John Pittard


Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Religion

Professor Pittard specializes in epistemology and the philosophy of religion and has secondary interests in ethics and early modern philosophy. Much of his current research is focused on questions concerning the epistemic significance of disagreement with informed and intelligent interlocutors. He has two essays forthcoming in Oxford University Press publications: "When Beauties Disagree: Why 'Halfers' Should Affirm Robust Perspectivalism" in Oxford Studies in Epistemology, vol. 5, and "Conciliationism and Religious Disagreement" in Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution


A.B. Harvard University
M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D. Yale University.


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