Department News & Congratulations

  • Ben Davis has been awarded the 2018 Young Scholar Award for his essay, “Pragmatic Interruption: Habits, Environments, Ethics.” The award, given by the William James Society, includes an invitation and financial support to present the essay at the 2019 American Philosophical Association Eastern Division meeting in New York City and publication of the essay in William James Studies.


  • Professor Dilek Huseyinzadegan talks about her P.E.A.C.E. (Political, Ethical, Academic Community Experience) Living Learning Community that revolves around gaining social and political literacy, here.


  •  John Stuhr (“Flourishing: Toward Clearer Ideas and Habits of Genius”) and Jessica Wahman (“Pragmatic Stories of Selves and Their Flourishing”) were two of the dozen scholars who presented papers at the Philosophy + Well-being conference in May at Shawnee-on-the Delaware, PA. This was the first conference of the Humanities and Human Flourishing Project, funded by the Templeton Foundation and administered by the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Stuhr is the philosophy chair of this multi-year endeavor.

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Fall 2018


1 November 2018

Edwards Lecture


"Life in the Bardo: Tibetan Buddhism for Airports."
Jessica Locke
Loyola University


4:15 PM in White Hall 111