Philosophy and Religion
Enlightenment philosopher David Hume, paraphrasing Epicurus, once wrote, “Is he (God) willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is impotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Whence then is evil?”
An Eastern Kentucky University student is among only approximately 50 worldwide selected to participate in the 2014 Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat in Taiwan this summer.
Students in a Beginning Ethics class at Eastern Kentucky University will work with first-graders at Model Laboratory School next semester, helping them to see and resolve moral issues.
Dr. Laura Newhart, chair and associate professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, has been accepted by the American Philosophical Association's Committee on the Status of Women to participate in a training workshop to serve in the APA CSW-Sponsored Site Visit Program.
Competing in the Central States Regional Ethics Bowl in Indianapolis for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 12, a newly formed student team from Eastern Kentucky University finished 10th among 22 teams from 19 schools.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Philosophy and Religion is forming a team of EKU students to compete in the 16th annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in 2011-2012.