Andrew Spear 

Associate Professor

Office: B-3 213 Mackinac Hall, Allendale Campus

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (616) 331-2847(voicemail)

Fax: (616) 331-2601

Website: Professor Spear's Website


Professor Spear has been teaching at Grand Valley State University since the Fall of 2008. He completed his BA in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay and his MA and PhD work at the University at Buffalo with a PhD thesis on analytic epistemology. Professor Spear has research interests in epistemology, intentionality and the philosophy of mind, applied ontology (especially the ontology of function), and some aspects of the work of Edmund Husserl. He also maintains the Walter Kaufmann Web Site Project. Professor Spear teaches history of Analytic Philosophy, Epistemology, Logic, and co-teaches courses on Civilization and the History of Science. He is also the faculty advisor for the Undergraduate Philosophy Club.

Professor Andrew Spear's CV

Andrew Spear

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