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Philopsophy Newsletter

Volume 3, Number 1, Fall 2007

The Electronic Newsletter of the Philosophy Program at The University of Central Missouri


Welcome
Announcements
News
Global Contexts
Philosophical Profiles
Resources
Multimedia
Notables and Quotables

Welcome

 
Dear Students, Colleagues, and Friends of the UCM Philosophy Program,

We hope you enjoy this issue of Philosophy E-news, a periodic online newsletter published by the Philosophy Program at Central Missouri State University. The newsletter provides announcements, news, discussion topics, research, and web-based resources for current and prospective philosophy majors and minors, university colleagues, and all those interested in the study of philosophy.

 

Announcements

 
Chelsea EverlyPhilosophy minor Chelsea Everly recently returned from the 2007 National Conference on Ethics in America, hosted by the United States Military Academy. Philosophy E-news editor Jamie Lane sat down with Chelsea to discuss her experiences as a conference participant and philosophy student.

<< Click on photo to read interview (PDF)

If you have suggestions for future issues of Philosophy E-news, would like to contribute a brief commentary, or perhaps even guest edit a special issue of the newsletter, please contact the Philosophy E-news student editor, Jamie Lane (livestrongjamie@yahoo.com). And if you have specific questions about studying philosophy, or are thinking about becoming a philosophy major or minor, please contact our Philosophy Program Coordinator, Dr. Lewandowski (lewandowski@cmsu.edu), or visit the UCM Philosophy Program website at: http://www.ucmo.edu/englphil/philosophy.cfm

 

News

 
J.K. Rowling’s recent divulgement that Harry Potter’s headmaster, Albus Dumbledore, is homosexual, has stirred controversy.  Debates and discussions surrounding the news may seem trivial, but they raise interesting questions for the philosophy of literature: Do the meanings of literary texts lie with the author, the text itself, or the audience? 
Learn more...
 

Global Contexts

 
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell gives an idiosyncratic talk in which she explores the nature of Western philosophy in relation to environmental issues.  Learn more...
 

Philosophical Profiles

 
American philosopher Richard Rorty passed away June 7, 2007. Learn more...
 

Resources

 
If you’re interested in philosophy and need to catch up on your philosophical terminology, try the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy online.
 

Multimedia

 
Want to hear a philosophy lecture at Berkeley but can’t afford out-of-state tuition? Listen free on itunes (click the Arts & Humanities link).
 

Notables and Quotables

 

Who said, “There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves.”  Look for the answer in the next edition of Philosophy E-news.  http://philosophyquotes.com/
(Answer to last edition’s Philosophy E-news quote: It was Jean-Paul Sartre who said, “Man is condemned to be free.”)