Philosophy Program

Dr. Robert Hoag

The Henry Mixter Penniman Professor of Philosophy

At Berea College since 1983

Contact Information:

Draper, Room 203B
Phone: (859) 985-3582
Fax: (859) 985-3906
CPO 2153

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Office Hours, Fall 2016:

M W F 10:30-12:00,  1:15-2:00
T R At Noon
Other times by appointment (contact by email)
or as announced via email to class members

Class Schedule:

  • PHI 100 (Mon/Wed/Fri: 12:00 pm-1:10 pm)
  • PHI 104 (Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:20 am-10:30 am)
  • PHI/PSC 207 (Tue/Thur: 10:00 am-11:50 am)


  • A.B. in Philosophy (cum laude), Davidson College, 1976
  • M.A. in Philosophy, The University of Virginia, 1980
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, The University of Virginia, 1983

Special Interests

  • Ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy of law
  • Contemporary social issues (abortion, capital punishment, religion and the law, free speech, civil disobedience, etc.)
  • John Stuart Mill and consequentialist/utilitarian theory.

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