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2019 Phenomenological Approaches to Physics conference at Stony Brook University, September 26-28  



In the Stony Brook Philosophy Department, philosophy is more an activity than an artifact, more a collective vocation than a solitary pursuit.


Alumni doing great work!  PhD alum Bonnie Mann published an editorial in the New York Times: “The Toxic Masculinity of the Trump Administration.”

Stony Brook Philosophers at the 2019 Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Italy

Megan Craig attended as a lecturer and artist-in-residence and directed participants in a performance Pina Bausch's Nelken Dance on the streets of
Città di Castello .

Stony Brook participants included Anne O'Byrne (Collegium Director), Adam Blair (assistant), Phil Nelson and Maggie Castor (PhD students), and Kelsey Borrowman and Shaila Wadhwani (MA alumni).



News & Announcements

The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us about Science and Authority by Professor Robert P. Crease, was published in March. Check out “Defending Science: Robert Crease Takes On the Denialists” to learn about the motivation behind Crease’s new book, as well as his recent efforts to draw attention to the intimate link between the Humanities and the Sciences. 

Max-Kade Dissertation Fellowships for the Transatlantic Collegium of Philosophy  awarded to PhD students, Eric Bormanis and Martin Benson. These fellowships annually provide up to three doctoral students with an additional year of support while enhancing the Department’s international profile.  

How do we manage the retreat of
communities hit by climate change?
Professor  Robert Crease reports from a recent conference that discussed who should decide when (and how) people living in endangered coastal communities should move.   Physics World