Philosophy

Events and Announcements

May 20, 2014

The Lauter Prize in Philosophy: established in 2010, in honor of Herman A. Lauter, Professor of Philosophy from 1963-1991, presented annually to the author of the best essay submitted in a philosophy class. Papers may be from any level philosophy class and should be submitted to the department chair by April 10th. The decision will be made by the Philosophy Department faculty as a whole. Students may win the award more than once. The award will be announced at the end of the spring semester and will include a cash prize of $200. Submit your essay by April 10, 2015 here.

October 30, 2012

Fall Philosophy Deparment Colloquium

"Curve Fitting"

Professor Gordon Belot, University of Michigan

 

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April 22, 2012

Please join us for this year's comps presentations beginning at 5pm on Thursday, April 26 in Fowler 209. Read More

September 19, 2011

The Philosophy Department is hosting a BBQ from 5-7 PM in Sycamore Glen this Thursday, September  22. Majors, minors, students in philosophy courses, and prospective students interested in philosophy are encouraged to attend! Meet the professors, other students, and enjoy the burgers, veggie burgers, and other delectable BBQ items cooked up by the professors! FREE FOOD AND FREE THINKING!

September 19, 2011

Join the Oxy Philosophy Facebook Page! For current students and faculty and alumni! http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=157589537520&re

September 16, 2011

Philosophy Department Colloquium

In Defense of Secular Belief

Avnur Yuval

Scripps College

 

Monday, November 14, 2011

5 pm - Fowler 202

Refreshments Served - Everyone is welcome!

 

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May 4, 2011

Saamahn Mahjouri has won the Lauter Prize for 2011, for his paper, "Knowing and Applying the ‘Science of the Mind’."  Congratulations to Saamahn!

April 15, 2011

Senior Comprehensives in Philosophy, 2011

Tuesday, April 19th

11:45am - 1:15pm

Johnson 201

The Ethics of Sport and Performance Enhancing Substances: Don’t Hate the Player Hate the Game.

Mitchell Grummon

Searching for Feminism in Plato's Republic: The Women of the Guardian Class.

Danielle Siegler

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April 4, 2011

The Lauter Prize in Philosophy: established in 2010, in honor of Herman A. Lauter, Professor of Philosophy from 1963-1991, presented annually to the author of the best essay submitted in a philosophy class.  Papers may be from any level philosophy class and should be submitted to the department chair by April 10th.  The decision will be made by the Philosophy Department faculty as a whole.  Students may win the award more than once.  The award will be announced at the end of the spring semester and will include a cash prize of $200. Submit your paper!

March 31, 2011

Descartes was born on this day in 1596.

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