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Contents: Philosophy Senior Lecturer Ian Schnee chosen for the prestigious 2020 UW Distinguished Teaching Award!, 2020 Graduate Medalist Paul Tubig helps others utilize philosophy's liberatory potential, Carole Lee Partners with Other UW Researchers to Examine Racial Disparities in Peer Review Scoring of NIH Grants, New class “Persuasion or Manipulation?” explores the ethics and psychology of influence, Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2020, Graduation Celebration 2020, Alumni Career Panel, Colin Marshall and Ian Schnee awarded Mellon Summer Fellowship for New Graduate Seminars in the Humanities, Graduate Student Michael Ball-Blakely chosen for Joff Hanauer Graduate Fellows for Excellence in Western Civilization, Graduate Students Anna Bates and Paul Tubig awarded Mellon Summer Fellowships for Public Projects in the Humanities, Anna Bates and Erika Versalovic awarded Mellon Collaborative Fellowship for Reaching New Publics in Community Colleges, Awards Ceremony 2020
Contents: Letter from the Chair, Announcing Three New Faculty Members!, Announcing Winners of “Why Philosophy?” Video Contest, Philosophy Faculty lead as UW transitions in the face of COVID-19, Resources for Parents During COVID-19 Crisis from the Center for Philosophy for Children, A textbook that can be read on a phone? It’s logical!, 7th Annual Washington State High School Ethics Bowl, Cambridge Global Conversations: Climate Ethics with Stephen Gardiner, Professor Emeritus Karl Potter Completes 25th Volume of the Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies
Contents: Alumnus David Owens’ Address at the 2019 Philosophy Graduation Reception (video), 2019 Department of Philosophy Awards Reception , Students & Superlatives, Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2019, Graduating senior Hannah Martens awarded the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Medal, Celebrating Michael Rosenthal’s Retirement, Interview with Bonderman Fellow Angelia Miranda, PhD Candidate Melanie Tate Awarded Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship, Alum Profile: Alex Lenferna Works for Climate Justice in South Africa, Doctoral Candidate Blake Hereth interviewed by the APA, Doctoral candidate Paul Tubig organized the first ever Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl at the Washington Corrections Center for Women, What Students Gain From Learning Ethics in School, What about Two-Year Colleges?, Alum Alex Lenferna: "Vast subsidies keeping fossil fuel industry afloat should be put to better use"
Contents: Ian Schnee Uses Technology in the Classroom as Part of Evidence-Based Teaching Study, 6th Annual Washington State High School Ethics Bowl, Paul Franco honored at UW Latinx Faculty Recognition Event, Sam Sumpter Named to 2019 Husky 100, Angelia Miranda selected as 2019 Bonderman Travel Fellow, Julio Covarrubias Wins APA 2018 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought, Celebrating Beverly Wessel's Retirement, Philosophy Alumnus Di Zhang Fighting Back Against Fake News, Stephen Gardiner discusses geoengineering on KUOW’s The Record with Bill Radke, Professor Michael Blake joined KUOW's The Record to discuss the need for borders., Paul Tubig on "Transfer Students and the Problem of Being 'Outliers' at Universities", Must the president be a moral leader?
Contents: Letter from the Chair - Autumn 2018, Nick Hanauer's Address at 2018 Philosophy Graduation Reception [with video], Anatomy of a Graduation Speech, Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2018, Gerler Symposium on Race & Equity in Philosophy for Children [with videos], Graduation Reception 2018, Awards Reception 2018, Charles W. Mills on Liberalism and Racial Justice: Video, Remembering Professor Robert Coburn
Contents: Spring 2018 - Letter from the Chair, Justice for the Wrongfully Convicted, Fifth Annual Washington State High School Ethics Bowl, Interview with No Narrow Thing podcast creators Dustyn Addington & Whitney Johnson, Register for the Philosophy of Probability Workshop, Register for the Gerler Symposium on Race & Equity in Philosophy for Children, How is Scientific Cosmology Possible? - O'Hara Lecture in Philosophy of Physics (video now available), Epistemology for the Real World: Navigating in an Archipelago of Alt-Epistemology and Alt-Truth Conference - Videos
