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Philosophy Sophomore Receives John Lewis Fellowship From Humanity in Action

By Whitney Hale

Beau Revlett, a sophomore majoring in philosophy at the University of Kentucky, has received the John Lewis Fellowship from Humanity In Action (HIA). The fellowship recognizes commitment to social justice and future promise for community leadership. 

2017 Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

By Connie Sapienza
 

Graduate Student Profiles

Caroline Buchanan

Caroline Buchanan chose to study philosophy as a grad student after receiving her bachelor's degree in philosophy and government, in order to think critically about her life and about the world around her. Her research focuses on German idealism, mainly Kant and Fichte.

2016 Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for Humanities has selected 12 exceptional undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 academic years.

19th Annual University of Kentucky Graduate Philosophy Conference

For more information, visit the website at: https://sites.google.com/site/ukgraduateconference/

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016 

WEST END, 18TH FLOOR, PATTERSON OFFICE TOWER, UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY 

8:30 – 8:55am 

Pastries and Coffee 

8:55-9am 

OPENING REMARKS 

9-10:55am 

TECHNOLOGY AND THE SCOPE OF POWER: A FOUCAULDIAN PERSPECTIVE 

Fiacha Heneghan, Vanderbit University 

10-10:55am 

THE EXTRAORDINARY AWESOMENESS OF NATURE: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE AESTHETICS OF NATURE FOR MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF TECHNOLOGY 

M. Joseph Aloi II, University of North Texas 

11:05-12pm 

MIND-UPLOADING: THE HARD PROBLEM OF TRANSHUMANISM 

Antonina Kulchitskaya, Florida International University 

12-1:30pm 

Lunch 

1:30-2:30pm 

Panel 

HEIDEGGER ON TECHNOLOGY 

Moderated by Dr. Bob Sandmeyer, University of Kentucky 

2:45-4:30pm 

Keynote 

PHENOMENOLOGY, TECHNOLOGY, AND THE POLITICAL 

Dr. Iain Thomson, University of New Mexico 

Date: 
Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 9:00am
Location: 
University of Kentucky, Lexington KY

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