Philosophy in an Inclusive Key
A Summer Institute for Undergraduates
ROCK ETHICS INSTITUTE, THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
July 25-August 1, 2011
Philosophy: Experience, Reflection, Transformation
Ladelle McWhorter, Director
Professor of Philosophy, Richmond College
Guest Faculty: Jose Medina and Mary Beth Mader
Along with works in feminist, critical race, disability, and queer theory, students will read historical and contemporary philosophical texts that explore recurring human concerns and investigate the ways in which experience informs philosophical reflection. In addition, writing assignments, visiting lecturers, and mentoring will help students learn that their own perspectives matter to philosophy.
Participants will be named Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars and will receive support from the Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars Fund
Undergraduate women or men from underrepresented groups including racial, ethnic and sexual minorities, and people with disabilities are urged to apply. All students will receive a stipend, free transportation, and lodging.
APPLICATIONS DUE: April 15, 2011
For more details see http://rockethics.psu.edu/
Co-Sponsors: APA - FEAST - Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute, College of The Liberal Arts, and Department of Philosophy, Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars Fund; 2010 Institutional Co-Sponsors: Department of Philosophy, Binghamton; Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University; Department of Philosophy Stony Brook University