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Archive for March, 2012

  • Flash Seminar on Friendship

    Can you be friends with your cat? How about your dog? How many kinds of friendship are there, and what's the difference between them? Professor Kendrick will give a Flash Seminar on Friendship on Thursday, Mar. 29 4-5 pm. More »
  • Philosophy Open House on Thurs. 3/29

    The Philosophy Department welcomes students to the annual Open House on Thursday, March 29 at 5 pm in the Knapton Atrium.  This is a time for Philosophy faculty and students to meet new or prospective majors and minors--or anyone interested in Philosophy.  More »
  • "A Picture Holds Us Captive"

    The Philosophy Department was pleased to invite recent alum, Robert Carry Osborne '11, to give a lunchtime talk on March 23.  Carry is enrolled in the PhD program at U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  The talk was entitled "'A Picture Holds Us Captive': Tracing the Genealogy and Diagnosing the Ills of a Philosophical Anxiety."   More »
  • Philosophy and The Hunger Games

    Several students joined Philosophy Club Co-President, Haley Gallant '12, and Philosophy Department Chair, Professor Partridge, to discuss The Hunger Games on March 7th.  More »
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    Who is the Happy Person?

    The Philosophy Club hosted an exploration of this question on March 21, 2012, at 7 pm in Knapton 114.  Professor Jennifer Wilson Mulnix (U Mass Dartmouth) and Professor MJ Mulnix (Salem State) analyzed and evaluated the central arguments in contemporary theories of happiness using a series of case studies.      More »
  • Professor Celada conducts a symposium in Cambodia

    For two weeks January, 2012, Professor Celada worked with members of the National Institute of Public Health and the Ministry of Health in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to organize and conduct a two and a half day symposium on the responsible conduct of research. This is the first activity of year long project aimed at developing […] More »