Philosophy

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 Jody Mitori 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...

Episteme – new journal subscription for WU Libraries

By Deborah Katz on February 15, 2018

Per the suggestion of Alan Hazlett, the library now has both retrospective and a current subscription to Episteme. ISSN: 1742-3600 (Print), 1750-0117 (Online) Editor: Jennifer Lackey Northwestern University, USA Editorial board Episteme is a general journal of epistemology in the analytic traditi...

Metrics Toolkit

By Deborah Katz on February 15, 2018

  “The Metrics Toolkit provides evidence-based information about research metrics across disciplines, including how each metric is calculated, where you can find it, and how each should (and should not) be applied.  You’ll also find examples of how to use metrics in grant applications,...

Philosophy New Books

By Deborah Katz on February 14, 2018

Here is a long list of new books by call number/subject purchased with Philosophy funds over the last ten months.                 B1016 .M49 2017,”Mexican philosophy in the 20th century : essential readings / edited by Carlos Alberto Sánchez and Rober...

Enter WU Libraries’ Student Essay Contest for a Chance to Win Cash

By Julie Hale on January 22, 2018

The WU 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 Collection Essay Competiti...