Landon Frim, Ph.D.

Landon Frim, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer

Philosophy LI


SJC Long Island

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  • O'Connor Hall, Room E211


Ph.D. in Philosophy, Stony Brook University 

M.A. in Philosophy, Stony Brook University

Double B.A. in Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies, Florida Atlantic University


Prior to becoming an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at St. Joseph’s College, Dr. Frim was a lecturer at SJC, and taught at the City College of New York and Stony Brook University. Specializing in ethics, he currently teaches courses in Ethical Reasoning; Animal and Environmental Ethics; Social and Political Philosophy; Justice and Society; and Labor, Class and Ethics.

Dr. Frim has presented at conferences throughout the nation, as well as Germany and Romania. He is a member of the American Philosophical Association, the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics and the Radical Philosophy Society. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Mildred and Herbert Weisinger Dissertation Fellowship from Stony Brook University, the Kade Fellowship from Philipps-Universität Marburg in Germany and the Herzog August Bibliothek Travel Grant for Early Modern Archival Research from Wolfenbüttel in Germany. Dr. Frim can also read and write in Latin, French and Hebrew. 

Scholarly & Professional Interests

My research interests are primarily in moral and political philosophy, and early-modern philosophy, especially the thought of Baruch Spinoza.

Select Publications

“Sufficient Reason and the Causal Argument for Monism.”
Society and Politics Vol. 5, No. 2 (2011)

“A Realist’s Utopia: A return to the one state solution?”
Counterpunch Magazine (2011)

“Socialism: Women’s Liberation and Human Liberation”
Co-Authored with Hamad Al-Rayes
The Socialist (2012)


“The point of modernity is to live a life without illusions while not becoming disillusioned.”
― Antonio Gramsci