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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…

May 20, 2021

Our own Lavender McKittrick-Sweitzer has a piece on the care exploitation of essential workers, just out on the APA blog. 

Lavender recently earned her Ph.D. and will be an instructor at…

April 28, 2021

Aly McCarthy, who completed her PhD here in 2018 with Professor Piers Turner has just accepted a permanent clinical track position at Vanderbilt! Her official title is: Assistant…

April 26, 2021

Professor Stewart Shapiro is amongst the stellar scholars newly elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  This is one of the most prestigious honors for scholars, scientists, and…

April 25, 2021

This semester Lavender McKittrick-Sweitzer successfully defended her dissertation, Care Exploitation: Recognizing and Preventing a Pervasive Injustice.  Her advisor was Professor Piers Turner. …

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…