Philosophy Department


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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UCF Researcher Builds Bridge to Silk Road’s Cultural Heritage

June 2017

Dr. Lanlan Kuang's research  on the Dunhuang Mogao Caves has been featured in UCF Today. Her research has centered around the digital preservation of cultural works within the cave systems. The article can be viewed here:

Dr. Luis H. Favela is awarded Faculty Mentor of the Year

May 2017

The UCF Student Undergraduate Research Council has named Dr. Luis H. Favela Faculty Mentor of the Year.

Three College of Arts and Humanities Students to be Inducted into the Order of Pegasus

March 2017

Three College of Arts and Humanities students, Sabrina Jérôme, Christopher Clemente, and Lauren Gandy, will be inducted into the Class of 2017 Order of Pegasus—the university’s highest and most prestigious award—honoring outstanding student performance “in the areas of academic achievement, outstanding university involvement, leadership, and community service.”

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Philosophy Professor Published in Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy Journal

March 2017

photoDr. Luciana Garbayo has had her article, "Simulation as an Ethical Imperative and Epistemic Responsibility for the Implementation of Medical Guidelines in Health Care" published in the journal of Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy.

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Philosophy Professor Wins Research Incentive Award

March 2017

photoDr. Stephen Fiore, Professor of the Philosophy Department, has won a 2017 UCF Research Incentive Award. This award encourages faculty to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in their field, and also recognizes "faculty contributions to UCF's key goal of achieving international prominence in research and creative activities."

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