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Frederick Ferré (March 23, 1933 - March 22, 2013) was Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at The University of Georgia. He was a past president of the Metaphysical Society of America. Much of his work concerned how metaphysics is entwined with practical questions about how we live our life, including the ethical dimensions of life.

He most notable contribution to scholarship was a defense of Christian metaphysics in response to the charge of people like G.E. Moore and Bertrand Russel that Christian claims of linguistically meaningless and should be rejected as such. Ferre argued that Christian metaphysics was legitimate because it passed a fourfold test of a metaphysical worldview, being consistent, coherent, applicable, and adequate.


  • Oberlin College, 1950-51.
  • Boston University, A.B. (major History) summa cum laude, 1954
  • Vanderbilt University, M.A. (Philosophy of History) 1955.
  • Vanderbilt University Divinity School (Theological Studies) 1955-56.
  • University of St. Andrews (Scotland), Ph.D. (Philosophy of Religion) 1959.


Works about[edit]

Nature, Truth, And Value (2006)

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