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Notre Dame Philosopher Sticks Up For God

Author: Schuessler, Jennifer

There are no atheists in foxholes, the old saying goes. Back in the 1950s, when the philosopher Alvin Plantinga was getting his start, there were scarcely more religious believers in academic philosophy departments. Read More

Philosophy Ph.D. Student Awarded Fellowship to Germany

Author: Kevin Clarke

She’s already mastered English, French, and, of course, her native Spanish. Now Natalia Baeza, a graduate student in Notre Dame’s Department of Philosophy, is clearly on her way to conquering German. Recently awarded a prestigious German Academic Exchange Service fellowship, Baeza is completing her doctoral work at Frankfurt’s renowned Institute for Social Research. Read More

Ancient philosophy workshop provides interdisciplinary forum

Author: Kevin Clarke

 

Ancient philosophers such as Plato, Socrates and Aristotle can offer a surprisingly fresh perspective on our modern political and cultural challenges. And at the University of Notre Dame, the Workshop on Ancient Philosophy is the forum for graduate students and faculty to study and share these insights. Directed by Professor Gretchen Reydams-Schils, the annual series of events is now in its ninth year and has proven to be a rigorous and relevant venue for learning for scholars from all across the college. Read More

Arts and Letters Grad Student Studies Philosophy in Australia

Author: Joanna Basile

Alexander Skiles, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Philosophy, spent the last year delving into the study of metaphysics with the help of a Kaneb Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, which helped fund his recent research at Australian National University (ANU). Read More

Recent Philosophy Ph.D. Receives International Honor

Author: Joanna Basile

Sean Walsh, a graduate of Notre Dame’s departments of philosophy and mathematics, has been awarded a Kurt Gödel Research Prize Fellowship—one of the most prestigious honors in the field of logic. Read More