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Fidel Arnecillo

Fidel Arnecillo



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Office LocationUH-401.47


B.A. (1997) Point Loma Nazarene College Major: Philosophy Magna Cum Laude

M.A. (2000) Yale University Major: Religion Concentration: Philosophy of Religion / Philosophical Theology Advisors: Nicholas Wolterstorff and Marilyn McCord Adams

M.A. Claremont Graduate University Major: Philosophy Adviser: Patricia Easton

Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University Major: Philosophy Dissertation: Kant's Refutation of the Ontological Proof Committee Members: Patricia Easton (Chair), Peter Thielke, Masahiro Yamada, and Jill Buroker


 Introduction to Philosophical Issues; Introduction to Critical Thinking; Introduction to Philosophy of Religion; Moral Choices in Life; Introduction to Ethics; Truth, Lies, and Bullshit

Research and Teaching Interests

ACADEMIC INTERESTS: Modern Philosophy (esp. Kant), Philosophy of Religion, Political / Moral Philosophy, Modern-Contemporary Theology, Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, and Cognitive Science of Religion 

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Kant's Refutation of Natural Theology Kant on Cognition and Illusion Self-Deception and Theistic Belief Rawlsian LIberalism and Its Religious Critics