Philosophy

Libraries’ Essay Competition Offers Cash Prizes to Students

By WU Libraries on December 16, 2019

The Washington University Libraries are giving away cash prizes to the students who write the best short essays about their personal book collections. That’s right, students — ponder the contents of your bookshelves, write a brief essay, and you could win cash. The Neureuther Student Book Collect...

New Books in Philosophy FY2019

By Deborah Katz on May 23, 2019

  Here is a list of all – and there are many — new books purchased with Philosophy library funds. B105.A35 R83 2018,.Ruben, David-Hillel, author..,.The metaphysics of action : trying, doing, causing / David-Hillel Ruben..,.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan imprint published ...

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

New Books in Philosophy: June 2018 – October 2018

By Deborah Katz on October 4, 2018

B1029.F354 M37 2018 Whither Fanon? : studies in the Blackness of being / David Marriott.Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018] B1 .B75 issue 2.1 Marx and critical theory / Emmanuel RenaultLeiden   Boston : Brill, [2018] B105.A35 R83 2018 The metaphysics of action : trying, doing...

University Libraries Participate in New Onsite Borrowing Pilot Program

By Clara Fehrenbach on August 29, 2018

Washington University participates in the Online Computer Library Center’s (OCLC) SHARES program, which allows the University Libraries to borrow and lend items via interlibrary loan at a reduced cost and provides access to a wide variety of collections that might not be eligible for interlibrary...

William H. Gass: His Life and Legacy — Tributes from Holmes Lounge and Olin Library

By William Youngblood on May 7, 2018

On April 6th Washington University in St. Louis hosted family, friends, colleagues, former students and fans of William H. Gass to pay tribute to the life and legacy of the esteemed author and Washington University philosophy professor. In both the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections ...

Washington University to Celebrate William H. Gass’s Life at April 6 Event

By ksinger on March 16, 2018

On Friday, April 6, 2018, Washington University in St. Louis is hosting “William H. Gass: His Life and Legacy.” Gass died on December 6, 2017, at the age of 93. He was the David L. May Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at Washington University, where he taught philosophy for 30 y...