Events & News
April 13, 2016
Professor of Philosophy Nancy Kendrick presented a paper at the Locke Workshop at the City University of New York Graduate Center. While there, she visited the Morgan Library with other presenters to see two first editions of Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding, including a handwritten manuscript (Draft C) of the Essay made in 1685. [Click to learn more.]
March 15, 2016
Professor Stephen Mathis has used tutorials to teach philosophy for some time. Earlier this month, Joe Nelson '14, joined him at a conference in Chicago to discuss the power of tutorials. [Click to read more.]
March 1, 2016
Professor Raphael Sassower will present "The Philosopher as Artist: A Hyphenated Life" on Monday, March 7th at 5 pm in the Holman Room in Mary Lyon. Professor Sassower is the author of 18 books and many more articles and is Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
November 9, 2015
Michael Smith, PhD, will present "Kant and the Ethics of Marketing," on Tuesday, 10 November in Knapton 214. This our second Deemer Forum speaker of the semester. Many students know Professor Smith from his teaching of Epistemology, Modern Philosophy, and Introduction to Philosophy in recent years. Accordingly, there will be a brief reception at 6 pm with refreshments, followed by the talk at 6:15.
November 9, 2015
On Tuesday, 20 October Clay Merchant, MD, MPH, ScD made the first of this year's Ethics and the Professions presentations to philosophy and pre-health students: "Ethical Dilemmas Arising in Medical Practice." Dr. Merchant engaged students for nearly two hours in discussion about an ethical predicament facing third year medical student. The presentation brought home the point that medical professionals are called on to make extra-scientific and moral decisions.