Stories tagged with: Department of Philosophy

Leighton Heiner introduces first-year students to pre-law community at OHIO

November 17, 2022 Leighton Heiner believes in the "community" part of being a pre-law learning community leader for first-year students at Ohio University.

Pre-law students visit four law schools in two days

November 15, 2022 The Ohio University chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity sent 24 students to visit law schools across the state on Oct. 21-22.

Mock Trial names team, including nine first-year students

September 29, 2022 The Ohio University Mock Trial Team selected 20 students, including nine first-year students, for two teams for the 2022-23 academic year.

Students design Black History of Ohio University Tour for Black Alumni Reunion

September 14, 2022 The tour was developed by Ohio University history students who wanted to highlight the story of Black perseverance, Black Education, and Black opportunity.

Rice scholar to discuss 'impossible' paranormal phenomena and the reaches of imagination on Oct. 20

September 8, 2022 The Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Speaker Series features Jeffrey J. Kripal discussing "Archives of the Impossible: The Further Reaches of the Imagination" on Oct. 20.

Students invited to apply for Center for Student Legal Services Board of Directors

September 6, 2022 The Center for Student Legal Services is a non-profit law firm dedicated to providing legal advice and representation to Ohio University students.

South African human rights advocate brings his work to OHIO this fall

August 10, 2022 South African human rights advocate Mohamed "Shafie" Ameermia arrives in Athens on Sept. 1, bringing with him a lifetime of expertise and experience to share with OHIO students.

From Capitol Hill to capital firm: Sarah Ladipo's latest internship takes her inside startup culture

June 30, 2022 She’s interned on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and on a gender project with Harvard. Next, Sarah O. Ladipo is getting an inside look at a venture capital firm in Columbus, Ohio, this summer.

Sebastian Johnson studies Kant, Western philosophers on his way to law school

June 21, 2022 Ohio University alumnus Sebastian Johnson has his sights on a career in constitutional law.

Petrik named editor of History of Philosophy Quarterly

June 14, 2022 James Petrik, Ph.D., professor and chair of philosophy at Ohio University, is the new editor of the History of Philosophy Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal. 

Philosophy Forum presents ‘Epistemic Fallibilism, Necessity, and Certainty’ on March 3

February 17, 2022 The Ohio University Philosophy Forum presents a public lecture by Wayne A. Davis on “Epistemic Fallibilism, Necessity, and Certainty” on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 4 p.m. in Porter 104.

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First time competitors win awards at in-person Mock Trial Tournament

November 29, 2021 The Ohio University Mock Trial Team competed at Ohio State University’s Scarlet and Grey Mock Trial Tournament in October, with two first-time competitors winning awards.

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

October 24, 2019 In his scholarly work, Dr. Shawn M. Graves probes philosophical questions about “God and Moral Perfection.” He even considers “Christian ethic for sport, tracing some of its implications for fighting

Notable Alumni | James Stratman Lives Where Law and Language Entwine

October 20, 2019 Dr. James Stratman ’73 retired from the University of Colorado Denver as Associate Professor of Communication Studies, but his road to success followed courtrooms as well as classrooms.

Career Corner | Internship Gives Philosophy Major Insights into Law Profession

January 8, 2018 Samantha Stewart ’18 is the first Philosophy major to participate in the department’s internship program, serving as an intern for Mollica, Gall, Sloan, and Sillery, the oldest and largest law firm in