Covenant College, B.A.
Westminster Seminary in California, MAR
University of Notre Dame, Ph.D.

About Dr. Davis

Dr. William Davis currently serves as Professor of Philosophy at Covenant College. He earned his Doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, his Masters in Religion from Westminster Seminary in CA and his B.A. in Philosophy from Covenant College.





  • “Review of Copenhaver & Burris Thomas Reid on mind, knowledge, and value” in British Journal for the History of Philosophy, published online May 16, 2016; DOI: 10.1080/09608788.2016.1176898.
  • “Reid’s Tradition of Inquiry: A Grateful Response to Cuneo,” The Journal of Scottish Philosophy (2006).
  • “Contra Hart: Christian Scholars Should not Throw in the Towel,” in The Christian Scholars Review, vol. XXXIV:2, Winter 2005, pp. 187-200.
  • “God’s Sovereign Knowledge of the Future,” Modern Reformation, Sept.-Oct., 1999.
  • “Thomas Reid,” in The Encyclopedia of Empiricism, edited by Barbanell (Greenwood Press, 1997).
  • “Review of Ronald M. Green’s Kierkegaard and Kant: The Hidden Debt,”Religious Studies, vol. 30 (1994).
  • “Kierkegaard on the Transformation of the Individual in Conversion,” Religious Studies, vol. 28 (1992), pp. 145-163.
  • “Civil Disobedience and Abortion Protests: The Case for Amending Criminal Trespass Statutes,” Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, vol. 5, no. 4 (1991), with Paul R. Davis, J.D.