Department of Philosophy

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August 26, 2021

Prof. Piers Turner was featured on the Spectrum News 1 Dear Ohio podcast with anchor Curtis Jackson, discussing ethical issues surrounding COVID vaccines and masks. 

August 20, 2021

Erin Mercurio has successfully defended her dissertation, Pippi Longstocking, Captain Ahab, and Other People: A Defense of Possibilism About Fictional Objects. Her co-advisors were Ben Caplan and…

August 20, 2021

Daniel Olson has successfully defended his dissertation, Three Essays on the Constitutive A Priori. His Advisor was Chris Pincock.

Daniel’s dissertation discussed the constitutive…

May 25, 2021

The Department of Philosophy at Ohio State affirms its support of the local and global protests against police brutality, systemic racism, and the killing of Black Americans.  We condemn the…

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