Dean Zimmerman
Professor and Department Chair
Founder and Director of the Rutgers Center for the Philosophy of Religion
Specialties: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion
Email: dwzimmer@philosophy.rutgers.edu
Office: 106 Somerset St - 304
Phone: (848) 932-0442

 

 

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Biography

Ph.D., Brown University. Dean Zimmerman specializes in metaphysics and the philosophy of religion. He is the director of the Rutgers Center for the Philosophy of Religion. He founded and typically organizes Metaphysical Mayhem, a biennial summer workshop for graduate students; and he is co-organizer, with Michael Rota, of the St. Thomas Summer Seminars in Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology. Articles include: “Presentism and the Space-Time Manifold”, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Time (2011); and “From Property Dualism to Substance Dualism”, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Vol. 84 (2010). Zimmerman is editor or co-editor of over a dozen books, including nine volumes of the ongoing Oxford Studies in Metaphysics. He is writing a book on the philosophy of religion for the series Princeton Foundations of Philosophy.