Paul E. Schofield

Assistant Professor of Philosophy




PhD, Harvard University; BA, University of Notre Dame

Paul Schofield’s research focuses on moral and political philosophy as well as the philosophy of film. He teaches classes on ethics and politics, the history of philosophy (Early Modern through 20th Century Analytic Philosophy), and the Philosophy of Film. He also teaches a short term course entitled “Teaching Philosophy,” in which students design and then teach a mini-philosophy course at Lewiston High School.


Book Project:
The Moral and Political Relation to the Self (under contract with Oxford University Press)

Selected Publications:
Following the Law Because It’s the Law
Action and Agency in THE RED SHOES
Paternalism and Right