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Inclement Weather Update

Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations tomorrow, Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at

Philosophy Department



Silvia Carli - Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., La Sapienza
University of Rome, Italy; Ph.D. Boston University
Teaching and Research Interests: Ancient Greek Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy & Literature
Ladd Hall - Room 214

Larry Jorgensen - Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department Chair
B.A., Columbia International University, Columbia, SC  
Ph. D., Yale University
Teaching and Research Interests Early Modern Philosophy, Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century European Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Forgiveness and Reconciliation
Ladd Hall - Room 217

William Lewis -  Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Skidmore College; Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
Teaching and Research Interests: Social/Political Philosophy, American Philosophy, Ethics
Ladd Hall - Room 216

Reginald Lilly - Professor of Philosophy
B.A., University of Vermont; M.A., Ph.D. , Duquesne University
Teaching and Research Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, 19th Century European Philosophy, Philosophy of Literature, Music, and Art
Ladd Hall - Room 218

Peter Murray -  Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., UC San Diego; B.A. and M.A. UC Santa Cruz; Ph.D. University of Chicago
Teaching and Research Interests: Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Wittgenstein
Ladd Hall - Room 108