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Philosophy Department News

News from the IUP Philosophy Department.

New Liberal Studies Philosophy Course Offered Spring '15: Philosophy and the Good Life

This course examines philosophical attempts to say what it means to live a good life. Is living a good life simply about maximizing the pleasure one experiences? Does a good life require religious faith? Is being virtuous essential to living a good life?

Posted on 12/4/2014 9:45:41 AM

Rives Publishes on Laws of Nature

Brad Rives, Department of Philosophy, published “Laws, the Inference Problem, and Uninstantiated Universals” in the December 2014 issue of the Southern Journal of Philosophy.

Posted on 12/4/2014 9:28:19 AM

Philosophy Colloquium: The Basic Furniture of Reality?

Eric Rubenstein, Philosophy Department, will discuss an alternative to Aristotle’s metaphysics on Friday, October 10, in Johnson Hall.

Posted on 10/6/2014 10:06:27 AM

Philosophy Colloquium: “Reasoning and Rationalism in Moral Psychology”

Philosophy alumnus Danielle Wylie (University of Illinois at Chicago) will give her talk on Friday, April 11, 2014.

Posted on 4/7/2014 2:56:18 PM

Philosophy Colloquium: An Ontology of Ideas

Philosophy alumnus Wesley Cray will give a talk entitled “An Ontology of Ideas” on Friday, March 28, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in Eberly 121.

Posted on 3/27/2014 9:16:16 AM

Rubenstein Discusses “Essence of Time” and the “Pitfalls of Nominalism”

Eric Rubenstein, Department of Philosophy, presented “Relations and the Essence of Time” and “Domesticated Platonism and the Pitfalls of Nominalism” at meetings of the American Philosophical Association.

Posted on 3/11/2014 3:59:28 PM

Pedersen Gives Invited Lecture at Duquesne University

Hans Pedersen, Philosophy, gave an invited lecture at Duquesne University on October 18, 2013. Pedersen's talk, "Heidegger, Strawon, and Responsibility," was part of the Duquesne Philosophy Department's Speaker Series.

Posted on 10/22/2013 8:48:15 AM

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