Department News

  • John Pinheiro (History), Chair of the Philosophy Department, has been elected to the National Network Board of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts. Congrats, John! >Read More


  • Bryan Pilkington, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, writes article in medical ethics. Professor Pilkington's paper, On Omissions and Artificial Hydration and Nutrition, was recently published in the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Congrats, Bryan!


  • Mackenzie Kane, '14 was honored with the inaugural Saint Catherine of Sienna Philosophy Award. Congrats, Mackenzie!


  • AQ Philosophy Librarian Susan Ponischil has been promoted to Associate Librarian. Congrats, Susan!


  • AQ Philosophy Club Bioethics Panel:

    Topic: "Do we have a moral or ethical obligation to feed those in a permanent vegetative state?"
    : Noon on Sunday, April, 27


  • Two Philosophers Win Emerging Scholars Award. Ben Stitt will receive funding to work on a project titled: Changing Definitions of Basic Human Rights: Does Society Have An Obligation To Provide? Ryan Connette will receive funding to work on a project titled: The Relationship Between the Active and Contemplative Life. Congratulations to Ben and Ryan!



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