Patricia Blanchette

Patricia  Blanchette


Professor of Philosophy

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Phone: (574)-631-6439

Office: 407 Malloy
Office Hours: 


Ph.D., Stanford

Areas of Interest

Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mathematics



  • Frege's Conception of Logic, Oxford University Press 2012.


Recent Articles:


  • "Frege," forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century German Philosophy, M. Forster adn K. Gjesdal (eds), Oxford University Press 
  • “Axioms in Frege,” forthcoming in Essays on Frege’s Basic Laws of Arithmetic, edited by Marcus Rossberg and Philip Ebert, Oxford University Press.
  •  “Frege on Formality and the 1906 Independence Test,” forthcoming in  Formalism and Beyond: On the Nature of Mathematical Discourse, Godehard Link (ed), Ontos press.
  • “Frege on Shared Belief and Total Functions,” Journal of Philosophy CIX 1/2 (Jan/Feb 2012) pp 9-39.
  • “From Logicism to Metatheory,” forthcoming in  The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematica, B. Linsky and N. Griffin (eds), Palgrave Macmillan.
  • "Frege on Consistency and Conceptual Analysis," Philosophia Mathematica (2007)
  • "Mathematical Objects and Identity," Situating Semantics, MIT Press 2007
  • " Realism and Paradox," Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic
  • "Logical Consequence," Blackwell Guide to Philosophical Logic (2001)
  • "Models and Modality," Synthese (2000)
  • "Relative Identity and Cardinality," Canadian Journal of Philosophy (June 1999)
  • "Frege and Hilbert on Consistency," in The Journal of Philosophy (1996)
  • "Frege's Reduction," in History and Philosophy of Logic (1994)

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