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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

Alumni News | Thompson Featured for Work on Ohio Brew Week

Brandon Thompson ’03 is featured in an OHIO Today article headlined “Alumnus keeps Athens traditions alive and thriving.” Thompson earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the College of Arts and Sciences and B.S.C. in Audio Production from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University. He is the executive director […]

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July 17, 2018 at 10:51 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Petrik Talks at UN Conference about Role of Higher Education in Promoting Peace and Justice

James Petrik with Kazakh National University Rector, Galym Mutanov

When Dr. James Petrik, Associate Professor of Philosophy, lectured in April at Kazakh National University in Kazakhstan, he was invited to join Kazakh National University Rector, Galym Mutanov, at a United Nations conference. The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Conference, held on May 2, was devoted to Kazakh National University’s plan to restructure […]

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May 11, 2018 at 8:10 amNews

Alumni News | Smaw Says Philosopher ‘Must Have Keen Eye for the Suspicious Premise’

Associate Professor of Philosophy Eric Smaw (Photo by Scott Cook, Rollins College)

Eric Smaw, who received his M.A. from Ohio University in 1998, went on to complete his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Kentucky and is now Associate Professor of Philosophy at Rollins College. His research interests are in the philosophy of law, political philosophy, ethics, and human rights. “I […]

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April 29, 2018 at 3:05 pmAlumni

Ethics Lecture | What Are You Doing When You Are Controlling Yourself? April 13

Dr. Tamar Schapiro

The Spetnagel Ethics Lecture Series series presents Dr. Tamar Schapiro discussing “What Are You Doing When You Are Controlling Yourself?” on Friday, April 13, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Schapiro is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This event is free and open to the […]

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April 1, 2018 at 9:00 pmEvents

Century-old Ellis Gets Sustainable, Accessible Make-Over

New entrance to Ellis will open to a central, welcoming lobby. Courtesy of
Champlin Architecture.

By Lori Bauer Architects are turning the inside of Ellis Hall from a maze of offices and classrooms into a welcoming learning space. Students and visitors entering a newly renovated Ellis Hall in early 2019 will be greeted by a new first-floor lobby that provides a central administrative hub as […]

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March 12, 2018 at 11:43 amUncategorized