The Science of Speculation By Richard Bryne Many dominant concepts in contemporary physics—such as string theory–are anchored in speculations that cannot be tested under present circumstances. So it is no […]
Department News and Faculty Books Archive
Hanna Pickard, incoming Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Philosophy Department and the Berman Institute of Bioethics, was interviewed recently by the blog Biomedical Odyssey: Life at the Johns Hopkins School […]
What was it like to be a practitioner of Pyrrhonist skepticism? This important volume brings together for the first time a selection of Richard Bett’s essays on ancient Pyrrhonism, allowing […]
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 […]
Justin Bledin’s paper “What Ifs”, co-authored with Kyle Rawlins (Cognitive Science), has been accepted for publication in Semantics and Pragmatics.
Tammo Lossau’s paper “Three Things to do with Knowledge Ascriptions” has been published in Episteme.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]