philosophy

CAFE announces grant recipients

Posted by on August 4, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) announces faculty grant recipients for its two main grant programs: the educational research mini-grant program and the Provost’s eFellows grant program.

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Philosophy of the City course this summer

Posted by on April 22, 2020

Are you Interested in cities? Urban sustainability? Social justice? Then, enroll in PHILOS 2001: Philosophy of the City this summer! The course is designed to help students understand the challenges of urbanization in the 21st century and give them the skills required to address complex issues that cities face now and in the future.

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Faculty projects selected for eFellows program

Posted by on September 3, 2019

CAFE provided $20,000 to fund the following five projects:

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ALP faculty publish on automated transportation, teaching Russian, Martinique

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Papers by three faculty in arts, languages and philosophy were recently published. The faculty and their publications include:

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Learn about writing a successful teaching philosophy

Posted by on March 18, 2019

All faculty are invited to attend an event on Monday, April 1, about developing an effective teaching philosophy statement. Dr. Mariesa Crow, Dr. Larry Gragg and Dr. Wayne Huebner will lead the discussion. Registration is required. Register here.

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Join a conversation about God, meaning and evil

Posted by on February 21, 2019

The campus community is invited to a panel discussion titled “Beliefs Matter: Atheists and Christians in Conversation About God, Meaning and Evil,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Room 199 Toomey Hall. Dr. Paul Hamilton, S&T lecturer in philosophy, will present the atheist viewpoint. Dr. Chris Gadsden, adjunct professor in philosophy, religion and ethics at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will present the Christian viewpoint.

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Philosopher publishes on systemic terror in everyday life

Posted by on April 3, 2018

The International Journal of Philosophical Practice published an article by Ross Channing Reed in its Fall 2017 issue. Reed is a lecturer of arts, languages and philosophy. His paper is titled “Depression, Anxiety, Powerlessness and Irrational Belief in Unlimited Individual Possibility as a Consequence of Ubiquitous Systemic Terror.”

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Finch publishes article in Scottish philosophy journal

Posted by on October 6, 2015

Jonathan Finch, lecturer in arts, languages, and philosophy, published an article titled “A Test: Hume’s Missing Shade of Blue” in the September 2015 Journal of Scottish Philosophy, volume 13, issue 3.

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