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Philosophy News and Events

See What Our Philosophy Faculty Have Been Up To

Professor Michael Brownstein - Assistant Professor

---Gave the keynote presentation at the SUNY-Albany "Minorities and Philosophy" colloquium. His talk was called "Implicit Bias and the Moral Credibility of Intuition"

---Gave a talk--"Self-Regulation for Hyperopics like Me"--at the APA-Pacific in Vancouver, CA.

---Did a 3 day implicit bias training for the Pima County (AZ) Juvenile and Superior court systems

Professor Jonathan Jacobs - Philosophy Dept. Co-Chair and Director of the Criminal Justice Institute

---Was the Distinguished Thomas Jack Lynch Visiting Scholar in Philosophy at Wake Forest University, Spring 2015---Was Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, May 2015.

---Presented "Adam Smith on Resentment, Justice, and the Bonds of Civil Society," at the annual meeting of the International Adam Smith Society, Glasgow, Scotland, July 21, 2015

---Presented "Virtue, Vice, and Practical Necessity," at Workshop on Practical Necessity, Essen, Germany, August 13, 2015

--Professor Jacobs was awarded a NEH grant which will be used to fund a summer seminar in the Summer of 2017. Click on link for more information:

Professor Christopher Trogan - Adjunct Associate Professor

Refereed Journal Articles

2015 "Reclaiming the Existential Discourse of Suicide: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to

Suicide and Why They Matter." International Journal of Literary Humanities. 13.3 (2015): 27-31. Print.

2014 "Rilke’s Fourth Duino Elegy as Philo-Poetic Dialectic." Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory. 16.2 (2015): 265-81. Print.

2014 "The Unspoken Possibility of Language: Poetic Silence in Mallarmé and Rilke." Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought. 3.1 (2014): 34-53. Print.

Book Chapters

2015 "‘Narrative Impasse and Epistemological Terror in Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘The Fall of the House of Usher.’" Perspectives on Edgar Allan Poe: Collected Essays. Ed. Gerry Del Guercio. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 2015. 50-68. Print.

2015 "What is Literature?" The Pocket Instructor: Literature. Ed. Diane Fuss and William. Prince- ton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 23-29. Print.

Papers Presented

2015 "‘Narrative Impasse and Epistemological Terror in Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘The Fall of the House of Usher.’" Thirteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Van- couver, Canada. June 17-19.