Department News & Congratulations
Undergraduate Honors Student Ben Goldfein's research explores the ethics of artificial intelligence. Read the story here.
The Metaphysical Society has awarded Professor Don Verene the Founder's Medal, it's highest award. It recognizes a lifetime of work that engages classical or contemporary problems of metaphysics in innovative ways that transform our understanding of those problems and open new possibilities for their solutions.
The 69th annual meeting of the Metaphysical Society of America (March 22-25) featured papers by Professor John Stuhr (The Politics of the Metaphysics of Agency AND the Metaphysics of the Politics of Agency”) and Professor Jessica Wahman (Psyche as Agent: Overcoming the ‘Free/Unfree’ Dichotomy”) and graduate students Andrew Culbreth (“Hope, Intention, and Courageous Agency: Aristotle’s Puzzling Description of Courage and Deliberation in Nicomachean Ethics 3.6-9”) and Tony Leyh (“From Homonoia to Sumphonia: A Shift in the Agential Conditions for Friendship in Plato’s Laws”).
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