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Philosophy Department News

News from the IUP Philosophy Department.

2016 Howard Z. Fitzgerald Philosophy Essay Contest Winners

The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Howard Z. Fitzgerald Essay Contest.

Posted on 5/7/2016 12:21:13 PM

Philosophy Colloquium: Evil People

The Philosophy Department announces that James Sias (Dickinson College) will give a talk titled “Evil People” on Friday, April 15, at 3:30 p.m. in the Humanities and Social Sciences building, room 215.

Posted on 3/31/2016 9:10:43 AM

Public Lecture: “From Jekyll to Hyde: The Grooming of Male Pornography Consumers”

Rebecca Whisnant, associate professor of Philosophy and director of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Dayton, will give this presentation on March 21, 2016.

Posted on 3/14/2016 1:45:19 PM

Rives Publishes Review of Ichikawa and Jarvis’s “The Rules of Thought”

Brad Rives, Department of Philosophy, reviewed Jonathan Ichikawa and Benjamin Jarvis's The Rules of Thought.

Posted on 2/7/2016 2:26:36 PM

Philosophy Colloquium: The Veridical Experience of Temporal Passage in the Block Universe

The Philosophy Department announces that Maria Balcells, of Bucknell University, will give a talk titled “The Veridical Experience of Temporal Passage in the Block Universe,” on Friday, February 5.

Posted on 1/28/2016 1:41:28 PM

Pedersen Publishes on Agency and Posthumanism

Hans Pedersen, Department of Philosophy, published a paper titled “Heidegger and Korsgaard on Death and Freedom: the Implications for Posthumanism” in Human Studies, the official journal of the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences.

Posted on 12/3/2015 9:17:55 AM

New Liberal Studies Philosophy Course, Spring '16: 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 11/18/2015 9:26:38 AM

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