Dr. Robert Hoag

The Henry Mixter Penniman Professor of Philosophy
At Berea College since 1983

Contact Information

Draper Building, 203B
CPO 2153
Email: bob_hoag@berea.edu
Phone: 859-985-3582
Fax: 859-985-3906
Personal Home Page

Spring 2018

Office Hours

Mon/Wed/Fri: 10:30am – noon; 1:30pm – 2:30pm; 4:00pm – 4:30pm
others TBA and by appointment
Additional, special hours TBA by emails

Class Schedule

  • PHI 100 A (Mon/Wed/Fri: 12:00pm – 1:10pm)
  • PHI/PSC 207 (Mon/Wed/Fri: 2:40pm – 3:50pm)
  • PHI 214 A (Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:20am – 10:30am)


  • 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.