HIGH POINT, N.C., March 5, 2009 – High Point University professors and several HPU students recently attended the annual meeting of the North Carolina Philosophical Society, held at Wake Forest University.
During the event, held Feb. 27-28, HPU students and faculty gave presentations and headed up workshop sessions.
Dr. Amy MacArthur, assistant professor of philosophy, presented a paper, titled “The Duty of Self-knowledge in Kant’s Hierarchy of Moral Duties.” Anthony Kurilla, a philosophy and political science major, chaired an undergraduate session. Another student, Logan Chesson, a philosophy and English literature major, gave a paper presentation, titled “Language, Awareness and the Human Quest for Free Will,” during the undergraduate session.
Dr. Clinton Corcoran, chair of the Department of Religion and Philosophy, was elected to a two-year term as president of the North Carolina Philosophical Society. He previously served as secretary-treasurer for the group.
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