Taylor W. Cyr
Assistant Professor
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
Classics and Philosophy
315 Chapman Hall

Before joining Samford's faculty, Taylor Cyr taught a variety of ethics courses in the philosophy department at Washington University in St. Louis. His scholarly interests lie at the intersection of ethics and metaphysics, including topics like free will, moral responsibility, death, immortality, time (especially time travel), and personal identity.  Cyr produces The Free Will Show podcast, featuring interviews with academics who work on free will. The podcast offers beginner-friendly introduction to free will while also highlighting recent developments on the topic.


PhD in Philosophy, University of California, Riverside

MA in Philosophy, Florida State University

BA in Philosophy, Florida State University, Summa Cum Laude 

BA in Religion, Florida State University, Summa Cum Laude