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.


Quint ’21 to Research Genetics in Portugal

MegQuintA biochemistry major and philosophy minor, Meg Quint ’21 will spend the summer interning at a genetics research lab in Porto, Portugal. Quint’s internship is supported by the Bickley Family…
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HWS Round Robin Draws International Competitors

HWS Round Robin Debate Tournament Final RoundIn April, Hobart and William Smith hosted 16 of the world’s best collegiate debate teams at the Colleges’ annual Round Robin, one of the most prestigious international tournaments. The final…
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Tournament of Debate Champions

International_Debate_1The Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Round Robin welcomes the 16 best debate teams in the world to campus for one of the most prestigious international tournaments this weekend. Through…
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Mississippi Humanities Council Names Boyce ’92 Teacher of the Year

Boyce KristenIn January, the Mississippi Humanities Council recognized Kristin Boyce ’92 — an assistant professor of philosophy and religion, and a faculty fellow in the Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College…
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HWS Debate Has Two Strong Showings

debateThe HWS Debate team earned both team and individual awards at Novice Nationals and at the Cornell Intervarsity tournament, hosted at Cornell University in February. The two competitions featured 208…
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