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Religious Studies Program

The Cal Poly Philosophy Department houses a Religious Studies program with a wide variety of courses in GE and a Religious Studies minor.

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Between the Species

Between the Species online journal logoAn online philosophy journal about the relationship between humans and animals.
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Ethics Group


Cal Poly's Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group focuses on the implications and impact of emerging sciences and technologies.
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Research Workshop: "What Should Limitarians Believe?"

Nov 13, 2020


Dick Timmer (University of Utrecht)

Friday November 20, 2020, 12:10 - 2:00 pm via Zoom.

Cory Ellis and Angelic Lakatos

2020 Student Essay Contest

Jun 9, 2020


 

Congratulations to our 2020 Student Essay Contest winners!
 

1st Place: Cory Ellis for "Experience at the Speed of Time"

2nd Place: Angelica Lakatos for "The Semantics of Sexism" 

For more information about the Student Essay Contests, click here.

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2020 Student Symposium

May 21, 2020


Join us on the afternoon of Friday, May 22, 2020 for the 2020 Student Symposium.

Friday, May 22, 2020
1:00 PM – 3:40 PM 
Via Zoom (Link available on Canvas)

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Sean Pierce

Research Workshop: "Implicit Bias and Mere Moral Failure"

Apr 11, 2020


Séan Pierce

Friday, May 8, 12:10 pm - 2:00 pm via Zoom

Alex LeBrun

Research Workshop: "Moral Debunking and the Wrong Kind of Reason"

Apr 11, 2020


Alex LeBrun

Friday, April 24, 12:10 pm - 2:00 p via Zoom (email the dept. chair for the link)

The 2020 Philosophy Department Student Essay Contest is now open!

Feb 25, 2020


Please see the department website for rules and submission guidelines (https://philosophy.calpoly.edu/students/essay-contest/rules).

Dr. Anna Flaherty

Speaker: Dr. Anna Flaherty, SIU School of Medicine

Feb 6, 2020


Transcending the Gender Binary: The Science and Philosophy of Transgender Medicine

Friday, February 21, 2020 from 11:00-4:00 pm
38-121 (Science and Mathematics)

Dr. Anna Flaherty

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Resident, c/o 2021
Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine
Cal Poly Philosophy alum, 2010
www.annaflahertymd.com/about.html
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