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.


Fowle ’19 and Marshall ’19 Present at Philosophy Conference

Fowle Marshall Headshots 0001Adelaide Fowle ’19 and Grace Marshall ’19 each presented their own papers at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Undergraduate Philosophy Conference this spring. “It was a great opportunity to share and…
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Redman ’19 Interns at the Borgen Project

class of 2017Taking the next step toward a career in law, Dylan Redman ’19 joins the Borgen Project this summer to aid the nonprofit in efforts to examine issues related to poverty,…
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Benson ’18 Joins “SportsCenter”

Mac_BensonFollowing an internship last spring covering local sports with ESPN Ithaca, Mac Benson ’18 is back with the national network full-time as a production assistant at “SportsCenter” in New York. Benson,…
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The Tree of Life and Knowledge

Eugen Tree Dedication-00209As Dean of Hobart and Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 retires after nearly 50 years of service to the Colleges, a new relic of his impact stands just…
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Baer Calls All to ‘Stay Woke’

baccalaureate-00236On the eve of graduation, Hobart Dean and Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 delivered the keynote Baccalaureate address, reflecting on philosophical teachings from across the globe that inform…
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