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CANCELED | Philosophy Forum | Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries, March 26

Rachana Kamtekar, portraitNote: This event has been canceled. The 26th annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum welcomes Professor Rachana Kamtekar of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University. As part of her visit to Ohio University, Kamtekar will give a public lecture titled “Guilt without Blame for Accidental Injuries” on Thursday, March […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

Bernstein Authors Article about ‘Cosmopolitanism and the Climate Crisis’

Dr. Alyssa Bernstein, portraitDr. Alyssa Bernstein, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Ohio University, authored an article about “Cosmopolitanism and the Climate Crisis” in ConTextos Kantianos, an international journal. “My article is published in an international, peer reviewed journal (based in Spain). ConTextos Kantianos (Kantian ConTexts) is a journal devoted to the philosophy of […]

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Posted on 02/11/2020

Bernstein Pens Column on Trump’s impeachment, Constitution, and Lawyers’ Ethics

Dr. Alyssa Bernstein, portraitDr. Alyssa R. Bernstein authored a column in the Athens News headlined “Trump’s impeachment, our Constitution, and lawyers’ ethics.” Bernstein is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Ohio University. There is a bright side to the impeachment of President Trump: It makes it easy for me, as a professor teaching moral […]

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Posted on 02/01/2020

Ellis Hall Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Ellis Hall entranceFrom Ohio University News Ohio University’s Ellis Hall was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for a complete renovation of the 115-year-old building. The Ellis Hall project earned LEED Gold certification for implementing sustainable and high-performance construction strategies in areas including site development, energy efficiency, materials […]

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Posted on 12/19/2019

History and Philosophy of Science Lecture | Why Does Time Seem to Flow if It Doesn’t? Nov. 8

Craig Callender, portraitThe Ohio University Lectures in the History and Philosophy of Science present Dr. Craig Callender on “Why Does Time Seem to Flow if It Doesn’t?” on Friday, Nov. 8, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Callender is Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Institute for Practical Ethics, at UC […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Ethics Lecture | Learning from Psychopaths, Nov. 22

David Shoemaker, portrait in officeThe Ohio University Spetnagel Ethics Lecture Series presents Dr. David Shoemaker on “Learning from Psychopaths” on Friday, Nov. 22, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Shoemaker is Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University. Abstract: Some people have estimated that up to 4 percent of our fellow humans are psychopaths. They […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Notable Alumni | Shawn Graves Explores Moral Perfection, Moral Imperatives (and Fighting in the NHL)

Shawn Graves, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Shawn Graves ’02 M.A. in Philosophy In his scholarly work, Dr. Shawn M. Graves probes philosophical […]

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Posted on 10/24/2019

Notable Alumni | James Stratman Lives Where Law and Language Entwine

James Stratman, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. James Stratman ’73 Philosophy Dr. James Stratman ’73 retired from the University of Colorado Denver as […]

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Posted on 10/20/2019

University Colleagues Mourn Dr. Jack Bender, Professor of Philosophy

Jack Bender , portraitDr. John “Jack” Bender, 67, Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Ohio University, died Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Kobacker House in Columbus. “Jack joined Ohio University’s Department of Philosophy in 1985, where he also served as long-time Department Chair. Jack developed the department’s legal internship program, and taught, among […]

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Posted on 09/15/2019

Lectures in Ethics | Learning from Psychopaths, April 5

David Shoemaker, portrait in officeThe Ohio University Lectures in Ethics series presents Dr. David Shoemaker on “Learning from Psychopaths” on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in Scripps 111. Shoemaker is Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University. Abstract: Some people have estimated that up to 4 percent of our fellow humans are psychopaths. They […]

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Posted on 04/01/2019