Contents: Graduate Student Tim Brown brings neuroethics to Future Con, Scientific Facts vs. Alternative Facts webinar, Professor Marc Cohen featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History podcast, Join the Department of Philosophy's LinkedIn Group and New Mentorship Program, Summer Reading Recommendations from the Philosophy Faculty, Ethics as a cornerstone of neural engineering research, UW grad student elected to APA's Graduate Student Council, Graduation Celebration 2017, Awards Reception 2017, Prof Carole Lee on bringing a 'trust but verify' model to journal peer review, New book, Nature and Justice, from Professor Emeritus David Keyt, Nicola LaGuardia attended Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership Workshop
Contents: Letter from the Chair, From the 1930's UW Ski Team to Today's Philosophy Classroom - Lonnie and Larry Robinson Share Their UW Story, Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics on Race, Health & Justice, Ken Clatterbaugh's Humorous New Novel The Freedom of Will, Hate Speech and Slurs - #philosophyresponds: Conversations After the Election, Interview with Visiting Professor David Schlosberg , Professor Michael Blake discusses the March For Science on KUOW, Professor Blake joins King County Board of Ethics, Professor Stephen Gardiner on Cultures of Energy - The Energy Humanities Podcast, Facts and Fake News - #philosophyresponds: Conversations After the Election, Recognizing and Combating Racism and Sexism - #philosophyresponds: Conversations After the Election, Civil Disobedience - #philosophyresponds: Conversations After the Election, Interview with Visiting Post-Doctoral Scholar Dr Augustin Fragnière, UW Daily's Sound Bite Interviews Colin Marshall About His Upcoming Book, Advanced Science News Highlights Augustin Fragniere's Work on Climate Change and Individual Duty , The Center for Philosophy for Children Hosts the Fourth Annual Washington State High School Ethics Bowl
Contents: Letter from the Chair, Teaching Philosophy in Prison, #philosophy responds: Conversations After the Election, Immigration, Toleration, and Human Rights Conference, Welcome to New Faculty Member Benjamin Feintzeig!, Michael Blake on Ideas with Paul Kennedy, Stephen Gardiner and Augustin Fragniere Awarded National Science Foundation Grant, Philosophy Major Kaitlyn McGlothlen Wins Two Awards for Bioethics Essay, Tim Brown awarded National Humanities Without Walls PreDoctoral Fellowship, Doctoral candidate Michelle Pham awarded prestigious year-long SSHRC doctoral fellowship for scientific consensus project, Alison Wylie Chosen to Deliver Dewey Lecture at Pacific APA, Chair Andrea Woody named next editor-in-chief of Philosophy of Science, Professor Carole Lee awarded contract from the National Institutes of Health to explore possible racial disparities in the NIH, My father was a refugee. Here’s why the immigration conversation matters., Can a Philosopher and a Scientist Co-teach a Class on Climate Engineering?, Navigating the Ethics of Neuroscience, Julio Covarrubias-Cabeza Awarded Institute for Ethnic Studies in the United States (IESUS) Publication Fellowship, Amy Reed-Sandoval (PhD 2014) awarded APA grant for philosophy for children project, Andrea Sullivan-Clarke (PhD 2015) awarded APA Diversity and Inclusiveness grant
Contents: From the Chair , Jon Rosenberg Awarded Prestigious Excellence in Teaching Award, Bill Talbott Selected as Joff Hanauer Honors Professor in Western Civilization, PhD Candidate Janice Moskalik Awarded Two Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships, Changing the Classroom with Evidence-Based Teaching, Michael Rosenthal chosen for Stroum Chair, Alison Wylie Elected President of the Philosophy of Science Association, What Knowers Know Well: Why Feminism Matters to Archaeology, Spring Philosophy Symposiums and Workshop, Graduate Student Julio Covarrubias-Cabeza, Fellow at Inaugural Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities, Philosophy Major Julie Michlal Awarded Macfarlane Scholarship, PhD Candidate Olin Robus Awarded Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship, Graduation Reception 2016, Ronald Moore and Lynn Hankinson Nelson's Retirement Celebration
Contents: Letter from the Chair, Dan Gerler Faculty Fellowships, Join Us for Professors Lynn Hankinson Nelson and Ronald Moore Retirement Celebration, Interview with Professor Carina Fourie, Interview with Lectuer Ian Schnee, Benjamin Rabinowitz Workshop in Medical Ethics: “The Sickness of Society – What Kind of Equality Matters for Health?”, Third Annual Washington State High School Ethics Bowl, Professor Michael Blake awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, Jon Rosenberg Awarded Prestigious Excellence in Teaching Award, Climate Change: Life and Death – A Lecture by John Broome, Join the UW Philosophy Group on LinkedIn
