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The examined life is well worth living, philosophy alums say

Feb. 7, 2018

An educator, a lawyer, a medical student and entrepreneur ruminate on how philosophy prepared them for their careers.


Outstanding graduate conducted novel research on learning

Dec. 22, 2017

Do you learn more if you study for hours without breaks or if you take short study breaks every so often? That question not only occurred to Robert Mason Eastwood but also formed the basis of his honors thesis.


Women who feel dissimilar to philosophers tend to leave the field, study finds

Dec. 3, 2017

CU scholar's research found that the participation rate of women in philosophy was indeed affected by students feeling dissimilar to professional philosophers, perhaps even their instructors.


Why are people irrational about politics?

Sept. 20, 2017

Join Philosophy Professor Michael Huemer for his Think! talk "Why We Are Irrational About Politics."


Biochemist, philosopher join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 12, 2017

CU Boulder philosopher Alison Jaggar and biochemist Karolin Luger have been selected of members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy has announced.

The Cambridge Companion to Utilitarianism

The Cambridge Companion to Utilitarianism

Dec. 19, 2016

Utilitarianism, the approach to ethics based on the maximization of overall well-being, continues to have great traction in moral philosophy and political thought. This Companion offers a systematic exploration of its history, themes, and applications.