UT hosted its 10th annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl this past Saturday, February 2, with 115 high school students from 16 high schools across the state competing.
Graduate student Jeffrey Pannekoek was chosen as the first representative of UT as a predoctoral fellow at a summer workshop organized by Humanities Without Walls.
Teams from thirteen high schools will compete in the eighth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, February 4.
A recent UT graduate has been recognized as a highly commended entrant by the Undergraduate Awards program—dubbed the “junior Nobel Prize”—for his paper in the philosophy category. Duncan Cordry, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the University of New Mexico, has been honored
WVLT-TV Local 8 Now visited UT’s Ethics Bowl to watch as fifteen high school teams tackled a series of controversial issues, ranging from racism to the use of natural resources.
Fifteen teams comprising more than 100 students will compete in the seventh annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, January 23.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in diversity leadership, advising, teaching, research, academic outreach, and service on December 1 at the annual Faculty Awards Ceremony held at the Holiday Inn-Downtown.
The public is invited to enjoy free events throughout October related to the current exhibition, Embodying Enlightenment: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas, which runs through January 3, 2016, at McClung Museum.
With the start of the academic year, nine new department heads have now taken their posts.
Fifteen teams from thirteen East Tennessee high schools will compete at the sixth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl. The daylong competition is sponsored by UT’s Department of Philosophy and the Humanities Center.
John Hardwig, a retired professor of philosophy, wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post about Brittany Maynard, who became the face of a movement to allow dying patients to choose when to end their lives. “The evaluation of Maynard’s death and of physician-assisted suicide more generally, must not be exclusively focused on the dying person.
Fifteen teams from twelve East Tennessee high schools will compete at the fifth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, February 8. The day-long competition is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville Hotel in Downtown Knoxville. The opening remarks begin at 10:30 a.m., and