Entries tagged with ‘philosophy’

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) presented a paper entitled “I Know I Am But What Are You? Paul Thompson on the Ethical Irrelevance of Dietetics” at the Food Ethics Futures conference held at Michigan State University.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) published an essay “A Private Snack of Crackers and Butter” in the anthology Food in Memory and Imagination, edited by Beth Forrest and Greg de St. Maurice (Bloomsbury Press).

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) published an article, “Women Overdosing in the Pandemic,” in the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics. Additionally, O’Connor has an article, “Are You Deceiving Yourself,” in the January/February 2022 print magazine, Psychology Today, and is also a featured contributor in that issue.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) had papers included in two recently-published anthologies: “A Private Snack of Crackers and Butter” was published in the book Food in Memory and Imagination: Space, Place and, Taste, edited by Beth Forrest and Greg de St. Maurice (Bloomsbury). “Recipes for Theory Making” was reprinted in A Philosophy of Recipes: Making, Experiencing, and […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) gave a talk for the philosophy department at Occidental College on November 8. “A Chooser Full of Choosers: Ethics in the Age of the Microbe.” Her essay “A Private Snack of Crackers and Butter” was published in the essay collection Food in Memory and Imagination, edited by Beth Forrest and Greg de […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) and her collaborator Cynthia Belliveau were the plenary speakers at the annual John Dewey society conference, held in Burlington Vermont. Their presentation was entitled “Cooking to Learn: the John Dewey Kitchen Institute.”

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) was quoted in a New York Times article that discussed fantasizing, daydreaming, and focusing on positive future plans as a way of dealing with difficult times associated with COVID-19 and more.

Laurent Déchery (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures & Philosophy)

Laurent Déchery published a book, Lire est un roman (Reading Is a Novel). It is a mix of literary promenades, essays on reading, interpretation of Patrick Modiano’s “Chien de Printemps” and Diderot’s tales, and autobiographical pieces.

Alberto Urquidez (Philosophy)

Alberto Urquidez has been selected as one of this year’s “Young Philosophers” by the Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University. He will be sharing his research on racism at the Institute in November.

Lisa Heldke Delivers Keynote at Italian Food Conference

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor Lisa Heldke delivers a keynote address on the ethics of eating at a conference on food at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy. PERUGIA, Italy—Professor Lisa Heldke of Gustavus Adolphus College presented a keynote speech at the bi-annual Food Conference: Perugia, an international scholarly meeting hosted by the Umbra Institute’s Center […]