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. […]
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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 […]
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
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 […]
Columbia College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference Saturday, October 20, 2012 Columbia, Mo. Papers in any area of philosophy are welcome! All abstracts are due by Sept. 1, 2012 3,000 word limit for all papers There is no fee to attend the conference. Event sponsored by the Columbia College Philosophy Club and the Department of Humanities Direct […]
All presentations are scheduled for 30-minute time slots and will take place in Violette 1146. Tuesday, April 10: 5:00: Adam Keeton The superhero myth of American culture and its influence on the image of Jesus Dereck Daschke, faculty reader Jennifer Jesse, faculty respondent 5:30: Elmer Stunkel: The role of reason / logic in Horkheimer […]
PHRE majors and minors, You may be interested in the seminar I will teach next fall, a historical and cultural approach to the end of the world called “The Millennium and the Apocalypse,” PHRE 476, TR 10:30-11:50 am. It will cover the roots of apocalyptic thinking in Judaism and Christainity, its develoment in the middle […]