Ashland University to Host Philosophers

Ashland University to Host Philosophers

3/8/18 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s Department of Philosophy and Phi Sigma Tau, the Philosophy Honorary, are hosting the West Virginia Philosophy Society spring meeting annual sessions on March 16-17 in AU’s Dauch College of Business and Economics. The event is free and open to the public.

The West Virginia Philosophy Society has been in existence for 70 years, and occasionally meets out of its home state. This is the first time they will have met in Ohio.

The sessions begin Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Ridenour Room in the Dauch College and will continue until evening. A keynote session has Dr. Ron Hustwit from the College of Wooster giving a talk on “John Henry Newman on the Place of Philosophy in the Curriculum” at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Sessions continue on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in Room 105 of the Dauch College of Business and Economics. One of the Saturday sessions includes Jonathan Spelman, a graduate of Ashland University’s Philosophy Department.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###