Patricia Williams Kitcher Inducted into Academy of Arts and Sciences
One of ten honorees in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Patricia Williams Kitcher was one of just 46 accepted into the Humanities and Arts Class and one of ten in Philosophy and Religious Studies in the April 2018 group of inductees into the Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is the Roberta and William Campbell Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University and the Mark van Doren Professor of the Humanities and the chair of the philosophy department. Additionally, she was a founding chair of the University of California committee on the status of women, president of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, presndent of the North American Kant Society, and on the editorial board of Journal of Philosoophy. She is best known for her work on Immanuel Kant, including the book, Kant's Thinker. She did her doctoral work in philosophy at Princeton.