Adler Spends Year at Israel Institute for Advanced Studies
William Adler, Distinguished University Professor of Religious Studies, spent the 2016/17 academic year as a Fellow at the prestigious Israel Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem.
In Brief: More News from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Get more news in this round-up of stories from the department.
Looking Back: Department News From the Past
Look back at changes in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at NC State over the past fifty years.
Work in Progress: John Carroll on Modality
In this article, John Carroll, Professor of Philosophy, discusses his ongoing work on the semantics of modal concepts and some of applications of this work.
Eddie Glaude Gives Impact of Religion Lecture
Eddie S. Glaude Jr., William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University, gave NC State’s second annual Impact of Religion Lecture on March 30, 2017. An outstanding scholar who has published several influential books, Glaude is also a regular guest on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
NC State Religious Studies Professor Gives Sternberg Lecture
William Adler, Distinguished University Professor of Religious Studies, gave the prestigious Sternberg Lecture on the Study of Religion at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on March 20.
Top Seniors in Philosophy and Religious Studies Win 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 March 1, 2017. The award-winners were Thomas Austin Olander, Philosophy, and Kyle Greyson Kentopp, Religious Studies.
Tom Regan Dies at 78
Tom Regan, a leading advocate of animal rights and a member of the philosophy faculty at NC State for over 34 years, died of pneumonia in Raleigh on February 17, 2017. He was 78.
New York University Professor Gives World Philosophy Day Lecture
NC State’s second World Philosophy Day Lecture was given on November 17, 2016 by Michael Strevens, professor of philosophy at New York University. Professor Strevens spoke on “The Importance of Irrationality in Science.”
Distinguished Philosopher Visits NC State as Phi Beta Kappa Scholar
The John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, Dr. Philip Kitcher, spent two days at NC State in October 2017 as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. Professor Kitcher gave a public lecture on “Progress in the Sciences and in the Arts,” was a guest in two courses, and led a session in the Honors Village’s Research Unplugged series.