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Philosophy

  1. Illustration of two students walking toward a college building that's inside a computer monitor

    Grinnell Offers Summer Classes for the First Time Since 1947

    Aug 07, 2020
    The spirit of community and desire to care for students prompted the quick development of summer classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. Conceptual illustration showing a smart phone used for remote learning and a large book in the background

    Intellectual Engagement During a Summer with Fewer Options Than Normal

    Aug 07, 2020
    Concern for the students, especially those who stayed on campus, prompted a professor to volunteer to teach
  3. Professor Tammy Nyden (center) listens to two students during class

    Behind the Scenes of a Specially Designed Course

    Apr 06, 2020
    You probably know from experience that when you have a teacher who’s excited about teaching, the class is energized. Special topics courses give professors that chance to re-energize. Now multiply that energy level by 3.
  4. About a dozen students and instructor listen to another student presenting informally in their classroom

    Students Learn Strategies and Tactics for Making a Difference

    Apr 03, 2020
    You care about the world and you want to make a difference. Can you do that in a class?
  5. photo of Michael Puett

    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University

    Jan 09, 2020
    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University Michael Puett will present two lectures (1) "Ritual, Sincerity, and Human Flourishing: What Chinese Philosophers can Teach Us About the Good Life" in JRC 101, at 7:30 p.m. on Wed, Jan. 29, 2020. (2) “Creating Worlds: Imagination and Interpretation in Classical China” in JRC 101, at 11:00 am – 12:00 p.m on Thu, Jan. 30, 2020.
  6. Jack Marchesi '20

    Spot the Gaps and Fill Them In

    Jun 28, 2019
    Applying philosophical thinking across disciplines
  7. Jin Chang

    Intrigued by the Challenge of Intro to Philosophy

    May 30, 2019
    How majoring in philosophy prepared Jin Chang ’19 for grad school
  8. Adrienne Celt

    Writers@Grinnell: Adrienne Celt ’06

    May 24, 2018
    Award winning author, comic artist, and alum, Adrienne Celt '06, begins the 2018-2019 Writers@Grinnell series.
  9. Alum Returns to Discuss Kant, Dog-Whistle Politics & the History of Concepts

    Jan 31, 2018
    Prof. Michael Olson ’03, Macquarie University, Sydney, returns to campus on Feb. 8, 2018.
  10. Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

    Apr 06, 2017
    Peter Frase imagines how a post-capitalist world might look deploying the tools of both social science and speculative fiction.

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