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Ethics Bowl Team Competes Nationally

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor
March 9, 2017
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The Whitman Ethics Bowl team returned from Nationals in Dallas last week with the “Spirit of Ethics Bowl” award. It was the second consecutive year that the burgeoning group has won the award, which goes to the team that, through civility and thoughtfulness, best exemplifies the spirit of the Eth...

Philosophy Professor Hired

Maggie Chang, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2017
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In January 2018, Whitman will be receiving a new philosophy professor. Wenqing Zhao was among four candidates that traveled to Whitman to give teaching demonstrations and research presentations, and among about 80 of the original applicants. In the length of one academic year, a committee of professors...

Philosophy Department Prepares to Host Heidegger Circle

Andy Monserud
October 27, 2016
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Whitman will play host this spring to the fifty-first annual meeting of the Heidegger Circle, a nationwide group of philosophy scholars with an interest in the work of early nineteenth century philosopher Martin Heidegger. Organized by philosophy professor and prominent Heidegger scholar Julia Ireland,  the co...

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