The College of Arts & Sciences

World Philosophy Day

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Come join faculty and students for a celebration of philosophy! Bring a photo and/or a quote from your favorite philosopher to share. Refreshments will be served. Join us in Moore Humanities & Research Administration Building (MHRA), Room 3501!

A Great Conversation: Is it Time for Humans to Live on Mars?

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As part of the “Great Conversation” series, Dr. Elliot Goodine, a UNCG philosophy lecturer, will present ethical considerations for and against the colonization of other planets. After that, he will open the floor for discussion. Free and open to the public.

5th Annual Public Republic

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Public Republic is an all-day public reading of the entirety of Republic, Plato’s famous treatise on Justice. Each of the ten books of this dialogue will be read out loud, preferably with dramatic flair, by volunteer readers. Everyone is welcome – those willing to read, those who would prefer to … Continued


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When Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan started posting his lectures on YouTube, he never expected them to become popular. The UNC Greensboro philosophy professor created the videos simply as supporting material for his own online courses. Yet popular they have become. Since he began posting them two years ago, his videos have … Continued

Books published by College of Arts & Sciences faculty

Over the past year, faculty in UNC Greensboro’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) have published more than 25 books! From poetry to history – textbooks to social commentaries – this range of books represents the breadth and depth of scholarly activity across UNCG’s largest and most diverse academic unit. … Continued

UNCG ranks for Best Online Philosophy Program

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UNC Greensboro offers one of the best online philosophy degree programs in the nation, according to two recent rankings by and This year, the program was ranked no. three on Best College’s 5 Best Online Bachelor’s in Philosophy Programs and no. eight on Best Value Schools’ list of … Continued