The Philosophy Department is very pleased to announce the appointment of two new Bloomberg Distinguished Professors, Hanna Pickard and Ian Phillips, who will join us at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. Professor Pickard’s appointment will be joint with the Berman Institute of Bioethics; Professor Phillips’ will be joint with Psychological and Brain Sciences.
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Date: April 16, 2019
Date: April 1, 2019
Justin Bledin’s paper “What Ifs”, co-authored with Kyle Rawlins (Cognitive Science), has been accepted for publication in Semantics and Pragmatics.
Date: March 11, 2019
Tammo Lossau’s paper “Three Things to do with Knowledge Ascriptions” has been published in Episteme.
Date: October 24, 2018
Assistant Professor Justin Bledin’s paper “Resistance & Resolution: Attentional Dynamics in Discourse” (co-authored with Kyle Rawlins of Cognitive Science) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Semantics.
Date: October 8, 2018
Associate Professor Chris Lebron has an article in the November 2018 issue of The Atlantic. Professor Lebron has a review essay on two memoirs: Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon and There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald.
Date: August 14, 2018
Steven Gross’s paper “Perceptual Consciousness and Cognitive Access from the Perspective of Capacity-Unlimited Working Memory” has been published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, the oldest scientific journal in English.
Date: July 27, 2018
Category: Faculty Books
Sextus Empiricus: Against Those in the Disciplines (Pros Mathematikous, also known by the abbreviated title M 1-6) deals with six specialized fields of study: grammar, rhetoric, geometry, arithmetic, astrology, and music. In sceptical fashion, it questions the credentials of those who claim to have expert knowledge in these fields. It is the least well known of […]
Date: July 18, 2018
The Nation has published a review by Associate Professor Chris Lebron of Charles Mills’ new book Black Rights/White Wrongs: A Critique of Racial Liberalism.
Date: June 28, 2018
Associate Professor Christopher Lebron is the 2018 winner of the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, awarded each year to an early-career scholar in the humanities whose work promises to have an especially significant impact on contemporary culture. More details can be found on The Hub.
Date: May 22, 2018
Josh McBee’s paper “Circularity in Setiya’s Knowing Right from Wrong” will be published in Social Theory and Practice 44, no.3 (July 2018).