Michael Rea

Michael Rea


Rev. John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone:(574) 631-5568

E-Mail: Rea.3@nd.edu

Office: 207 Malloy
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Ph.D., University of Notre Dame 

Areas of Interest

Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion 


Recent Articles:

  • “Authority and Truth,” forthcoming in The Scripture Project, vol. 2, ed. D. A. Carson.
  • “Hylomorphism and the Incarnation,” pp. 134 – 52 in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation, edited by Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)
  • "Univeralism and Extensionalism", Analysis 70 (2010): 490 - 96.
  • "Narrative, Liturgy, and the Hiddenness of God." pp. 76-96 in Metaphysics and God: Essays in Honor of Eleonore Stump, edited by Kevin Timpe (New York: Routledge, 2009)
  • “The Trinity,” pp. 403 – 29 in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology, edited by Thomas P. Flint and Michael C. Rea (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009).
  • “Wright on Theodicy: Reflections on Evil and the Justice of God.” Philosophia Christi 10 (2008): 461 – 70.
  • “Presentism and Ockham’s Way Out.” (with Alicia Finch) Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion 1 (2008): 1 – 17.
  • “Hyperspace and the Best World Problem: A Response to Hud Hudson,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 76 (2008): 444 – 51.


  • The Oxford Handbook fo Philosophical Theology, co-editor Thomas P. Flint (Oxford University Press, 2009)
  • Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology, co-editor Tom Crisp, (Oxford University Press, 2009)
  • Philosophical & Theological Essays on THE  TRINITY, co-editor with Thomas McCall (Oxford University Press, 2009)
  • Oxford Readings in Philosophical Theology: Vols. I and II,

  • Arguing about Metaphysics, ed.  Routledge, 2009

  • An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, co-editor, Michael J. Murray (Cambridge University Press, 2008)

Website: https://www.michaelrea.org/

Michael Rea's Curriculum Vitae (PDF)