Dr. Kristi Sweet will host the second annual meeting of the History of Philosophy Society meeting at Texas A&M University, April 22-24, 2016.
Dr. Gregory Pappas has recently been honored by the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy with the 2016 Inter-American Philosophy Award: best paper concerning Latin American, Latino/a or indigenous philosophies across the Americas (“Zapatismo, Luis Villoro, and American Pragmatism on Democracy, Power, and injustice”).
Most people think of philosophy as such a weighty subject it can only be studied at the college level, but Dr. Claire Katz, a professor of philosophy and women’s and gender studies at Texas A&M University, says that idea is wrong. “Children in elementary, junior and senior high schools are taught that critical thinking is […]
Gregory Pappas, Professor in the Department of Philosophy, received the 2015 John Mellow Prize at the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy annual meeting for his paper titled, “The Pragmatists approach to Injustice.” This award recognizes excellence in advancing the American philosophical tradition toward the resolution of current personal, social and political problems. It […]
The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University welcomes you to the ninth annual meetings of the Hannah Arendt Circle in College Station, Texas. APRIL 23-25, 2015 TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY PUBLIC LECTURES: Annabel Herzog, University of Haifa Christian Emden, Rice University Conference Program REGISTRATION All sessions and events are open to the public. Students and […]
by Scott Austin Published by Palgrave Macmillan Tao and Trinity treats the Trinity as a philosophical notion coming to birth in Heraclitus, Parmenides, and Plato. All three attempt to treat the idea of an absolute source or unity of all things, and are driven in the direction of a first principle which is an instance […]
By Claire Katz Published by I.B. Tauris How Jewish is modern Jewish philosophy? The question at first appears nonsensical, until we consider that the chief issues with which Jewish philosophers have engaged, from the Enlightenment through to the late 20th century, are the standard preoccupations of general philosophical inquiry. Questions about God, reality, language, and […]
by Jason Lamoreaux Published by Cascade Books As one surveys the scholarship on the canonical letter to the Philippians, one notices the lack of attention to women within many scholars’ analyses. To a certain extent, this lack of attention exists because ancient texts often leave out information about women. Using ritual studies, archaeology, and textual […]
By Kristi Sweet Published by Cambridge University Press Kant’s ‘practical philosophy’ comprehends a diverse group of his writings on ethics, politics, law, religion, and the philosophy of history and culture. Kristi E. Sweet demonstrates the unity and interdependence of these writings by showing how they take as their animating principle the human desire for what […]
By Claire Katz Published by Indiana University Press Reexamining Emmanuel Levinas’s essays on Jewish education, Katz provides new insights into the importance of education and its potential to transform a democratic society, for Levinas’s larger philosophical project. Katz examines Levinas’s “Crisis of Humanism,” which motivated his effort to describe a new ethical subject. Taking into […]