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Department Awards Philosophy Prize to Lucas Carroll

Lucas Carroll is a triple major in Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics (although he tells us that philosophy is clearly the best!). His philosophical interests lie in ontology, semiotics, and the philosophy of logic, with his three favorite philosophers being Aquinas, Heidegger, and Hegel. After graduating, he hopes to continue his academic studies through the PhD level and, in his words... Department Awards Philosophy Prize to Lucas Carroll Read more >>

Department Hires Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Philosophy

The philosophy department and WGST program are excited to welcome Elisabeth Paquette as Assistant Professor in fall 2017.  Paquette specializes in feminist philosophy, queer theory, decolonial and critical race studies, social and political philosophy, and 20th century continental philosophy.  Her dissertation From Indifference to Difference critically examines theories of... Department Hires Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Philosophy Read more >>

Department Hires Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Ethics

The philosophy department is pleased to announce that Dr. Ruth Groenhout will join its faculty in fall 2017 as Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Ethics. Dr. Groenhout specializes in bioethics, ethical theory, and feminist philosophy. Her publications include Bioethics: A Reformed Look at Life and Death Choices (2009), Transforming Care: A Christian Vision of Nursing Practice (2005),... Department Hires Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Ethics Read more >>

Philosophy Department Newsletter, Spring 2017

Click here to read our new departmental newsletter and read about: Students Supporting the Community with 'Day of the Dead' SERPA (Southeastern Roundtable on Philosophy of the Americas) Conference Department Supports Outspoken Series and more... Philosophy Department Newsletter, Spring 2017 Read more >>

Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 7, 2016

Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP) is a one-day, expense-paid workshop to be held at UNC Charlotte on November 7, 2016, for up to ten promising prospective M.A. students in philosophy from traditionally underrepresented groups.  GROUP is designed to increase the diversity of the academic pipeline in the discipline by recruiting a diverse group of undergraduates... Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 7, 2016 Read more >>