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Kit Patrick

Email: [email protected]

Kit is a faculty member at the School of Arts and Sciences, and has been with the Azim Premji University since 2017. He has taught at the University of Bristol prior to coming to Azim Premji University. Click here for his personal website.

Academic Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Philosophy
  • D.Phil Philosophy
  • M.A. History, philosophy and sociology of science
  • B.A. Natural sciences

Ethics, Philosophy of natural and social science, Public reasoning, Introduction to philosophy.

Areas of Interest

Philosophy of science, economics, epistemology of law, geology, ethics. Developing a philosophy curriculum tailored to the Indian context.

Click here to listen to Kit Patrick talking about his areas of interest and about Philosophy of Science.

Research Interests

Epistemology of science. Philosophy of economics. Philosophy of law.

On-going Projects
  • Modelling judicial reasoning in India
  • The hyperintentionality of inductive logic.
  • Deduction and verisimilitude.
  • Explanatory competition.
Humanities Blog

TedTalk by Kit Patrick
Is philosophy only meant for the elite and privileged? Self-actualization sits at the top of the human needs pyramid in well-known theories. Kit Patrick illustrates how this widely held belief is not quite accurate.


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