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PHILOSOPHY

Courses in the Philosophy department provide students with a background in the history of philosophy, and develop competence in the analysis and evaluation of philosophical problems.


PHILOSOPHY NEWS

Benson ’18 Joins “SportsCenter”

Mac_BensonFollowing an internship last spring covering local sports with ESPN Ithaca, Mac Benson ’18 is back with the national network full-time as a production assistant at “SportsCenter” in New York. Benson,…
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The Tree of Life and Knowledge

Eugen Tree Dedication-00209As Dean of Hobart and Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 retires after nearly 50 years of service to the Colleges, a new relic of his impact stands just…
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Baer Calls All to ‘Stay Woke’

baccalaureate-00236On the eve of graduation, Hobart Dean and Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 delivered the keynote Baccalaureate address, reflecting on philosophical teachings from across the globe that inform…
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Dean Baer to Receive Medal of Excellence

Baer_Eugen_Portrait003A consequential scholar at Hobart and William Smith for nearly 50 years, Professor of Philosophy Eugen Baer P’95, P’97 will receive the Hobart Alumni Association’s highest honor, the Hobart Medal…
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HWS Debate Team Hosts Top Teams in Round Robin

Featuring 16 teams from 10 countries, Professor of Philosophy Eric Barnes Eric Barnes opens the final round of the annual Hobart and William Smith Round Robin debate tournament on Saturday.This spring, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Round Robin welcomes the 16 best debate teams to campus for one of the world’s most prestigious international tournaments. From Thursday, April…
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