Contents: Letter from the Chair, Nick Hanauer, BA '81, Takes on Social Change, UW Philosophers Talk About the Migration Crisis, Philosophy of Physics Lecture: The Difference Between the Past and the Future - Professor David Albert, Graduate Student Tim Brown Part of Winning CSNE Hackathon Team, Michael Blake on KUOW's The Record: How to discuss politics with your relatives, Professor Jana Mohr Lone teaches University of Washington parents to embrace their children's philosophical questions, What Can Music Teach Us About World War I?, Friends of Philosophy 2014-2015
Contents: From the Chair, Graduation 2015, President's Medal Winner, Department Award Recipients, Winners of Rader Awards for Innovative Summer Philosophy Projects Announced, 2015 PLATO (Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization) Conference: Equity and Inquiry, UW Divests from Thermal Coal, A Philosopher and an Atmospheric Scientist Walk Into a Bar..., Center for Philosophy for Children, Department Advisory Board
Contents: Newsletter Spring 2015 From the Chair, Newsletter Spring 2015 - On the Right, Newsletter Spring 2015 Interview with Ann Baker, Newsletter Spring 2015 Interview with Conor Mayo-Wilson, Newsletter Spring 2015 Writing Center Tutors, Newsletter Spring 2015 Advisory Board, Newsletter Spring 2015 Center for Philosophy For Children, Newsletter Spring 2015 Department T-shirts, Hoodies and Hats, Newsletter Spring 2015 High School Ethics Bowl
Contents: Newsletter Fall 2014 From the Chair, Newsletter Fall 2014 Interview with Nora Burnes, Newsletter Fall 2014 An Unusual Collaboration Addresses Peer Review Bias, Newsletter Fall 2014 Professor Lynn Hankinson Nelson Uses Technology to Engage Students, Newsletter Fall 2014 Michael Blake on KUOW: The Record, Newsletter Fall 2014 Awards and Achievements, Newsletter Fall 2014 Friends of Philosophy, Newsletter Fall 2014 UW Center for Philosophy for Children, Newsletter Fall 2014 Advisory Board, Newsletter Fall 2014 Department Hoodies, Hats and T-Shirts for Sale
Contents: Newsletter Summer 2014 From the Chair, Newsletter Summer 2014 Taking Philosophy Online, Newsletter Summer 2014 Arthur Fine inducted in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Newsletter Summer 2014 Bioethics Bowl, Newsletter Summer 2014 Rabinowitz Medical Ethics Lecture, Newsletter Summer 2014 Writing Center, Newsletter Summer 2014 Bonderman Travel Fellow: Kaiwen Sun, Newsletter Summer 2014 Awards Reception, Newsletter Summer 2014 Graduation Reception, Newsletter Summer 2014 Advisory Board Update, Newsletter Summer 2014 Center for Philosophy for Children, Newsletter Summer 2014 Department T-shirts, Hoodies & Hats for Sale
Contents: Newsletter Winter 2014 From the Chair, newsletter Winter 2014 Andrea Sullivan-Clarke, Newsletter Winter 2014 UW Press Intern, Newsletter Winter 2014 High School Ethics Bowl, Newsletter Winter 2014 Shawn Mintek, Newsletter Winter 2014 Carole Lee, Newsletter Winter 2014 Jeffrey Lee, Newsletter Winter 2014 Graduate Student Conference, Newsletter Winter 2014 Philosophy for Children, Newsletter Winter 2014 Advisory Board, Newsletter Winter 2014 Rabinowitz Lecture in Medical Ethics
Contents: Letter from the Chair, Neuroethics Project at UW, Interview with Professor Colin Marshall, Seyla Benhabib: "Hannah Arendt's Eichman in Jerusalem 50 Years Later, An Interview with Professor Michael Rosenthal: "Why Do Hannah Arendt's Ideas about Evil and the Holocaust Still Matter?", Awards and Achievements - Autumn 2013, Kaiwen Sun Selected as 2013 Bonderman Travel Fellow, Advisory Board Update - Autumn 2013, Center for Philosophy for Children Update - Autumn 2013, Friends of Philosophy Update - Autumn 2013
Contents: Letter from the Chair, Celebrating Ken Clatterbaugh's Retirement, Remembering Professor Robert Richman (written by Prof. David Keyt), Arthur Fine's "The Shaky Game" 25 Years Later, Philosophy for Children Update Autumn 2012, Autumn 2012 Rabinowitz Symposium, Advisory Board Update Autumn 2012, Awards and Achievements 2012, Hypatia's 5th and Final Year at UW!, Alumni News - Autumn 2012, Friends of Philosophy - Autumn 2012
Contents: Letter from the Chair, Ken Clatterbaugh's Retirement Celebration, Arthur Fine Prize in Philosophy of Science, Cosmopolitan Rights and Responsibilities Conference, Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics, 2012 APA Pacific Meeting, HuskyFest 2012!, Congratulations to Our UW Timeless Award Winners!, Kelsey Kamitomo Wins Undergraduate Paper Prize, Philosophy for Children Updates Spring 2012, Philosophy T-Shirts and Hoodies for Sale!