Department News and Faculty Books Archive


A Companion to Spinoza

A Companion to Spinoza
A Companion to Spinoza presents a panoramic view of contemporary Spinoza studies in Europe and across the Anglo-American world. Designed to stimulate fresh dialogue between the analytic and continental traditions in […]


Memory and Forgiveness Project Awarded Large Grant

Congratulations to the Memory and Forgiveness Project, which has been awarded a nearly $1 million grant! JHU’s Lucy Allais is a Co-Investigator, working with Project Leader Felipe De Brigard of Duke. […]


Welcome New Faculty

The Johns Hopkins William H. Miller III Philosophy Department warmly welcomes two new faculty members!  Lucy Allais’ research interests include the philosophy of Immanuel Kant, moral responsibility and emotions related to […]


Hegel’s Value

Hegel’s Value
Hegel’s Philosophy of Right has long been recognized as the only systematic alternative to the dominant social contract tradition in modern political philosophy. Dean Moyar here takes on the difficult task of […]


Richard Bett’s new book, How to Keep an Open Mind

Richard Bett’s new book, How to Keep an Open Mind
Princeton University Press has published How to Keep an Open Mind: An Ancient Guide to Thinking Like a Skeptic“, a selection of writings by the Greek skeptic Sextus Empiricus, translated […]


Phillips awarded 2021 Lebowitz Prize

Congratulations to Ian Phillips on being awarded the 2021 Lebowitz Prize for Philosophical Achievement and Contribution, along with NYU’s Ned Block! More info can be found here:


Congratulations Dean Moyar

The William H. Miller III Department of Philosophy congratulates Dean Moyar on his promotion to full professor!


The Raven, a new philosophy magazine

Announcing the launch of The Raven, a new magazine of philosophy edited by David Velleman and David Johnson, with support from our Department. Its mission is to publish original philosophy written […]