How can we all experience similar emotions when we hear a piece of music played? What makes the tones and tempo of music universal? Domenica Romagni investigates the aesthetics of music and how it can erouse emotion and strengthen empathetic connection.
Recent alumni Walker Urban and Molly Moxness applied philosophy to business when they were Ethics Scholars interns for the Better Business Bureau in northern Colorado, helping local businesses with their application for the Torch Awards, and proving that philosophy has very tangible real-world applications.
This summer marked the launch of a new summer program in Environmental Humanities—a combination of three courses in history, writing, and philosophy that are designed to be taught, experienced, and lived at CSU’s Mountain Campus. The courses are offered in two-week blocks, one after the other, in early summer. Ken Shockley, an environmental philosophy professor […]
For those who have studied philosophy beyond an introductory course, it probably does not come as a surprise that philosophy has been among the least demographically diverse academic disciplines in the United States for decades. Not only are the canonical texts and figures representative of the “dead white man” trope, the demographics of philosophy students, […]
Collin Rice joins the department this year as our new philosopher of science with a specialty in philosophy of biology. Rice holds a BA from Simpson College where he majored in Physics and Philosophy and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Missouri. Before coming to CSU, he spent a year as a Postdoctoral […]
Farewells Colorado State University is celebrating the life and legacy of the late Bernie Rollin, a beloved University Distinguished Professor who passed away last year at the age of 78 after a 50+ year career at CSU. The university is hosting a memorial service for Bernie on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 3-5 p.m. in the […]