Tim O'Connor

Tim O'Connor

Indiana University

Tim O’Connor has taught philosophy at Indiana University-Bloomington, since 1993, apart from year-long research fellowships at the Universities of Notre Dame, St. Andrews, and Oxford. He has given over 160 academic and popular lectures in 22 countries. His main areas of scholarship and teaching are metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of religion. He has published over 70 scholarly articles, edited seven books, and written two monographs, one on free will and the other on God and the quest for ultimate explanation. He is now writing a third book for a broader audience, Thinking About Faith: Philosophy, Science, and Christian Belief. On his website, he claims to be the ‘Philo-Pong World Grad Champion,’ or top table tennis player among professional philosophers.

Topics include:

  • Christian faith and philosophy
  • Christian faith and science
  • God and scientific explanation
  • Science and the soul
  • Evolution and religion or morality