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Meyer Lecture

2007 Lecturer

Dr. Linda Zagzebski

Dr. Linda Zagzebski
Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at the University of Oklahoma

"Self-Trust and the Diversity of Religions"

Dr. Linda Zagzebski is George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Philosophy and Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at the University of Oklahoma, where she has taught since 1999.

A graduate of Stanford University, she received a Ph.D. from UCLA and taught for twenty years at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where she chaired the Department. She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers and past president of the American Catholic Philosophical Association.

She has given many endowed lectures, including the Romanell Lectures of Phi Beta Kappa and the McCarthy Lectures at the Gregorian University.

Her books include:

  • The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge (Oxford University Press, 1991)
  • Virtues of the Mind (Cambridge University Press, 1996)
  • Divine Motivation Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
  • Philosophy of Religion: An Historical Introduction (Blackwell, 2007)
  • Many articles in epistemology, philosophy of religion, and virtue ethics

She is a member of the National Research Council.