Department of Philosophy Records
Scope and Contents
- 1958 - 2021
- Department of Philosophy (Organization)
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Biographical or Historical Information
In 1963, there were only two people in the Department but it continued to grow such that by 1979 there were nine members in the Department. Starting in the mid 1970's, the Department began hosting annual philosophy symposiums, which included nationally prominent speakers. Currently, the Department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and consists of over twelve faculty and staff members.
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Language of Materials
The records of the Department of Philosophy contain annual reports, brochures, flyers, lectures, and an archive of the department's website, which document the activities of the Department from 1958-2015.
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- Department of Philosophy Records
- Sean A. Mulligan
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