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Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.

The Roland Park resident was 85.

"Moreland was highly analytical, sympathetic to mysticism and religion and the spirit of caring for other people. He was a highly principled person," said Dr. John H. Brown, a retired philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park for 39 years.

"The breadth of his capabilities ranged from the analysis of sense perception to taking up Jane Austen's work in his retirement," said Dr. Brown....

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