Quick Facts

  • The department sponsors The Charlene M. Tanner Speaker Series, devoted to promoting social justice, peace and the environment. Funded by Doris Cipolla in Tanner’s memory, it is hoped that its events will inspire others to help create a healing environment for the world. Other speakers hosted by the series include Vandana Shiva, Derrick Jensen and Winona LaDuke.
  • Mercyhurst University offers both major and minor programs in philosophy, both of which challenge students to develop critical thinking and rhetorical skills, and tackle multifaceted problems in logic, ethics, language, law and more.
  • Affiliated with the Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics & Society.


Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum

MU Course Catalog