Michael Rea

Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
Professorial Fellow, Logos Institute for Analytic & Exegetical Theology, University of St. Andrews
Director, Center for Philosophy of Religion

Department of Philosophy
100 Malloy Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 – 5568 // Email:

Project Page The Experience Project (2014 - 2017)
Graduate Students and Teaching Resources

    Graduate Students

  • Rebecca Chan Dissertation: Making Metaphysics Matter: Essays on Reasons and Persons
  • Peter Finocchiaro (Ph.D. 2016) Dissertation: Structuring Ideological Disputes: A Foray into Meta-Ideology
  • Callie Phillips Dissertation Topic: Meta-ontology, Realism, and Radical Indeterminacy of Reference
  • Jeffrey Snapper (co-supervisor: Peter van Inwagen) Dissertation Topic: Ontological Commitment
  • Graduated
  • Amy Seymour (Ph.D. 2015) Dissertation: Presentism, Propositions, and Persons: A Systematic Case for All-falsism
  • Bradley Rettler (Ph.D. 2014) Dissertation: Grounding Truthmaking
  • Kenneth Boyce (Ph.D. 2013) Dissertation: Towards a Fictionalist Nominalism
  • Luke Potter (Ph.D. 2012) Dissertation: The Word Incarnate: Philosophical Essays on the Christian Doctrine of Scripture
  • Alex Skiles (Ph.D. 2012) Dissertation:Getting Grounded: Essays in the Metaphysics of Fundamentality
  • Andrew Bailey (Ph.D. 2011; co-supervisor: Alvin Plantinga) Dissertation: Person and Animal
  • Jeff Green (Ph.D. 2007; co-supervisor: Peter van Inwagen) Dissertation: Work for a New Theory of Modality

  • Honor Code Materials

  • Student Responsibilities Under the Honor Code
  • Philosophy Department Handout on Plagiarism