Department News

Geoff Pynn has received high praise from Open Culture for his work with the WiPhi open access philosophy project.

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.

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Upcoming Events

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

Call for Papers

Keynote Address
Sarah Moss
University of Michigan

Neil Sinhababu 
National University of Singapore


Friday, November 18th, 2016
3:00 p.m., Altgeld 315

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Department of Philosophy
Northern Illinois University
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Prof. David J. Buller
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David J. Buller
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