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  • Aletheia – Fall 2020 Edition Published

    Congratulations to the editors and contributors of the Fall 2020 edition of Aletheia, the Philosophy Department’s Undergraduate Journal. The Aletheia features work from undergraduates involved in multiple academic disciplines from across the nation and serves as a platform for students to engage with philosophical ideas. The full text can be read here.

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    Robin Smith to give Dewey Lecture

    Texas A&M professor emeritus Robin Smith has been selected to give the prestigious Dewey Lecture at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in February. Dr. Smith’s talk will be from 11:10 am – 1:10 pm on Friday, February 26, 2021.

  • Philosophy for Children wins Award for Excellence

    Philosophy for Children Texas (P4C Texas) and the Aggie School of Athens Philosophy Camp for Teens at Texas A&M University have won the American Philosophical Association 2020 APA/PDC Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs Award. Under the Directorship of Dr. Claire Katz, P4C Texas has demonstrated sustained excellence through a record of achievement, […]

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    Dr. Easwaran Named 2020 EDGES Fellow

    Congratulations to Dr. Easwaran for being named a 2020 EDGES Fellow. The Fellowship was established to honor, incentivize and boost mid-career faculty at the associate or early full professor rank who are making significant marks in their discipline. The recognition highlights Texas A&M’s intentional commitment to intensively support, retain and recognize faculty with significant and […]

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    Dr. Katz Awarded Presidential Professors for Teaching Excellence Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Claire Katz for earning recognition as a 2020 Presidential Professors for Teaching Excellence Award recipient. This is the most prestigious faculty honor bestowed by Texas A&M University and reflects the stellar career and accomplishments in accelerating and advancing knowledge in the classroom. This award was created in 2003 to recognize outstanding educators […]

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    Dr. Miller Awarded Distinguished Achievement Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Glen Miller for being named a recipient of an Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching. The purpose of the award is to recognize, encourage, and reward individuals who display superior classroom teaching. The certification and prize will be conferred at the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Reception on October […]

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    Dr. Gregory Pappas Named to Senior Fellowship

    Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Pappas for being named to a Senior Fellowship at Maria Sibylla Merian International Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America. The Center, also known as The Mecila, examines past and present forms of social, political, and cultural conviviality in Latin America and the Caribbean. […]

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    Welcome Dr. Rivera

    The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University is delighted to announce that Dr. Omar Rivera has joined our faculty as Associate Professor with tenure (effective September 1, 2020). Dr. Rivera was raised in Lima, Peru, earned his PhD from Penn State and was trained in philosophy in the United States and Germany. His specialization […]

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    Personal Liberty Vs. the Public Good During a Pandemic

    Clare Palmer, the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor of Liberal Arts and Professor of Philosophy, tackles the big question of personal freedom and social responsibility in her interview with Scientific Inquiry.

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    Incorporating Liberal Arts Into Your Child’s Education

    While many things remain uncertain as we start the 2020-2021 school year, incorporating liberal arts into your child’s education remains invaluable.