2018 Newsletter

May 31, 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."

May 31, 2018

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.

May 31, 2018

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.

Mar 26, 2018

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.

Feb 26, 2018

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.”

Nov 20, 2017

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.”

Sep 25, 2017

Conference on Higher-Order Cognition

NC State University’s Logic and Cognitive Science Initiative hosted a conference on higher-order cognition on September 22-23, 2017.

Aug 15, 2017

New Faculty in Philosophy

Two scholars joined NC State’s philosophy faculty this semester: Stephen C. Ferguson II, who specializes in Africana philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of race and philosophy of sport, and Kevin Richardson, who specializes in metaphysics, philosophy of language and pragmatism.