News and Events

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Please note that the previously announced November lecture with Professor Liz Camp has been cancelled.

Recent News

Upcoming Talks for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

August 22nd, 2023

The Department is excited to welcome a roster of exceptional philosophers as part of our Lecture Series this year. More details, including times, locations, and abstracts, will be released closer to…

Professor Mattingly Promoted to Professor

August 22nd, 2023

Professor James Mattingly has been promoted to the rank of (full) Professor, active this academic year. His most recent monograph, Information and Experimental Knowledge, explores “what it is…

Congratulations, Dr. Talhouk!

August 22nd, 2023

The Department wishes our most sincere congratulations to Omar Talhouk, who successfully defended his dissertation on August 10, 2023. His work is entitled: “The Functions of Metaphysics.” His…

Undergraduate Award Winners Announced

May 31st, 2023

The annual awards for undergraduate Philosophy majors were announced Friday, May 19, 2023, at the yearly graduation breakfast. Senior Alanna Cronk received the Ryan Medal, awarded to the senior…

Nanette Ryan Successfully Defends Dissertation

May 9th, 2023

The Philosophy Department offers our congratulations to Nanette Ryan, who successfully defended her dissertation, entitled “Self Respect and Childhood,” last fall. Congratulations, Dr.…

2023 Departmental Lecture Series Schedule

December 20th, 2022

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2023 schedule for our Departmental lecture series. We will be hosting talks from Professors James Klagge, Yitzhak Melamed, and Dee Payton. Abstracts will be…