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Andrew Timothy BRENNER

Dr. Andrew Timothy BRENNER

Assistant Professor, Department of Religion and Philosophy

Phone number34117287
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ORCID number0000-0001-8258-5708



B.A. (University of North Florida), M.A. (University of Notre Dame), Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame)

Research area(s):


Teaching area(s):

Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics and Buddhist Philosophy

Taught previously at:

Wuhan University, China; University of Gothenburg, Sweden; University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.

Selected output(s):

“Theism and Explanationist Defenses of Moral Realism.” Faith and Philosophy. Vol. 35, Issue 4 (October 2018), pp.447-463

“Science and the Special Composition Question.” Synthese. Vol. 195, Issue 2 (February 2018), pp.657-678

“Simplicity as a Criterion of Theory Choice in Metaphysics.” Philosophical Studies. Vol. 174, Issue 11 (November 2017), pp.2687-2707

“Mereological Nihilism and Personal Ontology.” The Philosophical Quarterly. Vol. 67, Issue 268 (July 2017), pp.464-485

“What Do We Mean When We Ask ‘Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?’ ” Erkenntnis. Vol. 81, Issue 6 (December 2016), pp.1305-1322


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