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Philosophy Scholarship

Journal: Ancient Philosophy

This leading international journal is edited by Ronald Polansky. Ancient Philosophy has played a major role in exploring research on the Presocratics, Plato, and Aristotle. It also publishes many articles in Neo-Platonism and the philosophy of late antiquity.

Recent Faculty Books

Patrick Miller Becoming God: Pure Reason in Early Greek Philosophy. Continuum Press, 2011. Tom Rockmore Kant and Phenomenology. University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Jennifer Bates Hegel and Shakespeare on Moral Imagination. SUNY Press, 2010. Tom Rockmore Before and After 9/11: A Philosophical Examination of Globalization, Terror, and History. Continuum Press, 2011.
Daniel Selcer Philosophy and the Book: Early Modern Figures of Material Inscription. Continuum Press, 2010. George Yancy, editor. The Center Must Not Hold. White Women Philosophers on the Whiteness of Philosophy. Lexington, 2010.
George Yancy, Look, A White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness. Temple University Press 2012. Fred Evans The Multivoiced Body: Society and Communication in the Age of Diversity. Columbia University Press, 2009.
James Swindal Action and Existence: A Case For Agent Causation. Macmillan, 2012. Michael Harrington On the Ecclesiastical Hierarchy: The Thirteenth-Century Textbook Edition. Peeters, 2011.
Tom Rockmore Kant and Idealism. Yale University Press, 2007. Tom Rockmore In Kant’s Wake. Blackwell, 2006.
Lanei Rodemeyer Intersubjective Temporality: It’s About Time. Springer, 2006.

St. Paul Seminary

Duquesne’s Philosophy Department enrolls both undergraduate and graduate students from St. Paul Seminary, of the Catholic diocese of Pittsburgh. The seminarians earn undergraduate and M.A. degrees in philosophy as they prepare for theological studies.

Philosophy and Music

The Philosophy Department currently supports curriculum interaction with the Duquesne Music School. Up to two graduate courses can be taken from select music theory courses in the Music School that count for either the M.A. or the Ph.D. philosophy curriculum.

Women’s and Gender Studies

The Philosophy Department regularly cross lists courses, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, with the Women’s and Gender Studies program.