David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Clint Corcoran


Dr. Clint Corcoran |

Chair of the Religion and Philosophy Department

Professor of Religion and Philosophy


B.A. Skidmore, Phi Beta Kappa

Ph.D. Emory University





Areas of Specialization:

History of Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy



World Religions

Ethics and Philosophy

Social Ethics

Ancient Philosophy

Modern Philosophy


Contemporary Anglo-American Philosophy

Contemporary Continental Philosophy

Logic and Critical Thinking

Philosophy and Humor


Dr. Corcoran began teaching in the Department of Religion and Philosophy in 1991. He was promoted to Professor in 2003. He has presented numerous papers at professional conferences, including “Theophrastus, Aristotle, Simplicius, and Heidegger on the Anaximander Fragment” at Fordham University. He has also recently published “Wrestling and the Fair Fight in Plato” in Nikephoros and “The Slow Boat from Delos, or Socrates’ Ship Comes in?” in The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture See his CV here.

Dr. Corcoran is Chair of High Point’s Academic Planning Committee, he is a member of Ministry and Council at the New Garden Friends Meeting, and he is a past President of the North Carolina Philosophical Society.


Dr. Corcoran is currently writing a book on Plato and Place entitled “Topography and Deep Structure in Plato.”





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