Professor of Philosophy
417 Malloy Hall
Ph.D. Notre Dame
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.
- “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.