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Spring 2021 Events

At 7pm on April 22nd, Kate Nicole Hoffman (ABD, Penn) is giving a talk, co-sponsored by the Philosophy Club and SUNY Potsdam's Philosophy Forum, about what we're trying to protect when we try to protect nature. Our own Jada Taylor will provide comments.(If you need the Zoom link, please email

The Philosophy Club is resuming regular activities with an event at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Amphitheatre at Riverfront Park. Join us, especially if you've never been to a Phil Club event before!

philclub riverside

Dr. Karen Kovaka (Virginia Tech) is giving a talk on March 18th about whether messing with nature just makes environmental issues worse. Come check it out! (If you need the Zoom link, please email


Our Speculation Academy is hosting a discussion about presidential pardon power on February 10th, led by Drs. Scott Davidson and Dan Miller. Join us! (If you need the Zoom link, please email

pardon me?

Dr. Jake Jackson (Temple University) is giving a talk on February 3rd about making sense of one's life after a psychiatric diagnosis. Come check it out! (If you need the Zoom link, please email

Jake Jackson


Professor David Cerbone has been named a Woodburn fellow for the years 2020–2022!

Cerbone, Woodburn Fellow

Congratulations to Nina Han, Soofia Lateef, and Iain MacKay, who have won the 2020 In-House Essay Contest! Each of the winning essays vividly demonstrates the variety of insightful, charitable, and rigorous thinking that students cultivate through studying philosophy.

   Nina Han   Soofia Lateef   Iain MacKay

Professor David Cerbone has received an Eberly College Outstanding Teacher Award!


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