Department News

James "Twigz" McGuire (M.A., 2016), in his capacity as outreach coordinator for the Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic, helped open a Little Free Library to serve the children of Sycamore.

Junior philosophy major and Research Rookie David Lorenzo won Third Place Humanities Prize at the Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day.

Jason Hanna has been awarded the 2016 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. This marks the third consecutive year that a Philosophy professor has received this award.

Matthew Babb (B.A., 2006; M.A., 2010) won the 2015 Philosophical Quarterly Essay Prize for his essay "The Essential Indexicality of Intentional Action," which will appear in the July issue of Philosophical Quarterly. Matt is currently a doctoral student in philosophy at University of Southern California.

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Upcoming Events

Rachel Zuckert
Northwestern University


Friday, September 9th, 2016
3:00pm, Altgeld 315

10th Annual Northern Graduate Philosophy Conference
October 28-29, 2016

Call for Papers

Keynote Address
Sarah Moss
University of Michigan

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