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Westminster College Hosts West Virginia Philosophical Society Spring Conference

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Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The West Virginia Philosophical Society held its spring meeting at Westminster College on March 17 and 18. The West Virginia Philosophical Society has been in existence since 1947 and meets twice a year. 

This year's keynote speaker was Dr. Nicholas Rescher, Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. Rescher has authored nearly 150 books. His talk was entitled "Culpable Ignorance" and focused on the criteria for deciding the moral worth of an action.

Ten other presenters from a variety of institutions, including Dr. David Goldberg, Professor of Philosophy at Westminster College, presented their work as well. Goldberg, 2017-2018 Henderson Lectureship Award winner, presented his research on Nietzsche's understanding of history.

For more information, contact Goldberg at 724-946-7153 or