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NEH Grant Awarded to Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Allen Buchanan (Duke Philosophy) and Russell Powell (Boston University)  accepted the NEH Grant Offers and Awards, July 2016. Project Title: The Evolution of Moral Progress Project Description: Preparation for publication of a co-written book about the possibility of a theory of... Read More »

Duke Alumnus Joseph Wu Named Gates-Cambridge Scholar

Monday, April 18, 2016
Duke alumnus Joseph Wu is among 55 international recipients selected for the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, which covers a student’s tuition and living expenses while completing a graduate degree at the University of Cambridge. Some 3,730 applicants competed for only 90 scholarships (55 of which... Read More »

Recordings of Phi Beta Kappa Romanell Lectures

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Link to First Lecture (Oc tober 28, 2015):  "What is Moral Progress?"   Link to Second Lecture (November 4, 2015): "Is Human Nature an Obstacle to Moral Progress?"     Link to Third Lecture (November 11, 2015): "Toward a Naturalistic History of Moral Progress... Read More »