Tag: Philosophy

Mark your calendars: Spring 2019 Speaker Series at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus

Mark your calendars for the three upcoming speakers participating in the Spring 2019 Speaker Series at the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Wombat Room: UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Prof. David Louzecky (Philosophy)

Next Philosophers’ Café to take place on Wednesday, Dec. 12

The next installment of the 2018-19 Green Bay Area Philosophers’ Café gatherings is set for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay. This gathering will focus on “Forgiving Murderers: Hope on this side of the grave?” and will feature Esther Meeks (Philosophy) from Marquette University. Learn more.

Philosopher’s Café: In Defense of Anger to take place this Wednesday (Sept. 19)

The first installment of the 2018-19 Green Bay Area Philosopher’s Café gatherings is set for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay. Prof. Ryan Martin (Human Development, Psychology) will lead the discussion “In Defense of Anger.” Learn more.

‘UntitledTown’ is back!

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After a successful inaugural year, UntitledTown Book and Author festival is coming back to Green Bay. Mark your calendars for April 19-22, 2018. Could this be the best weekend of your life? Your year? For authors and book enthusiasts, it is shaping up to be. UntitledTown promotes all aspects of book culture. The 2018 Festival […]

Next Philsopher’s Cafe is Wednesday, March 7

The next Philosopher’s Cafe is Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at Titletown Brewery (second floor), downtown Green Bay. The subject at the next Philosopher’s Cafe is, “Are We Hoarding the American Dream? Illusions of Meritocracy, Obsessions with Smartness, and Higher Education in the U.S.” Moderators are Denise Bartell (Director for Student Success and Engagement) […]

Philosophy students and faculty present at Wisconsin annual meeting

UW-Green Bay held court at the Wisconsin Philosophical Association’s Annual Meeting in Madison last weekend. Philosophy students Sean Gleason, Anna Hoesley, Joseph Prestley and Michael Lahti presented papers at the event. Gleason presented on the intersection between the measurement problem in quantum mechanics and free will. Hoesley presented on a compatibilist account of free will. Prestley […]

Prof. Jeffreys published in ‘Chronicle of Higher Education’

Prof. Derek S. Jeffreys (Humanistic Studies, Religion) published an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education. It begins, “Some years ago, I began giving volunteer philosophy and religion lectures to inmates in a maximum-security prison. I quickly learned that they enjoyed few educational opportunities. Wisconsin offers almost nothing for prisoners seeking higher education, and, sadly, […]

Faculty notes: Philosophy students, Martin recognized

UW-Green Bay Philosophy undergraduates Sean Gleason, Anna Hoesley, Joseph Prestley and Michael Lahti, will present their research at this year’s Wisconsin Philosophical Association meeting in Madison on Saturday, April 29. The meeting invites philosophical research from across the state, and submissions are blind peer-reviewed. UW-Green Bay earned the highest number of accepted submissions of any […]