The Washburn Review

Philosophy department hosts distinguished philosopher

Alyssa Storm, Journalist

November 14, 2019

The department of philosophy and religious studies hosted a philosophy professor for its inaugural Russell Jacobs Lecture in philosophy on the topic of race.Dr. Chike Jeffers became the first Russell Jacobs Lecturer in philos...

Pre-college philosophy courses aid society, Part 1

Yash Chitrakar

September 7, 2018

Any common discussion of philosophy involves the invocation of the Ancient Greeks, especially of Socrates, the famous critic of Athens; Plato, with his famous allegory of the cave and Aristotle, who founded logic and wrote "N...

Etzel inspires conversations about social issues

Yash Chitrakar

October 2, 2017

Dennis Etzel is no stranger to poetry. Etzel, faculty advisor and English lecturer, first forayed into poetry when he was an undergraduate student at Washburn. His philosophy professor suggested keeping a journal; out of that jo...

Thomsa King lecturer digs in Bethsaida

Josh Setchel

September 13, 2016

For the past 35 years, Washburn University’s philosophy department has hosted the "Thomas L. King Lecture in Religious Studies."This year, chairman Russell Jacobs and professor Barry Crawford, in what will be his final lecture as...

The Bible and Sex

January 16, 2015

During the spring 2015 semester, professor Barry Crawford will teach The Bible and Sex course MWF from noon-12:50 p.m. in Henderson 6.