“Philosophy in an Inclusive Key”

A summer institute announcement for undergraduates:


Philosophy in an Inclusive Key

A Summer Institute for Undergraduates


July 25-August 1, 2011

Philosophy: Experience, Reflection, Transformation

Ladelle McWhorter, Director

Professor of Philosophy, Richmond College

Guest Faculty: Jose Medina and Mary Beth Mader

Along with works in feminist, critical race, disability, and queer theory,
students will read historical and contemporary philosophical texts that
explore recurring human concerns and investigate the ways in which
experience informs philosophical reflection. In addition, writing
assignments, visiting lecturers, and mentoring will help students learn that
their own perspectives matter to philosophy.

Participants will be named Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars and will
receive support from the Iris Marion Young Diversity Scholars Fund

Undergraduate women or men from underrepresented groups including racial,
ethnic and sexual minorities, and people with disabilities are urged to
apply. All students will receive a stipend, free transportation, and

APPLICATIONS DUE: April 15, 2011

For more details see http://rockethics.psu.edu/piksi

Co-Sponsors: APA – FEAST – Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute, College of
The Liberal Arts, and Department of Philosophy, Iris Marion Young Diversity
Scholars Fund;  2010 Institutional Co-Sponsors: Department of Philosophy,
Binghamton; Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University; Department of
Philosophy Stony Brook University