Photos From Our Past

Summer 2016

Departmental Group Photo -- Sept. 2010

Departmental Group Photo -- April 2009

Departmental Group Photo - Sept. 2007

Departmental Retreat at Seven Lakes - June 2007

Departmental Retreat at Seven Lakes - July 2006

Yoram playing bass at our end-of-year picnic - 2002


Departmental gathering at Duke Gardens - June 23, 2001

Department gathering at Yoram's house -Jan. 27, 1999

Department Members Elon University - Spring 1998

Philosophy Department Retreat Asheville, NC - June 1993

Artistic Endeavors

These are photos of "wall art" that Anthony Weston (and sometimes his students, children, or colleagues) painted on various walls in class rooms across the Elon campus. We sometimes refer to these as "guerrilla art" as they were often placed on the walls without prior approval of the administration--who subsequently had to acquiesce in their existence. As I understand it, Anthony's point often was: critical thinking and philosophy is not something that you learn so that you can apply it elsewhere. But rather, it is something that you can apply constantly and--for example in particular--to the environment within which one learns. It is entirely unnecessary to accept that the walls of a classroom must be left blank and uninteresting. Things can be different and we can proactively alter our environment and our thinking. The results are here to see.

These are photos of the Philosophy House (Fall 1997-Spring 2007)