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Michael Patzia - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Michael Patzia

Senior Lecturer of Philosophy | Loyola Marymount University


Michael Patzia is an expert in philosophy and philosophical inquiry.


Michael Patzia is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Loyola Marymount University. He is an expert in philosophy and philosophical inquiry.

Education (1)

Vanderbilt University: Ph.D., Philosophy


Areas of Expertise (4)

Theory of Reality

Philosophical Inquiry


Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Industry Expertise (1)


Articles (3)

On Augustine

Teaching 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.”

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Moral Measures: An Introduction to Ethics West and East

Teaching 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.

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Filial Morality in an Individualistic Society

Vanderbilt 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.

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