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NWPC is October 9-10, 2015 in Couer d’ Alene

  2015            NORTHWEST PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE           “Conference by the Lake” North Idaho College is hosting this year’s Northwest Philosophy Conference October 9-10, 2015 The conference has no specific focus; all topics … (Read More) NWPC is October 9-10, 2015 in Couer d’ Alene

Philsophy Department Moving!

PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT ON THE MOVE! August 10-14, 2015 the Philospohy Department is moving to 2103 University Drive, to the Chrisway Annex (the round building across from the Math/Geo Bulding). We will be located in the back office behind the round … (Read More) Philsophy Department Moving!

Food For Thought

Over 40 students and faculty gathered at the Philosophy Club’s annual food-raiser, Food For Thought, to hear Dr. Stewart Gardner’s take on “The Wealth of Wonder Waiting in a Socratic Dialogue”.   Dr. Gardner’s presentation touched on the layers of lessons … (Read More) Food For Thought

Students Present at Undergraduate Conference

Pacific University recently held its 19th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference to which five Boise State undergraduates had their paper’s accepted. Chris Bower, Jacob Morris, Lauren Stevens, Philip Heard, and Trevor Adams, along with many other Philosophy Club members, made the trip to Forest … (Read More) Students Present at Undergraduate Conference

Bronco Day – April 11, 2015

    The Philosophy Department will be open between 11:00 and 2:00 on Saturday, April 11th for the first “Bronco Day.” Come visit us, try to solve some logic puzzles, get a little chocolate to wake up your brain, and … (Read More) Bronco Day – April 11, 2015

A Philosophy Department’s Impressive Fight for Survival

April 10, 2015    Dr. Rober Stufflebeam shares some challenges his department faces. Read about it at http://dailynous.com/2015/04/06/a-philosophy-departments-impressive-fight-for-survival/ (Read More) A Philosophy Department’s Impressive Fight for Survival

March 13, 2015 — “If there is a God, Anything Is Permissable” — 4:30 p.m. in MP 108 with Dr. Garret Merriam

Dr. Garret Merriam Bio: Dr. Garret Merriam, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Southern Indiana. Merriam joined USI’s College of Liberal Arts in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and English from the University … (Read More) March 13, 2015 — “If there is a God, Anything Is Permissable” — 4:30 p.m. in MP 108 with Dr. Garret Merriam

Feb. 27, 2015 — Philosophy of Oppression: Revolution Without Revenge – 4:30 p.m., Forum Rm, Student Union

Dr. Jason J. Campbell Bio: Dr. Jason J. Campbell is the founder and Executive Director for the Institute for Genocide Awareness and Applied Research (IGAAR). He has written several books and publishes primarily in the field of genocide awareness and … (Read More) Feb. 27, 2015 — Philosophy of Oppression: Revolution Without Revenge – 4:30 p.m., Forum Rm, Student Union

Scholarship Information

Boise State general scholarship deadline is March 15th! Plan now to meet this deadline! http://financialaid.boisestate.edu/scholarships/how-to-apply/ Also recall the Philosophy Department’s Delight Obenchain Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding female, part-time or full-time Philosophy major with a minimum 3.0 … (Read More) Scholarship Information

‘The Father of Lies’ – Friday, March 6th, 2015

On Friday, March 6th at 4:30 Dr. Hud Hudson (Western Washington University) will give a talk on the Philosophy of Religion titled “The Father of Lies.”   BSU Education Building, Rm. 110. Dr. Hud Hudson Bio: After completing his BA … (Read More) ‘The Father of Lies’ – Friday, March 6th, 2015