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Dr. Adam Kovach
Director, Liberal Arts Core; Associate Professor of Philosophy
Contact Information

(703) 526-6806

Academic Credentials

B.A. University of Kansas
Ph.D. Indiana University
Teaching Areas:
  • History of philosophy
  • Contemporary philosophy
Research Interests:
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of psychology
Dr. Adam Kovach has taught Philosophy and Humanities courses at Marymount since 2004. A philosopher with broad interests, he has published articles on theories of truth, the nature of emotions, and the ethics of belief. He is also a past recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for research in metaphysics and the philosophy of mind.

He is a co-director of the graduate program in Literature, Language, and the Humanities. His graduate seminars provide students with a philosophical foundation for graduate study in the humanities, through close readings of seminal texts of Western philosophy.

Dr. Kovach is vice president of the Virginia Philosophical Association.