Aloysius P. Martinich
BornJune 28, 1946
Other namesA. P. Martinich
EducationUniversity of Windsor (BA, 1969)
UCSD (MA 1971; PhD 1973)
SpouseLeslie Martinich
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
InstitutionsUniversity of Texas at Austin
Main interests
Philosophy of language

Aloysius Patrick Martinich (born June 28, 1946), usually cited as A. P. Martinich, is an American analytic philosopher. He is the Roy Allison Vaughan Centennial Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at University of Texas at Austin.[1][2] His area of interest is the nature and practice of interpretation; history of modern philosophy; the philosophy of language ; the history of political thinking and Thomas Hobbes.


Aloysius P. Martinich (June 28, 1946). He has specialized in the philosophy of language and the philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He is the author of The Two Gods of Leviathan (1992), Hobbes: A Biography (1999), Hobbes's Political Philosophy"(2021).




  1. ^ A.P. Martinich, ed. (2001). A Companion to Analytic Philosophy. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. pp. iv–x. ISBN 0-631-21415-1.
  2. ^ Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF).