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Six Students Attend Philosophy Conference

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Posted: Tuesday Apr 9, 2013

April 9, 2013

Six Saint Vincent College students joined Dr. Michael Krom, associate professor and chair of the department of philosophy in the school of humanities and fine arts, at the Franciscan University of Steubenville Graduate Philosophy Conference, "Must Morality be Grounded in God?" on March 6.

Students were Ethan Crace, a senior chemistry major from Scottdale; Alexander Sommers, a senior computing and information science major from New Stanton; Steve Sherman, a senior political science major from Allison Park; Sean Murphy, a senior chemistry education major from Marlton, NJ; Charles Poore, a junior philosophy major from Monroe, MI; and Emily Keiser, a senior political science major from Pittsburgh (15236).

While at the conference, they attended lectures and panels with eminent scholars in the field such as John Rist (Catholic University of America), Mark Murphy (Georgetown University) and Christopher Tollefsen (University of South Carolina).

Dr. Krom presented a paper, "Is Natural Happiness Possible without God? A Thomistic Inquiry."

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