Margaret Hughes

Margaret I. Hughes is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from Fordham University, where she wrote her dissertation on the philosophy of Josef Pieper and the role of the perception of beautiful art in moral formation.

Articles by Margaret Hughes

Joseph Pieper and the Beautiful Uselessness of Church Buildings

The concluding section of Josef Pieper’s essay “What Makes a Building a Church?” begins with his admission that his reflections “are, on a practical level, quite useless.”