Michael Patzia is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Loyola Marymount University. He is an expert in philosophy and philosophical inquiry.
Vanderbilt University: Ph.D., Philosophy
Areas of Expertise (4)
Theory of Reality
Catholic Intellectual Tradition
Industry Expertise (1)
On AugustineTeaching Philosophy
Most readers of this journal are already familiar with the Wadsworth Philosophers Series, which is aimed at providing “a brief and accessible insight into the ideas of major philosophers throughout history.”
Moral Measures: An Introduction to Ethics West and EastTeaching Philosophy
As a professor at the University of Hawaii for the past 25 years, Jim Tiles is well grounded in the field of comparative philosophy and his recent work is a unique and welcome addition to the ethical theory corpus.
Filial Morality in an Individualistic SocietyVanderbilt University
In this project I examine various recent attempts to provide an answer to the question, "What do adult children owe their parents?" I determine that the primary models, based upon notions of reciprocity and friendship, are unable to provide an adequate basis for filial morality.