Department News Archive


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. For more info, visit: https://www.memoriayperdon.org/


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 moral responsibility such as forgiveness and resentment, and bioethics. Ben Holguín specializes in epistemology and the philosophy of language, with special attention to issues at […]


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 and introduced by Richard Bett. It is featured here in the Ideas section of the Press’ website


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 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.