Patricia Blanchette

I am a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. I currently occupy the Glynn Family Honors Chair in Philosophy. I work primarily in the history and philosophy of logic, the history of analytic philosophy, the philosophy of mathematics, and the philosophy of language.

The photo above is sunset on Big Rice Lake, Minnesota, as viewed from the cockpit of my kayak.

My contact info is:

  • Dept of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 46556 USA;
  • Phone: 574-631-6439; or for the Philosophy Department: 574-631-6471
  • Email:

EVENT:  Please join us at “Purity and Idealization,” a conference in honor of Mic Detlefsen March 22-23, 2019. All are welcome; registration is required but free of charge.


My Research