Tim O’Connor is Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University, Bloomington and a member of its Cognitive Sciences Program. O’Connor received his doctorate in philosophy from Cornell University. He has held research fellowships at the Universities of Notre Dame, St. Andrews, and Oxford and has given more than 150 academic lectures in 20 countries. O’Connor has written over 70 scholarly articles on such topics as free will, consciousness, the emergence-reductionism debate concerning the micro-macro structure of the physical world, and the existence and nature of God. He has edited and contributed to six multi-author volumes, most recently Downward Causation and the Neurobiology of Free Will (2009) and Religious Faith and Intellectual Virtue (2014). Finally, he is the author of two books — Persons and Causes: The Metaphysics of Free Will (2000) and Theism and Ultimate Explanation (2008) – and he is now writing a third, Thinking About Faith: Philosophy, Science, and Christian Belief