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Mickunas Books Probe How Civilizations, Cultures Can ‘Incarcerate’ a Person

Dr. Algis Mickunas

Dr. Algis Mickunas, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Ohio University, co-edited two new volumes, Carceral Civilizations Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, published by Nova Science Publishers. Mickunas, who has been a Foreign Member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences since 2008, partnered with Joseph J. Pilotta of Vilnius Gedimino University […]

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September 17, 2020 at 1:48 pmResearch

Bernstein Is Featured Commentator at Climate Futures Initiative

Dr.  Alyssa Bernstein

Dr. Alyssa Bernstein, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Ohio University, is currently taking part in a climate conference organized by Princeton University’s Climate Futures Initiative, having been invited by the organizer to take part as a featured commentator. She has already posted her comments on a few of the papers. […]

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August 14, 2020 at 5:08 pmResearch

Eminent Philosophers Extol Jack Bender’s Legacy

Dr. Jack Bender

Eminent philosophers Wayne Davis, Keith Lehrer and Jerrold Levinson extol the late Jack Bender’s legacy in the American Philosophical Association’s Memorial Notice. It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Professor John W. “Jack” Bender. Born on October 22, 1951, in Pittsburgh, PA, Jack died on September […]

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June 3, 2020 at 11:45 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Kerry Pigman Named Executive Director of Athens County Foundation

Kerry Pigman

Ohio University alum Kerry Pigman is the new executive director of the Athens County Foundation. “After an extensive and rigorous search, the ACF Board of Directors selected Kerry to be the new Executive Director of the Foundation. Kerry began her training and leadership transition on April 1, working closely with […]

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April 15, 2020 at 9:50 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Fall 2020 | Two Courses on Democracy, Liberty, Equality

The Philosophy Department offers two Fall 2020 courses on democracy, liberty and equality at Ohio University. PHIL 4400/5400 Democracy: The Grounds and Limits of Democratic Authority Dr. Alyssa Bernstein Class # 9930/9931 Tuesday and Thursday, 3:05-4:25 p.m., Ellis Hall 226 This course will address the following questions: Why is it […]

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April 7, 2020 at 8:52 amAnnouncements In Class

Happy Beginnings | Alexandra Wainwright Credits Legal Future to Law Center Faculty

Alexandra Wainwright

The Happy Beginnings series features College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University senior Alexandria Wainwright plans to attend the Boston University School of Law next fall, having received a full-tuition scholarship as a dean’s scholar. Wainwright is a member of […]

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March 30, 2020 at 2:19 pmNews

CANCELED | Philosophy Forum | Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries, March 26

Dr. Rachana Kamtekar

Note: This event has been canceled. The 26th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum welcomes Professor Rachana Kamtekar of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University. As part of her visit to Ohio University, Kamtekar will give a public lecture titled “Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries” on Thursday, March […]

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March 1, 2020 at 5:45 pmEvents