and an instructor at the UCLA Comparative Literature Department. His research focuses on the reconciliation of rationalism with materialism, and the pursuit of a revisionary naturalism through the work of Wilfrid Sellars, Alain Badiou, Jay Rosenberg, and Ray Brassier. He is currently revising a full-length monograph tentatively titled Saving the Noumenon: An Essay on the Foundations of Ontology, in which he develops the idea that a materialist metaphysics requires the rehabilitation of a new transcendental epistemology, which depurates the traditional Kantian account from its metaphysical envelopment.

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