What’s Happening


Jeremy Bendik-Keymer
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, March 24, 2017
3:30 PM

Titus-Hepp Lecture Series: Dr. Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, Case Western Reserve University
“Wonder and the Conditions of Democratic Life”

Date: March 7, 2017
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, February 10, 2017
3:30 PM

Philosophy Coffee: How Do Language and Community Affect One Another?

Date: February 7, 2017
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, February 17, 2017
3:30 PM

“Field's Challenge and Mathematical Practice”

Date: February 6, 2017
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, February 3, 2017
3:30 PM

Collective Intentionality, Identity, and Solidarity: Toward a Feminist Social Ontology

Date: January 27, 2017


Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, December 2, 2016
3:30 PM

“Bodies of Sorrow: Resistant Mourning, Becoming-with and Coalitional Politics”

Date: November 18, 2016
Sam Cowling

The American Philosophical Association recently interviewed Assistant Professor Sam Cowling.

Date: November 7, 2016
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, November 4, 2016
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

“Normative Accounts of Fundamentality”

Date: November 3, 2016
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM


Date: September 20, 2016
close up of people huging

In a Newark Advocate op-ed, Emeritus Professor Ron Santoni says the Black Lives Matter movement must continue.

Date: August 17, 2016

Randy Hollerith '86 has been named as the Dean for the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.

Date: May 27, 2016
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, April 22, 2016
3:30 PM

Yang Xiao, Chair of the Philosophy Department at Kenyon College, will give his lecture “The Song of the Earth: Natural Meaning and Metaphor in Chinese Philosophy”

Date: April 21, 2016
Ron Santoni

Professor Emeritus Ron Santoni educates us on why “Black Lives Matter,” in a Cleveland Plain Dealer oped.

Date: April 4, 2016

Lisa Torio '15 asks “Why Are Some Asians Still Supporting the Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley?” in an oped in The Nation.

Date: March 16, 2016
Cheryl Cottine
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, March 25, 2016
3:30 PM

The Titus-Hepp Lecture Series presents Cheryl Cottine of Oberlin College who will give her talk “Learning to Laugh with Zhuangzi” on Friday, March 25.

Date: February 22, 2016
Dr. Kelly Trogdon
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Monday, February 29, 2016
4:30 PM

Dr. Kelly Trogdon, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Virginia Tech, will give his talk “Wherefore Fundamentality?”

Date: February 15, 2016
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, February 19, 2016
3:30 PM

Is Populism the Best Expression of Democracy?

Date: February 9, 2016


Rob Moore '12 worked in Nebraska for two years and deepened his appreciation for the state's unicameral political system.

Date: December 4, 2015
Philosophy Coffees
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
3:00 PM

Discuss “What Counts as Faith?” with the Philosophy Department and Hillel on Tuesday, November 10 at 3pm.

Date: October 20, 2015
Titus-Hepp Lectures
Friday, November 6, 2015
3:30 PM

Dr. Yang Xiao of Kenyon College will give his talk “Beyond Nature and Culture: Ecological Ethics in Chinese Philosophy” as part of the Philosophy Department's Titus-Hepp Lecture Series on Friday, November 6 at 3:30pm.

Date: October 20, 2015
Cliff Kipp

Philosophy major Cliff Kipp '99, the regional director for Montana Conservation Corps, also serves as the chairman of the board for a new trail system.

Date: September 14, 2015

The Philosophy Department and Black Studies Program welcome Charles Mills presenting two lectures: “Liberalism and Racial Justice” and “Racial Equality.”

Date: April 13, 2015

Sam Wheeler III, a professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, presents a lecture, “Pluralist Essentialism: How Davidson, Aristotle and Kripke Are All Partly Right.”

Date: March 23, 2015
Philosophy Coffees

A Philosophy Coffee at the Denison Museum discusses “Tragedy, Memory and Memorialization” in the context of the work of artist Kara Walker.

Date: March 23, 2015


Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Date: December 2, 2014

Crossing Borders: Denison Philosophy department to travel to Kenyon for day of philosophical conversation and fun.

Date: October 28, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
4:00 PM

Why is experience important to philosophy? David Wood, the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University presents a lecture titled, “Disconcerting Experience.”

Date: October 20, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
4:30 PM

The Titus-Hepp Series welcomes David Wood presenting “Disconcerting Experience.”

Date: October 17, 2014
Monday, October 13, 2014
4:30 PM

Denison University’s Titus-Hepp Series welcomes Rachel Cohon presenting, “Promises: Hume, Scanlon, and Voluntary Self-Obligation,” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, in room 210 of the Samson Talbot Hall.

Date: October 2, 2014
Philosophy Coffees

Come and chat philosophically and enjoy refreshments at these Philosophy Coffees on Friday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Nov. 7.

Date: October 2, 2014

Barbara Fultner, professor of philosophy and women’s studies, had two articles published last September

Date: August 21, 2014