Religion, Philosophy, and Classics

Wine wizard

Wright State dean emeritus Charles Taylor sharing knowledge of wine and philosophy in international journal
Charles Taylor spent 35 years on the Wright State faculty and served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts from 2005 to his retirement in 2012.

Charles Taylor spent 35 years on the Wright State faculty and served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts from 2005 to his retirement in 2012. Continue reading

College spirit

Wright State’s Nickolas Hayden flourishing on the heels of getting his GED
On the heels of getting his GED, Nickolas Hayden is flourishing as a computer engineering and philosophy major at Wright State. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Nickolas Hayden is majoring in computer engineering and philosophy and hopes to pursue a career in computer programming or create apps or video games. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

Aha moments

Philosophy professor William Irvine authors book on world-changing insights
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Latest book by Wright State philosophy professor William Irvine examines moments of insight that shape the world. Continue reading

New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Awad Halabi in front of bookshelf

Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day. Continue reading

What good is thinking about death?

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Excerpt “The Stoics had the insight that the prospect of death can actually make our lives much happier than they would otherwise be,” (William Irvine) says. “You’re supposed to allow yourself to have a flickering thought that someday you’re going … Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Peace officer

Wright State philosophy student John Klugh promotes non-violence, help for the homeless
John Klugh in Dunbar Library

Wright State philosophy/religion major John Klugh is a soldier in Ahimsa’s Army, the university’s peace and nonviolence club, which he helped found two years ago. Continue reading

Perfectly logical

Wright State’s Erik C. Banks authors philosophy book on Realistic Empiricism
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Philosophy professor Erik Banks published book on Austrian physicist Ernst Mach, American psychologist William James and British philosopher Bertrand Russell. Continue reading

Middle East, wartime China, musical instruments focus of Wright State authors honored for publications

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The College of Liberal Arts will recognize faculty members who published books and albums in 2014. Continue reading