Department Chair:
Peter McInerney

Administrative Assistant:
Karen Barnes

Department Email:

Phone: 440 775 8390
Fax: 440 775 8084

King Buiding 105
10 North Professor Street
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Peter McInerney

Peter McInerney

Professor and Chair of the Department

Contact Information


King Building 102
(440) 775-8396

Peter McInerney

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1971
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas Austin, 1976

Mr. McInerney teaches courses in 19th Century Philosophy, 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Existentialism, and Philosophy of Mind. He has edited volumes of the proceedings of the Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy. His own books include Time and Experience (1991), Introduction to Philosophy (1992), and Ethics (1994). He has published essays in leading journals of philosophy on a number of topics. His recent essays in professional journals concern the nature of persons and personal identity through time.