Department News and Faculty Books Archive

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 […]


Miller Prize open to all Philosophy PhD students

The Miller Prize is an essay prize awarded for an essay written by a student in the philosophy graduate program. Beginning in the 2016-17 academic year, the prize will be open to all PhD students in philosophy, and will be tied directly to publication in philosophy journals. Each year, any paper that has been accepted […]


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.


Conference on The Value of Humanity, Sunday, April 3

The department is pleased to host a one-day conference on “The Value of Humanity.” It will take place in Gilman 288 on Sunday, April 3. There will be speakers from JHU and from other universities. View a poster for the event. View the full schedule.