What's Happening

Research & Internships
Summer scholar research projects completed in the philosophy department in Summer 2020.
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Professor Emeritus Ron Santoni
Faculty
Professor Emeritus Ronald E. Santoni has been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who.
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Alumni
John Kropf '84, once a philosophy major, now an attorney, shares his insight into the value of the liberal arts from a 40-year perspective.
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Awards & Honors
Three Denison students have been honored for work in humanities with the Megan Lisska and Elin Lisska Christensen Award.
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Clem Pearson
Awards & Honors
Clem Pearson '20, a music major and philosophy minor, has won a Provost’s Academic Excellence Award for extraordinary academic achievement.
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Cross playing Football
Awards & Honors
Ben Cross has been named a fall recipient of the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, a $10,000 graduate program award.
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Prof. Tony Lisska
Faculty
Professor of Philosophy Tony Lisska has been recognized by Marguis Who's Who with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Lectures & Discussions
This lecture examines fictional realist accounts of characters and argues that they run afoul of a range of case studies drawn from the medium of comics.
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Sam Cowling
Faculty
Associate Professor of Philosophy Sam Cowling’s new book, “Abstract Entities” asks challenging questions.
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Conferences & Symposia
The Department of Philosophy hosts the 8th International Conference on Language, Culture and Mind.
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Rob Moore '12
Alumni
Philosophy major Rob Moore '12 works on state budget analysis and human service policy at Policy Matters Ohio.
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Sam Cowling with other tenured professors
Faculty
The Denison University's Board of Trustees recently has awarded tenure to Sam Cowling.
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Professor Jonathan Maskit
Faculty
Professor Jonathan Maskit recently shared his philosophies about bike-riding at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
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Hugh Wilder '68
Alumni
Hugh Wilder '68, holder of world records, inducted into swimming International Masters Hall of Fame.
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Philosophy Faculty Sam Cowling
Faculty
Sam Cowling, assistant professor of philosophy, discusses the need for early career conferences in a GLCA article.
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Jeremy Bendik-Keymer
Lectures & Discussions
Titus-Hepp Lecture Series: Dr. Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, Case Western Reserve University - "Wonder and the Conditions of Democratic Life"
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Philosophy Coffees
Philosophy Coffee: How Do Language and Community Affect One Another?
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Lectures & Discussions
"Field's Challenge and Mathematical Practice"
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Lectures & Discussions
Collective Intentionality, Identity, and Solidarity: Toward a Feminist Social Ontology
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Lectures & Discussions
"Bodies of Sorrow: Resistant Mourning, Becoming-with and Coalitional Politics"
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Sam Cowling
Faculty
The American Philosophical Association recently interviewed Assistant Professor Sam Cowling.
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Sam Cowling
Faculty
Assistant Professor Sam Cowling primarily focuses his work in metaphysics and the philosophy of science. Read more about his work and his favorite movies.
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Lectures & Discussions
"Normative Accounts of Fundamentality"
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Philosophy Coffees
During Big Red Weekend, the Philosophy department will hold a philosophy coffee on 'Citizenship in a Globalizing World.'
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Faculty
In a Newark Advocate op-ed, Emeritus Professor Ron Santoni says the Black Lives Matter movement must continue.
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randyhollerith
Alumni
Randy Hollerith '86 has been named as the Dean for the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.
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Lectures & Discussions
Yang Xiao will give his lecture "The Song of the Earth: Natural Meaning and Metaphor in Chinese Philosophy"
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Ron Santoni
Faculty
Professor Emeritus Ron Santoni educates us on why "Black Lives Matter," in a Cleveland Plain Dealer oped.
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Alumni
Lisa Torio '15 asks "Why Are Some Asians Still Supporting the Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley?" in an oped in The Nation.
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Cheryl Cottine
Lectures & Discussions
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.
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