Caroline Paddock

My research is in ancient and medieval philosophy, especially Aristotle and Aquinas. I especially enjoy bringing ancient and medieval approaches to bear on contemporary issues in political philosophy, virtue ethics, and philosophy of education.   


  • PhD candidate, Philosophy, Baylor University 
  • M.A., 2017, Philosophy, Baylor University 
  • B.A., 2006, English, University of Richmond 

Peer-Reviewed Publications 

  • Should Aristotelians Endorse the Harm Principle? (Forthcoming.) History of Philosophy Quarterly. 
  • Cardinal Virtue Habituation as Liberal Citizenship Education. (Forthcoming.) Journal of Philosophy of Education. 
  • Is Art a Virtue? (2020) Southwest Philosophy Review 36.1:169-178.  

Courses Taught at Baylor 

  • Introduction to Philosophy: Faith and Reason  
  • Contemporary Moral Problems: Love and Sex  
  • Logic