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Dr. Lyle Zynda

Lyle Zynda, Ph.D., Acting Chair of the Philosophy Department
Wiekamp Hall, Room DW3277
(574) 520-5512
lzynda@iusb.edu

Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy
Indiana University South Bend
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
PO Box 7111
South Bend, IN  46634-7111

Lyle Zynda hails from our neighboring state Michigan. He received his B.A. from Eastern Michigan University, double-majoring in Philosophy and History, and double-minoring in Psychology and Music. He then received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University, and spent one year at the California Institute of Technology before joining the faculty at IU South Bend in 1995. His research concerns the foundations of probability theory and decision theory. He has taught a wide range of courses, including cognitive science, logic, scientific reasoning, philosophy of mind, religion, and a course on philosophy and science fiction.

(Princeton University, 1995), Associate Professor, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, cognitive science, epistemology, metaphysics, logic