Philosophy Department

Peg Falls-Corbitt

Peg Falls-Corbitt

Professor of Philosophy
Director of Hendrix Miller Center for Vocation, Ethics, and Calling
Associate Provost for Engaged Learning

Office: Raney Building
Phone: (501) 450-1285

PDFCurriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1982, Philosophy
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1978, Philosophy
  • B.A., Rhodes College, 1975, Philosophy

Areas of Specialization

  • Kantian Ethics
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Ethics of Service

Areas of Competence

  • Social/Political Philosophy
  • Feminist Thought
  • Ancient Philosophy

Selected Publications

  • "Prolegomena to Any Postmodern Hope for the Church-Related College." In Professing in the Postmodern Academy: Faculty and the Future of the Church-Related College. Ed. Stephen R. Haynes. Baylor University Press, 2002.
  • "Plato and Augustine on Doing Wrong Knowingly." Human and Divine Agency: Anglican, Catholic, and Lutheran Perspectives. Eds. F. Michael McLain and W. Mark Richardson. New York: University Press of America, 1999.
  • "God and Privacy." Co-authored with Michael McLain. Faith and Philosophy 9, no.3 (July, 1992).
  • "Retribution, Reciprocity, and Respect for Persons." Law and Philosophy 6, no.1 (April, 1987).
  • "Nietzsche and Nilhism." The Southwestern Journal (1975).

Recent Presentations

  • "A Conception of Sin for Women." Associated Colleges of the South Women's Studies Conference, Trinity University (1995); and also presented at Hendrix College Steel Center Workshop on Theology and Philosophy of Religion (1993).
  • "Plato and Augustine on Doing Wrong Knowingly." Society for Christian Philosophers (1991).
  • "Pornography: A Moral Evaluation." Baylor University (invited), (1989).
  • "Critical Comments on Louis Pojman's 'In Defense of Moral Saints'." Mid-South Philosophy Conference (1988).