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Daryl Hale

Philosophy and Religion Department
Associate Professor

Picture of Daryl Hale, Philosophy and Religion faculty


Phone: 828-227-3853
Office Address: Stillwell Building, Room 230


  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University
  • B.A., Calvin College
  • B.S., Oakland City College

Areas of Interest

Early modern philosophy, Kant, Neoplatonism, Late Antiquity, Jefferson and American Enlightenment.

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • “’Our Master Epicurus’: Thomas Jefferson’s Epicurean Philosophical Vision”, editing Fall 2004 (sent to William & Mary Quarterly, Fall 2003; editor and Jefferson scholar praised it, suggest it be sent to Journal of History of Ideas)
  • “Thomas Jefferson: Sublime or Sublimated Philosopher?”, International Social Science Review, Vol. 72, Numbers 3 and 4 (Fall 1997)
  • Manuscript “The Stoics and Epicureans”, written for Knowledge Products (Nashville, TN), Great Ideas in Philosophy audiocassette series; written June 1995; recorded by Lynn Redgrave, October 1995
  • “’Leading Geometry out of Calypso’s Arms’: Kant’s Neoplatonic Re-Visions of Knowing”, The Journal of Neoplatonic Studies, Spring 1995
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