• Elliott Professor of Philosophy

    Morton Hall 034
    (434) 223-6388
    mhight@hsc.edu


Education

Ph.D. Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1999 

M.A. Philosophy, Florida State University, 1993

M.A. History, Florida State University, 1992

B.A. Philosophy, Florida State University, 1990

B.A. International Affairs, Florida State University, 1990

Teaching Interests

History of philosophy, especially early modern (1600-1800)
Metaphysics and epistemology
Philosophy of history and historiography
Philosophy of religion
Philosophy of social science
Philosophy through science fiction literature
Modern European history

Committee Assignments & Service to the College

Ethics Bowl Co-cordinator
Strategy Game Club Advisor
Chess Club Advisor
Student-Faculty-Staff Basketball (SFS)

Other Interests

Strategy wargaming
Discussing all things historical and philosophical
Basketball and hockey
Music
Dogs (especially Dachshunds)