The media are starting to catch on to something that many of us have long been aware of: that a degree in philosophy brings with it a range of skills that are marketable in many different kinds of careers. A June 20, 2017 Washington Post article entitled “For philosophy majors, the question after graduation is: […]
Department News and Faculty Books Archive
Nandi Theunissen’s paper “Must We Be Just Plain Good? On Regress Argument for the Value of Humanity” has been accepted for publication in Ethics, and will appear in the January 2018 issue. Update, August 9: This paper will be the subject of discussion on the blog PEA Soup, the editors of which, in an agreement […]
Adam Reid’s paper “Veganism and ‘The Analytic Question'” has been accepted for publication in Between the Species, an online journal for the study of philosophy and animals.
The department is very pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Lebron as Associate Professor, beginning in the fall term of 2017. Prof. Lebron comes to us from Yale University (African-American Studies and Philosophy). His research is in political philosophy, especially on issues of social justice and race. His book The Color of Our Shame: […]
The department is very pleased to announce the appointment of Elanor Taylor as Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall term of 2017. Prof. Taylor has a Ph.D. from UNC Chapel Hill, and has since 2012 been an Assistant Professor at Iowa State University. Her research is at the intersection of metaphysics, philosophy of science, and […]
The final Philosophy Colloquium meeting of the current academic year, featuring Crispin Wright as the speaker, has been moved from Thursday April 20 to Thursday April 27.
Tom Wilk’s paper “Trust, Communities, and the Standing to Hold Accountable” has been accepted for publication in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal.
Marianna Bergamaschi Ganapini has accepted the offer of a tenure-track job at Union College; she also received a tenure-track offer from Creighton University.
Tom Wilk’s paper “The Right Way to Win Over Posterity” has been accepted for publication in Hamilton and Philosophy (Open Court), eds. Aaron Rabinowitz and Robert Arp.
Zach Gartenberg’s paper “Spinozistic Expression” has been accepted for publication in Philosophers’ Imprint. Anton Kabeshkin’s paper “Schelling on Understanding Organisms” has been accepted for publication in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy.