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  • Truman Philosophy and Religion Conference this Saturday!

    November 6, 2012

    Be sure to check out the schedule of talks for more info!

  • “Stance” undergrad philosophy journal’s call for papers

    October 24, 2012

    From Kiley Neal, Editor-in-Chief, Stance: The national award-winning, international undergraduate philosophy journal Stance ( is now open for submissions. Stance has the following marks of distinction: Recipient of the 2010 American Philosophical Association/Philosophy Documentation Center Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs Listed in The Philosopher’s Index Full international reach, including an international editorial […]

  • 2012, the Hunger Games, and Other Apocalypses

    October 16, 2012

    Attention major, minors, and all interested students: you are all invited to a mid-semester event next Monday, October 22 at 4:30 pm in MC 208.  It will be an opportunity to talk to professors about next semester’s offerings, find out what we expect to offer this summer and next year, and generally get to know […]

  • Famous people with a degree in philosophy

    October 6, 2012

    For your reading enjoyment: Famous people with a degree in philosophy

  • Call for Papers for the Pacific University Undergrad Philosophy Conference

    CALL FOR PAPERS 17TH ANNUAL PACIFIC UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE April 19-20, 2013 Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon Keynote talk, “Facts from Fictions,” by Peter Kivy (Rutgers University) The 17th annual Pacific University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be held April 19-20, 2013 on the campus of Pacific University, in Forest Grove, Oregon. The purpose of […]

  • Truman Faculty Forum Talk by Dr. Mohler on October 3

    September 28, 2012

      If you can’t trust your friends… : what to believe when your peers disagree with you Chad Mohler Professor of Philosophy and Religion Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 7:00pm In the Student Union Building, Georgian Room B Factual disagreements with people whose opinion we value are regular occurrences in the course of daily life.  […]

  • Call for Papers: Truman’s 2012 Philosophy and Religion Conference

    September 11, 2012

    23rd Annual Undergraduate Philosophy & Religion Conference Saturday, November 10, 2012 Alumni Room, Student Union Building Hosted by the Truman State University Department of Philosophy & Religion Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard Fumerton University of Iowa Call for Papers Submissions must be postmarked or emailed by Friday, October 8, 2012. Submit papers of approximately 10-15 pages […]

  • Guidelines for a well-known ethics essay contest

    September 5, 2012

    Click the link below to access a PDF of guidelines for the Elie Wiesel Foundation’s 2013 ethics essay contest: Elie Wiesel 2013 Ethics Essay Contest Guidelines  

  • “PHRE Class of 2012” advice for PHRE majors

    May 2, 2012

    Members of the Spring 2012 Philosophy and Religion Senior Seminar recently devoted a class meeting to the offering of advice for PHRE majors.  Included below are some of the bits of sage wisdom that they had: Senior Seminar preparation Try to get in to the specific required PHRE courses as soon as possible Try to […]