Philosophy Club Talk Monday, October 24, 7 pm. Paul Medeiros will speak on idealism and environmentalism in the philosophy of George Berkeley and will share observations from his time this summer as resident scholar at
Whitehall, Berkeley's home from 1729 to 1731 in Middletown, Rhode Island. Paul Medeiros received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Duke University. He has held teaching positions at Providence College, University of
North Carolina, Appalachian State University, and Oregon State University. He specializes in idealism and environmentalism and has given talks most recently to the Thoreau Society and to the
Sara Rosenblum, Philosophy major in the class of 2014, interned last summer at the Coalition of Labor Union Women in Washington, DC. Her work and experiences there were recently profiled in the Wheaton Quarterly. Click here to learn more.
Philosophy alum, Eli Mazzola '09, is featured in the Winter 2014 issue of the Wheaton Quarterly. He talks about his pursuit of extreme sports, including BASE jumping, and he credits Aristotle as an inspiration. [Click to read more]
On Thursday, February 20th, members of the Philosophy Club met to discuss the philosophical themes of the film, The Matrix. They were joined by Professor John Partridge, author of "Plato's Cave and The Matrix."
Robert Pinsky, former Poet Laureate of the United States and author of "The Night Game," among other poems, talks with Stephen Mathis, Associate Professor of Philosophy and contributor to The Red Sox and Philosophy, among other works of philosophy, shortly before the start of Game 1 of the World Series.