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Congratulations to Philosophy majors Brandon Day and Alexander Hartz, and Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) majors, Dardan Kosumi, Nicholas Mahon, Dominic Medina, Meezan Mir, Casey Murray, Vincent Redhouse, Alyssa Rogers, and Christopher Romero,  who have won $500 Magellan Circle Scholarships for their... Read more

Post date: Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:19

 

 

The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the Spring 2015 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers:

January 30
SHYAM NAIR, Lingnan University
"The Accrual of Reasons: Some First Thoughts"

February 6
TIMOTHY SCHROEDER, Ohio State University
"A Role For Neuroscience In Moral Psychology"

February 13
JASON TURNER, Saint Louis University
"Towards A (Broadly) Tractarian Theory Of Modality... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/11/2014 - 09:56

 

 

The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the Fall 2014 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers:

October 3
CHRIS TIMPSON, Brasenose College, Oxford

October 10
CHRIS MALONEY, University of Arizona

October 17
MARY-LOUISE GILL, Brown University

October 24
NIKO KOLODNY, University of California, Berkeley

October 31
JANICE DOWELL, Syracuse University

November 7
TYLER... Read more

Post date: Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:41

Congratulations to Eric Bevans and Vincent Colaianni, Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) majors and Accelerated Masters students in Philosophy, who have been selected as the University of Arizona's representatives at the 2014 National Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) Student Colloquium at Duke University in February.  This is the fifth annual PPE Colloquium for undergraduates from PPE Programs around the country.  Organized around papers that are read in advance, the... Read more

Post date: Fri, 02/07/2014 - 08:48

 

 

The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the Spring 2014 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers:

January 31
ALLEN BUCHANAN, Duke University, and RUSSELL POWELL, Boston University
"The Limits Of Evoluntionary Explanations Of Morality:  The Inclusivist Anomaly And Its Implications For Evoconservatism"

February 7
ELIJAH MILLGRAM, University of Utah
"Who Was The Author Of Nietzsche's Zarathustra... Read more

Post date: Wed, 12/11/2013 - 11:47

Congratulations to Vincent Redhouse, Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) major and senior undergraduate, who has won a $500 Magellan Circle Scholarship for his superior academic performance.

 

Post date: Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:36

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Howard, Philosophy Lecturer and Advisor, who was named Professor of the Semester by the Zeta Beta Chapter of Chi Omega for outstanding dedication to the University of Arizona for the Fall 2013 semester. 

 

Post date: Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:16

 

The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the Fall 2013 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers:

September 13
RALF BADER, Oxford University
"Pragmatic Imperatives And The Value Of Happiness"

October 4
KEITH LEHRER, University of Arizona
"Perception And Knowledge: Epistemology Meets Aesthetics"

October 25
JASON BRENNAN, Georgetown University
"Why Not Capitalism?"

November 1
SOREN... Read more

Post date: Fri, 09/20/2013 - 09:49

Congratulations to Shaun Nichols and colleague, Jay Garfield (Smith College) who won a $249,926 grant from the John Templeton Foundation, one of 10 research teams selected for The Immortality Project at The University of California, Riverside.

Entitled "Death And The Self," their project will explore whether belief in the mutability of self reduces the fear of death and belief in an afterlife in Christian, Hindu, and Buddhist cultures.

 

Post date: Thu, 08/22/2013 - 14:52

Kendrick Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom David Schmidtz has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for 2014-2015.

Founded in 1776 and the nation’s oldest honorary academic society, Phi Beta Kappa annually selects several internationally distinguished professors from among both public and private universities and colleges to represent the high values of the society by visiting and participating in the academic life of host... Read more

Post date: Thu, 05/09/2013 - 16:48

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