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.


Stern ’58, LL.D. ’74 Publishes First Novel

Stern-Herbert-bookHonorary Trustee Hebert J. Stern ’58, P’03, LL.D. ’74 has written his first novel, Wolf, a look at Adolf Hitler’s rise to power through an historical fiction lens. With co-author…
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Life as a First-Generation College Student

Marciniak Gianella '21004On the I’m First! blog, an initiative of the national nonprofit Strive for College, Gianella Marciniak ’21 writes about her experience as a first-generation college student. The blog space is…
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Greenberg ’20 Spearheads Census Count

Alex-Greenberg-CensusEvery 10 years, the United States takes a count of every resident in the country. This year, Alex Greenberg ’20 is playing an important role in that endeavor, working with…
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HWS Debate Competes in Worlds Championship

Debate-World-Championships-2020-2The HWS Debate Team recently competed in the 2020 Worlds University Debating Championship (WUDC) held in Bangkok, Thailand. Considered the most prestigious debate tournament in the world, the competition included…
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Colleges Announce Leadership Changes for Diversity and in Dean’s Office

Hussain Brophy2Khuram Hussain, the current Dean of Hobart College and Associate Professor of Education, has been named the Colleges’ Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Reporting to the President and…
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