James Patrick Downey

James Patrick Downey

James Patrick Downey, associate professor, was born in Waynesboro, Virginia, and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. His interests include metaphysics, critical thinking, and the philosophy of logic. His publications include “Descartes’s Real Argument,” Ratio: An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 15, 2002, No. 1, and “A Fallacy in the Intentional Fallacy,” Philosophy and Literature, 31.1, 2007.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia

Publications & Articles

  • "Descartes's Real Argument," Ratio: An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 15, 2002, No. 1
  • "A Fallacy in the Intentional Fallacy," Philosophy and Literature, 31.1, 2007.

Research Interests

His interests include metaphysics, critical thinking, and the philosophy of logic.