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Tyron Goldschmidt

  • Assistant Professor in Philosophy

PhD, King's College London, 2011

526 Lattimore Hall
(585) 275-4105

Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 pm, and by appointment


Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • PHL 102:  Ethics
  • PHL  202:  History of Modern Philosophy

Selected Publications


Edited Volumes

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • 'A Proof of Exodus: Judah HaLevy and Jonathan Edwards Walk into a Bar,’ in S. Lebens, D. Rabinowitz and A. Segal (Eds.),  Jewish Thought in the Age of Analytic Philosophy: New Essays in the Philosophy of Judaism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming
  • ‘The Argument from Numbers’, in Two Dozen Arguments, T. Dougherty & J. Walls (Eds), Oxford University Press (2018), 59-75
  • ‘Necessary Being’, Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Religion, S. Goetz and C. Tulliver (Eds.), forthcoming
  • ‘The Necessity of Idealism’, with A. Segal, in T. Goldschmidt & K. Pearce (Eds.), Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2017), 34-49
  • ‘The Afterlife in Judaism’, with A. Segal, in Y. Nagasawa & B. Matheson (Eds.), Palgrave Handbook on the Afterlife (2017), 107-27
  • ‘Understanding the Question’, in T. Goldschmidt, (Ed.), The Puzzle of Existence, 1-21.


  • ‘This Was From God: A Contemporary Theology of Torah and History,’ by Jerome Yehuda Gellman, Journal of Analytic Theology, 6 (2018), 727-33
  • ‘Arguing About Gods’ by Graham Oppy, Heythrop Journal 59, 3 (2018), 624-5
  • ‘The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology’ by W.L. Craig and J.P. Morgan, Eds. Heythrop Journal 59, 3 (2016), 627-8
  • ‘Omissions’ by Randolph Clarke, Journal of Moral Philosophy, 15 (2018), 97-9
  • ‘Skeptical Theism: New Essay’ by Trent Dougherty and Justin McBrayer (Eds.), European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 9, 2 (2017), 231-4
  • 'The End of Philosophy of Religion' by Nick Trakakis, Heythrop Journal, 55, 4, (2014), 753-4
  • ‘Theism and Ultimate Explanation’ by Timothy O’Connor, Heythrop Journal 55, 1 (2014), 142-3
  • ‘The Rainbow of Experience, Critical Trust, and God’ by Kai-Man Kwan, Faith & Philosophy, 29, 4 (2012), 472-8
  • ‘Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing’ by Bede Rundle, Heythrop Journal, 42, 2, (2011), 307-8