Dr José Luis Bermúdez, Professor of Philosophy and Samuel Rhea Gammon Professor of Liberal Arts, received a Collaborative Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, together with Dr. Catherine Conybeare, Professor of Classics and Leslie Clark Professor in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College. The award of $48,000 is to support an interdisciplinary […]
In her role as Associate Dean of Faculties, Dr. Katz will be instrumental in the proactive planning for the Office of the Dean of Faculties, representing faculty needs and issues. She will manage and/or collaboratively manage administrative aspects key to faculty success, such as recruiting, hiring, evaluation, tenure and promotion, and grievances. Her oversight of […]
Dr. Clare Palmer has been appointed to the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professorship in Liberal Arts III. She will be recognized during the October 24th Dean’s Reception at the Annenburg Presidential Conference Center
Saturday will feature a symposium on McDermott’s philosophical work, pedagogical impact, and legacy through presentations, discussions and stories of Professor McDermott. Attendance is open to all. If you wish to attend please follow the link to register. If you would like to share your stories and memories please contact Charles Carlson at email@example.com. Graveside Memorial […]
A book that Gary Varner co-authored with an ecologist and a philosopher of biology will be the subject of a two-hour authors-meet-critics session during the American Philosophical Association meeting in Vancouver in April. The journal Biology & Philosophy will later publish the critics’ comments and the authors’ replies.
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 […]
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 […]
Dr. José Bermúdez has been awarded an ACLS Fellowship this year. He is now one of 78 2018 ACLS Fellows that were chosen out of 1,150 applicants. “The 2018 ACLS Fellows hail from more than 50 colleges and universities,” said Matthew Goldfeder, director of fellowship programs at ACLS. “Fellows were selected for their potential to […]
When we hear the word “philosopher,” we tend to think of Ancient Greeks like Socrates or Plato, or perhaps the Frenchman René Descartes, or maybe infamous Germans like Karl Marx or Friedrich Nietzsche. Influential philosophers thus seem to populate the past. But are there any important philosophers living in the world today? We can thank […]