Dallas A. Willard

Until his death in 2013, Dallas A. Willard was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California (USC), and he has taught at the University of Wisconsin, UCLA, and the University of Colorado. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Professor Willard's numerous books include Edmund Husserl's Philosophy of Arithmetic, Objectivity of Knowledge, Early Writings in the Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics, Logic and the Objectivity of Knowledge: A Study in Husserl's Philosophy, Knowing Christ Today: Why We Can Trust Spiritual Knowledge, The Great Omission: Rediscovering Jesus' Essential Teachings on Discipleship, Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ, The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives, Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship With God, The Divine Conspiracy, Logic and the Objectivity of Knowledge, and Renovation of the Heart.

A member of the Board of Directors for the C.S. Lewis Foundation and Biola University, he was also the recipient of the USC Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching, USC Student Senate Award for Outstanding Faculty of the Year, and Christianity Today's Book of the Year for 1999 for his bestselling book, The Divine Conspiracy.