Category: Philosophy

Dr. Elizabeth Ferries-Rowe

Ferries-Rowe talks on reproductive ethics, women’s health

The Women’s Studies Program hosted two events concerned with women’s health issues on Dec. 5 and 6, 2012. Both events, a lecture co-sponsored by the Philosophy department on Dec. 5 and this semester’s last Coffee with Cool Women gathering on Dec. 6, featured Dr. Elizabeth Ferries-Rowe, Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana […]

Dr. Bruce Russell of Wayne University presenting his paper at the IPA conference, with commentator Dr. Sharon Street participating via Skype

Crane, Victor attend IPA conference

On Friday Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, the Illinois Philosophical Association (IPA) held its annual conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Two SIUE philosophy professors were in attendance at the regional conference: Philosophy Department Chair Dr. Judith Crane, as President of the organization and chair for the keynote speaker, and […]

Dr. Allison Reiheld

Reiheld presents medical ethics and transgender issues at ASBH conference

From Oct. 18 to Oct. 21, Philosophy Professor and Bioethicist Dr. Allison Reiheld attended the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) conference in Washington, D.C., to present her paper, “‘She Walked Out of the Room and Never Came Back’: Is provider refusal to treat transgender patients a legitimate case of conscientious objection or a […]

Skoblow, Ruckh hold annual Howl reading

Skoblow, Ruckh hold annual Howl reading

On Oct. 12, English Professor Jeffrey Skoblow and History Professor Dr. Eric Ruckh performed their annual public reading of the landmark contemporary poem “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg. The reading was performed on a grassy hill on the quad at SIUE’s campus to celebrate the 57 years since the poem was first read aloud publicly on […]

Lueck attends Kant conference in Antwerp

Lueck attends Kant conference in Antwerp

Dr. Bryan Lueck
Assistant Philosophy Professor Dr. Bryan Lueck recently traveled to Antwerp, Belgium, to attend the Kantian Ethics and Moral Life conference and present his research regarding Kantian philosophy. The conference occurred on September 20th and 21st, and Lueck was in Antwerp for the entire week of the conference.
Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher from […]

Victor leads corporate political speech rights brown bag

Victor leads corporate political speech rights brown bag

Dr. Elizabeth Victor
Visiting Philosophy Professor Dr. Elizabeth Victor has been leading a brown bag series on corporate political speech rights in the Morris University Center (MUC). The series began with its first meeting on September 10th, will continue on September 24th, and will come to a close on October 15th.
In every brown bag session, Victor […]

Medicine in Action - conscientious objection in medicine

Medicine in Action – conscientious objection in medicine

This Friday, April 20, at 2:00 p.m. in Peck Hall 0405, the College of Arts and Sciences Philosophy Department at SIUE will host its final speaker. As part of the Medicine in Actions series, Holly Fernandez Lynch will talk to students and faculty about “Conscientious Objection in Medicine.” According to the Harvard website, Lynch is “a member […]



Philosophers of science from around the region gathered at SIUE to discuss an array of topics from mirror neurons to fields and waves. The St. Louis Area Philosophy of Science Association (SLAPSA) held its fourth annual meeting at SIUE’s Center for Spirituality and Sustainability on February 25. The conference was well attended, according to Chris […]



[ February 25, 2012; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Fourth Meeting of the Saint Louis Area Philosophy of Science Association

February 25, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the SIUE Center for Spirituality and Sustainability

Program of events and additional information can be found at


Social networks--a history and philosophy topic?

Social networks–a history and philosophy topic?

Ask yourself what Facebook has to do with history and philosophy. If you said not too much, perhaps you need to think again. Two professor’s in SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences would not only disagree with you, they would probably suggest that you sign up for their course.
A collage of various social network logos. […]

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