As millions of people across the United States prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, Florida State University experts are available to talk with reporters working on articles about gratitude, the myth and reality of the holiday and the role turkeys have played for Indigenous peoples long before Europeans settled the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.
Jay Spitzley graduated in Spring 2021 with his doctorate from the Department of Philosophy, part of the Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to attending FSU, Spitzley earned a master’s degree from Georgia State University in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in 2012.
Professor of philosophy John Schwenkler has been offered a prestigious faculty fellowship from the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. He will spend the 2021-22 academic year at the University of Notre Dame, in Indiana...
Nathanael Stein is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.
“I think the day I got an offer from IBM, I also got an invitation to interview at Google, but I turned them down,” recent Florida State University graduate Randy Bruno-Piverger said, with a soft laugh of disbelief.
Marshall Thompson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Florida State University Department of Philosophy, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Thompson’s essay on the value of virtues in heaven, “And All Shall Be Changed: Virtue in the New Creation,” was selected for the 2019 Marc Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion.
In August, Randy Bruno-Piverger began his new job as a software engineer for IBM. Earlier that same month, he graduated from FSU with two degrees — and honors— in philosophy and computer science
Doctoral candidate Nick Byrd and assistant professor Paul Conway, both from the Department of Psychology, collaborated on the recently published study.
Florida State University doctoral student Marshall Thompson has won the Marc Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion for his essay on the value of virtues, such as courage, in heaven.
Mark LeBar is a professor in the Department of Philosophy, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.
The impracticality of a philosophy degree is a common theme, but gainfully employed, Florida State University-trained philosophy alumni are ready to argue against that claim.
The Academic Cross-Training Fellowship, awarded by the John Templeton Foundation, is designed for recently tenured philosophers and theologians to expand their knowledge base in areas such as biology or physics. The award provides up to $217,400 of support over three consecutive years.