Events and Announcements




April 2, 2010

Philosophy Senior Comprehensive presentations will take place on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 5:30 pm in Fowler 202. For a list of seniors and their topics, go here.

November 10, 2009

The long-standing controversy about Heidegger's role in Nazi Germany is discussed in this review of a new book:

Emmanuel Faye’s Book Questions Status of Heidegger -

November 4, 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS 14TH ANNUAL PACIFIC UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE April 16-17, 2010 Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, USA Keynote talk by Alvin Plantinga (University of Notre Dame) The 14th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held April 16-17, 2010 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon. The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation of philosophical work of undergraduates to their peers. Papers are required to be of philosophical content, but there are no specific restrictions on subject matter within the arena of philosophical discussion itself. Papers should be approximately 3000 words (10-12 pages). Electronic submissions, including paper and abstract (Word documents), should be sent to Submission deadline is FEBRUARY 1. Final decisions will be made by February 28. Volunteers for paper commentators are also... Read More

October 28, 2009

Please join us for our colloquium featuring Paul Gomberg, Professor of Philosophy at Chicago State University. For details, go here.

October 26, 2009

The Philosophy Department's Annual BBQ has changed time! Friday, October 30,  2009 1130 - 2 pm Sycamore Glen Please join students, faculty, alumns, and fellow travelers for a few hours of food, drink, and talk!

October 7, 2009

Friday, October 30 330 - 6 pm Sycamore Glen Occidental College All students interested in philosophy are welcome to join the faculty and majors for an afternoon BBQ with food, drinks, and heavy (or light) conversation!


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