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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Melissa Fitzpatrick

philosophy department

Doctoral Student

E-mail: melfitz@gmail.com

Earlier Education

B.S. in communication, Boston University (2006-2009), magna cum laude

M.A. in philosophy, Loyola Marymount University (2011-2013)

Affiliations

APA

NSCS

SAGP

Søren Kierkegaard Society

Areas of Interest In Philosophy

Metaphysics

Ancient Greek philosophy

Kierkegaard

Levinas

Pedagogy/communication

Philosophical and Professional Activities

Co-president, LMU Graduate Philosophy Society (2012-2013)

Committee member, LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts Strategic Planning Steering Committee (2012-2013)

Recent Publications and Presentations

“The Recollection of Anxiety: Kierkegaard as our Socratic Occasion to Transcend Unfreedom.” Forthcoming in The Heythrop Journal.

“The Recollection of Anxiety: Kierkegaard as our Socratic Occasion to Transcend Unfreedom,” 87th Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Association Pacific Division (March 27-31, 2013)

“The Complexity of Form in Aristotle’s Metaphysics: A Hermeneutic of Zeta 3, 7-9, and 13,” 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP) with the Society for the Study of Islamic Philosophy and Science (SSIPS), Fordham University (October 19-21, 2012)

“Kant’s ‘Thing in Itself’: Actual or Merely Thinkable?” LMU Graduate Seminar Conference on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason (Spring 2012)