Reading Day at the New York Historical Society

Students at the New York Historical Society

On Friday, December 10, 2021, the philosophy and history departments teamed up to bring a group of students to the New York Historical Society on Reading Day to see the exhibit Aristotle: From Antiquity to the Modern Era. The exhibit featured early modern manuscripts of some of Aristotle’s most important works on physics, metaphysics, logic, ethics and […]

Philosophy Program General Information Session

There will be a Philosophy program general information session in the Digital Humanities Center (basement of O’Toole Library) at 12 pm on Monday, 11/29.  Lunch will be provided, and this will be a great chance to learn more about majoring and minoring in Philosophy at SPU!  There will be a short presentation on the requirements […]

Phi Sigma Tau inducts three students “virtually”!

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and temporary closure of the University’s Jersey City campus, the Philosophy Department held its first ever virtual induction ceremony on Zoom! On Friday, May 1, 2020, the Philosophy Department welcomed three students into Phi Sigma Tau, the Philosophy Honor Society. Congratulations are extended to Hunter Criollo ’20, Cesar Gomez ’20, and […]

All Philosophy Department events temporarily postponed

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, and in accordance with Governor Murphy’s declaration of a state of emergency and related decisions, the Saint Peter’s University campus is temporarily closed. All university classes and everyday operational functioning will be taking place virtually. With respect for the health of our students, employees, and their families, the […]

Philosophy students travel to Germany & Austria!

Students and professors stand on the steps of the Feldherrnhalle. The statue commemorating the Franco-Prussia War stands proudly behind them.

Students from the PL-495 Exploring Philosophy Overseas course traveled to Germany and Austria over spring break. Student enjoyed their ten day trip, which included sightseeing at the medieval treasures of Munich, a tour of Nazi Socialist Munich in addition to a sobering visit to Dachau, a visit to Nuremberg, a ride along the Alps to […]

Ethical Leadership Program welcomes former ACLU President

The Philosophy Department’s Ethical Leadership Program, along with the Honors Program, the Frank J. Guarini School of Business, the Sociology, Criminal Justice, Asian Studies, Political Science, and Communication and Media Culture Departments, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership, and the Office of the President, proudly presents Nadine Strossen, Former President of the American Civil […]

Inaugural Ethical Leadership Lecture Postponed

Due to the inclement weather and subsequent campus closings on Monday, December 2, the Philosophy Department’s inaugural Ethical Leadership Lecture featuring Dr. William Remley is postponed. Please be on the lookout for the rescheduled lecture in the spring semester.

Philosophy Department Introduces an Annual Ethical Leadership Lecture

The Philosophy Department’s inaugural Ethical Leadership Lecture will take place on December 2, 2019 at noon in McIntyre Conference Center. This year’s speaker is Adjunct Professor of Philosophy William Remley, Ph.D. He will be discussing his new book The Philosophical Foundation of Alt-Right Politics and Ressentiment (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019). All in the university community are […]

Philosophy Club goes to the MET

The facade of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue on a gray day in April.

On Saturday, April 20, 2019 the John T. Coughlin History Club and the Philosophy Club took a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While there, they explored items from the museum’s permanent collections, as well as the current exhibits “The World Between Empires: Art and Identity in the Ancient Middle East,” “In Praise of […]

Three students inducted into Phi Sigma Tau

Phi Sigma Tau Inductees Anthony Coccaro '19, Nicole Font '20 and Alexis O'Callahan '19. Not pictured is inductee Melanie Mussman '19.

On Monday, April 8 the Philosophy Department welcomed three students into Phi Sigma Tau, the Philosophy Honor Society. Congratulations are extended to Anthony Coccaro ’19, Nicole Font ’20, Alexis O’Callahan ’19, and Melanie Mussman ’19.


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