Patrick Alfred Hutchings is an Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Philosophy, University of Melbourne.
He has lectured in the Philosophy of Art at the University of Melbourne and RMIT University. He is a sometime Power Lecturer, University of Sydney and Hocken Lecturer, University of Otago. He has taught English Literature and/or Philosophy at a number of universities, including Edinburgh, London, California (Irvine), Western Australia, and Deakin.
He has written on philosophy, literature, and aesthetics in many publications including Art International, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Landfall, Islands, The Age, Journal of the Sydney Society of Literature and Aesthetics, and Art Monthly Australasia.
He has published a monograph on Peter Corlett, co-authored books on Guy Boyd and Kate O’Connor, and contributed chapters in monographs on Gordon Walters, Heather Busch, Klaus Zimmer, George Johnson, Tom Gibbons, and Thornton Walker.
Presently Editor of SOPHIA: International Journal of Philosophy and Traditions, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands.