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Saying Goodbye to Geoff Brennan

August 3, 2022

It is with profound soundness that the Department announces the death of our colleague and friend, Prof. Geoff Brennan.  Since January 2006, Geoff was a Research Professor at both UNC and Duke, where he served as a Core Faculty member … Continued

Sarah Stroud on the Ethics of Lying (Parr & TED-Ed)

June 6, 2022

We are delighted to share the latest installment of the Parr Center’s Ethical Dilemma series with TED-Ed, this time on the ethics of lying with Center Director and UNC philosopher Sarah Stroud, found here. Check out the video’s supplemental educational … Continued

2021-2022 Phi Beta Kappa inductees

April 18, 2022

Congratulations to our newest philosophy major Phi Beta Kappa inductees! They are as follows: Fall 2021 Christina Barta, Katherine M. Leonard, Lucas K. Thornton, Emma M. Welter Spring 2022 Yixiao Jin, Tara Murray, Samuel S. Timmons, Noah R. Upchurch, Zhuofan … Continued

New TED-Ed collaboration video

April 13, 2022

We are incredibly excited to share the second video in our Ethical Dilemma Series with TED-Ed. UNC philosopher, Alex Worsnip, invites us to ponder the ethics of belief with a gripping new dilemma, and adds several new concepts to our … Continued

Vazquez on Experiential Education with UNC Philosophy (APA Blog)

March 24, 2022

We are excited to share this APA Blog piece by UNC philosopher Michael Vazquez on the design and thinking behind his experiential education course, “Ethics Bowl & Democratic Deliberation.” Learn how a service-learning course in philosophy can promote ethics education … Continued

Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Team Heads to National Competition

February 25, 2022

Carolina’s Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Team will be facing off against 35 other schools for a national title this weekend. It is the team’s first time advancing to the national championship in over five years. Full story here.