Department News

Renee Jorgensen Bolinger (M.A., 2012), who created the above picture of the Philosophy Department faculty and the Philosopher Portraits series, just had her paper "The Pragmatics of Slurs" published in Noûs. Renee is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. program in philosophy at University of Southern California.

Andrew Chapman (M.A., 2009) has become Project Editor of 1000-Word Philosophy, "an ever-growing set of original 1000-word essays on philosophical topics."

Andy Carson (M.A., 2012) has received coverage in The Chronicle of Higher Education for his study of job placement by doctoral programs in philosophy. He has now published a follow-up study reporting on the placement records of M.A. programs in philosophy.


Katrina Sifferd 
Elmhurst College

Criminal Detention and Moral Agency

Friday, April 20th, 2018
3:00 p.m., Holmes Student Center Room 505

Anjan Chakravartty 
University of Notre Dame

Scientific Disagreement and Permissive Reality

Friday, April 6th, 2018
3:00 p.m., Altgeld 315

Tomas Bogardus 
Pepperdine University

Some Internal Conflicts with Revisionary Gender Concepts

Friday, March 9th, 2018
3:00 p.m., Altgeld 315

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12th Annual Northern Graduate Philosophy Conference will be held at NIU on November 9-10, 2018

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. David Manley, University of Michigan
Friday, November 9, 2018
3:00 p.m., Holmes Student Center, University Suite

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