Category: Philosophy

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences student senators believe changes in the student government structure will give better representation to CAS students next fall.
Cody Osborne
Landon Montgomery
Haley Schlecht
Students were elected by direct vote from students enrolled in each college on candidates who were also enrolled in their respective colleges. This year’s CAS representatives are sophomore Cody […]

Professor makes case for phenomenology as method for religious studies

Professor makes case for phenomenology as method for religious studies

Dr. Kevin Hart, a leading voice in the application of phenomenology to the study of religion, discussed a widely-debated topic during the Philosophy Department’s annual Fritz Marti lecture March 18.
Dr. Kevin Hart, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, speaks at the annual Fritz Marti lecture. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)
Hart challenged a paper written […]

Annual ethics bowl challenges area high school students on moral and social problems

Annual ethics bowl challenges area high school students on moral and social problems

SIUE’s Lyceum club hosted its second annual High School ethics bowl Saturday, and the event has continued to grow in less than a year since its inception.
Members of the Collinsville High School team discuss their response during the final round of the 2016 High School Ethics Bowl at the Engineering Building Saturday. The event was […]

SIUE Mass Communications professor honored at MLK Luncheon

SIUE Mass Communications professor honored at MLK Luncheon

SIUE’s Martin Luther King Luncheon on Jan. 20 served as a reminder that certain aspects of his life must not be forgotten.
Dr. Musonda Kapatamoyo, Mass Communications professor, receives the Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Humanitarian Award on Jan. 20. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)
Dr. King’s activism, and his call to Americans of any race to act […]

Philosophy speaker emphasizes the importance of examining credulity

Philosophy speaker emphasizes the importance of examining credulity

Credulity and its damaging effects on society and various social institutions were discussed by distinguished philosophy professor Susan Haack at the annual Fritz Marti lecture on April 2.
Dr. Susan Haack, an author and professor at the University of Miami (Fla.) speaks about the importance of credulity at the annual Fritz Marti Lecuture April 2. (Photo […]

Philosophy club members to host first prep ethics bowl at MUC

Philosophy club members to host first prep ethics bowl at MUC

SIUE’s Lyceum club members wanted to introduce philosophy to area high school students.
Lyceum club members (from left) Matthew Bazzell, Alfredo Piña, Stephen Wilke and Andrew Pashea will host SIUE's first ethics bowl for High School students at the Morris University Center on April 25. (Photo by Joseph Lacdan)
So this spring, the Lyceum organized the first […]

Stellar Student: David Favre

Stellar Student: David Favre

David Favre said he approaches his studies with strict discipline and sometimes he even works ahead. He learned his work ethic during his training in the Marine Corps.
David Favre, a junior philosophy major from Collinsville, said enlisting in the Marine Reserves has helped him become a more disciplined student. The 26 year old has a […]

Guest speakers to discuss group responsibility at Colloquium sessions hosted by Philosophy Department

Guest speakers to discuss group responsibility at Colloquium sessions hosted by Philosophy Department

Understanding the moral responsibility of groups and presenting an alternative view of a famous Western philosopher will be the topics discussed in the Philosophy Department’s Colloquium sessions.
Guest speakers Marcus Hedahl and James Mattingly will each host a lecture in Peck Hall.
Hedahl, a Leadership, Ethics and Law professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, will discuss the […]

Stellar Student: Stephen Wilke

Stellar Student: Stephen Wilke

During the spring semester of his freshman year at Missouri State, Stephen Wilke Lay in a hospital bed being treated for heart inflammation.
Junior Stephen Wilke overcame a battle with depression and is the president and founder of the Lyceum. The Lyceum is a Philosophy club open to all students that meets weekly in the Morris […]

Huber recognized for passion to mobilize education through Lincoln perspective

Huber recognized for passion to mobilize education through Lincoln perspective

Applied communication studies and philosophy double major senior Corey Huber has been awarded as a student laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
Applied communication and philosophy major senior Corey Huber and Associate Dean Larry Lafond. Photo courtesy of Larry LaFond
The award honors excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities, and is given to one outstanding […]

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