Colin Patrick

Colin Patrick

Visiting Assistant Professor

John R. Howard Hall 232, MSC: 45

Academic Credentials

BA from Wesleyan University, 1998
PhD from the University of Chicago, 2012

Teaching

Fall 2021 Courses:

PHIL 101: Logic
MWF 9:10-10:10am
MWF 3:00-4:00pm

Analyses of arguments with an emphasis on formal analysis. Propositional and predicate calculus, deductive techniques, and translation into symbolic notation.

Prerequisites: None.

PHIL 103: Ethics
MWF 11:30-12:30pm

Fundamental issues in moral philosophy and their application to contemporary life.

Prerequisites: None.

Research

My research and teaching interests are in ethical theory, applied ethics, practical reason, deductive and inductive logic, Hegelian dialectics, Marx, philosophy of history, philosophy of technology, and philosophy of film.

Location: J.R. Howard Hall