Baylor PhD Student, David Echelbarger, has been selected as a recipient of an Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for 2013. This award is given to Baylor graduate students who serve as Teachers of Record and who are recognized for their outstanding teaching by students and faculty. David has been selected by a committee of graduate faculty and graduate students as one of Baylor's outstanding teachers based on recommendations from his supervising faculty, evaluations and recommendations from his students, his teaching philosophy, and his participation in professional teaching development.
Kierkegaard, Communication, and Virtue: Authorship as Edification by Dr. Mark Tietjen was recently published by Indiana University Press . In this book, Mark Tiejen asks how one should evaluate the diversity of voices and other literary devices characterstic of Kierkegaard's method of "indirect communication". The "how" of interpreting Kierkegaards literary works is what Tiejen is most concerned with because in answering this how, one is able to better understand what Kierkegaard is trying to say.
For more on Kierkegaard, Communication, and Virtue: Authorship as Edification visit this link to see a Review by Sharon Krishek from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
We are excited to announce that Dr. Charity Anderson, currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the university of Oxford, will be added to the faculty in the Philosophy Department at Baylor beginning Fall 2014. Her work is primarily in epistemology, with a focus on issues concerning fallibilism, epistemic modals, invariantism, and knowledge norms.
The Philosophy Department at the University of California, San Diego is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2014 Summer Program for Women in Philosophy, which will be held at UCSD from July 28 to August 8, 2014. The two-week program will feature two intensive courses and a variety of workshops, all geared towards providing an engaging philosophical learning experience and preparation for applying to graduate school in philosophy. Participants will be provided with housing and meals, will have transportation costs covered, will have all course and workshop materials provided, and will receive a $600 stipend.
Sean Riley, who completed his PhD in philosophy at Baylor University in 2011, has been named Academic Dean at The Stony Brook School, a Christian boarding and day college preparatory school on Long Island. As Academic Dean, Sean will serve as the architect of the school curriculum and develop its philosophy of 21st century Christian secondary education.
Visit: Stony Brook School: Dr. Sean Riley
Applications are solicited for two three-year fellowships to work as part of a team of scholars, led by Jonathan L. Kvanvig, Daniel Howard-Snyder, and Trent Dougherty, on the nature and value of faith. The project will be housed in the Baylor University Department of Philosophy.