Philosophy Department
John Blanchard headshot

John Blanchard

Job Title
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
Lamont 207

Areas of interest

John Blanchard’s main areas of research are in ancient Greek Philosophy and the History of Political Philosophy. He has published “Parmenides’ Truth” in The Eccentric Core: The Thought of Seth Benardete. His work currently focuses on various dialogues of Plato, Sophocles’ Antigone, Parmenides, and Protagoras. He has related interests in Heidegger and Nietzsche. Before coming to Union College, he taught Philosophy at Siena College, CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Pace University, and William Patterson University.

Academic credentials

B.A., DePauw University, M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research