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Philosophy

Student News Archive

  • The John Warren Award for Excellence in Philosophy was awarded to Roger McCormack May 7, 2014. With Roger is Professor Arthur Ledoux, Chairman of the Philosophy Department.
  • Louis Cicerone is serving as the 2011-2012 Editorial Assistant for HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science
  • Laura Duffy, 2011 Philosophy and Psychology double major, was awarded the Bishop Markham Medal for the highest ranking student in the Humanities at the 2011 Commencement Exercises.   
  • For the first time, the annual John Warren Award for excellence in Philosophy was shared in 2011. Congratulations to Kerri Domohowski and Jonathan Ravenelle for their achievements.
  • Students from Environmental Ethics presented at the poster sessions for the Annual Blue, Gold and Green Sustainability Festival April 11 and 12, 2011.Students also designed recycling brochures and organized a campus-wide cleanup.

 

Phi Sigma Tau Induction Ceremony

Briana Reid was inducted into the Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society on May 7, 2014. With her are Roger McCormack, President of Phi Sigma Tau and winner of the Philosophy Department’s John Warren Award, and Professor Arthur Ledoux, Philosophy Department Chairman

 

Phi Sigma Tau Students Attend Journal Launch 


studentsAfter the spring induction of new members, students of Phi Sigma Tau attended a launch party at the Merrimack Club for HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, which is published by the University of Chicago Press. Editorial Assistant, Jon Ravenelle, is second from the left.

 

 

Events 

May 3, 2016

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm: Free Your Mind Social Event

    Please join us for our annual year-end celebration. We will be welcoming new students into the Honor Society in Philosophy and wishing farewell to our graduating seniors.

    All students are welcome!

    Food and beverages will be provided.

April 14, 2016

  • 2:15pm - 3:15pm: Global Justice (Poster Presentations)
    Dr. Sandra Raponi’s PHL3030 Global Justice class will showcase their work.  Topics will include the Syrian refugee crisis and our duties to refugees, climate change justice, world poverty, and forced labor, sweatshops, and international trade justice. 
  • 12:45pm - 1:45pm: Global Justice (Poster Presentations)
    Prof. Sandra Raponi’s PHL3030 Global Justice class will showcase their work.  Topics will include the Syrian refugee crisis and our duties to refugees, climate change justice, world poverty, and forced labor, sweatshops, and international trade justice. 

March 8, 2016

October 27, 2015

October 14, 2015

  • 4:00pm - 5:15pm: On the Shoulders of Giants/Social Justice Meet & Greet
    Come and meet the Faculty working on Social Justice problems in their classes. Rabbi Howard Mandell, currently teaching one of the SOJ1000 sections will talk about his involvement in civil rights activism through his law practice and his involvement with the Southern Poverty Law Center.

March 26, 2015

October 28, 2014

February 14, 2012

  • 4:00pm: Philosophy Club
    Philosophy Club Discussion on Law and Morality
    Pizza provided!