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James McLachlan

James McLachlan


College of Arts and Sciences

Philosophy and Religion

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3940


  • Ph D, University of Toronto
  • Ph D, University of Toronto, Religious Studies
  • MA, Indiana State University
  • MA, Indiana University-Bloomington, European History
  • BA, Brigham Young University, History/Philosophy

Teaching Interests

Western Religious Traditions, Existentialism, Mysticism, Philosophy of Religion, Religion in Film, Philosophy of Art, Process Philosophy,

Research Interests

Process Philosophy, Existentialism, Mormonism, The Problem of Evil, Western Theological and Philosophical Ideas of Evil and Hell, Emmanuel Levinas, Nicolas Berdyaev, Henri Bergson.

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