Andrew C. Cummings, PhD

Andrew C. Cummings, PhD

Associate Dean of the College
Professor of Philosophy



PhD: Katholieke Universitet Leuven (2006)
MA: Katholieke Universitet Leuven (2001)
MA: Mount Angel Seminary (2021)
BA: University of Utah (1998)

Courses taught
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Contemporary Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • German Idealism
  • Ethics
Research interests
  • 19th Century Philosophy
  • Hegel
  • Proofs for the existence of God (esp. the ontological proof)
Select projects
  • The Ontological Proof in Anselm and Hegel: One Proof, Different Versions? (Edwin Mellen Press, 2013).
  • “The Habermas-Ratzinger Discussion Revisited: Translation as Epistemology” in Catholic Social Science Review 22 (2017).
Professional associations
  • ACPA
  • The Hegel Society of America
  • The Metaphysical Society of America