Jenann Ismael Gives World Philosophy Day Lecture on Freedom and Determinism
NC State’s fourth World Philosophy Day Lecture was given on Thursday, November 15 by Jenann Ismael of Columbia University, who spoke on the topic “Does Determinism Clash With Freedom? A look at human action through the lenses of physics.”
Inaugural Tom Regan Lecture Draws Large Audience
A large and enthusiastic audience attended the inaugural Tom Regan Lecture, which was given by Carol J. Adams at NC State on the afternoon of September 21.
McLaughlin Garners Honors
The exceptional academic achievements of Levi McLaughlin, assistant professor of religious studies, led to three significant honors in Spring 2018.
Work in Progress: Comstock on Far-Persons
In this article, Gary Comstock, Professor of Philosophy, discusses his ongoing work on a book called "Far-Persons: On the Argument from Species-Overlap."
Former Faculty Feature: Dr. James VanderKam
James VanderKam, a leading expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls, was on the religious studies faculty at NC State from 1976 to 1991. He went on to an illustrious career at the University of Notre Dame.
Looking Back: Department News From the Past
The present and the future are rooted in the past. This column features some department news from the past fifty years.
Top Seniors Win Department Awards
The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies celebrated the academic achievements of its top seniors at its annual Student Awards Reception on February 28. Three awards were presented by faculty members who had worked closely with the award winners.
Yale Professor Gives Impact of Religion Lecture on Oprah 2020
Kathryn Lofton, professor of religion at Yale, presented this year's Impact of Religion Lecture to an enthusiastic audience on Thursday, February 22. The topic was "Oprah 2020: The Problem of Celebrity and Politics in America.”
McLaughlin Awarded Luce/ACLS Fellowship
Levi McLaughlin, assistant professor of religious studies, has been awarded a Luce/ACLS Fellowship in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellowship will support McLaughlin’s project Religious Influences on Japanese Politics and Policymaking.
Dale Jamieson Gives World Philosophy Day Lecture on Loving Nature
NC State’s third World Philosophy Day Lecture was given on Thursday, November 16. The speaker was Dale Jamieson, professor of philosophy and environmental studies at New York University, who spoke on “Loving Nature.”