T. Ryan ByerlyPhotograph of Ryan Byerly

Ryan joined the Department in Spring 2015. Previously, Ryan completed his PhD at Baylor University and taught at Regent University in the USA. His primary research interests are in Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology, and Virtue Ethics.

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Selected Publications


The Mechanics of Divine Foreknowledge and Providence: A Time-Ordering Account (London: Bloomsbury, 2014).

Paradise Understood: New Philosophical Essays about Heaven, co-edited with Eric Silverman (OUP: 2017)

Peer-reviewed Articles

Philosophy of Religion

“The All-Powerful, Perfectly Good, and Free God,” Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 6

“Restricted Omniscience and Ways of Knowing,” Sophia (forthcoming).

Epistemology and Metaphysics

“Problems for Explanationism on Both Sides,” with Kraig Martin, Erkenntnis (forthcoming).

“A Dispositional, Internalist, Evidentialist Virtue Epistemology,” Logos & Episteme 5,4 (2014): 399-424.

Virtue Ethics

“Collective Virtue,” with Meghan Byerly, Journal for Value Inquiry (forthcoming).

“The Special Value of Others-Centeredness,” with Meghan Byerly, Res Philosophica (forthcoming).

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Email t.r.byerly@sheffield.ac.uk