Philosophy Now magazine



Philosophy Now is a magazine published in London which features articles directed at students, faculty and the general public interested in philosophy. It has topical articles about recent developments and personalities in philosophy, as well as interviews, letters, and reviews. The link is Philosophy Now. It is of particular interest to majors and minors in philosophy, for whom it is especially recommended.

300 and 200 level Philosophy courses for Fall 2016

The Philosophy Department will offer the following 300-level courses for Fall 2016: Continue reading 300 and 200 level Philosophy courses for Fall 2016

CCSU Philosophy and Society Circle

CCSU’s Philosophy & Society Circle cordially invites you to attend four lectures on the topic: Globalization: Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Talks will be held at the Marcus White Hall Living Room (2nd floor); Thursday, October 8, 2015. Sponsored by the CCSU Philosophy Department.  Speakers and topics are the following: Continue reading CCSU Philosophy and Society Circle

Classes and Sections for Fall 2015

Click on the following link for a list of classes and sections for Philosophy, Fall 2015: Continue reading Classes and Sections for Fall 2015

Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought held at CCSU

The Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought was held at CCSU Nov. 8 – 9, 2014, with CCSU Assistant Professor Mathew Foust as organizer. The schedule of talks can be downloaded from this link:  NECCT 2014 Schedule

Classes for Spring 2015

Click on the link below for the list of courses, sections, days/times and faculty for Spring 2015 Phlosophy offerings: Continue reading Classes for Spring 2015

Why Major in Philosophy

Here is a document with links to various sites that explain the value of philosophy, both intellectually and as a career: Why Major in Philosophy

Philosophy Courses for Fall 2014

The following classes are being offered for fall 2014: Continue reading Philosophy Courses for Fall 2014

Prof. Cameron Brewer to join Philosophy Department

CameronBrewerProf. Cameron Brewer has been appointed as Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Philosophy Department. He will be joining us in August of 2014, and will be teaching early modern philosophy as well as introduction to philosophy courses in the Fall term.

Prof. Brewer holds the PhD in Philosophy from the University of Illinois in Chicago, and previously was at the Center for Learning Innovation at the University of Minnesota at Rochester. His areas of specialization include the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and biomedical ethics.

Emeritus Prof. Joe McKeon has Died at Age 76

JoeMckeonJoe McKeon, who taught at CCSU for more than 30 years, during which time he served as Department Chair, Coordinator of Religious Studies, Honors Program Director, and Coordinator of East Asian Studies, has died at age 76. Joe had only recently retired from the department, which accorded him emeritus status for his efforts on behalf of faculty and students over so many years, and his contributions to teaching Religious Studies and Asian Philosophy. An obituary notice prepared by his family follows:

Joseph G. McKeon, 76, of West Hartford, CT, departed this life on December 7, 2013.  A long-time resident of South Windsor, CT, he was born in Brooklyn, NY, on May 16, 1937, son of the late John and Mary McKeon. Continue reading Emeritus Prof. Joe McKeon has Died at Age 76