The faculty have been busy publishing articles and books and presenting papers in the US and abroad.
Here is just a sample of some of our accomplishments: Clare Batty has been invited to write an entry on "Philosophical Perspectives on Smell" for the Encyclopedia of the Mind.
In Spring 2019, she is teaching a new introductory course, Philosophy, Law, and the #Me Too Movement, aimed to help students understand topics of recent public discourse, including in their own lives, through their philosophical and legal dimensions.
In Spring 2018, she taught a graduate seminar Heidegger, Philosophy, and Nazism that brought her expertise on genocide and the Holocaust to bear in new ways on the relationship between Heidegger’s philosophy and his Nazism and, generally, on the relationship among philosophy, philosophers, and criminality.
He also has an abiding interest in environmental philosophy and is working out the idea of an existential ecology.
In this project he takes Hans Jonas's existential interpretation of biological facts as cue but extends this to the ecological conception of land advanced by Aldo Leopold and others.
and she has given invited lectures at institutions including the University of California at Irvine, Purdue University, Boston University, Rice University, and the Technological University of Darmstadt.
She is a founder of the Mid-South Philosophy of Science Network and co-chair of the Philosophy of Science Association Women’s Caucus.
Bob Sandmeyer’s book, Husserl's Constitutive Phenomenology: Its Problem and Promise, was published by Routledge in 2009.
He is currently studying the work of those philosophers important to the formation of the phenomenological movement in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century.