Department News and Faculty Books Archive

Graduate Student News

Zach Gartenberg’s paper “Spinozistic Expression” has been accepted for publication in Philosophers’ Imprint. Anton Kabshkin’s paper “Schelling on Understanding Organisms” has been accepted for publication in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy.


Job Announcement

The department is pleased to announce a job opening for an advanced Assistant Professor in one or more areas of analytic philosophy, with a preference for feminist philosophy as an Area of Competence. Full details of the position can be found by clicking on the title above, and then here.


Eternity: A History

Eternity: A History Cover

Eternity is a unique kind of existence that is supposed to belong to the most real being or beings. It is an existence that is not shaken by the common wear and tear of time. Over the two and half millennia history of Western philosophy we find various conceptions of eternity, yet one sharp distinction between two […]


Graduate Student News: May 2016

The following are forthcoming publications by graduate students in the department: Marianna Bergamaschi Ganapini, “Why we Can Still Believe the Error Theory”, forthcoming in International Journal of Philosophical Studies; and “Doubting Assertion”, forthcoming in Philosophia: Philosophical Quarterly of Israel. Alex Englert, “Life, Logic, and the Pursuit of Purity: Logically Reconstructing the Transition to Cognition”, forthcoming […]


Photos from Events this Year

The department has had several special events this year, and there are photos to prove it (just click on the appropriate link). In October 2015 we had both the Thalheimer Lectures, delivered by David Chalmers, and the JHU Philosophy Graduate Conference; in April 2016 we had a workshop on The Value of Humanity.


BA/MA Program Approved

The Department has decided to offer an accelerated BA/MA program, and this has now received approval from the Dean’s office. The requirements for the BA and for the MA remain unchanged, but in the combined BA/MA program, two 400-level courses taken as part of the BA can also be used towards the MA. This means […]