Jonathan Wolff will present Bodaken Symposium Lecture on March 6

Jonathan Wolff (University of Oxford) is the featured Bodaken Symposium speaker for Spring 2019. His public lecture, “Can We Fix Institutional Injustices: Racism, Sexism, Poverty?” will take place on Wednesday, March 6th at 6 pm in the CSU Lory Student Center Theatre. Please RSVP by March 3. Jonathan Wolff is the Blavatnik Chair in Public Policy […]

Brew with a Brain Launches on February 6 at 5 pm

All students are invited to join the Philosophy Club for its Brew with a Brain Series at Ramskeller on February 6th from 5:00-6:30 pm. Brew with a Brain will kick off with a presentation by Dr. John Didier, “Astrology, Astronomy, and the Development of Polytheisms, Monotheisms, and Philosophical Monisms in Ancient and Classical Eurasian Civilizations.” […]

Inaugural Bodaken Philosophy Symposium launched March 26 with lecture by bioethicist Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel

Story by Shannon Dale Ancient Greek symposia were once a gathering of prominent members of society for an evening of music, food and vibrant discussion on literature, politics and philosophy. Symposia were held in private houses, providing an intimate setting for scholarly debate often portrayed on Greek urns and in theatre productions, as well as […]

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 […]

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 […]

First-year students learn about ethics, and life, through community service

CSU freshman Ezekial Arias had an impactful first year on campus: “This year has been astonishing, and I’ve grown as an individual tremendously. I will take the tools and experiences gained through this class service experience and apply them in my daily understanding of life.” Arias was one of eighteen students in Professor Ashby Butnor’s […]

Bodaken Philosophy Symposium debuts with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel as Inaugural Speaker

The newly established Bodaken Philosophy Symposium was created thanks to the transformational gift of Bruce Bodaken (’73), Department of Philosophy alumnus. Inaugural speaker, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, renowned bioethicist and health policy expert tackled the often controversial topic of end of life choices.