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
Click on the following link for a list of classes and sections for Philosophy, Fall 2015: Continue reading Classes and Sections for Fall 2015
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
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
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
The following classes are being offered for fall 2014: Continue reading Philosophy Courses for Fall 2014
Prof. 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.
Joe 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
Prof. Mathew Foust has joined the Philosophy Department as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. He holds his doctorate from the University of Oregon and teaches and researches in the areas of Asian and Comparative Philosophy, and American Philosophy, as well as Ethics and the Philosophy of Religion.
Prof. Parker English has retired from the CCSU Philosophy Department, and has been named Emeritus Professor of Philosophy. Parker — as he is known to faculty and students alike — came to CCSU in 1995, and served 18 years as a valued colleague. He taught courses in his area of specialization – African Philosophy–, as well as courses in Religious Studies and the Honors Program. His most recent book, What We Say, Who We Are : Leopold Senghor, Zora Neale Hurston, and the Philosophy of Language was published in 2010 by Lexington Books. Parker will continue to research the interface between African and Analytic Philosophy. He was awarded the title and status of Emeritus Professor in recognition of his major contribution to teaching, research and service at CCSU.