• Scholarship

    2021-22 Small Grants Program for History of Philosophy Research at Notre Dame

     Therese Scarpelli Cory, Director of the History of Philosophy Forum and John and Jean Oesterle Associate Professor of Thomistic Studies in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, writes to pass on information about 2021-22 travel grants for international scholars who would like to do research in the history of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame: I am pleased to announce that the 2020-2021 Call for Applications is now open for the Small Grants Program at the History of Philosophy Forum at the University of Notre Dame.  This program, now in its second year, supports international scholars with research projects in the history of philosophy that could benefit from a…

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    New Joint PhD/MA Philosophy & Classics program at the University of Notre Dame

    The University of Notre Dame is launching a new joint program (PhD in Philosophy and MA in Classics) and asked me to share the following announcement: Since we are upon a new cycle of graduate applications, I wanted to bring to your attention the new Joint PhD/MA Philosophy & Classics program at the University of Notre Dame (deadline Jan 15th). This is a six-year funded program that aims to provide students with the opportunity to pursue a PhD in Philosophy and a MA in Classics in tandem. The MA degree can be pursued with different degrees of emphasis on either Greek or Latin (see under ‘Double Degree’). The joint program should be…

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    New Initiative: History of Philosophy Forum at the University of Notre Dame

    Readers will be interested to hear about the following initiative. Thanks to Therese Scarpelli Cory, Director of the History of Philosophy Forum and John and Jean Oesterle Associate Professor of Thomistic Studies in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, for passing this on: The Philosophy Department of the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the inauguration of the History of Philosophy Forum, for the purpose of facilitating research and collaboration among scholars working in the history of philosophy.  To that end, the History of Philosophy Forum (1) organizes an annual colloquium examining a philosophical theme across different periods in the history of philosophy, (2) hosts a Distinguished…

  • Scholarship,  Teaching

    PhiLife Site Launches!

    The Mellon Philosophy as a Way of Life Network website is now live: philife.nd.edu Our official website for the project features a pump-up video, bios of involved faculty and staff, teaching resources, and lots of information about our project ambitions. Check it out here! We are also looking for help in making the digital side of this project even better. If you have any materials for our Resource page (syllabi, assignments, grading materials, videos, anything!), please pass them on. We are looking for any non-copyright materials that you find useful in teaching or researching philosophy as a way of life. We are also looking for blog posts about Philosophy as…

  • Scholarship,  Teaching

    Deadline Day for Drafts Exchange and Mellon Philosophy as a Way of Life Project Applications

    Today is the deadline for letters of intent for the Mellon Philosophy as a Way of Life Project, a new initiative to help scholars effectively teach philosophy as a way of life! If you teach philosophy at a post-secondary institution and are interested at all, please check out philife.nd.edu and consider submitting a letter of intent. Today is also the deadline for the second round of ancient philosophy paper draft exchanges, so take your chance and sign up now.

  • Scholarship,  Teaching

    Join the Mellon Philosophy as a Way of Life Project! (UPDATED Deadline January 15)

    I am very excited to announce the Mellon Philosophy as a Way of Life Project, a new initiative to help scholars effectively teach philosophy as a way of life! I am delighted to be serving as one of the Lead Faculty Advisors.  If you teach philosophy at a post-secondary institution and are interested at all, please check out our website: philife.nd.edu and consider submitting a letter of intent. We are less than a week away from the January 15 deadline for applying for the first cohort. We are putting together a network of interested scholars to share resources and to participate in a week-long workshop we will be running at Notre Dame for…