Department supports meeting for Political Theory

August 22, 2016
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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 in the US focusing on political philosophy and political theory.

Welcome Corey Katz!

August 19, 2016
C. Katz

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.

Welcome to the New Graduate Students!

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 interests and ambitions.  Read more about their backgrounds and future plans

Eden Lin joins the Department

June 10, 2016
Eden Lin

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.

Jeremy Weiss awarded Fink Prize

April 26, 2016

Jeremy Weiss was awarded the department's Fink Prize for best graduate student paper.  Jeremy presented "Affect, Love and Importance" at the Fink ceremony.  Honorable mention goes to Andrew Kissel for "Debunking Free Will Belief Debunkers."

Bingham Prize Awarded to Two Undergraduates

April 19, 2016

Katelyn's paper was “Embracing Counterintuitiveness in Haslanger's View for Feminist Action", and Troy's paper was “Boghossian and Rule-Circularity.” There was a Departmental reception for the winners and for graduating seniors.