2017 Newsletter

Jun 13, 2017

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.

Jun 13, 2017

In Brief: More News from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Get more news in this round-up of stories from the department.

Jun 13, 2017

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.

Jun 13, 2017

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.

Mar 31, 2017

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.”

Mar 9, 2017

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.

Feb 18, 2017

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.

Nov 21, 2016

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.”