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Robert Audi

Robert Audi is the John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.  His major work has focused on epistemology, ethics – especially on ethical intuitionism – and the theory of action. Audi previously held a Chair in the Business School at Notre Dame. His 2005 book, The Good in the Right, updates and…

Meghan Sullivan

Meghan Sullivan is the Wilsey Family College Professor of Philosophy and the Director of Notre Dame Institute of Advanced Study. Sullivan has degrees from UVa (BA with highest distinction: Philosophy and Politics – 2005), Oxford (B.Phil: Philosophy – 2007), and Rutgers (PhD: Philosophy – 2011). She studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Sullivan has…

Carlo Rovelli

Carlo Rovelli is an Italian theoretical physicist at Centre de Physique Theorique de Luminy. His work is mainly in the field of quantum gravity, where he is among the founders of the loop quantum gravity theory. He has also worked in the history and philosophy of science. He collaborates regularly with several Italian newspapers, in…

David Wallace

David Wallace is a Mellon Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Wallace’s original training was in theoretical physics: he took a Physics PhD at Oxford before his interests took him towards more conceptual and foundational questions in physics, and from there into philosophy. Wallace’s research interests are mostly in…

Eric Schwitzgebel

Eric Schwitzgebel is Professor of Philosophy at University of California at Riverside.  He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Stanford in 1990 and his PhD in Philosophy from U.C. Berkeley in 1997, under the supervision of Elisabeth A. Lloyd, Alison Gopnik, and John Searle. He has published two books and over twenty articles on the…

Peter van Inwagen

Peter van Inwagen is an American analytic philosopher and the John Cardinal O’Hara Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his PhD from the University of Rochester under the direction of Richard Taylor and Keith Lehrer. Today, Van Inwagen is one of the leading figures in contemporary metaphysics, philosophy of…

Dean Zimmerman

Dean W. Zimmerman is a Distinguished Professor of philosophy at Rutgers University specializing in metaphysics and the philosophy of religion. Zimmerman received his Bachelor’s degree from Mankato State University in French, Philosophy and English. He went on to receive an MA and PhD from Brown University. He taught at the University of Notre Dame and…

Keith Ward

Keith Ward is a British philosopher, theologian, pastor and scholar. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and (since 1972) an ordained priest of the Church of England. He was a canon of Christ Church, Oxford until 2003. Comparative theology and the relationship between science and religion are two of his main topics of…

Peter Tse

Peter Ulric Tse is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College. He holds a BA from Dartmouth (1984; majored in Mathematics and Physics), and a PhD in Experimental Psychology from Harvard University (1998). Tse taught schoolchildren in the Peace Corps in Nepal after graduating from college, then…

Bas van Fraassen

Bas C. van Fraassen is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University and the McCosh Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Princeton University. He teaches courses in the philosophy of science, philosophical logic and the role of models in scientific practice. Van Fraassen earned his BA from the University of Alberta and his…

Michael Tooley

Michael Tooley is a Professor of Philosophy at University of Colorado Boulder. He received a Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence in Research Award in 1998 for his book Time, Tense, and Causation, and was named a College Professor of Distinction in 2006. Tooley spent many years in Australia, where he held two research appointments at the…

Richard Swinburne

Richard Swinburne is a Fellow of the British Academy. He was Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion at the University of Oxford from 1985 to 2002 and is currently Emeritus Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion. Swinburne is best-known for his trilogy on the philosophy of theism (The Coherence of…