The Certificate in Ethics will be a qualification offered by the Philosophy Department to all Temple undergraduates, whatever their major or minor. Four courses are required. The Certificate is awarded at the time of the completion of the baccalaureate degree. The Certificate in Ethics will educate students in the essential concepts, central issues, history, and…
The Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and the Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts introduce the first dual master’s degree program in bioethics and philosophy! Both degree programs are now accepting applications for Fall 2016 admission. (NOTE: The Philosophy MA program will extend…
Earl Joseph ’11 reflects that “philosophy helped me learn to think. Philosophy didn’t make me good at any one thing–it gave me the potential to be really good at everything.” Earl Joseph is now a seventh grade teacher at Mastery Charter School. Read the full story here.
Congratulations to Sam Wezowicz on receiving the Nordev Prize for the best essay in the graduate student preliminary examinations!
Assistant Professor of Instruction Lindsay Craig just published an article, “Neo-Darwinism and Evo-Devo: An Argument for Theoretical Pluralism in Evolutionary Biology” in the journal Perspectives on Science that was selected for “Spotlight on Science” by MIT Press. See the interview with Lindsay Craig on the MIT Press Blog
Graduate Student Dan Garro has been awarded a $1000 Alternative Textbook Project grant from Temple University Libraries for his proposal to provide no-cost texts for the online Environmental Ethics course.
This year, the Ira Lawrence Family Award for outstanding academic performance was given to Nicolette Gudknecht and Joel Kaplan.
This year, the Thomas Meyer Memorial Award for undergraduate philosophy community building activities was given to Jacob Friedman.
Congratulations to Lucy Collins (PhD, 2011) who recently accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
Quinton Meil (President, Pre-Law Society) has been invited to serve on the Editorial Board of the GPPC Undergraduate Journal.