March 10, 2021

Congratulations to Todd DeRose, who has been named one of two winners of the Colin and Ailsa Turbayne International Berkeley Essay Prize Competition for 2021!  (Note that past winners of the prize…

February 5, 2021

The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome three current Philosophy Majors as Undergraduate Philosophy Ambassadors for 2021. Briana Anthony and Emily Erhardt are newly appointed, and they…

January 5, 2021

Richard Thomas Garner (1936-2020)

Richard (Dick) Garner, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at The Ohio State University, passed away Christmas Eve 2020 from complications related to Covid-…

December 21, 2020

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…

December 21, 2020

Chris Pincock wins a prestigious NEH fellowship for his book project Scientific Explanation, Inference, and Realism. Click here for more information. 

December 19, 2020

OSU Ph.D Andrew Kissel (Old Dominion) is the philosopher on the team that wins a NEH Digital Humanities Grant for Philosophical Thought Experiments in Virtual Reality. Click here for more…

October 30, 2020

Piers Turner talks about sustainability ethics with the OSU Sustainability Institute.  Read the interview here.

September 13, 2020

Stewart Shapiro, whose article “Actual and Potential Infinity” in Noûs (coauthored with Øystein Linnebo) has made it in to the Philosopher's Annual. More information here. 

September 13, 2020

Evan’s dissertation is entitled, “Animals, Consciousness, and Mechanism: A Study of the Beast-Machine Controversy.” His advisor is Lisa Downing; the committee includes Julia Jorati and Richard…