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Beyond the Classroom

​​​​There’s a great deal more to Philosophy at PC than just meeting core requirements. Whether you’re a Philosophy major or minor (or not), you can get involved in Philosophy in lots of ways at PC.

Contemporary Philo​​sophy Workshop

The Contemporary Philosophy Workshop meets three times per semester to discuss a journal article published in the last 12 months chosen by workshop participants. The aim of the workshop is for students to develop responses to the most up-to-date philosophical research on a variety of philosophical topics, without the aid of received views or interpretations. To be added to the workshop mailing list, contact the workshop organizer, Ed Dain.

Ethics​​ Bowl

Join our Ethics Bowl Team – Regional Champions at the first attempt in 2013! Ask in the department office for more details.

Phi Sigma Tau / International Philosoph​​ical Honors Society

Providence College is home to a chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, the International Philosophical Honors Society, which sponsors a number of events every year open to everyone on campus, including an annual induction ceremony for new members. Check the Phi Sigma Tau website for eligibility criteria or contact Anthony Jensen for more information.

Metaphysic​​s in the Tradition of Aristotle

The department is hosting a series of workshops devoted to metaphysics in the tradition of Aristotle, organized by Colin King and Philip Reese. See the call for abstracts for the initial workshop here​.