Dr. Justin McBrayer has been named a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Innsbruck, Austria for fall term 2016. Congratulations, Justin!
Weston Ellis has been named the 2015-16 Outstanding Student in Philosophy. Congratulations, Weston!
Philosophy major Rhea Gillespie will be presenting research from her senior seminar offering a left-libertarian defense of animal rights at this spring's Pacific University Undergraduate Research Conference. Way to go, Rhea!
Philosophy minor and psychology major Tyler Jimenez has just accepted a fully-funded graduate school offer from psychology department at the University of Missouri. He will be working on something called the terror management health model that focuses on existential motivations for health-related behavior. Congrats, Tyler!
Check out this piece in the Washington Post on why kids need to learn philosophy now more than ever before.
Our own Dr. Justin McBrayer weighs in on the Oregon controversy. "This Land is Your Land. Or is it?" What makes property private?
To Weld or Philosophize? Here's an interesting response from a welder turned philosopher, Simon Critchley, in the New York Times!
Ryan Meer, an English and philosophy graduate from FLC, has just accepted a fully-funded offer to attend graduate school at Columbia University! He'll be working on a PhD in English and Comparative Literature. Congratulations, Ryan!
Philosophy and the Humanities in the New York Times!
Recent philosophy graduate, Doug Moore, has accepted a fully-funded offer to pursue a PhD in philosophy at the University of Missouri. Congratulations, Doug!
FLC's own Dr. McBrayer in the New York Times on "Why Our Children Don't Believe in Moral Facts."
Amazing how many of these movers and shakers are also philosophers!
The Fort Lewis College Ethics Bowl team dominated the regional tournament last week in Boulder. They will be competing in nationals in the spring term. Congratulations Theresa, Luke, Ivie, and Tyler!
Oxford University Press has published a short blog post explaining Dr. Justin McBrayer's co-edited book on skeptical theism.
Dr. Justin McBrayer's co-edited book on skeptical theism has just been released by Oxford University Press! The volume is entitled Skeptical Theism: New Essays and was put together with a colleague from Baylor University.
"Don't Dismiss the Humanities" in the New York Times argues for the impact that philosophers have had on the way many of us see the contemporary world.
Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady will be giving a talk on the work of John Rawls and Non-human Animals at this year's Rocky Mountain Ethics (RoME) Congress in Boulder, Colorado. Good work, Sarah!
Is Philosophy Obsolete? (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
The Philosophy Department is very proud to announce that Caleb Ontiveros, a 2014 graduate in philosophy, will be attending the PhD program at Notre Dame! Congratulations, Caleb!
Kirk Raikes (December 2013 philosophy graduate) recently presented a paper on Foucault for an online philosophy conference. See him here. Congratulations, Kirk!
Dr. Justin McBrayer has just reviewed a book on the epistemology of religion. The review is available on Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews here.
Check out The Unexpected Way Philosophy Majors are Changing the World of Business, on the Huffington Post. Did you know that the co-founder of Flickr and former HP CEO were both philosophy majors?
Dr. Justin McBrayer has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure!
Are you sure that a degree in the humanities makes graduates less employable than other majors like business or science? Answer here.
Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady and colleagues from the Department of Psychology have published new research demonstrating the comparative strength of critical thinking instruction in philosophy courses. Check it out here!
Dr. McBrayer's co-edited textbook on ethics has just been released on Amazon! Check out the article by Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady on the full-face veil ban in France (chapter 22.3).
Dr. Justin McBrayer and his family are interviewed by the Fort Lewis College Foundation on their work as family-in-residence for Animas Hall.
Which is better: an MBA or a degree in Philosophy? A business student here at FLC recently shared this article from The Atlantic with us.
Be Employable, Study Philosophy. Check out this article from a Canadian magazine!
The French Take Philosophy Seriously! A BBC report on the stiff philosophical requirements of French higher education.
Dr. Sarah Roberts-Cady has been accepted as a participant in a 2013 summer workshop at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. The workshop is entitled Justice: Theory and Applications. Congratulations, Sarah!
Dr. Justin McBrayer has been accepted as a participant in a 2013 summer workshop at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. The workshop is entitled Moral Intuitionism: Epistemological and Methodological Aspects. Congratulations, Justin!