- Professor Amy Allen's New York Times op-ed article, "Mommy Wars' Redux: A False Conflict," (noted below) was selected for a 2012 Op-ed Essay Contest Award by the American Philosophical Association Committee on Public Philosophy, as an "exemplary work of public philosophy."
- Professor David Plunkett has been awarded a Laurance A. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowship at the Princeton University Center for Human Values. He will spend the 2014-15 academic year in residence at Princeton doing research and writing about topics involving human values in public and private life.
- Professor John Kulvicki's new book, Images, has just been published by Routledge.
- Professor Amy Allen has been featured on the American Philosophical Association's Status of Women webpage as one of their highlighted philosophers for the month of November, 2013
- Congratulations to Professor Susan Brison, who was awarded Dartmouth's 2013 Dean of the Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentoring and Advising!
- Congratulations, Professor Adina Roskies, on being awarded Dartmouth's 2013 John M. Manley Huntington Award for Newly Promoted Faculty!
- Professor Adina Roskies: Working Across Disciplines, Dartmouth Now article (html)
- Congratulations to James "Craig" Smyser '13, Philosophy major and honor student, who has won a Fulbright Scholarship. He'll be heading to Turkey to teach English at the college level.
- On the benefits of a philosophy major
- Sally Haslanger, this year's Gramlich lecturer, was interviewed for the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences' Great Ideas Change the World column, on "What is 'natural' and what is 'social'?"
- Professor Susan Brison's recent article in Aljazeera, "Waging a battle against sexual and domestic violence"
- Philosophy in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Sally Haslanger, a professor of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be this year's Gramlich lecturer, May 1, 2013.
- See the article in the D by Philosophy major, Becca Rothfeld, "Rothfeld: Mischaracterizing Feminism"
- See the APA's Committee on the Status of Women highlight of Professor Susan Brison.
- Philosophy major and valedictorian, Ben Gifford '10, in the news with his new company, Double or Muffin.
- Professor Amy Allen has just published an op-ed article, 'Mommy Wars' Redux: A False Conflict," in the New York Times opinion blog, The Stone
- Congratulations to Philosophy major Sarah Leonard ('13), who won the Class of 1948 Scholar-Athlete Award for 2012!
- For more about why "Silicon Valley Needs Humanities Students" (see "From Technologist to Philosopher," below), read this article from the Washington Post
- Professor Susan Brison was named the chair of the Department this March (2012)
- From Technologist to Philosopher: Why you should quit your technology job and get a Ph.D. in the humanities (The Chronicle of Higher Education article)
- Study of philosophy makes gains despite economy. See this article in Philly.com
- Is Philosophy the Most Practical Major? See this article in the Atlantic.
Sapientia Lecture Series
- Visit the Philosophy Events webpage for the full schedule
- Free & Open to the Public
- Funded by the Mark J. Byrne 1985 Fund in Philosophy
French Philosophy Translation and Discussion Group
- Meets Tuesdays, 4-5:30pm, in Thornton 103, beginning January 21, 2014
- We are currently reading the end section of Simone de Beauvoir's 'Second Sex.' We read 3-4 pages per week. Participants are expected to read the material ahead of time and come prepared to take turns translating short sections of the text. We discuss the philosophical background and claims as we go. Contact info: Prof. Smaranda Aldea (Thornton 316) for those interested in joining the group
- Readings provided
- Open to faculty and students
- Philip Kitcher, Columbia University
- "Climate Change - The Hard Problem"
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
- 3:30 pm