Philosophy Department Launches a New Podcast

April 15, 2020

According to host Assocaite Professor of Philosophy Sarah Tyson, "One of the things I miss about not physically going to school is the chance to casually chat with my colleagues and get their takes on the events of the world . So, I'm reaching out to them and recording what...

On-line Symposium focuses on Sarah Tyson’s Where are the Women

March 30, 2020

On March 25, Syndicate (a living network of scholarship in the Humanities) began holding an on-line symposium to discuss Associate Professor of Philosophy Sarah Tyson’s new book Where are the Women? Why Expanding the Archive Makes Philosophy Better .

Philosophy podcast now co-hosted by Sarah Tyson

Jan. 21, 2020

Philosophy Associate Professor Sarah Tyson recently became a co-host of New Books in Philosophy , a channel with the New Books Network. The podcast interviews philosophers about their new books, giving them a friendly venue to explain their work. Each episode of the podcast currently receives over 8000 downloads.

Boram Jeong publishes and presents new work

Nov. 20, 2019

Boram Jeong, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, contributed the chapter “A People Yet to Come: ‘People of Color’ Reconsidered,” to the recently published Race as Phenomena: Between Phenomenology and Philosophy of Race (edited by Emily S. Lee, Rowman and Littlefield, 2019). She also gave the invited talk, “On Colonial Temporality: Modernity...

David Hildebrand presents in Japan

Nov. 20, 2019

In November, David Hildebrand, Professor and Department Chair, presented "Students, Teachers, and Devices: Experience-based Education in an Age of Technological Distraction" at the 11th International Asian Conference on Education, “Independence & Interdependence” in Tokyo, Japan.

Hildebrand speaks on Pragmatism in Paris

March 29, 2018

David Hildebrand, Associate Profesor and Chair of Philosophy, is spending part of his sabbatical in Paris, where he is the "Invited Professor" this spring term at École Normale Supérieure Department of Philosophy in Paris. Between March 22 and April 21 he'll be offering a four-lecture series entitled "Pragmatism in Times...

Bauer presenting and publishing

Oct. 5, 2017

Philosophy Research Assistant Professor Mark Bauer’s new article "Ahistorical Teleosemantics: An Alternative to Nanay," was recently published in The Southern Journal of Philosophy (2017, 55, 158-76). In addition, Bauer is presenting the paper "Nonfunctional Semantics in Plants," at the Southwestern Philosophical Society Conference in Waco, Texas, on Nov 3-5. At...

Hildebrand travels to Denmark

Sept. 21, 2017

In September, continuing his collaboration with Aalborg University, Philosophy Professor and Chair David Hildebrand traveled to Copenhagen and Aalborg, Denmark, where he presented two papers and guest lectured. The first paper, "Pragmatist Aesthetics and the Experience of Technology" concerns the impact of mobile technology on human conversation and experience. It...

Shelby travels from Italy to China

July 21, 2017

Candice L. Shelby , Associate Professor of Philosophy, presented "Memes: A Doctrine of Hogwash" at the Third Annual International Biocoding Conference in Urbino Italy, on May 25, and then discussed meaning and psychological development with grad students and faculty in Florence, Italy on May 30 and 31. In addition, Shelby...

Hildebrand headed to Scandinavia

May 12, 2017

In May and June, David Hildebrand , Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy, heads to Scandinavia to present a workshop paper entitled “Educating for Pluralistic Conflicts." The paper offers a pragmatic, philosophical toolkit for addressing the challenges posed to democracies by individual and cultural pluralism. The workshop is entitled "Pluralism"...