A video of the entire conference can be seen here: https://ensemble.temple.edu/ensemble/app/sites/index.aspx?destinationID=DGzPVevBfE-kmDqS5cJANQ Photographs from the conference are posted below: read more →

16 May 2014
May 16, 2014

Congratulations to 2014 Graduates!

From left to right: TC Shillingford, Clara Reyes, Leah Booth, Michael Johnson, Joel Cordon, Tre Malone, Michael Olenik Congratulations to all (approx 30) graduating seniors and please keep in touch! read more →

18 Apr 2014
April 18, 2014

Congratulations to Kristin Gjesdal!

Congratulations to Professor Kristin Gjesdal on being selected to receive the Eleanor Hofkin Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2014.  This Award was established by the College of Liberal Arts Alumni Board in memory of longtime board member Eleanor Hofkin to provice an annual award to a CLA faculty member whose outstanding teaching has made.. read more →

15 Apr 2014
April 15, 2014

Congratulations to Katie Brennan

Congratulations to Katie Brennan who has been awarded a CHAT Graduate Associate Fellowship for 2014-15. read more →

Owen Ware is resigning his position at Temple at the end of this academic year to take up an Assistant Professorship at Simon Fraser University.   Also, in the 2015-2016 academic year he will take up a Humboldt post-doctoral fellowship in Germany.  We have been fortunate to have Owen with us for three years and wish him all success in the.. read more →

Colin Chamberlain, who is completing a dissertation at Harvard University on the self-body problem in Descartes and Malebranche, will be joining the department in Fall 2014 as Assistant Professor of Philosophy (tenure-track).  We welcome him warmly. read more →

21 Mar 2014
March 21, 2014

Congratulations to Katie Brennan!

Congratulations to Graduate Student Katie Brennan on the publication of Nietzsche’s Shakespeare: Musicality and Historicity in The Birth of Tragedy,” Memoria di Shakespeare 1 (2014): 109-128.  Here is a link: http://ojs.uniroma1.it/index.php/MemShakespeare/issue/view/858/showToc   read more →

Undergraduate philosophy majors Michael Johnson and Danube Johnson have both been appointed to the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Student Advisory Council (CLADSAC). read more →

13 Feb 2014
February 13, 2014

Joseph Margolis’s 90th Birthday Conference

The Department of Philosophy at Temple University announces a one-day conference on May 9, 2014 (approx. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) in honor of Joseph Margolis’s 90th birthday.  The conference will be replete with both scholarly papers and personal reminiscences.  All are welcome, and there is no charge for the conference or the conference lunch;.. read more →

14 Jan 2014
January 14, 2014

In Memoriam: William A. Wisdom

With great sadness, the Department of Philosophy records the death of Emeritus Associate Professor William A. Wisdom.  He died on December 15, 2013 at the age of 78.  He taught in the Philosophy Department at Temple from 1964 until 1997.  A specialist in formal logic, he co-authored the textbook Deductive Logic (Allyn and Bacon, 1972) with.. read more →