Ronald Loeffler

Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy

Office:  B3-206 Mackinac Hall; Allendale Campus

Email: [email protected]  

Phone: (616) 331-2929 (voicemail)

Fax: (616) 331-2601




Ronald Loeffler

Ronald Loeffler earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Northwestern University in 2001.  He also holds M.A. degrees in Philosophy from the University of London and the Free University Berlin.

His main research interests are in the philosophy of language, the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and meta-ethics, with special focus on the relation between linguistic practice, linguistic meaning, and our common sense psychological abilities.  He is the author of Brandom, an introductory monography on the philosophy of Robert Brandom, in Polity Press’ recognized Key Contemporary Thinkers series, and has work published in the journals Philosophical Studies, Synthese, Erkenntnis, and the European Journal of Philosophy, among other. 

Before joining the faculty at GVSU, Ronald Loeffler taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Carleton College, MN.

Ronald Loeffler's CV 

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