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Christopher Hoyt

Philosophy and Religion Department
Associate Professor and Department Head

Phone: 828-227-3972
Office Address: Stillwell Building, Room 226-A


  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago
  • B.A., Boston University

Areas of Interest

Wittgenstein, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, bioethics.

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • "Wittgenstein and Religious Dogma." International Journal of Philosophy of Religion. (February 2007)
  • "The Worldview of Personalism and the failure of Lotze's psychology." International Conference on Persons, Asheville, North Carolina, 7/31-8/4 2007.
  • "On the Very Idea of a Third Wittgenstein." Regional Working Conference on Wittgenstein, 4/12-4/15 2007, Virginia Tech.
  • "Wittgenstein and Irreligious Culture." North Carolina Religious Studies Conference, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, 10/6 2006.
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