Patricia Kitcher is Mark van Doren Professor of Humanities in the Columbia University's Department of Philosophy. Her interests are in the Philosophy of Mind/Pyschology and Kant and she is currently completing a book called Kant's Thinker, on Kant's account of the subject of cognition. She is the author of Freud's Dream: A Complete Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science, and has published numerous scholarly articles. She received her Ph.D. from Princeton in 1974.