Tag: Philosophy

Humanistic Studies Faculty Forum next week

Two faculty members from Humanistic Studies will be presenting their work from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in Room 103 of the University Union. Prof. Hye-kyung Kim will present, “Neo-Confucian Metaphysics of Gender” and Prof. Vince Lowery will present, “Finding the Crack in the ‘Golden Door': Investigating the Turn-of-the-Century Southern Immigration Movement.” Please […]

Philosophers’ Café: We have nothing to fear but…

The next UW-Green Bay Philosophers’ Café has an exceedingly timely topic: “The Perception of Risk.” Epidemiology expert Sue Mattison, UW-Green Bay’s dean of the College of Professional Studies, will be the discussion leader for the gathering from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 9) at St. Brendan’s Inn, 234 S. Washington St. in downtown Green […]

Your rights vs. my freedoms: a Philosophers Café

This month’s edition of Philosophers Café convenes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 14) at Kavarna coffeehouse in downtown Green Bay. David Duquette, professor and associate dean at St. Norbert College, will help participants ponder the conflicts arising from the intersection of rights and freedoms. (Think of the Kentucky clerk controversy, or any number […]

Faculty note: Martin earns invite to NEH philosophy institute

Associate Prof. Christopher Martin of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies has been selected to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute to be held at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Titled “From Medieval to Modern: Philosophy from 1300-1700,” the event will bring together 20 philosophers representing expertise in the discipline’s Medieval, Renaissance, […]

Isaac Newton, Prof. Martin, and a very scientific Philosophers’ Café

The next Philosophers’ Café features UW-Green Bay professor and Philosophy program chair Christopher Martin leading what is sure to be an eclectic and electric discussion of the merits and demerits of “Anti-Realism in Science,” which posits that science has no business attempting to actually explain the world. The gathering takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. […]

Fermanich, ‘Water Scarcity’ and this month’s Philosophers’ Café

Chair Christopher Martin of the UW-Green Bay Philosophy faculty invites one and all to take part in an interdisciplinary discussion at 7 p.m. this Wednesday (Feb. 4) for the monthly meeting of The Philosophers’ Café, this time at St. Brendan’s Inn in downtown Green Bay. The topic is “Water Scarcity,” with Prof. Kevin Fermanich of […]

College roommates, world-class problem solvers

Halvorsen ’92 acts locally, Bhojwani ’90 works in developing nations. On a late-summer day, fellow UW-Green Bay graduates and lifelong friends Noel Halvorsen and Haresh Bhojwani agreed to meet on campus. There was the usual catching up on each other’s families and reminiscing about good times shared as roommates 25 years ago in the old […]

Summer recap: Jeffreys visits Chile for lectures, TED Talk

It was a busy summer for Prof. Derek Jeffreys, who traveled in August to Chile as part of a partnership UW-Green Bay has developed with the Universidad del Desarrollo. Jeffreys, Humanistic Studies (Philosophy and Religion), presented ethics lectures and seminars at the University, and met with various scholars there. He also visited the El Manzano […]

Philosophers’ Café returns with Ganyard talk on history… and science fiction

It’s time, once again, to grab a chair and a treat and enjoy a fascinating Philosophers’ Cafe conversation, this year on a new night. The series kicks off Wednesday (Sept. 3), from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Titletown Brewing Company in downtown Green Bay. Award-winning professor Clif Ganyard of Humanistic Studies and History will lead […]

Nuova casa: UW-Green Bay celebrates da Vinci statue dedication

The quintessential Renaissance man now has a permanent home at an institution known for embodying his interdisciplinary ideals. UW-Green Bay officially unveiled its new statue of Leonardo da Vinci May 14 with a ceremony, concert and reception on campus. A gift of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, the 550-pound bust now resides in the Lenfestey […]