Department of Philosophy
Philosophy addresses some of the most fundamental and difficult questions there are, such as: What is the nature of the human mind? What makes knowledge trustworthy? What are the standards of good reasoning? What is a just society? What is the best way to live? Philosophy as an academic discipline attempts to answer these questions with a combination of creativity and analytical rigor.
- Nov. 30, 2016
Professor Heather Douglas has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Read about her nomination and her work on the relationship between science and society here.
- Oct. 28, 2016
- Oct. 3, 2016
- Mar. 4–5, 2017
This two-day workshop is a follow-up to the April 2016 Pragmatism and Phenomenology workshop at King's University College in London, Ontario. Like its predecessor, this workshop presents an opportunity for scholars from both phenomenology and pragmatism to engage in a sustained discussion on topics relevant to both groups.
- Mar. 9–10, 2017
Philosophy Graduate Student Conference
The PGSA (Philosophy Graduate Student Association) will hold their 24th annual conference on March 9 & 10, 2017. Dr. Mazviita Chirimuuta (University of Pittsburgh) will deliver the keynote address.
- Mar. 17, 2017