The Philosophy Department along with the Glasscock Center, Interdisciplinary Studies, the Center of Digital Humanities Research, and the Department of Hispanic Studies are sponsoring a Symposium this semester which will be co-hosted by Dr. Kristi Sweet and Dr. Ted George. The Symposium is titled “Hermeneutics, the Humanities, and the Future of Interpretation” and will take […]
Attention Undergraduate Philosophy Students! Proud of a philosophy paper you wrote for class? Want to showcase your writing skills and creative thoughts? Aspire to life in academia, law, or journalism? If so, consider submitting to Aletheia, Texas A&M’s journal for undergraduate work in philosophy! The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University and the Student Editorial […]
Attention Undergraduate Philosophy Students! Proud of a philosophy paper you wrote for class? Want to showcase your writing skills and creative thoughts? Aspire to life in academia, law, or journalism? If so, consider submitting to Aletheia, Texas A&M’s journal for undergraduate work in philosophy! The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University and the Student […]
Aletheia, the undergraduate journal of the Department of Philosophy, has issued a call for papers for the next issue. The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 1st, 2019. Students will be notified of their acceptance on Friday, February 23rd, 2019 Papers should be around 2000-5000 words. We encourage papers slightly above or below this range […]
Dr. Clare Palmer published an article for The British Ecological Society titled, “A Smarter Approach to Intelligent Animals.” In the article Dr. Palmer, “discusses the most recent advances in animal psychology and their implications for conservation policy worldwide.” Click here for the complete article.
Callaway-Jones recently published an obituary for Dr. John J. McDermott: https://www.callawayjones.com/dr-john-mcdermott/ . The obituary includes details of a public reception for his friends, family and colleagues from 1.00-3.30pm Saturday October 13th at the “McDermott Library” (701 S. Dexter Drive), and of a memorial fund that has been established in his name. Texas A&M Today published an […]
Texas A&M Today published an article in tribute to the life and career of Dr. John J. McDermott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 30th. The article is titled, “Philosophy Professor John J. McDermott Remembered as Conscience of Texas A&M, Top In His Field” and includes some of his most significant contributions […]
The Philosophy Department is sad to share the news of the death of Dr John J. McDermott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Texas A&M University. He will be much missed by our whole community. Here is a link to President Michael Young’s statement https://president.tamu.edu/messages/mourning-john-j-mcdermott.html More will be posted here soon.
Dr. Martin Peterson worked as the CO-PI on a successful NSF grant application with members of Psychology and the Law School at Texas A&M. The grant, in the amount of $371K, is titled “The Ethics of Diversity: Fortifying Ethical Infrastructure to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment in STEM Research and Practice Settings.”
By Tommy Curry Published by: Rowman & Littlefield International, July 18, 2018 There exists a very rich, but largely untapped well of African American philosophical thought, in which many Black thinkers were debating the role philosophy played in racial advancement among themselves. One such work that demonstrates this vibrant tradition is William H. Ferris’s The African […]