Tag: philosophy

New book examines how we currently store nuclear waste

Posted by on March 20, 2024

A new book from a Missouri S&T researcher examines environmental ethics and the responsibilities the current generation has to future ones regarding the removing and storing nuclear waste.

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Step into the ‘Mindscape’ of philosophy

Posted by on February 8, 2024

At Missouri S&T, Dr. Ross Channing Reed is surrounded by future scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers. But they all have one thing in common – the chance to study philosophy and ethics courses to shape their future efforts.

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35 faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, experiential learning

Posted by on December 11, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 6 on campus. Honorees include:

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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New faculty profile: Dr. Michael Peterson

Posted by on September 28, 2023

From the desk of Dr. Michael Peterson: Dr. Michael Peterson, assistant professor of philosophy, is originally from Edmonton, Alberta in the northern Canadian prairies where he was raised in a francophone household. He attended the University of Alberta and after jumping between a few majors and minors graduated with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy in […]

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The ethics of investing in new infrastructure in the United States

Posted by on May 14, 2021

President Joe Biden’s proposed $2 trillion investment in the nation’s infrastructure over the next decade comes as encouraging news to groups such as the American Society of Civil Engineers. But with every infrastructure plan comes a host of potential ethical issues that national, state and local leaders need to consider: gentrification, the potential effects of change in climate, impacts on local culture and the availability of affordable housing, to name a few.

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S&T researcher’s new book reimagines philosophy ‘basics’

Posted by on May 13, 2021

A new book written by a Missouri S&T researcher aims to better introduce students to philosophical ideas and concepts by reimagining what introductory material is presented in a beginner philosophy course.

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Philosophy of the STEM student

Posted by on February 22, 2021

Missouri S&T is known as a top-notch STEM research university. A vital component of that high-quality education is helping tomorrow’s engineers, city planners, computer scientists and others understand the ramifications of their work. Courses and research in philosophy help students think beyond their designs to see their impact on the people around them.

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Missouri S&T researcher’s new book is a reflective look at moral development

Posted by on December 11, 2015

A new book written by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher examines the development of personal conduct in relation to new technological, scientific and social changes that occur every day. Jonathan Finch, a lecturer in philosophy at Missouri S&T, recently published “A Crisis of Belief, Ethics and Faith.” The book was published by the University Press of America.

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CD of Missouri performance for sale

Posted by on January 18, 2006

The arts, languages and philosophy department at the University of Missouri-Rolla announced that CDs of the Jacques Thibaud Trio’s October 2005 performance at the Peaceful Bend Vineyard in Steelville, Mo., are now available for $20.

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