CU Philosophy Department’s Center for Values and Social Policy hosts the 3rd annual Colorado High School Ethics Bowl, Saturday February 2, 2019

Feb. 4, 2019

Under what conditions, if any, is it morally permissible to read someone’s diary without their knowledge? To engage in a loud argument in public? To buy ivory? Eight teams from five area high schools came together to discuss these questions and many more at the third annual Colorado High School...

Call for Papers: Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress 2019

Jan. 30, 2019

The twelfth annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress will take place August 8-11, 2019 at the University of Colorado Boulder. See the Call for Papers here .

Call for Submissions: 2019 Morris Judd Prize

Jan. 16, 2019

The 2019 Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize will be awarded to the best undergraduate essay submitted on any topic in the values area. The prize comes with a cash award of $500 as well as formal recognition of the honor at the Department’s spring commencement ceremony. The competition is open...

Joseph Wilson Receives Graduate School Dissertation Award

Jan. 15, 2019

PhD candidate Joseph Wilson has won the Graduate School Dissertation Award for the academic year 2019-2020. The award, one of the Arts and Humanities Dissertation Fellowships , gives the selected student funding and tuition coverage for the academic year in order to enable them to devote themselves to their dissertation.

"Philosophy and Sports" Course Article in Arts and Sciences Magazine

Dec. 11, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences profiles the new "Philosophy and Sports" course (PHIL 2240), and course creator Alex Wolf-Root , in the current issue of the online Arts and Sciences Magazine .

Graham Oddie to be Fellow of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies

Dec. 3, 2018

During the Spring of 2019 Graham Oddie will be a Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies in Uppsala, Sweden .

New Course on Ethics and Information Technology (PHIL 2160)

Nov. 2, 2018

Caleb Pickard. Photo: Matthias Steup The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce Ethics and Information Technology (PHIL 2160), a new course about the moral implications of emerging technologies for ourselves and our society. The first two sections of this course will be taught in Spring '19 by Caleb Pickard,...

Meet Dr. Zee Perry

Nov. 1, 2018

Photo: Matthias Steup The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Zee Perry to the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Perry is an Instructor and Visiting Scholar at the Philosophy Department and CU’s Center for the Study of Origins, respectively. Before Colorado, she was the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...

Concerned Philosophers for Peace Conference, October 18-20

Oct. 16, 2018

The 2018 Concerned Philosophers for Peace Conference will be held on the Boulder campus October 18-20, with a keynote by Alison Jaggar . The Conference is co-sponsored by the Center for Values and Social Policy .

Peter Saint-Andre Talk on the Benefits of a Philosophy Major

Oct. 8, 2018

Peter Saint-Andre, Principal Engineer at Mozilla, will be giving a talk "You’re Majoring in What?!? Why Philosophy is a Foundation for Success", Wednesday, October 10 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm in HLMS 199.