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This is a place for our faculty, students, and alumni to share news, events, and other items of interest. Our hope is that this blog will reflect our diverse philosophical interests and foster community among philosophers at Loyola and beyond.

Two Upcoming Kant Talks at Loyola

October 20th, 2014

Loyola University Chicago is excited to welcome Karin de Boer (University of Leuven) and Lisa Shabel (Ohio State University) for fall colloquia. Each scholar will examine a different element of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. See the flyers below for details.   Colloquium de Boer 10 30 2014   Shabel Colloquium 11 05 2014    


Loyola/Marquette Phenomenology Workshop

Loyola/Marquette Phenomenology Workshop

October 7th, 2014


ATTN Women in Philosophy (in Chicago): Works-in-Progress Workshop

October 1st, 2014

An email from the philosophers of Northwestern’s WiPhi is reposted below.   Dear Colleagues:   We hope this email finds you all well. We are writing to you on behalf of WiPhi (Northwestern’s group of women in philosophy). We would like to contribute to the creation of a thriving and supportive intellectual community for women […]


Congratulations, Loyola Graduate Students!

September 28th, 2014

The Graduate School Quarterly recently acknowledged these successes by the graduate students and alumni of Loyola’s Department of Philosophy: Graduate School Research Symposium (April 12, 2014), Best Paper in Interdisciplinary Methods Paper Session: -Asaf Bar-Tura: Is the Internet bad for Social Justice and Democracy? Summer Research Mentoring Program Fellowship (Summer 2014) -Michael Gutierrez Publications -Corbin Casarez. […]


Upcoming PRG Event

September 13th, 2014

The Phenomenology Research Group (PRG) will be hosting its next research seminar on Friday, September 26. Join us as Janna van Grunsven, from The New School, presents her work on “The Moral Perception of Autonomous Agents–An Enactive Contribution to Moral Psychology.” Time and Location TBA. Edit: This seminar will take place at 1:00 p.m. in […]


How to Get Involved

August 26th, 2014

Yesterday inaugurated the new semester, highlighted with the Welcome Barbeque. It’s great to see the campus return to life, and to see new and familiar faces. There are many ways to be involved in the life of the Department this semester. Many of you are taking classes, teaching classes, and working as teaching and research […]


Graduate Student Welcome Barbeque

Graduate Student Welcome Barbeque

August 22nd, 2014

 


Fall Activity Groups for Loyola Graduate Students

August 18th, 2014

In preparation for the fall semester, we asked for suggestions of activity groups. Here is a list of those suggestions, as well as the contact person for that group. Note that some groups may or may not run, depending on how much interest is shown, so it is better to indicate your interest now and […]


Fall Term Approaching!

August 8th, 2014

I know, it doesn’t seem possible that summer break is almost over, but with just over two weeks left before the semester starts, it’s time to start coordinating our fall activities. If you have an activity or group that you would like to organize and/or publicize, please e-mail Corbin at ccasarez@luc.edu. He’s gathering ideas and […]


Save the date: August 25th! Grad Student Welcome BBQ

July 18th, 2014

As a reminder, please save the following date and time for Philosophy’s annual Graduate Student Welcome Barbeque:   5 P.M. on Monday, August 25th   We will send out more information about the event later this summer.   Thanks,   Molly Clasen


Strong work! Our graduate students are making us proud.

July 18th, 2014

According to the information we have, the following is a brief summary of the accomplishments of our graduate students this past academic year.  Congratulations to all! 18 had teaching assistantships 4  received university fellowships for next year 5 received department awards (4 for summer research and 1 for excellence in teaching) 7 different students gave […]


LUC-Marquette Phenomenology Workshop, May 21-22

April 24th, 2014

Dear all, Please find the program for the joint workshop on May 21-22 of the Phenomenology Research Group (PRG), to take place at Marquette (location TBA).  This is the first workshop organized jointly by graduate students at Loyola University Chicago and Marquette University interested in phenomenology.  This is the kick-off event of a series of ongoing exchange […]


End of the Year Graduate Student Potluck! 5/1

End of the Year Graduate Student Potluck! 5/1

April 24th, 2014

Hello, You are enthusiastically invited to… The end-of-year graduate student potluck party! Please join us to celebrate graduating students and retiring faculty.   Who?                 Graduate students, faculty members, staff members. When?             Thursday May 1st, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Where?        Crown Center Lobby. NOTE:                Family and friends welcome. We’ll provide soft drinks and meat/veggie burgers. Please bring a dish and/or drinks […]


Congratulations to Loyola’s Bioethics Bowl Team!

April 9th, 2014

Loyola’s Bioethics Bowl team took home the championship trophy last Saturday, beating out the defending champions from Georgetown University.  The team consists of undergraduates Paul Kubicki, Noah Whitney, Monica Finke, Amanda Epstein, MaryKate Brueck, and coaches Dr. Jennifer Parks and Sarah Babbitt. The bowl is part of the 2014 National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference (NUBC), which Loyola hosted from […]


Colloquium: Dr. Peter King on “Augustine’s *Confessions*: A new philosophical genre,” (LUC) Apr 9, 4pm

Colloquium: Dr. Peter King on “Augustine’s *Confessions*: A new philosophical genre,” (LUC) Apr 9, 4pm

March 31st, 2014