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PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT POSITION ON THE IMMIGRATION BAN: The Department of Philosophy at Northwestern University fully endorses the statement of our national professional organization, the American Philosophical Association, on the recent ban on immigration. We also endorse the statement from the Association of American Universities, a group of leading research universities of which Northwestern is a member.

Congratulations to Professor Kyla Ebels-Duggan, whose paper in THE AIMS OF HIGHER EDUCATION is in a volume that just won the Association of American Colleges and Universities annual Frederick Ness prize for a book contributing to our understanding of liberal education.

Adam Struck: Northwestern Alum Makes Forbes 30 Under 30

Congratulations to PhD student Gretchen Ellefson who has just been named to the American Philosophical Association's Graduate Student Council!

Congratulations to NU Philosophy's Ethics Bowl team, which qualified to compete at the National Competition in Dallas in February.


Practical Philosophy Workshop: Seth Mayer

Friday, February 24, 3:00 PM
The Northwestern Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics (NUSTEP) hosts an annual spring conference in moral and political philosophy. Marcia Baron (Indiana University - Bloomington) - “Objective and Subjective Standards of Reasonableness in the Law of Self-Defense” Kieran Setiya (MIT) - "Other People"