Stories tagged with: Department of Philosophy

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.

Prized profs

October 19, 2019 “Teaching, for the most part, is a mystery,” says Tim Vickers. He’s managed OHIO’s University Professor Award program for 21 years.

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