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The Ohio University Lectures in Ethics series presents Dr. David Shoemaker on “Learning from Psychopaths” on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Shoemaker is Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University. Abstract: Some people have estimated that up to 4 percent of our fellow humans are psychopaths. They […]

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Dr. Michael Veberauthor of the recent book Tell Me Something I Dont Know (Broadview Press 2018)discusses his book in Jeremy Morriss Theory of Knowledge class on Tuesday, April 16, and is giving a public lecture titled “No-Platforming and the Paradox of Dogmatism” at 5:30 p.m. in Ellis 103. Veber is […]

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The 25th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by John Doris on “Talking to Ourselves” on Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Scripps 111. The Ohio University Philosophy Forum, established in 1984, gives students the opportunity to study recent work of famous philosophers, followed by two […]

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philosophy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 02

By Sierra Heilman Bobcats from near and far gathered together on homecoming weekend in October to reminisce on their time here, and some of them took an insider tour of one of Ohio Universitys most beautiful buildings on campus, Ellis Hall, which was put on display for friends of Ellis […]

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philosophy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 02

The Ohio University Lectures in the History and Philosophy of Science series presents Dr. Colin Allen on “Suffering: A Neurofunctional Account” on Friday, Nov. 30, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Allen is Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Abstract: In this talk […]

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Greetings Philosophy Alumni! This is a little note to you to say Hi and to invite you to a very special occasion for our department: a sneak peek of Ellis Hall renovations during Homecoming 2018. RSVP for the Friends of Ellis Tour. As some of you already know, we have […]

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philosophy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 07

Brandon Thompson ’03 is featured in an OHIO Today article headlined “Alumnus keeps Athens traditions alive and thriving.” Thompson earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the College of Arts and Sciences and B.S.C. in Audio Production from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University. He is the executive director […]

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philosophy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 17

When Dr. James Petrik, Associate Professor of Philosophy, lectured in April at Kazakh National University in Kazakhstan, he was invited to join Kazakh National UniversityRector, Galym Mutanov,at a United Nations conference. The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Conference, held on May 2, wasdevoted to Kazakh National University’s plan to restructure […]

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philosophy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 11

Eric Smaw, who received his M.A. from Ohio University in 1998, went on to complete his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Kentucky and is now Associate Professor of Philosophy at Rollins College. His research interests are in the philosophy of law, political philosophy, ethics, and human rights. I […]

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philosophy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 29

The Spetnagel Ethics Lecture Series series presents Dr. Tamar Schapiro discussing What Are You Doing When You Are Controlling Yourself? on Friday, April 13, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Schapiro is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This event is free and open to the […]

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