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Philosophy News


Philosophy professor publishes celebration of U.S. republic

Robert Jacques, Ph.D., an adjunct professor of philosophy at Lycoming College, recently released an unprecedented portrait of the U.S. in his book “The Republic” this month.

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Robert Jacques, Ph.D., publishes novel

Robert Jacques, Ph.D., adjunct philosophy faculty member at Lycoming College, recently published "The Cat Who Loved Beethoven,” a fact-based novel with allegorical insights into the perennial problems of philosophy centering around a family who discovers where home is.

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New academic minor in neuroscience begins in fall

Lycoming College will introduce a new interdisciplinary minor in neuroscience beginning in fall 2013.

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Criminal justice expert and author to speak

Lycoming College's departments of criminal justice and criminology, and philosophy will host criminal justice expert David Kennedy on Thursday, April 19, at 4 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. Following the lecture, Kennedy will sign copies of his latest book, "Don't Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship and the End of Violence in Inner-City America."

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Speaker to present "Alternatives to Drug Prohibition"

Veteran law enforcement official Howard Wooldridge will present "Alternatives to Drug Prohibition" on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in Lycoming College's Heim Building G-09. The presentation is sponsored by Lycoming's departments of criminal justice and criminology, philosophy, political science and psychology.

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