Petrik, James M. 1961-

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PETRIK, James M. 1961-


PERSONAL: Born March 17, 1961, in Ridgewood, NJ; son of Eugene (a physicist) and Helen (a chemist) Petrik; married May 26, 1990; wife's name Lynn (a registered nurse); children: Rachel, Matthew, Helena. Ethnicity: "Slovak." Education: Bellarmine College, B.S., 1983; Marquette University, Ph.D., 1990. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Hiking, fishing, "Yala Mala."


ADDRESSES: Offıce—Department of Philosophy, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701. E-mail—[email protected] cats.ohiou.edu.


CAREER: Educator and author. Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO, assistant professor of philosophy, 1989-92; Ohio University, Athens, associate professor of philosophy, 1992—.


MEMBER: American Philosophical Association.

WRITINGS:


Descartes' Theory of the Will, Hollowbrook (Durango, CO), 1992.

Evil beyond Belief, M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 2000.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


periodicals


Booklist, August, 2000, Steven Schroeder, review of Evil beyond Belief, p. 2082.

Library Journal, August, 2000, David Gordon, review of Evil beyond Belief, p. 109.