In this workshop led by philosopher and U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel & General Inspector of the Montana National Guard Charles Phillips we’ll explore what it might look like and mean to strive for (and achieve) excellence (as a virtue) in war. This gathering will involve discussion, hands-on activities, and plenty of time for Q & A. More details to be added soon.
Excellence in War
w/ Philosopher and U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel & Inspector General for the Montana National Guard Charles Phillips
When & Where
This workshop led by philosopher and U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel & General Inspector of the Montana National Guard Charles Phillips and will take place in the Reeder’s Alley Conference Center on Sunday, March 3rd. No prior background in philosophy is required to participate.
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Charles Phillips serves as the Inspector General for the Montana National Guard. He has an MA in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania (2014) and taught Philosophy at West Point from 2014 to 2017.
Early in Charles’ career, as a First Lieutenant, he served a 15 month Combat Deployment to Baghdad, Iraq from 2007-2008 as part of “The Surge” where he led 35 Soldiers on daily patrols in the Al-Rasheed district. He also served in a deployment to Afghanistan from 2011-2012.
His philosophical interests and areas of speciality center around Just War Theory and Ethical Decision Making.
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