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Philosophy Mourns Loss of Alumnus Nicholas Shooner

Nicholas Lawrence Shooner

Ohio University alumnus Nicholas Lawrence Shooner passed away at the age of 24 on March 14, according to his obituary. Nick graduated from Roger Bacon High School on June 5, 2015. Nick graduated high school with honors and was active in soccer, track, underwater hockey, and concert band. He graduated from […]

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March 17, 2021 at 1:51 pmAlumni

Philosophy Forum | Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries, March 11

Rachana Kamtekar

The Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by Rachana Kamtekar discussing “Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries” on Thursday, March 11, at 4 p.m. Kamtekar is Professor of Philosophy at Cornell University and a specialist in Ancient Greek Philosophy. In addition to her critically acclaimed book, Plato’s Moral Psychology: Intellectualism, […]

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March 2, 2021 at 9:30 pmEvents

Hanisch Investigates the Value of Equality – Theoretically and Practically

Dr. Christoph Hanisch

“Most people living in democratic societies agree that they are committed to the moral and political value of ‘equality.’ However, when we ask them what this commitment exactly amounts to, and what political and social implications they endorse based on it, we get radically divergent and sometimes even incompatible answers,” […]

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February 26, 2021 at 1:51 pmResearch

Spring 2021 | Study Structural Injustice and Climate Change in PHIL 4921

Dr.  Alyssa Bernstein

Students interested in studying structural injustice and climate change are invited to join the conversation this spring in PHIL 4921/5920: Applied Ethics. “Structural injustice and climate change are interrelated in complex ways. In this seminar course, using recently published books and articles, we will focus on the moral and ethical […]

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January 12, 2021 at 11:47 amAnnouncements

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