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Gregory R. Sheridan

by Jeanne Baron

Aug. 25, 2011 | WMU News

Photo of Gregory R. Sheridan.
Dr. Gregory R. Sheridan, a former Western Michigan University faculty member, died Aug. 16. He was 76.

Sheridan, of Kalamazoo, joined the faculty in 1965 and retired in 1992 as a professor of philosophy. His academic interests included metaphysics, logic and the mind-body problem.

A member of the American Philosophical Association, Sheridan also had expertise in mathematics and was an avid chess player.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Holy Cross in 1957; master's degrees from Ohio State University and the University of California, Los Angeles in 1959 and 1963, respectively; and a doctoral degree from UCLA in 1966.

In accordance with Sheridan's wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Visit to make a memorial guestbook entry.