Faculty Notes: An Overview of the Year’s Activities

Andre Archie is working on a book manuscript on Plato’s political theory. He continues to enjoy teaching within the Honors Program each spring semester and developing this significant campus partnership. His newly developed Honors seminar, “Friendship: Ancient and Modern, East and West,” broadens the traditional discussion of friendship by incorporating non-Western philosophical sources and more […]

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Philosophy faculty Domenica Romagni playing the cello

Welcome to newest faculty, Domenica Romagni

The Department of Philosophy is now welcoming its newest tenure-track faculty member, Domenica Romagni, a specialist in early modern philosophy. Romagni just completed her doctorate at Princeton University and has research interests in the history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, and aesthetics, particularly music theory. Search committee chair, Professor Beth Tropman, explains the significance of […]

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Philosophy Alumn Galen Donoviel on graduation day

New Alum Spotlight: Galen Donoviel

When Galen Donoviel graduated in May 2018, she was already prepared to make a difference in the world on her own terms: “The most important takeaway from my years studying philosophy is to live ethically, and according to my own values, not the values that others tell me to have.” Donoviel’s training in ethics, as […]

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Graduates Headed to Law School, Graduate Studies

  Graduating Seniors headed to graduate school, law school Twenty philosophy majors have just graduated, and post-graduation plans vary from graduate school to law school to domestic and international travel. Some graduates have their plans nailed down. Emily Ward will be a Helen DeVitt Jones Fellow in the MA Program in Philosophy at Texas Tech […]

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McShane’s SoGES Team Tackles Apparel Industry Waste

Interdisciplinary project tackles the environmental impact of the textile industry “Few people actually know that the apparel industry is the second-most polluting industry in the world, behind oil and gas,” shares Katie McShane, Associate Professor of Philosophy, who focuses her research on ethical theory and environmental ethics. McShane is a member of a Global Challenges […]

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Students reading together in the Ethics Center

Exciting Updates to the Undergraduate Curriculum

  Exciting changes to curriculum encourage exploration Philosophy students, like most liberal arts majors, are curious. They enjoy exploring different disciplines and applying lessons learned in a philosophy classroom throughout their Colorado State University experience and far beyond. The Department of Philosophy has recognized this admirable curiosity and the intellectual and emotional rewards of satisfying […]

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