Robert Metcalf and Kelly Tannenbaum to Speak at APA Division Meeting

March 31, 2022

Philosophy Professor Robert Metcalf and undergraduate student Kelly Tannenbaum will be attending the American Philosophical Association (APA) 2022 Pacific Division Meeting, from April 13 th through the 16 th , in Vancouver, BC. Both have been invited to give presentations on their research – Metcalf will comment on Andrew G...

Honorable Mention from APA for Gabriel Zamosc-Regueros

Feb. 17, 2022

With the paper “Reconsidering the Epistemological Problematic of Nahua Philosophy” (forthcoming in the next issue of the APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy ) Philosophy Associate Professor Gabriel Zamosc-Reguerosan received honorable mention in the competition for the Essay Prize in Latin American Thought organized by the American Philosophical Association...

David Hildebrand Speaking Across the US and the World

Feb. 17, 2022

Professor of Philosophy David Hildebrand will be giving his Presidential Address at the annual Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy meeting in Florida in early March. He will also be giving invited keynotes on technology, education, and democracy for conferences in Texas, Denmark, and Switzerland. In August, he will...

Three Questions for Philosophy Guest Speaker Robert Talisse

Nov. 25, 2021

Robert Talisse, a Vanderbilt University philosophy professor who specializes in democracy, spoke at the University of Colorado Denver recently about his most recent book, “Sustaining Democracy: What We Owe to the Other Side.” It’s a follow up to his 2019 book, “Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in its...

A Wide-Ranging Conversation between Montel Williams and Candice Shelby

Sept. 2, 2021

Candice L. Shelby, Professor of Philosophy, was recently interviewed by Montel Williams for his new Youtube show/podcast, Free Thinking with Montel . She gets personal about how addiction affected her own family and explains how her research focus developed from her frustration with existing treatment systems. Expanding to wide-ranging matters...

New Video from David Hildebrand on Philosophy for Audiophiles

Aug. 19, 2021

David Hildebrand, Department Chair of Philosophy, recently published a video on audio and philosophy , titled “The Quest for Absolute Sound: What are the Philosophical Stakes for Audiophiles.” Originally presented last month at the 2021 Society for Philosophy of Technology Conference, the video was then featured on the blog of...

Check out the Latest Episode of CultureKlatsch

April 28, 2021

The joint English and Philosophy podcast, CultureKlatsch , just released a new episode (Season 2, Episode 4) featuring English Associate Professor Rodney Herring and focused on the changing nature of media discourse around celebrities – particularly as it pertains to the recent NY Times’ documentary on Brittney Spears. Please have a listen and subscribe!

CultureKlatsch Focuses on TV’s Female Anti-Heros

Jan. 21, 2021

The latest episode of the joint podcast of the English and Philosophy departments is now available. The episode focuses on the female anti-hero in contemporary television, the subject of a book by the featured guests, Sarah Hagelin and Gillian Silverman.

CultureKlatsch Receives CARES Grant

Oct. 28, 2020

The English and Philosophy department’s podcast CultureKlatsch was recognized with a Colorado Humanities CARES Grant . Grant funds were provided by Colorado Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan of 2020. Check out this...

CultureKlatsch Podcast goes Interdisciplinary for Season Two

Sept. 30, 2020

The English department’s podcast, CultureKlatsch, will be partnering with the philosophy department and welcoming a new cohost: Associate Professor of Philosophy and Affiliated Faculty of Women and Gender Studies, Sarah Tyson. The first interdisciplinary episode of season two will launch on October 14 th and will focus on race, police...