Tyron Goldschmidt

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Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor


Tyron works in metaphysics and the history of philosophy. He has a PhD in Philosophy from King’s College London and an MPhil in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge. He did a postoc at the University of Notre Dame, and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University. His books and edited volumes include Berkeley’s Principles: Expanded and Explained (Routledge, forthcoming, co-authored with S. Stapleford), Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics (OUP, forthcoming, Ed. with K Pearce), and The Puzzles of Existence: Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing? (Routledge, 2014, Ed.). Some representative papers include ‘A Demonstration of the Causal Power of Absences’ (Dialectica, forthcoming), ‘Commanding Belief’ (Ratio, 2015) and ‘Judaism, Reincarnation and Theodicy’ (Faith and Philosophy, 2013, with Beth Seacord), among many others. Over the next year, Ty’s going to be working on Hume’s Principles: Expanded and Explained (Routledge, Under Contract, co-authored with Scott Stapleford) and a little something in the philosophy of mathematics. And teaching a ton!

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