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The EKU Bioethics Bowl

Surgery Theater

On Saturday, October 26, the History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies Department will host the EKU Bioethics Bowl. The Bioethics Bowl is a debate-style team competition that focuses on ethical issues in the practice of medicine and/or biomedical research.

Philosophy Program Alumni Return to Campus for Panel Discussion

John Charles Leabo & Rebecca Aghamiri

Two graduates from EKU’s Philosophy, B.A. program will return to campus to discuss the impact that their study of philosophy at EKU has had on their personal and professional lives on Tuesday, April 9.

Eric Thomas Weber to Give Annual Ron Messerich Lecture in Philosophy and Religion

Messerich Lecture 2019 - Eric Thomas Weber, "Correcting Political Correctness"

Eric Thomas Weber

"Correcting Political Correctness"

Tuesday, February 26, 7:30 PM

O’Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building

Annual Ron Messerich Lecture in Philosophy and Religion

Nguyen’s Book, NEW ESSAYS IN JAPANESE AESTHETICS, Published to International Acclaim

New Essays in Japanes Aesthetics Cover

Congratulations to Dr. Minh Nguyen on the publication of his first book, New Essays in Japanese Aesthetics (526 pages), by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield.

EKU Philosophy Alum Presents "How to Find Your Purpose in School"

Jabril Goodner
Author and EKU alum Jabril Goodner revisits the school that fueled his passions. Join Jabril for a very special lecture that is sure to inspire you in the next direction of your career. Finally learn how to manifest success and fulfill your great purpose in life.

Rebecca Goldstein to give Ron Messerich Distinguished Lectue in Philosophy & Religion

Rebecca Goldstein Chautauqua Lecture

Rebecca Goldstein will deliver the annual Ron Messerich Distinguished Lecture in Philosophy & Religion on Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m. in O'Donnell Hall in the Whitlock Building. This event is co-sponsored by the Chautauqua Lecture Series.

Kentucky-Princeton Undergraduate Summer Institute on Inequality - Call for Applications

Photo: “Common Wealth 3,” by byronv2

Undergraduate students are invited to apply for the first annual

Kentucky-Princeton Summer Institute on Political Values and Ideas
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
May 26- June 2, 2018

Topic: Inequality

EKU to Host Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Philosophical Association

KPA Logo

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, the EKU Department of Philosophy & Religion will host the annual meeting of the Kentucky Philosophical Association. The keynote speaker will be Danielle Poe of the University of Dayton.

Tom Morris to Deliver Inaugural Ron Messerich Lecture in Philosophy and Religion

Tom Morris

In a talk entitled, "True Success: The Art of Achievement in Times of Change," Tom Morris will present wisdom from the great philosophers on life and work success. Morris has authored numerous books and is widely recognized as an engaging speaker on the value of philosophy in everday life and work.

Dr. Matthew Pianalto Publishes Book On Patience

On Patience by Matthew Pianalto Book Cover

Dr. Matthew Pianalto, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy & Religion, has published his first book, On Patience: Reclaiming a Foundational Virtue, with Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group).

From the publisher's website:

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