Professor and Chair
Department of Philosophy
Azusa Pacific University
Executive Vice President-Treasurer
The Hume Society
RICO VITZ is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at Azusa Pacific University and serves as the Executive Vice President-Treasurer of the Hume Society. He is the author of Reforming the Art of Living: Nature, Virtue, and Religion in Descartes’s Epistemology (Springer), co-editor of The Ethics of Belief: Individual and Social (Oxford), and the editor of Turning East: Contemporary Philosophers and the Ancient Christian Faith (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press). His work has appeared in The Oxford Handbook of David Hume, Journal of the History of Philosophy, The Modern Schoolman, Journal of Philosophical Research, Hume Studies, and Christian Bioethics. He was recently the guest editor for a special edition of Res Philosophica on “Ethical and Religious Themes in Humean Philosophy” and is currently a Research Fellow at Biola University's Center for Christian Thought.