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New Course Announced: PHIL 2700-Philosophical Approaches to Multiculturalism

Mon, 09/27/2021 - 3:12pm
The Department of Philosophy announces the approval of PHIL 2700, Philosophical Approaches to Multiculturalism, for enrollment in Spring 2021. Developed by Assistant Professor Rohan Sikri, this class meets the Franklin College Multicultural requirement.  “This course offers students the opportunity to learn about the discourse on multiculturalism (in particular, about its iterations in the United States), explore tensions and problems…

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Philosophy Department Celebrates Graduating Seniors

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:33am
  On Friday May 17th the Philosophy Department held both a virtual and a face to face ceremony in celebration of its seniors graduating in the spring and summer 2021. A record number of Philosophy majors graduated this year and some of them are going on to prestigious graduate programs. Congratulations to our students and best of luck in all future endeavors!  Gianna Scerbo, recipient of the Richard H. Severens scholarship, with undergraduate…

Undergraduate Award Winners Announced

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 1:32pm
Isabelle Riddle William T. Blackstone Honors Philosophy Scholarship Isabelle is graduating with a B.S. in Biology (with a neuroscience area of emphasis) and a minor in Philosophy. She hopes to attend medical school and become a diagnostician after a gap year of ecology field research. She is passionate about travel, medical ethics, poetry, and good conversations with friends.       Emma Emery Frank Harrison III Scholarship Emma Emery is an…

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Scholarship Application Deadline April 12

Wed, 03/24/2021 - 10:36am
It's that time of the year again! The Department of Philosophy is currently seeking applications for undergraduate scholarships including the Frank Harrison III Scholarship, the Daniel S. Hart Memorial Scholarship, the William T. Blackstone Honors Philosophy Scholarship, the Richard H. Severens Scholarship, and nominations for the Horace B. Russell Prize. Application materials, qualifying criteria, and award amounts vary for each scholarship.…

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Minor in Law, Ethics, & Philosophy Announced

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 1:24pm
The Department of Philosophy is excited to announce a new minor in Law, Ethics, and Philosophy in partnership with the UGA School of Law. This course of study gives undergraduate students an enhanced opportunity to achieve a deeper understanding of legal and ethical modes of thinking and increase their familiarity with philosophical concepts and arguments used in these fields. "We're really excited to offer this new major which  was developed in…

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Philosophy for Children Service Learning Course Announced

Fri, 12/11/2020 - 10:00am
The Department of Philosophy has launched the new course, Philosophy for Children (PHIL 3900S) for the Spring 2021 semester. Developed and taught by PhD student Michael Lindquist in partnership with the UGA Office of Service Learning, twenty-one students are enrolled this semester. The course allows UGA students an opportunity to to fulfill UGA’s experiential learning requirement by engaging with with K-12 students via teen programs at the…

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