Updated Main Office Hours

Staff are working remotely week days. Philosophy Front Office: Hours staffed, in person, at these times: Mondays:                   9:00 to 1:00 Wednesdays:             12:00 to 4:00 When there are staff in the …

Undergraduate Prize Deadlines Extended!

Given the disruptions of the previous couple weeks, the philosophy department has decided to extend undergraduate prize submission deadlines. Prize applications and essay prize submissions will now be due on Monday, April 6th (not on March …

Aaron Yarmel writes op-ed on classroom management

Click below to read Aaron’s op-ed, written for The Cap Times, on the importance of balancing structure and freedom in a classroom environment. Link: https://madison.com/ct/opinion/column/aaron-yarmel-classrooms-and-society-need-balance-of-structure-and/article_049bb982-99b0-5db0-84b9-4820784e413f.html

Exploring Plato’s Cave With Young People

The APA Blog recently published a post by Aaron Yarmel about a recent collaboration between Madison Public Philosophy and UW-Madison’s Odyssey Project. Aaron, and other members of the group, explored Plato’s Allegory of the Cave with …