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PHILOSOPHY

Courses in the Philosophy department provide students with a background in the history of philosophy, and develop competence in the analysis and evaluation of philosophical problems.


PHILOSOPHY NEWS

Dean Baer to Receive Medal of Excellence

Baer_Eugen_Portrait003A consequential scholar at Hobart and William Smith for nearly 50 years, Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 will receive the Hobart Alumni Association’s highest honor, the Hobart Medal…
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HWS Debate Team Hosts Top Teams in Round Robin

Featuring 16 teams from 10 countries, Professor of Philosophy Eric Barnes Eric Barnes opens the final round of the annual Hobart and William Smith Round Robin debate tournament on Saturday.This spring, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Round Robin welcomes the 16 best debate teams to campus for one of the world’s most prestigious international tournaments. From Thursday, April…
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Newly Elected Student Trustees

Student Trustees-00024Edens Fleurizard ’20 and Gianna Gonzalez ’20 have been elected by their peers to serve as Junior Student Trustees. In their appointment, Fleurizard and Gonzalez will become voting members of…
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Tackling Climate Change Policy

Philosophy_ClimateInternationally renowned scholar Philip Kitcher, the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, will examine the defining questions of climate change policy and future risks in his campus lecture…
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Marrapese ’78 Leads Barclay Damon’s Expanding Practice

Marrapese ArthurArthur A. Marrapese ’78 has joined Barclay Damon LLP as a partner in the law firm’s rapidly expanding Employee Benefits Practice. Marrapese leads the group and assists clients with the…
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