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Aaron Meskin
Meskin Leads Interdisciplinary Artificial Intelligence Grant Team

Philosophy department head Aaron Meskin is the primary investigator on the grant project “From AI Ethics to AI Aesthetics: Artificial Intelligence and Aesthetic Harm,” which has been awarded a UGA Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grant. Joining Meskin are Pengyuan Wang, Rosanna Smith, and Carolina Salge of the Terry College of Business; David Saltz, Isabelle Wallace, and Katie Geha of the…

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Undergrad Awards/ Scholarship Deadline April 11

The deadline to apply for undergraduate awards & scholarships for the current academic year is 5pm, Monday, April 11, 2022. Undergraduate Philosophy students wishing to be considered for the Daniel Hart Memorial Scholarship, the Frank Harrison III Scholarship, the Horace B. Russell Prize, the Richard R. Severens Scholarship, or the William T. Blackstone Honors Memorial Scholarship can find criteria, application, and selection process details…

Philosophy Multiculturalism
New Course Announced: PHIL 2700-Philosophical Approaches to Multiculturalism

The Department of Philosophy announces the approval of PHIL 2700, Philosophical Approaches to Multiculturalism, for enrollment in Spring 2021. Developed by Assistant Professor Rohan Sikri, this class meets the Franklin College Multicultural requirement.  “This course offers students the opportunity to learn about the discourse on multiculturalism (in particular, about its iterations in the United States), explore tensions and problems…

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2021 Kleiner Lecture Series Announced

The Department of Philosophy announces the Fall 2021 through Spring 2022 lineup for the annual Scott & Heather Kleiner Lecture Series. We are proud to present renowned Philosophy scholars from around the globe presenting important talks on a wide array of relevant philosophical topics. This year's schedule of Kleiner lectures includes: September 23, 2021  Jonathan Wolff  (Oxford University) "Inequality in the City" (online)  …

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Graduate Student News & Accomplishments

Jim Filler Zach Gardner Congratulations to Jim Filler, PhD and Zach Gardener, MA who have recently completed their studies in the Department of Philosophy at UGA. Filler's dissertation is entitled, "Heidegger's Neoplatonic Ontology: Relation as the Ground of Being," while Gardner's thesis is "Ethics Implications in Environmental Aesthetics." Best of luck to these new alumni in their future endeavors. Justin Simpson Michael…

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Philosophy Department Celebrates Graduating Seniors

  On Friday May 17th the Philosophy Department held both a virtual and a face to face ceremony in celebration of its seniors graduating in the spring and summer 2021. A record number of Philosophy majors graduated this year and some of them are going on to prestigious graduate programs. Congratulations to our students and best of luck in all future endeavors!  Gianna Scerbo, recipient of the Richard H. Severens scholarship, with…

Undergraduate Award Winners Announced

Isabelle Riddle William T. Blackstone Honors Philosophy Scholarship Isabelle is graduating with a B.S. in Biology (with a neuroscience area of emphasis) and a minor in Philosophy. She hopes to attend medical school and become a diagnostician after a gap year of ecology field research. She is passionate about travel, medical ethics, poetry, and good conversations with friends.       Emma Emery Frank Harrison III Scholarship Emma…

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Scholarship Application Deadline April 12

It's that time of the year again! The Department of Philosophy is currently seeking applications for undergraduate scholarships including the Frank Harrison III Scholarship, the Daniel S. Hart Memorial Scholarship, the William T. Blackstone Honors Philosophy Scholarship, the Richard H. Severens Scholarship, and nominations for the Horace B. Russell Prize. Application materials, qualifying criteria, and…

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Statement in Support of AAPI Students, Staff, and Faculty

The Department of Philosophy endorses the recent statement from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences regarding the recent Atlanta shootings. We express our support for, and solidarity with, Asian and Asian-American staff, students and faculty as well as our commitment to equity, inclusiveness and respect: The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences expresses support for, and solidarity with, our Asian and Asian-American students, staff, and…

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Minor in Law, Ethics, & Philosophy Announced

The Department of Philosophy is excited to announce a new minor in Law, Ethics, and Philosophy in partnership with the UGA School of Law. This course of study gives undergraduate students an enhanced opportunity to achieve a deeper understanding of legal and ethical modes of thinking and increase their familiarity with philosophical concepts and arguments used in these fields. "We're really excited to offer this new major which …

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