Department News and Faculty Books Archive


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 […]


La metafisica di Spinoza: sostanza e pensiero (Italiano)

La metafisica di Spinoza: sostanza e pensiero (Italiano)
A new Italian translation of Spinoza’s Metaphysics: Substance and Thought. Yitzhak Y. Melamed comes to theorize the ability of thought to embrace the entirety of the divine extension, without encroaching […]


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 […]


Yitzhak Melamed on Spinoza in TLS and Le Monde

Le Monde interviews Yitzhak Melamed on Spinoza here. See also his essay “God-Intoxicated Man,” co-authored with Clare Carlisle of KCL, in the Times Literary Supplement. For information on Melamed and […]


Welcome Michelle Kosch and Theo Korzukhin

The Johns Hopkins Philosophy Department warmly welcomes Michelle Kosch and Theo Korzukhin! Michelle, a leading scholar of post-Kantian European philosophy, joins us as Professor of Philosophy. Theo specializes in philosophy […]


Graduate Student Publications

Congratulations to Zach Gartenberg and Nikola Andonovski on their recent publications. Zach’s article ‘On the causal role of privation in Thomas Aquinas’s metaphysics’ is forthcoming in the European Journal of […]


Welcome David Velleman!

The Department welcomes David Velleman, our new Miller Research Professor. Professor Velleman specializes in ethics and moral psychology. His many publications include Practical Reflection, Self To Self, and Konrad Morgen: […]


Stephen Barker, 1927-2019

The Department mourns the passing of Stephen Barker, Professor of Philosophy, emeritus. A brilliant philosopher and an admired teacher, he will be missed by many. More information can be found […]


Thalheimer Lectures – Nancy Cartwright

Thalheimer Lectures – Nancy Cartwright
WHY TRUST SCIENCE Join the¬† William H. Miller III Department of Philosophy at their presentation of the Thalheimer Lectures. Nancy Cartwright will give three lectures over the next three afternoons. […]