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University Colleagues Mourn Dr. Jack Bender, Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Jack Bender

Dr. John “Jack” Bender, 67, Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Ohio University, died Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Kobacker House in Columbus. “Jack joined Ohio University’s Department of Philosophy in 1985, where he also served as long-time Department Chair. Jack developed the department’s legal internship program, and taught, among […]

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September 15, 2019 at 11:58 amNews

Lectures in Ethics | Learning from Psychopaths, April 5

Dr. David Shoemaker

The Ohio University Lectures in Ethics series presents Dr. David Shoemaker on “Learning from Psychopaths” on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Shoemaker is Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University. Abstract: Some people have estimated that up to 4 percent of our fellow humans are psychopaths. They […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:00 pmEvents

Philosophy Lecture | No-Platforming and the Paradox of Dogmatism, April 16

Dr. Michael Veber

Dr. Michael Veber—author of the recent book Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (Broadview Press 2018)—discusses his book in Jeremy Morris’s Theory of Knowledge class on Tuesday, April 16, and is giving a public lecture titled “No-Platforming and the Paradox of Dogmatism” at 5:30 p.m. in Ellis 103. Veber is […]

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April 1, 2019 at 8:15 pmEvents

Philosophy Forum | Talking to Ourselves, March 21

John Doris

The 25th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by John Doris on “Talking to Ourselves” on Thursday, March 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Scripps 111. The Ohio University Philosophy Forum, established in 1984, gives students the opportunity to study recent work of famous philosophers, followed by two […]

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March 1, 2019 at 7:00 pmEvents

Alumni Get Insider Look at Newly Renovated Ellis Hall

Alumni Get Insider Look at Newly Renovated Ellis Hall

By Sierra Heilman Bobcats from near and far gathered together on homecoming weekend in October to reminisce on their time here, and some of them took an insider tour of one of Ohio University’s most beautiful buildings on campus, Ellis Hall, which was put on display for friends of Ellis […]

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December 2, 2018 at 9:55 amNews

History and Philosophy of Science | Suffering: A Neurofunctional Account, Nov. 30

Dr. Colin Allen

The Ohio University Lectures in the History and Philosophy of Science series presents Dr. Colin Allen on “Suffering: A Neurofunctional Account” on Friday, Nov. 30, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Allen is Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Abstract: In this talk […]

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November 1, 2018 at 4:45 pmEvents

Message from the Chair | ‘Uplifting’ New Atmosphere Coming to Ellis

Dr. Jack Bender

Greetings Philosophy Alumni! This is a little note to you to say “Hi” and to invite you to a very special occasion for our department: a sneak peek of Ellis Hall renovations during Homecoming 2018. RSVP for the Friends of Ellis Tour. As some of you already know, we have […]

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September 7, 2018 at 3:26 pmAlumni