Gary M. Gutting
The Notre Dame Professor of Philosophy
Aside from the time he spent as a visiting professor at the University of Frankfurt and the Free University of Amsterdam, Gary M. Gutting has been at Notre Dame his whole career.
His expertise on contemporary French philosophy, the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of religion has led to the publication of numerous books, including Religious Belief and Religious Skepticism (Notre Dame, 1982); Michel Foucault’s Archaeology of Scientific Reason (Cambridge, 1989); Pragmatic Liberalism and the Critique of Modernity (Cambridge, 1999); French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, 2001); Michel Foucault: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2005), What Philosophers Know: Case Studies in Recent Analytic Philosophy (Cambridge, 2009), and Thinking the Impossible: French Philosophy since 1960 (Oxford, 2011). He has co-authored or edited another six volumes.
Prof. Gutting has earned research grants from the Fulbright Program, the National Science Foundation, and the Notre Dames Erasmus Institute, and he won the Kaneb Teaching Award in 2004. He is also the founder and co-editor-in-chief of the Notre Dame Philosophical Review and is a regular columnist for the New York Times philosophy blog, The Stone.
The Notre Dame Professorship in Philosophy was established by the University in 2004.