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Dogs, God, Goya, and Levinas

Dogs, God, Goya, and Levinas

May 10th, 2016

Here is an blog post on the connection between dogs and spirituality. It includes a touching anecdote from Levinas on a dog’s recognition of his humanity: There were seventy of us in a forestry commando unit for Jewish prisoners of war in Nazi Germany. . . . We were beings entrapped in their species; despite […]


Allen Wood’s Interview on Kant, et al.

May 9th, 2016

3 AM’s interview with Allen Wood This is a incredibly rich interview with Kant scholar Allen Wood. There’s a lot in this interview (including a subtle discussion of utilitarianism, a plug for reading Fichte more, and a shout out to a deep cut from St. Anselm’s De Casu Diaboli). But the headline discussion is Wood’s […]


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 […]


Loyola ranks 3rd at the IEB Nat’l Ethics Bowl Championships 2014

Loyola ranks 3rd at the IEB Nat’l Ethics Bowl Championships 2014

March 4th, 2014

We are very pleased to announce that LUC’s Ethics Bowl team placed 3rd at the 2014 IEB National Ethics Bowl Championships! Well done! The team consists of Paul Kubicki, Noah Whitney, Monica Finke, MaryKate Brueck, Alex Bravo, and Amanda Epstein, and is coached by Dr. Jennifer Parks and Sarah Babbitt. Congratulations! We’d also like to […]


Lecture: Harry Gensler, SJ; “The Golden Rule,” LUC, Nov. 6

October 28th, 2013

Visiting Professor Harry Gensler, SJ wil be delivering a talk, “The Golden Rule,” to the Philosophy department onWednesday, November 6th, at 2:45 pm, in Crown Center room 210. All department faculty and students are cordially invited to attend.


CFP: Mental Illness and Power

October 22nd, 2013

“Mental Illness and Power” A Philosophy Conference at the University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee February 21-22, 2014 Deadline for proposals: November 15th, 2013 This and more information available online at: http://www.memphis.edu/philosophy/pgsa_2014.php As much historical and theoretical work has shown, the way people have understood mental illness throughout history is co-occurrent with shifting power relations within which human […]


Conference: Contemporary Moral Theory and the Problem of Evil, Notre Dame, Nov. 15-16

October 2nd, 2013

Conference Announcement: Contemporary Moral Theory and the Problem of Evil November 15-16, 2013 University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN On Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16, the University of Notre Dame will host the first of two conferences on contemporary moral theory and the problem of evil. These conferences seek to advance discussion of […]


(Our very own!) CFP: LUC Graduate Conference: “Philosophy, Virtue, and Personhood”

September 24th, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS Philosophy, Virtue, and Personhood A Graduate Student Philosophy Conference at Loyola University Chicago April 11-12, 2014 Submission Deadline: December 15, 2013 Keynote Speakers:  Gabriel Richardson Lear (University of Chicago) ␣ Hanne Jacobs (Loyola University Chicago) Ancient to contemporary thinkers have struggled with questions about the transformation of the self and what it […]


CFP: HERA Conference, “Humane, Inhumane, Human”

September 24th, 2013

HERA Call for Papers Humanities Education and Research Association Annual Conference, February 27- March 1, 2014 Washington D.C.     Humane, Inhumane, Human   In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2014 conference. The wide range of disciplines […]


Lecture: “Eating Meat: Good or Bad? You Decide,” Dr. Mylan Engel, Marquette, Sept. 26

Lecture: “Eating Meat: Good or Bad? You Decide,” Dr. Mylan Engel, Marquette, Sept. 26

September 22nd, 2013


CFP: [Extended Deadline] 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Ethics’2014

September 22nd, 2013

2014 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Ethics’2014   Friday-Saturday, 23-24 May, 2014 Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL, USA   http://sites.ieee.org/ethics-conference/     Ethics – A Challenge to the Scientific and Engineering Community   Second Announcement and Call for Papers – Deadline Extended     With the evolution of science, technology and engineering, ethical […]


CFP: The Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Oppression, Autonomy, and Biomedical Ethics

September 22nd, 2013

The Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World (SPCW) invites abstracts for 30-minute talks/papers to be given at the Pacific APA in San Diego, April 2014 on topics related to oppression, autonomy and biomedical ethics.  Send your abstract (or questions) to Tim Christie (twchrist@mail.ubc.ca) with the subject heading “2014 Pacific APA”.  Deadline: September 30.


CFP: Transatlantic Research Group: “Sexuality, Human Rights and Public Policy”

September 5th, 2013

The 3rd International Conference of the Transatlantic Research Group in collaboration with the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center and Women and Gender Studies Program, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, presents the Conference on Sexuality, Human Rights and Public Policy.   This conference draws on a broad range of academic fields—including anthropology, sociology, political philosophy, history, political science, and […]


2013-14 Ethics Bowl and Bioethics Bowl Orientation Session: 9/9, 9/10 (pick one)

2013-14 Ethics Bowl and Bioethics Bowl Orientation Session: 9/9, 9/10 (pick one)

September 4th, 2013


CFP and Essay Prize: Moral Nonnaturalism

CFP and Essay Prize: Moral Nonnaturalism

August 22nd, 2013

Special Issue of Res Philosophica on Moral Nonnaturalism Essay Prize: $3,000 Guest Editor: Terence Cuneo (University of Vermont) Deadline for Submission: April 1, 2014 Call for Papers Res Philosophica invites papers on the topic of moral nonnaturalism for the 2014 Res Philosophica Essay Prize. The author of the winning paper will receive a prize of […]