The Department of Philosophy
VCU Graduation on Saturday, May 9, 2015
Congratulations to our recent graduates!
We are pleased to announce two new concentrations within the philosophy major: a Philosophy and Science concentration and a Philosophy and Law concentration. Students can graduate with these concentrations beginning fall 2015. For more information, see the philosophy advisor, Professor Donald Smith.
Advising: Professor Donald Smith is the advisor for all philosophy majors. If you have advising questions or would like an advising appointment, contact Professor Smith (email@example.com).
Heidi Lockwood and Michael Tooley visited VCU to debate how sexual assault on campus should be addressed. A video of the debate can be found here.
Seminar in Philosophy (PHIL 490) topics: Spring 2015: Religious Epistemology, taught by Anthony Bolos Fall 2015: The Nature of Persons, taught by Catherine Sutton
Spring 2015 Talks
"Re-imagining the Secular"
Speaker: Professor James Smith, Calvin College
Time: Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Place: Academic Learning Commons (MCALC), Rm. 1107
"Sexual Assault on Campus" [video]
Speakers: Professor Michael Tooley and Professor Heidi Lockwood
Time: Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Place: Singleton Center for the Performing Arts (922 Park Ave.)
"Can Skepticism Be Refuted?"
Speaker: Professor Michael Tooley (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Time: Friday, March 20, 4:00 p.m.
Place: Starke House 101 (Philosophy department seminar room)
"Cheating: How Honest Are We?"
Speaker: Professor Christian Miller, Wake Forest University
Time: Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Place: New location--Room 2104 of the Academic Learning Commons (MCALC)
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