Philosophy Department

Highlights

Philosophy Professor collaborates on journal focused on “collective behavior”

July 2018

photoOne of the world’s oldest academic journals just published a special issue dedicated to studying “collective behavior,” which was assembled by an international group of leading researchers in the field, including UCF Philosophy Professor Stephen M. Fiore.

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Philosophy student presents research at nation's only undergrad ethics conference

April 2018

photoDiscussions on ethics are happening in our society at all times, whether we are aware of them or not. Christopher Larson, a UCF student majoring in Philosophy, understands this idea that moral principles create the basis of almost everything, from politics to interpersonal relationships.

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Philosophy Department Announces 2017-2018 Student Awards

April 2018

photoThe UCF Philosophy Department announced its 2017-18 Student Academic Excellence Award winners. These students were recognized for their academic achievements within the department.  

Emily Harrington Emily Harrington
Oscar Jablon Oscar Jablon
Matthew Shalna Matthew Shalna
Nicole Wrobol Nicole Wrobol

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UCF Student Uses Math, Philosophy Skills to Score Summer Project at Harvard

April 2018

photoA UCF math major is headed to Harvard University this summer to study forest ecology through an interdisciplinary research project that combines philosophy, math algorithms and principles of ecology.

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Philosophy students win Mid-Atlantic Ethics Bowl, head to Nationals in Chicago

December 2017

photoThe UCF student team from the Department of Philosophy won the Mid-Atlantic Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition held at the University of North Georgia’s BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Sixteen teams from fourteen universities competed on moral and ethical cases produced by the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics. UCF defeated Wake Forest University in the final round to win the regional championship after presenting positions on censoring fake news, euthanasia for alcoholism, teen suicide awareness, and competitive fairness for intersexed athletes, among several other topics.

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Philosophy Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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