Department News Archive


Welcome Patrick Connolly!

The Department warmly welcomes Patrick Connolly as Associate Professor of Philosophy. Patrick specializes in early modern philosophy and the history and philosophy of science. He is an expert on the work of John Locke, Isaac Newton, and Susanna Newcome.


Congratulations to Jenann Ismael!

Huge congratulations to Jenann Ismael upon her ascension to the William H. Miller III Professorship of Philosophy! Jenann is the inaugural holder of this new named chair.


Interview with Hanna Pickard on Addiction

Philosophy Professor Hanna Pickard suggests that no case of addiction is exactly like another—and understanding why someone chooses to continue using drugs despite the personal cost is vital to their recovery. Read the full story in the Hub.


Graduate Student Richard Teague in Synthese

Congratulations to Richard Teague on the publication in Synthese of his paper “The Problem of Closure and Questioning Attitudes”! Read the article here.


Simplicity and Complexity Conference

SIMPLICITY AND COMPLEXITY Thoughts by Johns Hopkins Philosophers and Physicists Saturday, September 17th, 2022 Please RSVP by 8 September 2022 at the Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall, Homewood Campus; 9am-5:30pm Sponsored by: The Johns Hopkins Center for History and Philosophy of Science, The William H. Miller III Department of Philosophy, and the William H. Miller III Department of […]


Hanna Pickard Interviewed

Click here for the interview of Hanna Pickard on Kieran Setiya’s Five Questions.


Phillips and Gartenberg interviewed

Click here for the interview of Ian Phillips on Kieran Setiya’s Five Questions. Click here for an interview of Zach Gartenberg on the APA Blog.


HUB article on The Raven

HUB article on <em>The Raven</em>
“Magazine Brings Literary Style to Philosophical Writings”. Follow this link to read more about Miller Research Professor David Velleman’s new publishing venture.


Congratulations to Elanor Taylor!

The William H. Miller III Department of Philosophy warmly congratulates Elanor Taylor on her promotion to Associate Professor with tenure!