Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy has developed a new philosophy, politics and law major that is aimed toward students interested in pursuing careers in law or politics, according to Philosophy Department Chair John Lysaker. The major requires students to complete 34 ...

Starting in the late 20th century as an initiative to build self-esteem amongst youths, participation trophies quickly gained steam and have become a staple of youth athletics. Their purpose was to encourage participation and reward effort. Parents liked the initiative ...

At Convocation for the Class of 2019, University President James W. Wagner told us baby Eagles that the questions we will encounter in life are just as important, if not more important, than the answers that we find. Serendipity delivered ...

  College junior Connor Crum’s editorials these past two weeks, “Censorship Obscures Hate” and “Uncensored Hate Speech Self-Defeating,” powerfully voice the value of free speech and the hypocrisy in politics these days. Crum points out how the Democratic Party, despite ...

How should philosophy be changed? Too much emphasis is put on the old philosophers. If one devotes oneself toward an understanding, one is not told to muster up any personal response. Instead, one just re-iterates the past and pays no ...