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March 5, 2014
Emeritus Professor Lee B. Brown died on February 13, 2014, after a long struggle with a rare lung disease.  Lee was born  in Iowa, but he moved with his parents and brothers to Utah when he was nine…
January 13, 2014
Sydney Penner has joined the Department as a Visiting Assistant Professor for the Spring semester, 2014. Sydney is a 2011 graduate of Cornell University whose research focuses on the ethics and…
December 16, 2013
The Department's annual newsletter, Logos, has just been published and can be read online here. There are stories about current and former students; various conferences that the Department has hosted…
November 5, 2013
 Scott Brown delivered an invited talk entitled "Reconsidering Instantiation as Identity" at a conference in Ligerz, Switzerland last month. The conference was organized by eidos, the Center for…
November 5, 2013
Graduate students Daniel Gross and Christa Johnson delivered comments on papers delivered at the meeting of the Illinois Philosophical Association this past weekend. Daniel commented on "…
October 30, 2013
Earlier this month, Professors Pincock, Shapiro and Tennant each delivered papers at a joint meeting of two Philosophy of Mathematics associations held at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign…
August 19, 2013
5th year graduate student Eric Snyder has recently published an article in Inquiry entitled "Binding, Genericity, and Predicates of Personal Taste." In it he argues in favor of contextualism about…
August 16, 2013
The start of Fall semester coincides with the arrival of five new faculty members: Assistant Professor Julia Jorati, Visiting Assistant Professor Brian Kim  Post-Doctoral Fellow Dana Howard  and…
August 7, 2013
The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome eight new students to the graduate program. Jennifer Asselin, Eric De Araujo, James Fritz, Daniel Giglio, Paul Robinson, Giorgio Sbardolini, Stephen…