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Philosophy

Graduate News


Graduate Student Placements

  • 2013 Christopher (Todd) Meredith, Coventry Christian Schools, Pottstown, Pa.
  • 2012  Gwenda-lin Grewal, University of Dallas, Dept. of Classics
  • 2011: Shawn Welnak - Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, C. W. Post College
  • 2011: Jonny Anomaly - Visiting Assistant Professor, UNC Chapel Hill
  • 2010: Michael Madary - Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Virtual Embodiment and Robotic Re-Embodiment (VERE), Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
  • 2009: Shane Courtland - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, Merrimack College
  • 2009: Bill Glod - Philosophy Program Officer, Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University
  • 2007: Drew Chastain - Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, Xavier Univ., N.O.
  • 2006: Julinna Oxley - Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University (tenure-track)
  • 2005: Paul Haught - Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, Newberry College
  • more...

Recent Awards

  • Jonathan Eng, Freie Universitat, Berlin, Exchange Fellowship, 2013-14
  • Nathan Stout, Murphy Institute Graduate Fellowship, 2013-2014
  • Paul Wilford, Murphy Institute Graduate Fellowship, 2013-2014
  • Frankie Worrell, Murphy Institute Graduate Fellowship, 2013-2014

Recent Dissertations

Christopher Meredith

"Global Kleptocracy and the Sovereign State: an Anti-Statist Response to Thomas Pogge on the Injustice of the Present World Order"

Erick Mack

Jean-Paul Orgeron

“Language, Perception, and Space”

Radu Bogdan

Michael Falgoust

 “Freeing the Culture, Freeing the Self: An Intellectual Property Rights Argument”

Bruce Brower

Joshua Lott

"The Rationality of Teleology:  Purposiveness and the Concept of the Human in Kant, Rousseau, and Hume"

 Richard Velkley

Shawn Welnak

"Philosophy and The Cave of Opinion: The Graeco-Arabic Tradition"

Ronna Burger

Jennifer Beers

"Socrates Meets Aristophanes: Philosophy and Poetry in Plato's Symposium"

Ronna Burger

Gwenda-lin Grewal

"On Plato's Euthydemus"

Ronna Burger

Hans Gruenig

"Heidegger, Death, and Personal Transformation"

Michael Zimmerman

Shane Courtland

"Hobbesian Public Reason"

Eric Mack

William Glod

"Liberalism's Case against Legal Paternalism"

Eric Mack

Quian (Sophy) Wang

"John Rawls on Human Rights"

Bruce Brower

Michael Madary

"The Perspectival Content of Perception"

Radu Bogdan

Julinna Oxley

"A Theory of Benevolence"

Jerry Gaus

Jonny Anomaly

"An Internalist Theory of Practical Reason"

Jerry Gaus

Matthew Oberrieder

"The Significance of Socrates' Quotations of Homer in Plato's Protagoras"

Ronna Burger

Drew Chastain

"Interpreting Metaphor"

Graeme Forbes



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