David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Amy L. MacArthur

Amy MacArthurDr. Amy L. MacArthur |

Assistant Professor of Philosophy


Ph.D. in philosophy, University of California-Riverside

M.A. in philosophy, Stanford University

B.A. in political science, Stanford University




Areas of Specialization:

Kant’s Ethics

Applied Ethics

Free Will/Agency Theory

Moral Psychology

Bio-Medical Ethics


Courses Taught:

Bio-Medical Ethics

Political Philosophy

Symbolic Logic

Logic and Critical Thinking

Introduction to Philosophy

Modern Philosophy


Dr. MacArthur wrote her dissertation on “The Duty of Self-Knowledge in Kant’s Ethics” and she is the faculty advisor to the Philosophy Club and co-coordinator of the award-winning HPU Ethics Bowl Team. In 2012 she was awarded the Silvershein/Gutenstein Family Faculty Development Grant for her work in Service Learning. She Joined the Department in the fall of 2008.





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