December 1, 2016

Professor Julia Jorati has won the 2016 Marc Sanders Prize for the best paper in Early Modern Philosophy, for her paper "Leibniz’s Ontology of Force.” Her paper will be published in Oxford Studies…

November 18, 2016

Abe Roth's paper "Intention, Expectation, and Promissory Obligation" in the current issue of Ethics is the subject of discussion at the Philosophy, Ethics, and Academia blog (PEA Soup).

November 1, 2016

Evan Woods presented his winning paper, “Simple Constitution and the Explanatory Ambitions of Constitution Theory,” at the Department's annual Fink Award Ceremony. The Fink Award recognizes an…

October 13, 2016

Eden Lin was recently a featured philosopher at the Philosophy, Ethics, & Academia blog (PEA Soup).  His entry on sophisticated theories of welfare is here, along with some discussion: 

September 1, 2016

Our own Prof. Rudavsky has been appointed Director of the Melton Center for Jewish Studies. Please visit her webpage here.


August 22, 2016

The Political Science Department is hosting this year's meeting of the Association for Political Theory, with support from the Philosophy Department. The conference is the largest annual meeting…

August 19, 2016

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the appointment of Corey Katz to a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Center for Ethics and Human Values. Katz will be teaching two…

July 8, 2016

The Philosophy Department is pleased to welcome four new students to the graduate program.  Andre Curtis-Trudel, Scott Harkema, Preston Lennon, and Xiang Yu have a variety of philosophical…

June 10, 2016

Eden Lin joins the Department of Philosophy as an assistant professor this fall.  He received his Ph.D. from Princeton, and was most recently employed at Rutgers University at Newark.  His…