Author Archives: Huenemann

About Huenemann

Curious about the ways humans use their minds and hearts to distract themselves from the meaninglessness of life.

Two philosophy club events this week

The first, mentioned previously, is Michael Otteson’s talk about Aristotle’s view of the self, which is today (Tuesday, March 1) at 4:30 p.m. in Main 326.

The second is a talk by Abigail Fritz, philosophy alumna and current grad student in history. Her talk will focus on Socrates and his daimonion, or the little voice that told him things. Fritz’s presentation will be Thursday, March 3, 3 p.m., Main 227.

Arche: undergraduate jounral in philosophy, call for papers

[from Arche] Our Spring issue will be devoted to explorations of language, literature, and the interactions thereof. We are open to submissions of various formats, including research papers, critical analyses, conference presentation materials, interviews, and original essays.

We would be grateful if you would circulate this email and our call for submissions flyer: https://bit.ly/Arche-Flyer-Jan-22. All submissions should be sent with an abstract in English to arche@bu.edu and will be reviewed on a rolling basis through March 1, 2022. Please remove any identifying information from your submission(s). 

With thanks for your attention and support, 

THE EDITORIAL TEAM

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Philosophy Club, Tuesday 2/15, ESLC 053, 4 pm

All our welcome to attend the next Philosophy Club discussion next Tuesday, 2/15, in ESLC 053, at 4:00 p.m. The topic will be whether the style of writing and engaging in philosophy itself excludes or discourages various people from participating. The essay below addresses this question, and you may want to read it, though reading it is not required for joining in the discussion next Tuesday!

Two more job candidates in philosophy

Again, more opportunities to interact with people who may be your professor!

Friday, January 28: Corey Reed, University of Memphis

Meet and Greet: 10:15-11:15, CSPH conference room

Informal research presentation “The Necessity of Existentialism for Race-Gender Intersectional and Multidimensional Theories”: 2:30-3:30, Main 227

Monday, January 31: Mike Ashfield, Utah State University

Meet and Greet: 10:15-11:15, CSPH conference room

Informal research presentation “Reasonableness Ain’t All in the Head”: 3:30-4:30, Main 227

Job candidates in philosophy

Hello students! You should know that we are in the middle of hiring somebody as a new professor in our program. We will be having four job candidates interview with us, and you are welcome to meet them and let us know what you think.

Below are the opportunities to meet our first two candidates:

Friday, January 21:

Candidate: Marshall Bierson, University of Florida
1:30-2:30: meet and greet with faculty, students (CSPH conference room)
3:00-4:00: informal research talk: “Finding In Form(ative) Solutions to Ethical Puzzles” (Main 227)

Monday, January 24:

Candidate: Evan (Tucker) Sechrest, DePauw University
10:15-11:15 – informal meet and greet with faculty, students (CSPH conference room)
2:30-3:30 – informal research talk: “Democratic Law Is Not Unique” (Main 227)