Philosophy News

College of Liberal Arts Philosophy students are challenged by their professors to explore life’s biggest questions about god, health, disease, free will and more. Here, we explore the big questions about the lives and academic and professional careers of our students, alumni and faculty. Read their stories and contact us if you have a Temple Philosophy story that needs to be shared. The program is locally rooted in the cultural center that is Philadelphia, but its global reach touches European and Greek philosophy and so much more. Follow along as the Department of Philosophy scrutinizes life’s great mysteries in pursuit of greater answers.

Congratulations to graduating senior philosophy major Alexandra Van der Gaag who is awarded the Thomas Meyer Award for contributions to undergraduate philosophy community building. She is pictured with faculty sponsor Professor Paul Crowe

Congratulations to graduating senior philosophy major Alexander Drusda, who is awarded the Lawrence Family Award for academic excellence. He is pictured with faculty sponsor Professor Kristin Gjesdal.

Guest Professor Murray Smith’s Monroe Beardsley lecture explored philosophical naturalism and the valuing of aesthetics.

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Congratulations to Assistant Professor (Instructional) Lindsay Craig! After two weeks of student voting, Dr. Craig was voted Honors Professor of the Year by Temple Honors students!

Apr 16, 2018

Espen Hammer Published

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Congratulations to Espen Hammer on the publication of an edited volume on Kafka with Oxford University Press.

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