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Philosophy Department News

News from the IUP Philosophy Department.

2015 Howard Z. Fitzgerald Philosophy Essay Contest Winners

The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Howard Z. Fitzgerald Philosophy Essay Contest.

Posted on 5/14/2015 10:31:02 AM

Pedersen Publishes Book on Phenomenology, Existentialism, and Moral Psychology

Hans Pedersen, Department of Philosophy, published Horizons of Authenticity in Phenomenology, Existentialism, and Moral Psychology (Springer, 2015), co-edited with Megan Altman.

Posted on 1/21/2015 3:02:46 PM

Rives Publishes on “Which Are the Genuine Properties?”

Brad Rives, Department of Philosophy, published a paper titled “Which Are the Genuine Properties?” in the January 2015 issue of Metaphilosophy.

Posted on 1/21/2015 2:48:30 PM

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

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