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     Eric Kraemer presents paper at Central States Philosophical Association meeting (10/14/14)

    Eric Kraemer attended the Central States Philosophical Association meeting, October 10-11 in Evanston, IL, and gave a paper titled "Theism, Science, and Evil."

     

     Philosophers attend Minnesota Philosophical Society meeting (10/7/14)

    Mary Krizan, Eric Kraemer, Sharon Scherwitz, and Ron Glass attended the Minnesota Philosophical Society's Annual Meeting, October 4, 2014 at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, in Duluth, MN.  Krizan presented "Extension, Magnitude and  Matter in Aristotle's Physics," Kraemer presented "Virtue Epistemologies and Epistemic Vice," and Scherwitz served as discussant-moderator for the session on Hermeneutical Injustice and the Disabled.

     

     Sam Cocks presents results of teaching project (8/26/14)

    Sam Cocks presented a project titled "Team-Based Learning in a Zen Buddhism Philosophy Course" as part of the 16th Annual UW-L Conference on Teaching and Learning. This project is based on research undertaken while Dr. Cocks was a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow.

      

     New Data: Philosophy Majors Still Dominate GRE (8/20/14)

    New data based on students taking the GRE between August 1, 2011 and April 30, 2014 shows that philosophy majors still outperform other majors on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).  Philosophy majors have the highest scores in Analytical Writing and Verbal Reasoning of any discipline, and continue to perform well on the Quantitative Reasoning section - better than any other major in the arts and humanities.