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Department of English and Philosophy

Welcome to the Department!

We prepare cadets to be outstanding communicators and adaptable critical thinkers who can synthesize concepts;
appreciate diverse cultures, ideas, and forms of expression; and assess clearly the implications of complex ethical questions.

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LTC Mike Saxon discusses Michael Walzer’s paper, “Just and Unjust Targeted Killing and Drone Strikes” and Michael Horowitz’s paper, “The Morality of Robotic Warfare: Assessing the Current Debate on Autonomous Weapons."
LTC Todd Burkhardt, along with Lloyd Axworthy, former Canadian Foreign Minister and Jennifer Welsh, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General for the Responsibility to Protect listen to a question from the audience.
A Vassar College student negotiates part of the Indoor Obstacle Course Test (IOCT).
Dr. Jason Hoppe, second from left, at the “Hidden Poetry” event on the value of poetry for veterans held on 12 November at Ohio University. Photo taken by Patrick Connolly, staff photographer for The Post, the Ohio University student newspaper.






Course Information



Upcoming Events
3/11/2016 10:00 AM Plebe Parent Weekend 
3/24/2016 12:50 PM President of Harvard visit and lecture; Drew Gilpin Faust 
4/5/2016 10:00 AM NCEA Ethics Conference 
4/8/2016 10:00 AM Ethics of War Conference 
4/28/2016 10:00 AM Project's Day 
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