Religion, the Cyborg, and the Digital Future of Humanity
Sylvester Johnson of Virginia Tech presented NC State’s annual Impact of Religion Lecture on February 6. His title was “Of Matter and the Spirit: Religion, the Cyborg, and the Digital Future of Humanity.”
NC State University’s fifth World Philosophy Day Lecture was given on the afternoon of Thursday, November 21, 2019. The speaker was Michael Patrick Lynch of the University of Connecticut, who spoke on the topic “Know-It-All Society: Digital Culture, Political Fragmentation and Democracy.”
Conference on Grounding and Its Applications
NC State University’s Logic and Cognitive Science Initiative hosted a conference on grounding and its applications in Withers Hall on September 27-28.
Ferguson Publishes Book on African American Philosophy
Bloomsbury Academic has recently published a ground-breaking book on African American Philosophers and Philosophy by Stephen C. Ferguson II, associate professor of philosophy at NC State, and John H. McClendon III, professor of philosophy at Michigan State University.
In Brief: More News From the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Some further news from the department is presented briefly here.
Work In Progress: Jason Bivins on Religious Discontent with American Politics
In this article, Jason Bivins, professor of religious studies, discusses his ongoing work on his fourth book, "Embattled Majority: 'Religion' and Its Despisers in America."
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.
Department Faculty Win Teaching Awards
Two members of the philosophy and religious studies faculty were presented with outstanding teacher awards at the NC State Alumni Association’s Awards Reception in the Park Alumni Center on April 4.
Top Seniors 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 7. Three awards were presented by faculty members who had worked closely with the award winners.
Robert S. Bryan Dies at 93
Robert S. Bryan, emeritus professor of philosophy and head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at NC State from 1966 until 1989, died in Raleigh on March 2, 2019. He was 93.