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Doug Geivett to speak on "God and the Problem of Evil"

God and the Problem of Evil

7:00 pm  October 28, 2014  Adams Auditorium, Wallace Building room 149

Now Open: Philosophy & Religion Tutoring Center and Study Lounge!

Free space for students to think and converse, and free tutoring for those looking for help thinking!

The Philosophy and Religion Tutoring Center and Study Lounge is located in Case Annex 279 and is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

In Memoriam: Dr. James Robert Miller (1931-2014)

Dr. James Robert Miller, Jr., died on June 4, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Center, Richmond, Kentucky, surrounded by his family. He was 83.

EKU Student One of 50 Worldwide Selected to Attend Buddhist Retreat in Taiwan

Reagan Coburn & Abraham Velez

An Eastern Kentucky University student is among only approximately 50 worldwide selected to participate in the 2014 Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat in Taiwan this summer.

Happy New Year!

We wish a Happy New Year to all and look forward to a great Spring Semester! Below: Students, Faculty, and Staff at the Department's Annual Holiday Gathering in December 2013 (Click picture to enlarge):

EKU Philosophy Students to Work with Model Lab First-Graders

Students in a Beginning Ethics class at Eastern Kentucky University will work with first-graders at Model Laboratory School next semester, helping them to see and resolve moral issues.

Catchart & Klein Philosophize Through Jokes in Recent Chautauqua Lecture

Photos courtesy of Minh Nguyen. Story below from the Eastern Progress:

Chautauqua brings audience to laughter
October 10, 2013 |


Chautauqua Lecture Explores "The Beauty of Philosophy Through Jokes"

RICHMOND, Ky. – “Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar.”

It’s the playfully provocative title of a New York Times bestselling book by Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein, who will speak at Eastern Kentucky University Thursday, Oct. 3, as a part of the institution’s year-long Chautauqua series.

Dr. Austin's Book Receives Prize from The Character Project

Mike Austin

Michael Austin, Professor of Philosophy in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, has won a prize from The Character Project for a book he co-edited with Doug Geivett, Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life (Eerdmans, 2012):