Past News and Events
The Calvin College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference took place April 29-30. See photos of the event here.
Read about the Third Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference as featured in Calvin News.
Philosophers present in Human Origins Seminars
Prof. Alvin Plantinga on life at Calvin, the Department of Philosophy, three must-read books for any major, and more. Read more here.
Read Ruth Groenhout's recent Spark publication, "Scarce Resources and Christian Compassion."
The second annual Calvin College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference took place April 23-24.
Congratulations to Chad McIntosh (sophomore Philosophy major). Chad gave his paper “Theism and the Metaphysics of Meaning and Value” at the Midwest Evangelical Philosophical Society Meeting held at Bethel University on March 19-20, 2010. His paper was the unanimous winner of the first Midwest EPS student paper competition. The competition included papers by Ph.D. students.
Read about Dr. Stephen Wykstra's 2010 January interim course, "Modal Logic."
Professor Matt Haltemann was recently elected to the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, a prestigious think-tank devoted to reflection on compassion toward animals.
Professor David Hoekema has written a letter to the American Philosophical Association concerning recent petitions regarding its non-discrimination policy.
An exhibit of Professor David Hoekema's photographs from Africa was exhibited at the Atrium Art Gallery of Second CRC in Grand Haven (through November 18, 2008). And check out a short video about how he's been getting to work.
Our own Profesor Ruth Groenhout was recently featured on the college's Faculty Profiles page. Check it out and learn more about our resident bioethicist and feminist quilter!
Congratulations to Professor Matt Halteman who has authored the booklet, Compassionate Eating as Care of Creation for the national Humane Society. Check it out.
Dr. Alvin Plantinga was recently interviewed by alumna Ashleigh Draft. Read the interview that touches on his philosophical career, the task of Christian philosophy, his work with philosophers in China, and thoughts about the future of philosophy.