It is a longstanding tradition for a group of philosophy majors and minors from Missouri State to attend the annual Midsouth Philosophy Conference in Memphis. The conference brings in philosophers, philosophy grad students, and philosophy undergrad students from all over the country for dozens of talks given over a day and a half. This year Missouri State sent 19 students, its … [Read more...] about 2012 Midsouth Philosophy Conference
This is a valuable opportunity to get involved not only as a philosophy student but as a member of the greater philosophy community! Unfortunately, you only have one more week to submit your work to the conference in time for the deadline. Your submissions can be sent in to Nick Tominello at his email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions must be received by Sunday, January … [Read more...] about Have you submitted to the Midsouth Philosophy Conference?
In an era in which chronic unemployment seems to demand hard skills, some students are turning to an ancient study that they say prepares them not for a job, but for the multiple jobs they expect to hold during their lifetimes. Study of philosophy makes gains despite economy … [Read more...] about Study of philosophy makes gains despite economy
The philosophy department hosts an annual "Who Is The Most Logical Undergraduate?" contest intended to give students some hands-on experience with philosophy and helping other students see how philosophy can be beneficial to their degree programs. The most recent contest was November 10, and we had a great turn-out! Here are the winners: 1st place ($150): Christian … [Read more...] about “Who Is the Most Logical Undergraduate?” Contest Winners