Descriptions of Dr. Williams’ 2013-2014 courses

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  • Descriptions of Dr. Williams’ 2013-2014 courses

    July 17, 2013

    Here are the courses that will be taught in the upcoming school year by our new faculty member, Dr. Evan Williams: Fall 2013 PHRE 188: Ethics PHRE 381: Philosophy of Law PHRE 385: Philosophy and Public Affairs Spring 2014 PHRE 188: Ethics PHRE 350: Biomedical Ethics You can find descriptions of the courses posted on […]

  • New ethics courses, 2013-2014 school year

    May 24, 2013

    We are happy to announce that we have hired Dr. Evan Williams of Purdue University for the position of Temporary Assistant Professor of Ethics.  That means that next year there will be several new course offerings.  Besides PHRE 188: Ethics, Dr. Williams will be teaching PHRE 381: Philosophy of Law and PHRE 385: Philosophy & […]

  • San Diego State University Undergrad Philosophy Conference

    May 9, 2013

    Details for the conference, together with the Call for Papers (in ethics), can be found here.  Paper submission deadline is August 1, with the conference taking place October 19-20.

  • PHRE Senior Seminar schedule for the week of April 29

    April 27, 2013

    Monday, April 29 BH 262 11:30 Matt Grose, “Searching for Value” (Faculty Respondent: Natalie Alexander; Thesis Director: Chad Mohler)

  • 2013 Summer Biomedical Ethics Internship

    Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program in Biomedical Ethics School of Medicine University of Virginia 2013 Summer Biomedical Ethics Internship The Program in Biomedical Ethics at the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities at the University of Virginia School of Medicine invites applications for the 2013 summer Biomedical Ethics Internship Program.  Interns will have […]

  • PHRE Senior Seminar schedule for the week of April 22-26

    April 20, 2013

    Monday, April 22 BH 262: 10:30-11 Sophia Allen:  The Third Way: Jesus as a Nonviolent Person” (Faculty Respondent: Jennifer Jesse; Thesis Director: Mike Ashcraft) c. 11-11:30 Benjamin Batzer: “Finding the Death-of-God in Kenotic Theology” (Faculty Respondent: Jennifer Jesse; Thesis Director: Mark Appold) c. 11:30-12 Jasmine Johnson: “The Lord is There: Crusade Jihad, and the Myth of Jerusalem” […]

  • Continuing schedule for the first of the Spring 2013 Senior Seminar oral presentations

    April 16, 2013

    Taking place in BH 346, Wednesday, April 17: 3:30: Evan Richardson:    “Identifying the “We” in I and Thou 4:00: Christian Grandon:  “Catholicism and Religion in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings” 4:30: Keenan Schott:          “Masculine Embodiment in a World without Bodies: Penises, Phalluses, Power and Porn in the Information Age” Taking place in […]

  • Continuing schedule for the first of the Spring 2013 Senior Seminar oral presentations

    April 15, 2013

    Taking place in BH 262, Monday, April 15: 10:30 Phoebe Davis– “Snakes on a James?  (Re)Considering Mystical Experience in the Snake-Handling Tradition”

  • Schedule for the first of the Spring 2013 Senior Seminar oral presentations

    April 11, 2013

    Taking place in BH 262, Friday, April 12: 10:30 Johnathan Walker , “Dissolving Divorce: Healing for the Hard-Hearted” 11:00 Bryan Neff, “Homosexuality and Christianity”

  • Upcoming teaching demos of job candidates for Truman philosophy faculty position

    April 9, 2013

    Hi, PHRE majors and minors. Some of you may already know that the Philosophy and Religion Department has been granted permission to advertise for a one-year temporary professor position in ethics and other value areas of philosophy. The person appointed to that position will be joining our PHRE faculty for the next academic year. This […]

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