Daniel Nolan

McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy

Daniel Nolan

204 Malloy Hall


Ph.D., Australian National University

Research Interest

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophical Logic and Metaethics


Daniel Nolan is McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. His previous position was at the Australian National University, and before that he has taught at the University of Nottingham (UK), the University of St Andrews (UK), Syracuse University (USA) and Macquarie University (Australia). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, an Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland (Australia), and has been a visiting fellow at the National Humanities Center.

Representative Publications

2014    “Hyperintensional Metaphysics”. Philosophical Studies 171.1: 149-160


2006    “Vagueness, Multiplicity and Parts”. Noûs. 40.4: 716-737


2005    David Lewis. Acumen Publishing (UK), McGill-Queen’s University Press (Canada) and Routledge (UK and USA).


2002    Topics in the Philosophy of Possible Worlds. New York: Routledge Press.


1997    “Impossible Worlds:  A Modest Approach”. Notre Dame Journal for Formal Logic, 38.4: 535-572