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Adam Schaefer joins staff

October 10, 2013

The Parr Center for Ethics and the Department of Philosophy announce the appointment of a new staff member. Adam Schaefer, who has degrees in journalism and in law for UNC/Chapel Hill is joining our staff on Monday, November 29th.  With … Read more

Phi Beta Kappa

October 10, 2013

Three philosophy majors are being initiated in to Phi Beta Kappa this Fall. Ben Buck, Corey Cusimano, and Lisette Stone will be initated this Fall at a ceremony on November 22, 2010, at 4:00 pm in the Friday Center.  Founded … Read more

Blackburn on NPR’s Science Friday

October 10, 2013

Simon Blackburn, along with Sam Harris and Steven Pinker, discuss the implications of science for ethics on Friday, November 5, 2010.

L.A. Paul on Philosophy TV

October 10, 2013

L.A. Paul and Ned Hall discuss causation on Philosophy TV, a “video website dedicated to philosophical thinking.” The video is available HERE on Philosophy TV.

Bernie Boxill awarded Frantz Fanon Life Time Achievement Prize

October 10, 2013

The Caribbean Philosophical Association awarded their 2010 Frantz Fanon Life Time Achievement Prize to Professor Bernie Boxill, “for his contributions to philosphical analysis in the service of social justice and the liberation of humankind.”

Sad News: Warren Nord died on June 19, 2010

October 10, 2013

Warren Nord was the founding Director of the Program in the Humanities and Human Values and served in that role for 25 years. His research interests were primarily in the philosophy of religion and the philosophy of education.  He passed away on … Read more