Philosophy Newsletters


Naomi Shaman: The Study of trust 

What is trust and what is considered trustworthy? Naomi Scheman develops the concept of trust based on philosophical theories and practice. Scheman evaluates how various college communities experience and create trust. Her passion and commitment is shown through her work with individuals that merge academia and activism.


Samuel Fletcher: Science, Space, and Star Trek

Samuel Fletcher has a passion for the philosophy of science. His work incorporating physics and applied mathematics in philosophy promises to open up new realms of philosophy for undergraduates at the University of Minnesota. He aims to show that there are many ways in which philosophy and science intersect productively. 


Jessica Richardson: Flora and Feminism 

Recent graduate Jessica Richardson is passionate about environmental philosophy, feminist philosophy, and ecology—fields that excite her and drive her to question the relationships between physical and social environments.