Established through funds provided by the Office of the President, the department has established the Rotating Stars Program, under which a 'star' in the discipline visits the department each year to offer an intensive, full-credit seminar.
Previous visitors include:
Linguistic Theory, Syntax, Semantics, Philosophy of Language, Political Dissidence, Democracy and Sovereignty, Global Political Development.
Post-structuralism, post-modernism, deconstruction, literary theory
Other visitors who have taught full-credit, intensive seminars in the department of philosophy include Julia Kristeva, Manfred Baum, Rudolf Bernet, Klaus Held, Claude Lefort, Dominique Janicaud, Jacques Taminiaux, Bernard Waldenfels, Burkhard Tuschling, Eugene Gendlin, Bruce Wilshire and Jean-Francois Lyotard.
"Art and the Quantum Moment"
Prof. Rober P. Crease
Prof. Alfred Goldhaber
Prof. Don Byron
"On Reading The Second Sex the Third Time"
Prof. Kyoo Lee
Career Opportunities for Philosophy Majors
Husserl's Missing Technologies: Don Ihde Book Presentation
Featuring "Missing Ihde," with Prof. Robert Crease
"The Assault on Ethnic Studies"
Prof. Ron Scapp
Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award
"Writing Across and Beyond the Disciplines"
Prof. Susan Bordo
Book Presentation: Peter Manchester's Temporality and the Trinity
Keynotes by Elizabeth Grosz and Emma Sulkowicz
"Heidegger and Traumatology"
Prof. Reginald Lilly
"Interspecies Ethics: Meditations on Cosmopolitan Peace"