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2023 newsletter

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Jun 5, 2023

Work in Progress: Soyarslan on Spinoza’s Solitude

In this article Sanem Soyarslan, associate professor of philosophy, discusses some of her current work on Spinoza’s account of the philosophical life. 

Jun 5, 2023

In Brief: More News from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Some further departmental news is presented briefly here. 

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Jun 5, 2023

Looking Back: Department News from the Past

The present and the future are rooted in the past. This column features some department news from the past fifty years. 

Apr 22, 2023

Northwestern Scholar Gives Public Lecture on the Boundary between the Religious and the Secular

On April 13, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd of Northwestern University presented NC State’s annual Impact of Religion Lecture. 

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Mar 27, 2023

Graduating Senior Wins Philosophy Prize

The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies recognized the academic achievements of Sophie Korenek, a top senior in philosophy, at its Student Awards Reception on March 9. 

Dec 1, 2022

Callender Gives World Philosophy Day Lecture on Manifest Time

The speaker at NC State University’s sixth World Philosophy Day Lecture was Craig Callender of the University of California San Diego, who spoke on the topic “Why Does Time Seem To Flow—If It Doesn’t?” 

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Jul 26, 2022

Philosophy Alum Navigates Legal Landscape of Emerging Technologies, Litigation

Philosophy alumnus and attorney Jeff Kelly guides next-gen businesses and investors through the tech start-up process.