Patrick Smith

Attention: The College of Liberal & Creative Arts (LCA) is providing services remotely for students, faculty and staff during the University's ongoing campus closure:

Contacts for Department of Philosophy | University Updates on COVID-19

(415) 338-3178
Building: Humanities Building
Room Number: 443
Office Hours: 
Wednesday: 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Thursday: 2:00 pm-4:00 pm


  • Classical Pragmatism (James, Peirce, and Dewey)
  • Analytic Pragmatism (Sellars, Rorty, Putnam, and Brandom)
  • History of Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Descartes) History of Modern Philosophy (esp. Kant)
  • Intellectual History (esp. History of American Philosophy)