DR. JOHN R. FITZPATRICK has a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. He has interests in the work of the 19th Century British philosopher John Stuart Mill, social and political philosophy, ethical theory and applied ethics, and the history of philosophy ancient/ modern. He has taught courses in introduction to philosophy, logic and critical thinking, symbolic logic, ethical theory, medical ethics, business ethics, professional ethics, the history of philosophy, and Western humanities. He is the author of The Political Philosophy of John Stuart Mill: Balancing Freedom and the Collective Good (Continuum Press, 2006). Dr. Fitzpatrick's most recent publication is his book "Starting with Mill" (Continuum Press, 2010).