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.


HWS Hosts Fall Debate Tournament

International_Debate_2Some of the country’s top collegiate debate teams arrive on campus this month for Hobart and William Smith’s annual fall debate tournament, the HWS IV. The tournament, which will begin…
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Ten Sailors Earn All-Academic Honors

Sailing_3Ten members of the 2017-18 Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team were recently named to end of the year all-academic teams. Nine sailors were named to the Middle Atlantic…
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Climate Change: Philosophical Perspectives

Climate ChangeThe Hobart and William Smith Climate Change and Philosophy Colloquium continues with three days of public talks beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5. The series, which began last spring, brings international experts…
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Malley ’79 Announces Pierbridge Acquisition

Bob MalleyFor more than 25 years, Robert “Bob” Malley ’79, P’10 has helped thousands of businesses streamline logistics with transportation software solutions. Now, Malley’s company Pierbridge, Inc., has an even greater…
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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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