Schedule of final oral presentations for the Spring 2012 PHRE Senior Seminar

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  • Schedule of final oral presentations for the Spring 2012 PHRE Senior Seminar

    April 7, 2012

    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 […]

  • Fall 2012 Seminar: The Millennium and the Apocalypse

    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 […]

  • Two Fall 2012 courses from chemist Peter Ramberg of possible interest to PHRE majors

    Contact Peter Ramberg for more details. NASC 400 TTh 1:30-2:50 Introduction to basic topics in the history of science from ancient Greece to Isaac Newton. Students will read a variety of primary and secondary sources covering three time periods: the origins of western science in Greece and the Middle East, the nature of science in […]

  • Call for Proposals — Summer / Fall 2012 Grants-In-Aid-of-Scholarship and Research

    March 14, 2012

    The Office of Student Research is now accepting Grants-In-Aid-of-Scholarship and Research (GIASR) applications for research and creative activities to be conducted during the Summer or Fall 2012 semesters. The purpose of these grants is to promote a culture of research, scholarship and creative activity at Truman while providing flexibility to accommodate different research styles and […]

  • Call for Abstracts: 2012 Student Research Conference

    January 28, 2012

    Call for Abstracts 2012 Student Research Conference Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Abstracts due: Fri, Feb 17, 2012, 11:59 PM On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, Truman State University will hold its 25th annual Student Research Conference. The Conference is a University-wide celebration of student research, scholarship, and creative achievements. Both undergraduate and graduate students are […]

  • 2012 UC-Boulder Summer Seminar in Philosophy

    January 3, 2012

    A good opportunity for pursuing summer research in philosophy for undergrads:

  • New Courses to be available for Summer 2012

    November 16, 2011

    PHRE community, Dr. Alexander’s PHRE 189: Philosophy & Literature will soon be open to all students, after having been reserved for 1st year registration. If you are looking to pick up this class, now’s your opportunity! You may also be interested to know that Dr. Mike Ashcraft will offer both PHRE 188: Ethics and PHRE […]

  • Call for Papers for Wisconsin philosophy conference with undergraduate sessions

    November 15, 2011

    The Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Philosophical Association will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Submissions should adhere to the following guidelines: Papers can be in any area of philosophy. Papers should be prepared for blind review, with the author’s name appearing only on a separate cover sheet. Please indicate […]

  • PHRE Undergraduate Conference Schedule of Talks

    November 10, 2011

    The schedule of talks for Truman’s 2011 PHRE Undergraduate Conference this upcoming Saturday, November 12 has just been released.

  • PHRE Conference talks announced

    November 2, 2011

    The Philosophy and Religion Department is pleased to announce that the following papers will be presented at this year’s Undergraduate Philosophy and Religion Conference on Saturday, November 12: Finoch, Kimberly, “John Zizioulas and Trinitarian Thought” [Lindenwood U.] Hardy, Nathan, “Al-Ash’ari and the Mu’tazila: Muslim Theology and its Role in the Development of Muslims’ Intellectual Lives” […]