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Peter Caws sitting at his desk

In Memoriam: Peter Caws

It is with great sorrow that the Department of Philosophy and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences report the passing of our revered colleague Peter Caws, University Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Human Sciences, Emeritus.

Events

Upcoming events will be listed on this page when scheduled.

 

 


Work With Us

The Philosophy Department has recurring needs for part-time faculty, staff and students. 

  • Prospective part-time faculty may submit their CVs and recent teaching evaluations for consideration to the department chair via email. 
  • The department hires an undergraduate student to work as a logic tutor about once a year. Please contact Michele Friend to be considered for this position.
  • The department hires Federal Work-Study (FWS) students as office assistants every year — many of them from departments outside of Philosophy. Please see GW Handshake to search for available FWS positions.

 


All Past Events



Spring 2014 Proseminars "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" 3/4

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 11:10am to 1:00pm

"Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" taught by Professor Papish

Time: Tuesdays 11:10 - 1:00

PHIL 4198.10 CRN: 90857

2014 Annual Thacher Lecture

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:00pm

"What Does A Mathematical Proof Really Prove" by Dr. Otavio Bueno

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Heidegger's Being and Time" 2/26

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

"Heidegger's Being and Time" taught by Professor Ralkowski

PHIL 4198.80 HONR 2175.82 CRN: 95381

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" 2/25

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 11:10am to 1:00pm

"Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" taught by Professor Papish

Time: Tuesdays 11:10 - 1:00

PHIL 4198.10 CRN: 90857

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Heidegger's Being and Time" 2/19

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

"Heidegger's Being and Time" taught by Professor Ralkowski

PHIL 4198.80 HONR 2175.82 CRN: 95381

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" 2/18

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 11:10am to 1:00pm

"Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" taught by Professor Papish

Time: Tuesdays 11:10 - 1:00

PHIL 4198.10 CRN: 90857

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Heidegger's Being and Time" 2/12

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

"Heidegger's Being and Time" taught by Professor Ralkowski

PHIL 4198.80 HONR 2175.82 CRN: 95381

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" 2/11

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 11:10am to 1:00pm

"Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" taught by Professor Papish

Time: Tuesdays 11:10 - 1:00

PHIL 4198.10 CRN: 90857

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Heidegger's Being and Time" 2/5

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

"Heidegger's Being and Time" taught by Professor Ralkowski

PHIL 4198.80 HONR 2175.82 CRN: 95381

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" 2/11

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:10am to 1:00pm

"Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" taught by Professor Papish

Time: Tuesdays 11:10 - 1:00

PHIL 4198.10 CRN: 90857

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Heidegger's Being and Time" 1/29

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

"Heidegger's Being and Time" taught by Professor Ralkowski

PHIL 4198.80 HONR 2175.82 CRN: 95381

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" 1/28

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:10am to 1:00pm

"Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" taught by Professor Papish

Time: Tuesdays 11:10 - 1:00

PHIL 4198.10 CRN: 90857

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Heidegger's Being and Time" 1/22

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

"Heidegger's Being and Time" taught by Professor Ralkowski

PHIL 4198.80 HONR 2175.82 CRN: 95381

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" 1/21

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 11:10am to 1:00pm

"Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" taught by Professor Papish

Time: Tuesdays 11:10 - 1:00

PHIL 4198.10 CRN: 90857

Spring 2014 Proseminars "Heidegger's Being and Time" 1/15

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

"Heidegger's Being and Time" taught by Professor Ralkowski

PHIL 4198.80 HONR 2175.82 CRN: 95381

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