Thomas Flint

Professor of Philosophy

Thomas Flint

417 Malloy Hall


Ph.D. Notre Dame

Research Interest

Philosophical Theology, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics

Tom began graduate study at Notre Dame in 1976, received his doctorate in 1980, and returned as a faculty member in 1982, after a two-year postdoc at the University of Chicago.  He has remained at Notre Dame since then, aside from several semesters teaching Notre Dame undergraduates at the university's center in London.  Most of his published work has been in philosophical theology, philosophy of religion, and metaphysics.  He served for many years as Associate Director and Director of Notre Dame's Center for Philosophy of Religion, and for eight years as Editor of Faith and Philosophy, the journal of the Society of Christian Philosophers.  

Representative Publications

  • “On the Significance of Civil War References in Flannery O’Connor’s ‘A Good Man is Hard to Find’,” Renascence, forthcoming.
  • “How to Keep Dialectically Kosher: Fischer, Freedom, and Foreknowledge,” European Journal of Philosophy of Religion, forthcoming.