Aloysius Martinich
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Aloysius Martinich
Aloysius P. Martinich
BornJune 28, 1946
Other namesA. P. Martinich
EducationUniversity of Windsor (BA, 1969)
UCSD (MA 1971; PhD 1973)
Leslie Martinich
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
InstitutionsUniversity of Texas at Austin
Main interests
Philosophy of language

Aloysius Patrick Martinich (born June 28, 1946), usually cited as A. P. Martinich, is an American analytic philosopher. He is the Roy Allison Vaughan Centennial Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at University of Texas at Austin.[1][2] His area of interest is the nature and practice of interpretation; history of modern philosophy; the philosophy of language ; the history of political thinking and Thomas Hobbes.


Aloysius P. Martinich (June 28, 1946). He has specialized in the philosophy of language and the philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He is the author ofThe Two Gods of Leviathan (1992), Hobbes: A Biography (1999), Hobbes's Political Philosophy"(2021).



  • Thomas Hobbes, Computatio sive Logica: Part One of De Corpore, translation and commentary, New York: Abaris Books, 1981.
  • The Philosophy of Language (Critical Concepts in Philosophy), New York: Oxford University Press, 1985 (sixth edition edited with David Sosa, 2012).
  • Philosophical Writing: An Introduction, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1989; fourth edition Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, 2015.
  • The Two Gods of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes on Religion and Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  • Thomas Hobbes Perspectives on British History, London: Macmillan, 1997.
  • Hobbes: A Biography, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • A Companion to Analytic Philosophy, edited with David Sosa, Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.
  • Leviathan, Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, 2002; revised edition with Brian Battiste, 2011.
  • Hobbes (The Routledge Philosophers), New York: Routledge, 2005.
  • Early Modern Philosophy: Essential Readings with Commentary, Malden: Blackwell Readings in the History of Philosophy, 2007.
  • Much Ado About Nonexistence: Fiction and Reference (with Avrum Stroll), Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.


  1. ^ A.P. Martinich, ed. (2001). A Companion to Analytic Philosophy. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. pp. iv-x. ISBN 0-631-21415-1.
  2. ^ Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF).

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