Dr. Carson discusses his upcoming book, Lincoln's Ethics, in which he assesses Lincoln's moral character, his many morally fraught decisions regarding slavery, and the rights of African-Americans, as well as his actions and policies as Commander in Chief during the Civil War. Lincoln's Ethics was published May 2015 by Cambridge University Press and is available for purchase on Amazon.com.
The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the winners of the John F. Grant, MD Essay Contest and Philosophy Department Undergraduate Essay Contest.
In the final installment of the series of faculty interviews conducted by the Philosophy Department's Association of Graduate Students in Philosophy for the semester, Corbin Casarez interviews Dr. Victoria Wike, Professor and Graduate Program Director.
MaryKate Bruek, a philosophy major and junior at Loyola, reflects on her current semester at the John Felice Rome Center.
Not many people can say they shook hands with the Pope. Even fewer can say they gave him a high five. But Zac Davis did exactly that while studying in Rome as part of Loyola’s Ricci Scholars program. Closer to home, he’s worked as an Orientation leader and a peer advisor, and he’s been involved on a project about the original library collection of St. Ignatius College, the precursor of Loyola University Chicago.
Thomas Regan, S.J., has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Father Regan has been serving as the interim dean of the University’s largest college since June.
In the third installment of the series of faculty interviews conducted by the Philosophy Department's Association of Graduate Students in Philosophy, Corbin Casarez interviews Dr. Kristen Irwin, who recently joined our department this past fall and has jumped right in.
Dr. David Schweickart, professor of philosophy, discusses how his love of philosophy led to his involvement in the Civil Rights movement and years of social justice advocacy work to come.
The John F. Grant seminar combines rigorous class discussions with in-depth lectures from leading experts across disciplines.
In continuation of the series of faculty interviews conducted by the Philosophy Department's Association of Graduate Students in Philosophy, Corbin Casarez interviews Dr. Joy Gordon, our newest faculty member and Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J. Professor of Social Ethics.
Dr. Kyle Thomsen, who graduated from Loyola's PhD in Philosophy program and is now an Assistant Professor at St. Francis University, reflects on his time at Loyola and shares his advice on navigating the job market as a Philosophy PhD.
In the first of a series of faculty interviews conducted by the Philosophy Department's Association of Graduate Students in Philosophy, Corbin Casarez interviews Dr. Mark Waymack,our Department Chairperson.
Meet Andy Kondrat, a current student of the Philosophy PhD program and bioethics enthusiast who has turned his love of philosophy into an exciting career.
Dr. Hanne Jacobs, an assistant professor of philosophy, talks about what interests her most about philosophy.
Dr. Maggie Labinksi, who recently graduated from Loyola's PhD in Philosophy program and is now an assistant professor at Fairfield University, contemplates how Loyola shaped her as a scholar and teacher.
Loyola’s Ethics and Bioethics Bowl teams offer unique opportunities to gain lifelong skills while having fun and competing across the country.
Jacqueline Scott fell in love with philosophy while she was an undergraduate student. Now, as an associate professor at Loyola, she’s helping her students do the same thing—and winning praise in the process.
Arts & Sciences
Despite studying for two degrees—one in political science and another in philosophy—Andrew Kletzien still manages to keep an active schedule outside the classroom.