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Timothy J. McGrew, Ph.D.

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Dr. Timothy McGrew is Professor of Philosophy at Western Michigan University.  He specializes in theory of knowledge, logic, probability theory, and the history and philosophy of science.  He has published in numerous journals including Mind, The Monist, Analysis, Erkenntnis, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, and Philosophia Christi.  His recent publications include the article on “Evidence” in The Routledge Companion to Epistemology (Routledge, 2010), co-authorship of The Philosophy of Science: An Historical Anthology (Blackwell, 2009), co-authorship (with Lydia McGrew) of the article on "The Argument from Miracles" in The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology (2009), and the article on "Miracles" for The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2011).  He is the project director of the Library of Historical Apologetics, which can be found on Facebook.


Ph.D. in Philosophy, 1992
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

M.A. in Philosophy, 1991
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

B.A. in Philosophy (summa cum laude), 1988
University of Scranton, Scranton, PA