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German & Russian Office of Digital Humanities Philosophy
Everyone’s got one, but what does it really mean to have an identity? Is identity something we choose or something we possess naturally? The answer is more complex than you might think.
Dive into 1800s Latter-day Saint women’s culture with a database of newspaper advertisements.
Would you find Galileo guilty of heresy? Would you put him to death? These are questions that students grappled with in their two-week mock trial for Philosophy 210 class.
Philosophy and the field of medicine have complementary roles in helping us ask difficult questions and propose workable solutions to today’s pressing concerns.
Eliza Wells teaches how Latter-day Saints will survive and thrive when they care about those around them.
Undercover political fairytales, frustrated peace promoters, and an Enoch-type island utopia fill the minds of those who attended the 2021 P.A. Christensen Lecture.  
Recent alumna Alyssa Baer shares her story and advice for students interested in the Digital Humanities program.
Julia Flanders, a pioneer in the digitization of text and the creation of online corpora, addressed BYU and University of Utah professors and students regarding her work.
The Department of Philosophy has named Professor David Jensen as associate chair to Professor David Laraway, the current chair of the department. Jensen served previously as the associate chair of the department with the last department chair as well. In this associate chair position, Jensen will assist Laraway in governing and administrative efforts of the department.
For the BYU Philosophy Club, many of today's most pressing issues can be understood through reasoned discussion.
Associate Professor of German Laura Smith took the COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity to foster a sense of mutual support with her students.
Philosophical Essay Contest