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Faith and Society lecture features philosophy professor on Nov. 15

ASHLAND, Ohio – Kevin Vallier, an associate professor of philosophy and director of the Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) program at Bowling Green State University, will be the guest at the next edition of Ashland University’s Faith and Society lecture series on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The event, which is free and open to the public, is set to take place at the College of Education’s Ronk Auditorium starting at 7 p.m.

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Ashland University grad Beery returns to area to teach theatre with experience in New York

While she enjoyed her time in New York, 1997 Ashland University graduate Maria Beery is happy to be back in the area teaching theatre classes at the Richland Academy of the Arts.

“The building may be different and many of the faces are new, but RAA still has the same unmistakable creative energy that it had 25 years ago when I first started there,” said Beery, who first taught classes, workshops and summer programs part time for RAA while she was a…

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Next Faith and Society lecture to feature Christian Miller on March 25

ASHLAND, Ohio – Christian Miller, the A. C. Reid Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University, will be the guest at the next edition of Ashland University’s Faith and Society lecture series. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Friday, March 25, at the College of Education’s Ronk Auditorium at 3 p.m. A complimentary reception will follow the program.

For those unable to attend in person, Miller’s presentation…

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Ashland University Professor Presents Paper at Inaugural Congress of Sport and Christianity

9/20/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland area resident Dr. Mark Hamilton, professor of philosophy at Ashland University, presented a paper titled “A Prelapsarian Foundation for Competition” at the Inaugural Congress of Sport and Christianity at York, England, on Aug. 24-28.

From Aug. 24 to 28, Hamilton attended the Inaugural Global Congress on Sport and Christianity held at St. John’s University in York, England.

The congress was attended by 180…

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Ashland University Faculty Member Releases Sequel

9/15/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – Dr. Jeffrey Tiel, associate professor of philosophy at Ashland University, has just released Osiris Rising, the sequel to his novel, The Search for Melchizedek. Whereas The Search for Melchizedek focused on an FBI agent’s ultimate quest to uncover the identity and whereabouts of an immortal Biblical priest, Osiris Rising turns toward the revelation of the ancient Egypt god, Osiris.

The…

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Ashland University to Hold Philosophy Colloquium

3/8/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – An Ashland University philosophy colloquium featuring Professor Jonathan Parsons, interim assistant professor of philosophy at Joliet Junior College in Illinois, will be held Thursday, March 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Schar College of Education.

Parsons will speak on “The Vagueness Argument for Unrestricted Composition.” The event, which is sponsored by the AU Philosophy Department, AU…

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Philosophy Colloquium to be Held at Ashland University

11/24/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Philosophy Department and Philosophy Club are sponsoring a Philosophy Colloquium that will feature AU alumnus Jonathan Spelman, who is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Spelman will speak on the topic of “Moral Luck” at the event, which is set for Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 3:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall of the Dwight Schar College of Education. The event is free…

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Philosophy Presentation to be Held at Ashland University

9/16/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Philosophy Department and the Philosophy Club as well as Phi Sigma Tau are sponsoring a Philosophy Presentation that will feature Dr. Evan…

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Ashland University Philosophy Department Sets Business Ethics Colloquium

9/15/14 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Philosophy Department in conjunction with the AU Philosophy Club and Phi Sigma Tau are sponsoring a Philosophy Colloquium that will feature Dr. James Stover, assistant professor of philosophy at Wheeling Jesuit University.

The event is set for Wednesday, Oct.  1, at 4 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall of the Dwight Schar College of Education on the AU campus. Stover, who specializes in the areas of…

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Ashland University Philosophy Professor Writes Book on Biblical Ethics

9/15/14 ASHLAND, Ohio – Dr. Mark Hamilton, associate professor of philosophy at Ashland University, has written a book titled “A Primer On Biblical Ethics,” which has been published by Pilgrim-Platform and is available online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble as well as in the AU Bookstore.

“Students today have a minimum of accurate knowledge of the Bible or what Christianity is all about and they understand even less about Christian ethics,” Hamilton…

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