Michael Rea

Professor of Philosophy
Co-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:

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Graduate Students

  • Jeff Green (Ph.D. 2007; co-supervisor: Peter van Inwagen) Dissertation: Work for a New Theory of Modality
  • Andrew Bailey (Ph.D. 2011; co-supervisor: Alvin Plantinga) Dissertation: Person and Animal
  • 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
  • Kenneth Boyce (Ph.D. 2013) Dissertation: Towards a Fictionalist Nominalism
  • Jeffrey Snapper (co-supervisor: Peter van Inwagen) Dissertation Topic: Ontological Commitment
  • Bradley Rettler Dissertation: Grounding Truthmaking
  • Amy Seymour Dissertation: Presentism, Propositions, and Persons: A Systematic Case for All-falsism

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