- 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.