Department News Archive


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 for intellectually curious readers with or without academic training in the discipline, reviving an essayistic style of philosophy that was more common in academic venues […]


Animal Minds Workshop, April 22-23

Postdocs Simon Brown and Jorge Morales are organizing a workshop on animal minds in conjunction with the Foundations of Mind group. Follow this link for information: https://philevents.org/event/show/86858


An Interview With Peter Achinstein

Click here for the English translation of an interview with Peter Achinstein that will be appearing in Chinese later this year.


Chris Lebron on the Election

A collection of philosophers’ commentaries on the 2020 US election — including one by Chris Lebron — can be found here: http://dailynous.com/2020/11/10/philosophers-2020-u-s-presidential-election/


Congratulations Justin Bledin!

The William H. Miller III Department of Philosophy congratulates Justin Bledin on his promotion to associate professor with tenure!


Theo Korzukhin on puzzles of rational choice

To learn about the intricate ways belief revision and choice are intertwined, check out Theo Korzukhin’s latest publication “A Dutch book for CDT thirders,” in Synthese.


Welcome Simon Brown and Ian Tully!

The Department warmly welcomes our new Postdoctoral Fellows Simon Brown and Ian Tully. Simon works on philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and neuroscience. Ian works on ethics and philosophy of psychiatry.


Chris Lebron on Racism and Academia

Chris Lebron writes on racism as a kind of social disease in a New York Times essay. “Three major medical associations recently declared racism and police brutality public health crises,” he says. “But I had long ago begun thinking of racism as a kind of social disease. I even gave it a name — Racial Diminishment […]