Zach Barnett

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Zach  Barnett

402 Malloy Hall



Ph.D. Brown University 

Research Interest

Curriculum Vitae

Zach received his PhD from Brown University in 2018. He joined Notre Dame in 2023, moving from the National University of Singapore, where he taught for five years. Zach mainly studies ethics, practical rationality, and epistemology, and he hopes that his work is convincing, surprising, and easy to understand.

Representative Publications

"Rational Moral Ignorance" (2021) Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
"Why You Should Vote to Change the Outcome" (2020) Philosophy & Public Affairs
"Philosophy Without Belief" (2019) Mind
"No Free Lunch: The Significance of Tiny Contributions" (2018) Analysis