Professor of Philosophy, Fordham University
Stephen R. Grimm is a Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University and Chair of the Philosophy Department, specializing in epistemology, the philosophy of science, the philosophy of religion, and ethics. He regularly teaches classes in all of these areas, along with courses in the history of philosophy (especially Wittgenstein).
Grimm is series editor for the Oxford University Press line "Guides to the Good Life," and a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University.
With Steve Angle at Wesleyan and Meghan Sullivan at Notre Dame, he co-directed a NEH 2018 Summer Institute on "Reviving Philosophy as a Way of Life", and he is currently a lead faculty advisor on a Mellon Foundation grant for the "Philosophy as a Way of Life” project at Notre Dame. From 2013-2016 he led a $4.5 million dollar interdisciplinary project on the nature of understanding, supported by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, with additional support from the Henry Luce Foundation. Grimm has received the Undergraduate Teaching Award for the Humanities at Fordham, and Fordham's Externally Funded Research Award.
Grimm is the current President of Philosophers in Jesuit Education, and a former member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.