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
Events & News
May 3, 2013
Two Philosophy majors learned that they won departmental prizes at Honors Convocation on Thursday, May 2nd. Jared Cohen (far left) won the Holcombe Austin Prize and Morgan Kennedy (middle) won the Tanya Richards Sicard Prize. Professor Mathis won the chance to pose with them in this picture.
April 8, 2013
The Philosophy Department is thrilled that Alexandra King will offer a new course in Fall 2013. King, who will join us as a Brown Faculty Fellow, will teach an exciting course in Epistemology. Read more about Phil 298, "The Nature and Limits of Knowledge" and the Brown Faculty Fellow program by the headline above.
March 12, 2013
Jessica Gordon-Roth '04 recently shared exciting news: She has accepted a tenure track appointment in the Philosophy Department at Lehman College, CUNY! Congrats, Jess! Currently she is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Washington and Lee University. She earned her PhD in Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago
March 1, 2013
Please join us in congratulating Professor Celada, awarded tenure by the Wheaton College Board of Trustees on Saturday, February 23.
February 18, 2013
On Wednesday, February 20, at 5:30 p.m., Steven Gimbel will give a talk on his recent book, Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012). The talk will be held in Holman Room in Mary Lyon Hall.