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Television & Film ·

The Tao of The Good Place: Profs Discuss TV’s Most Cerebral Sitcom

The breezy NBC comedy manages to work in Kant and Kierkegaard.
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Humanities ·

AU to Host Second Biennial Trans Philosophy Conference

The conference aims to define philosophy’s place within the field of transgender studies.
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In the Community ·

On the Road: Chaplain Mark Schaefer Rides his Bike for Kay Spiritual Life Center

The university chaplain is a strong advocate for AU’s interfaith community.
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Announcement ·

Nabina Liebow New Director, CAS LEAD Program

Nabina Liebow, a professorial lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, was chosen as CAS LEAD director after the university conducted a national search.
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What Was Machiavelli's Opinion of Greek Greats?

Research ·

What Was Machiavelli's Opinion of Greek Greats?

Christopher Lynch, professor of political science at Carthage College in Wisconsin, was the guest speaker at a SPA Political Theory Colloquium, in which he attempted to unpack what Machiavelli thought of ancient Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle.
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Three Perspectives of Chance: A Political Theory Institute Lecture by Robert Bartlett

Research ·

Three Perspectives of Chance: A Political Theory Institute Lecture by Robert Bartlett

AU School of Public Affairs hosted Boston College’s Behrakis Professor, Robert Bartlett for a talk examining the concept of “chance” and how it’s viewed in political philosophy.
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CAS Student Research Conference 2016

Research ·

CAS Student Research Winners Announced

The 26th annual conference honors the life of Robyn Rafferty Mathias.
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Achievements ·

Associate Professor Awarded Fellowship with the US State Department

Evan Berry receives AAR-Luce Fellowship to research religion and the environment
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