Philosophy Club sharpens students’ intellectual creativity through discourse

Fresno State Philosophy Club

The Fresno State Philosophy Club meets every Thursday at 2 p.m. in “The Phil Zone” (Music 104) and discusses a variety of philosophical, religious, and legal topics and issues. Every Fresno State student, regardless of major, can join the club — or attend the club’s events and meetings. A theme, readings, and questions for each […]

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New Faces: Philosophy welcomes two new professors

Mulhern and Tais

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our college, inspiring new […]

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Dr. Kapoor receives lifetime award from FCOE Foundation

In this March 27, 2012 photo, Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor holds a red rose as he stands by the statue of Cesar Chavez in the Peace Garden at Fresno State.

Philosophy Department professor Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor was among four who were honored by the Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE) Foundation for a lifetime of educational contributions. The 2018 FCOE Honors Gala was held on September 15, 2018, at the Fresno City College Old Administration Building. “Dr. Kapoor’s legacy of nonviolence reflects principles at the […]

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Dr. Vadim Keyser brings area of study new to Fresno State

Dr. Vadim Keyser

Fresno State is continually searching for new methods of learning to engage students in furthering their education. One way of accomplishing this task is the incorporation of professors teaching in areas that explore new forms of study. This year, Assistant Professor Dr. Vadim Keyser joined the College of Arts and Humanities in bringing a new area of study to the Department of Philosophy.

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Philosophy presents ‘Voicing Ideas’ conference

Flyer for Voicing Ideas conference

The Department of Philosophy will present “Voicing Ideas,” an annual conference highlighting the work of undergraduate philosophy students, from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the University Business Center, Peters Building 192.

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Lecture-recital: ‘Voice and Silence: Women in Opera and Philosophy’

Voice and Silence featuring Drs. Maria Briggs and Tina Botts

“Voice and Silence: Women in Opera and Philosophy” is a lecture-recital scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in the Fresno State Concert Hall. In this collaboration between the Department of Music and the Department of Philosophy, soprano Dr. Maria Briggs and philosopher Dr. Tina Botts will explore the role of women in operatic dramas and philosophy.

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