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April 23, 2018

This year’s Fink Award for best graduate student paper goes to Giorgio Sbardolini for his paper “Prior and Benacerraf.”  The paper explores the metasemantic implications of Prior’s discussion of…

April 19, 2018

On April 16th, the department gathered to celebrate this year’s winner of the Bingham Award and our graduating seniors. This year's Bingham medal was awarded to Garrett Patterson, who presented…

April 2, 2018

Hope Sample and James Fritz are this year’s winners of the Philosophy Department’s Graduate Teaching Associate Award.

The teaching evaluation committee, chaired by Tamar Rudavsky, was…

March 29, 2018

On March 26, Christa Johnson successfully defended her dissertation "How to be a Nonconsequentialist: A Defense of Deontological Constraints.” Congrats, Dr. Johnson! 

Here’s Christa’s…

February 28, 2018

Our graduate students produce and publish an impressive amount of excellent philosophical material, on topics such as moral spinelessness, fictional realism, vagueness, freedom of the will, second…

February 8, 2018

PhD candidate James Fritz was awarded a presidential fellowship, the most prestigious award given by the Graduate School. Awarded competitively, the Presidential Fellowship gives fellows one year…

November 15, 2017

Many of our current graduate students (and some very recent graduates) are presenting or commenting at the three upcoming conferences of the American Philosophical Association.

Eastern…

October 31, 2017

The OSU Philosophy Department hosted the 2017 Midwest Seminar in Modern Philosophy on October 20–22. Nine external speakers presented papers on a wide range of figures and topics, sparking lively…

October 5, 2017

Professor Eden Lin has won the 2017 PEA Soup Ideas Award in Metaethics for his post “Sophisticated Theories of Welfare”. 

The announcement is here.

Congratulations, Eden!