Category Archives: Philosophy

New Publication by Philosophy Professor Andrew J. Cohen

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew J. Cohen, Associate Professor of Philosophy, on the publication of his new book Toleration, published by Polity Press. In his book Dr. Cohen provides an analysis of what toleration is, what should be tolerated, and why … Continue reading

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New Resource: PhilPapers

The Georgia State University Library now provides access to the PhilPapers database. PhilPapers is an interactive online bibliographic index of current scholarly research for students and professional philosophers. The resource has both links to external copies of papers and local … Continue reading

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Dr. Altman and Dr. Barzegar Awarded NEH Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Altman and Dr. Abbas Barzegar who have been awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities for the purpose of developing and teaching a new course: “What is Religious Tolerance? Ethical Perspectives from Jewish, … Continue reading

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Philosophy Professor to Appear on TEDxSydney

Dr. Nicole Vincent will present a talk on TedxSydney on April 26.  Dr. Vincent is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, specializing in neurolaw. She obtained a PhD in philosophy of tort law from the University of Adelaide, … Continue reading

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Cynthia Stark to Speak at Philosophy Colloquium

Dr. Cynthia Stark, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah, will present a talk in the Department of Philosophy titled: “Rescuing the Pareto Argument.” Date/Time: April 25, 3:00 PM Location: 34 Peachtree Street Building, 11th floor Conference Room … Continue reading

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Christopher McMahon to Speak at Philosophy Colloquium

Dr. Christopher McMahon, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California Santa Barbara, will present a talk in the Department of Philosophy titled: “Reasonableness and Legitimacy.” Date/Time: April 12, 3:00 PM Location: 34 Peachtree Street Building, 11th floor Conference Room … Continue reading

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Symposium on Immigration

Please join the Department of Economics, the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, and the Department of Philosophy on Tuesday, March 11 at 6:00pm in the Senate Salon of the Georgia State University Student Center for a free symposium titled: … Continue reading

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February 6-8: Rendering the Visible II: Figure Conference at Georgia State

Georgia State University’s Moving Image Studies program (Department of Communication) is presenting its second Rendering the Visible conference this week. This year, the conference brings together film and media scholars around questions of the Figure and the figural in contemporary … Continue reading

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Philosophy Professor Wins Grant from Center of Theological Inquiry

Congratulations to Dr. George Graham, Professor in the Department of Philosophy, who was awarded a grant from the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ.  The Center of Theological Inquiry is “an independent, ecumenical institution” and is one of the … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Taoism for Dummies

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Herman, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, on the publication of his new book, Taoism for Dummies. In his book Dr. Herman provides a comprehensive survey of the history, concepts, developments, and texts of Taoism, from its … Continue reading

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