Linda Zagzebski is George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Philosophy and Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at the University of Oklahoma, where she has taught since 1999.
She was born and educated in California, receiving a B.A. from Stanford University, her M.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles. For twenty years she taught at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where she chaired the department.
Zagzebski is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers and past president of the American Catholic Philosophical Association. She has given many endowed lectures, and she has lectured widely in Europe, North America, and China. She is an honorary lifetime member of Alpha Sigma Nu (the Jesuit Honor Society), and is a member of the National Research Council.
Her books include The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge, (Oxford, 1991), Virtues of the Mind (Cambridge, 1996), Philosophy of Religion: An Historical Introduction (Blackwell, 2007), and On Epistemology (forthcoming, Wadsworth), as well as many edited collections and articles in epistemology, philosophy of religion, and virtue ethics.
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