Department News and Faculty Books Archive


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. <http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11229-020-02841-7>


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 […]