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Kathryn Sophia Belle on Jones & Beauvoir: November 26

   November 15, 2018

Kathryn Sophia Belle, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Penn State, is giving a talk on November 26 from 1:00-2:15pm in the Philosophy seminar room (Cedar, 2nd floor). In her talk—titled "1949: Claudia Jones and Simone de Beauvoir 70 Years Later"—she will imagine a debate between Claudia Jones ("An End to the Neglect of the...

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Graduate Recruitment of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 7

   October 25, 2018

Graduate Recruitment of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP) is a one-day, expense-paid workshop to be held at UNC Charlotte on November 7, 2018 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 to...

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The Philosophy of "The Good Place"

   October 23, 2018

Dr. Robin James recently published "The Other Secret Twist: On the Political Philosophy of The Good Place" in the Los Angeles Review of Books. She argues that the NBC sitcom The Good Place, although it appears to stay at the level of Ethics 101, actually "shows us a...

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