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  • Michael KromDr. Michael P. Krom

    Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy 

    Placid Hall, Room 314
    724-805-2844 (on campus ext. 2844)
    michael.krom@email.stvincent.edu 

    Michael P. Krom received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Emory University in 2007. Since then he has been teaching at Saint Vincent College on a broad range of topics such as philosophy of science, political philosophy, and feminism. His current research focuses specifically on Hobbes's political philosophy, and more generally on the history of political thought. Recent publications include The Limits of Reason in the Hobbesian Commonwealth (Continuum:  2012), "Vain Philosophy, the Schools, and Civil Philosophy" (Hobbes Studies 20 (2007): 93-119) and "Modern Liberalism and Pride: An Augustinian Perspective" (Journal of Religious Ethics 35.3 (September, 2007): 453-478).

    Education

    Ph.D., Emory University, 2007
    M.A., Boston College, 2002
    B.A., St. Mary's College of California, 1999

    Courses Taught

    England and the Rise and Fall of Modern Liberalism
    First Philosophy
    Introduction to Ethics
    Political Philosophy
    Ancient Philosophy
    Thomistic Philosophy
    Catholic Political Thought