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Career Corner How a Major or Minor in Philosophy can Prepare you for the Future

November 20, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

What exactly is Philosophy? How does a Philosophy major or minor prepare you for a career? Philosophy involves thinking about some big questions in life and gives you the tools that will enable you to make informed judgments. Philosophy classes offer the space to think, write, and discuss one’s experiences broadly — not just the

Faculty Books: John Thrasher, Daniel Halliday Rethink Ethics and Capitalism

August 13, 2020 by Tryphena Yeboah | News

Beyond anything experienced in nearly a century, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected thousands of lives, created big shifts in stock markets and has raised an overall uncertainty about what the future looks like and the cost of recovery that will come with it. With the majority of countries plunged into a crisis described as the

Knowledge and False Belief with John Hawthorne

November 29, 2012 by | Uncategorized

The Department of Philosophy presents a very special presentation with John Hawthorne, Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Ph ilosophy Magdalen College in a lecture titled, “Knowledge and False Belief” on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 4 p.m. in Beckman Hall – Room 401. This talk will explore the question as to whether knowledge can be based

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