Patricia Blanchette

Dept. of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556


I am a philosopher in the Philosophy Department at the University of Notre Dame. I work on issues that arise at the intersection of these three areas:

  • Philosophy of Logic;
  • Foundations of Analytic Philosophy; and
  • Philosophy of Mathematics



Here's a brief 

Here's my recently-published book:

Frege's Conception of Logic, Oxford University Press 2012


Here are some papers:


Some Recent Graduate Seminars:

  • Topics in Philosophy of Logic: The Rise of First-Order Logic
  • Frege 
  • Logic in Metaphysics and Metaphysics in Logic
  • Contemporary Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Intermediate Logic
Some Recent Undergraduate Courses
  • Honors Introduction to Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Origins of Analytic Philosophy