Faculty & Staff

Dr. Timothy Quinn

Professor and Chair, Philosophy Department

Professor, Honors Programs

Professor of Philosophy, Jewish Studies

ML 4443
238 Hinkle Hall

Phone: (513) 745-2020

Fax: (513) 745-3065


  • BA, MA, Ph.D. (The Catholic University of America)

First Year at Xavier University:



Kant, Aristotle, Aesthetics, Medieval Philosophy


Dr. Timothy Sean Quinn received his Ph. D. in philosophy from The Catholic University of America in 1985. His dissertation, directed by Richard Kennington, studied the common origins of modern aesthetics and historicism by means of a comparison between Lessing, Rousseau, Kant and Schiller. Dr. Quinn came to Xavier University in 1987, where he has taught courses concerning Kant, Aristotle, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology and Metaphysics. For six years Dr. Quinn directed the Honors Bachelor of Arts Program at Xavier University, and remains involved with University honors programs. He has published on classical and modern political philosophy. Dr. Quinn holds the rank of Professor and Chair.

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