Christopher Freiman, associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary, outlines his reasoning in his new book “Why It’s OK to Ignore Politics.” Just in time for the Nov. 2 elections, he makes an interesting yet controversial case.
Flanked by traffic and street art on the north end of Lafayette Square in Washington, Weijia Jiang ’05 makes her morning trek through the labyrinth required to enter the White House.
A digital showcase of undergraduate accomplishment will roll out throughout the month of April.
Philosophy professor Josh Gert recently contributed to an on-line series of commentaries on the nature of truth. The series was sparked by a 1973 film of a dialogue between renowned philosophers, P. F. Strawson and Gareth Evans.
Philosophy faculty member Philip Swenson and Dustin Crummett ’12 were never at William & Mary at the same time, but their connection has now been forged in print by the publication of their co-authored paper.
Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
CBS News White House Correspondent Weijia Jiang '05 recently joined David Culver ‘09, an international correspondent for CNN, for a special installment of President Katherine A. Rowe’s Community Conversation series.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has approved William & Mary’s proposal for a new bachelor of science degree in data science.
William & Mary's 2020 Raft Debate will be held in the Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium March 19 at 6:30 p.m.
A persistent mystery surrounding one of William & Mary’s most treasured possessions apparently has been solved, by a 19-year-old sophomore.
Maloni Wright ’21 and William & Mary Associate Professor of Theatrical Design Matthew Allar have used their research collaboration in scenic design to bring stories to life.
William & Mary Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Tucker is looking at how people weigh reasons when making decisions, and how they might do it more effectively.
Elizabeth Radcliffe, Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, and Angela Coventry, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Portland State University, have received a grant of $185,975 from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Noah Lemos, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, talks about his years working on the pesky problem of the repugnant conclusion.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2018.
William & Mary Philosophy Professor Elizabeth Radcliffe’s new book says both passion and reason are necessary for action, supporting the theory of 18th-century philosopher David Hume and disagreeing with those who argue against him.
Professor Josh Gert is featured in Hi-Phi Nation's, "A Night of Philosophy." Listen to the audio broadcast and hear his contribution, on revenge, from about 18' to 25'.
Philip Swenson, assistant professor of philosophy at William & Mary, is researching and discussing the topic with students in a new class this semester.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
Nine philosophy scholars convened at William & Mary to "iron out" and improve the persuasiveness of their arguments.
Josh Gert, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, explores an original account of color properties and our perception of them in his new book “Primitive Colors.”
With this interview, the Philosophy Department introduces the W&M community to its newest faculty member, Philip Swenson.
Adam Lerner, class of 2012, has won the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students.
Christopher Freiman, associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary, recently was compelled to write about his opinion on Americans’ obligation to allow immigrants the advantages of living in the United States.
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Caitlin Lewis Smallwood ’88 directs a team of around 50 data scientists, engineers and mathematicians at Netflix in Los Gatos, California.
The White House announced Thursday that Thomas Shannon Jr. ’80 will be acting Secretary of State until the Senate confirms President Trump nominee Rex Tillerson for the office.
Every year, the William & Mary Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members.
Associate Professor of Philosophy Christopher Freiman is featured on the AEON magazine website, writing about the root of wrongdoing.
Philosophy Professor Paul Davies and Associate Professor Matthew Haug both call on neuroscience and social science in their arguments. Now they are hoping to team up.
Goebel’s latest creation, 2040matters.com, is a non-partisan political blog that highlights the declining trend in civic engagement and offers creative alternatives for political problem solving.
Recent William & Mary graduate Allison Heisel '16 has been named Active Citizen of the Year by Break Away, a national organization that promotes alternative break programs.
From a globally recognized leader in international criminal law and a leading linguistic scholar to a widely published neuroscientist, the 2016 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence will be bestowed to 20 talented and visionary professors across William & Mary's campus.
The William & Mary Philosophy Club hosted the fifth annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference last weekend, a spring tradition for die-hard philosophy students.